Cardinals' Oscar Taveras (ankle) scratched from Triple-A game

Outfielder Oscar Taveras, rated the No. 2 prospect in MLB, is out of the Triple-A Memphis lineup for "precautionary reasons" and is listed as "day-to-day" after twisting his ankle, tweets Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com. She also notes this is his left ankle, not the ankle which was surgically repaired in August of 2013. But for that injury, Taveris would been a...
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Stephen Piscotty homers, Oscar Taveras leaves with apparent injury on Monday

It was a solid night for Cardinals’ affiliates, as they went 3-1 with Palm Beach suffering the only loss. The Memphis Redbirds’ outfield continues to rake, collecting 6 more hits and 3 RBI’s on Monday, including a home run from Stephen Piscotty. A bit of disconcerting news came in the 7th inning when Oscar Taveras was removed for a pinch runner after hitting a single. It was...
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Cardinals news: Oscar Taveras switches representation to MVP Sports Group

Early into his young career, St. Louis Cardinals phenom Oscar Taveras has switched agencies for the fifth time in 16 months. This time he moves from Melvin Roman at MDR Sports Management to MVP Sports Group with Dan Lozano and Brian Mejia. Taveras is now represented by a company that holds contracts for the superstars such as Albert Pujols, Manny Machado, Jimmy Rollins, and Joey...
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Oscar Taveras and Randal Grichuk lead Memphis to a walk-off win on Sunday

It was a quiet Easter for the Cardinals’ affiliates as Memphis and Springfield were the only two clubs in action. Memphis won with a thrilling walk-off, while Springfield’s bullpen couldn’t hold the lead. The Redbirds prized outfield lived up to their hype on Sunday going a combined 5-12 with 2 doubles, a home run, 2 runs batted in, and 3 runs scored. Here are the results from...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Prospect Watch

Oscar Taveras – The number 3 overall MLB Prospect is back to his old ways in Triple-A is batting .300/.364/.525 with 2 HR’s and 8 RBI’s through 11 games. Expect him to hit the Bigs in about a month. Cardinal fans, you can breath again.  Stephen Piscotty – Through 10 games, Piscotty is doing all he […]
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Stephen Piscotty is not Oscar Taveras, and it’s not close

COMMENTARY | Spring Training 2014 was a big one for Stephen Piscotty, he stuck around big league camp all the way to the end. He had a very promising spring in which some called for him to make the major league roster out of spring. On the flip side, Oscar Taveras saw just six at-bats with the big club due to lingering ankle issues (whether mentally or physically). With their spring...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

James Ramsey continues to mash the baseball, Oscar Taveras too

It was another 3-1 night as Memphis outlasted Iowa, Springfield did the same to San Antonio, and Palm Beach snuck past Charlotte. The only team on the wrong side of the score column was Peoria who continues to struggle to score runs. A few observations from Friday and the season really. Oscar Taveras is back and healthy. He has played all but one of Memphis’ games and is starting...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Oscar Taveras Needs to Find Motivation in Minor League Assignment

Oscar Taveras, one of the St. Louis Cardinals’ top prospects, was supposed to be competing for a spot on the 2014 major league roster at this point in the spring.  He was supposed to be earning at-bats, showcasing his talent and pushing manager Mike Matheny to make a very tough decision to send him to the minor leagues.  That decision was not so hard. Due to an ankle injury...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Stands To Gain From The Loss Of Taveras?

For the second year in a row it became the spring that never was for Oscar Taveras. The Cardinals’ top prospect was sent to minor league camp on Thursday after only two appearances that consisted of six at-bats and one hit. It was a pump fake of a start to the season for Taveras, who entered camp with as much hype internally with the organization as he did with the fan base. Yet...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Which St. Louis Cardinals prospects could have an impact in 2014?

During a successful 2013 campaign, the St. Louis Cardinals relied heavily on a plethora of rookies who stepped up and established themselves as big time major league contributors.  Rookies may not have as big of a role in the Cards’ 2014 season, but they have players in the minors ready to step up nonetheless.  Here is a look at the Cardinal prospects who could have an impact...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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