2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
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5dJeff Passan and Jesse Rogers

Sources: MLB proposal does little to sway players

MLB's first labor proposal since locking out players Dec. 2 did little to encourage players and heightened the likelihood of spring training being postponed, sources told ESPN on Thursday.

Is Jon Lester a Hall of Famer? Wilbon says it's a no-brainer (2:07)
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William Weinbaum ESPN 

He's 83, his last season was ‘83 & Jim Kaat said he was humbled & grateful Sun. for his HoF selection: “I really didn't think this day would ever come” and that Golden Days Era Committee voters “rewarded durability and dependability - along with dominance, which the Hall of Fame usually rewards, rightly so.” In 25 seasons, 15 as a Twin, he had 1 W.S. win - 1965 vs. LA's Sandy Koufax, and said, “I'll have a back room in the Hall of Fame, where Sandy's up front…he was just the best of that era.”

William Weinbaum ESPN 

MLB's winter mtgs in Orlando are a lockout casualty, but not the HoF's Sun., 12/5 "Early Baseball" (pre-1950) & "Golden Days" (1950-69) Era committees' voting/tally there, per a Hall spokesman Thu. EB ballot: Bill Dahlen/John Donaldson/Bud Fowler/Vic Harris/Grant "Home Run" Johnson/Lefty O'Doul/Buck O'Neil/Dick "Cannonball" Redding/Allie Reynolds/Geo. Scales. GD ballot: Dick Allen/Ken Boyer/Gil Hodges/Jim Kaat/Roger Maris/Minnie Miñoso/Danny Murtaugh/Tony Oliva/Billy Pierce/Maury Wills.

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Cardinals believe SP Matz will 'excel' in St. Louis

Starting pitcher Steven Matz and the Cardinals finalized a $44 million, four-year contract Monday, giving St. Louis the shutdown left-hander it desperately sought for a rotation that otherwise returns intact next season.

What Steven Matz's signing does for the Cards (1:16)
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Mets owner: Matz's agent acted 'unprofessional'

Mets owner Steve Cohen said the agent for Steven Matz exhibited "unprofessional behavior" after reaching out to the team about wanting to return and Matz then signing with the Cardinals as a free agent.

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63dAlden Gonzalez

Kapler, who led 107-win Giants, named NL MOY

Gabe Kapler was named National League Manager of the Year on Tuesday after guiding the San Francisco Giants to an improbable 107-win season.

Adam Wainwright makes a dunk tank heckler pay (0:26)
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Ohtani MVP finalist; fired Shildt in final 3 for MOY

Two-way Angels sensation Shohei Ohtani is a finalist for AL MVP along with Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Marcus Semien. Ex-Cardinals skipper Mike Shildt was nominated for NL Manager of the Year less than a month after he was fired.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs70620th
Batting Average.24413th
On Base Percentage.31319th
Slugging Percentage.41213th
Earned Run Average3.9812th
Quality Starts0Tied-23rd
WHIP1.3017th
BAA.2348th