The 2014 regular season kicked off on Saturday with the Dodgers and Diamondbacks in Australia. Here's a recap of the day's baseball news.
The Cardinals had another excellent year and a deep postseason run in 2013, but fell short in the World Series. What does '14 have in store?
Some Ervin Santana developments and a bunch of injury updates headline Friday's baseball news.
Our daily update includes mentions of the Yankees, Angels, Pirates, Red Sox, Reds, Rockies, Cardinals, Orioles, Phillies, Rangers and Tigers.
Saturday's full hot stove recap can be found within.
Pitchers and catchers have now reported to camp for all 30 MLB clubs, so let's take a stroll around the league and provide an example of hope for each team.
The Cardinals didn't have a great World Series, but their outstanding young players provide even more hope for the future.
The Cardinals won't guess at their 2014 rotation, not because they have too few options but because they have too many. That includes Trevor Rosenthal and Carlos Martinez, who have starred in the bullpen this month.
For the third time in their last three World Series trips, the Cardinals are relying on a closer who didn't get the job until late in the regular season.
The Cardinals were struggling, and it didn't look good for them. But a three-run inning helped them win Game 2, and now they and the World Series both have life.

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