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St. Louis Cardinals

 

2016 Season Record: 86-76 (-14 wins from 2015)

 

Departures:

1B Brandon Moss--> Royals

LF Jeremy Hazelbaker--> Claimed by Diamondbacks

LF Matt Holliday--> Yankees

SP Jaime Garcia--> Traded to Braves

RP Dean Kiekhefer--> Claimed by Mariners

 

Additions:

CF Dexter Fowler (Cubs)

RP Brett Cecil (Blue Jays)

RP John Gant (Traded from Braves)

 

Top 100 Prospects:

SP Alex Reyes (4th overall)--> Tommy John surgery, out for season

C Carson Kelly (56th overall)

SS Delvin Perez (71st overall)

SP Luke Weaver (78th overall)

 

*New Addition

 

Projected Opening Day Lineup:

C Yadier Molina

1B Matt Carpenter 

2B Kolten Wong

SS Aledmys Diaz

3B Jhonny Peralta

LF Randal Grichuk

CF Dexter Fowler*

RF Stephen Piscotty

 

 

Projected Opening Day Rotation:

SP1 Adam Wainwright

SP2 Carlos Martinez

SP3 Mike Leake

SP4 Lance Lynn

SP5 Michael Wacha

 

 

Projected Opening Day Bullpen:

Closer Seung-Hwan Oh

RP1 Kevin Siegrist

RP2 Jonathan Broxton

RP3 Brett Cecil*

 

 

Key Team Stats from 2016:

 

Runs Scored: 4th (779)

Home Runs: 2nd (225)

Batting Average: 18th (.255)

OBP: 11th (.325)

 

Team ERA: 12th (4.08)

Batting Average Against: 18th (.258)

WHIP: 13th (1.32)

Fielding Percentage: 25th (.983)

Carlos Martinez

Dexter Fowler