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BBTN: NL Central Movement, Front Office Philosophy, Ichiro

Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the activity in the NL Central, new-wave philosophies in front offices and much more (4:13). Plus, Marly Rivera talks Ichiro (28:32) and Jessica Mendoza discusses her recent interactions with Mike Trout and more (36:54).

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Source: Cards, Goldy finalizing 5-year extension

Slugger Paul Goldschmidt is finalizing a five-year extension for $130 million with the Cardinals, a source confirmed to ESPN. The deal will keep him in St. Louis through the 2024 season.

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Paul Goldschmidt and the St. Louis Cardinals are finalizing a five-year contract extension worth around $130 million. Deal will run through the 2024 season - Jeff Passan

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Dakota Hudson's strong outing (5 shutout IP, 8 K's) probably clinches him a rotation spot, though he shouldn't be counted on for that kind of strikeout rate during the regular season. He's a pitch-to-contact, 55-60% ground ball type who will probably be susceptible to matchups.

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Ultimate 2019 MLB betting guide

World Series, season win totals and player props -- there are more ways than ever to bet baseball. Here are our nine best futures bets for this season.

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Our ultimate $1 million Home Run Derby field

Aaron Judge, Bryce Harper and ... Matt Adams? With big bucks now at stake, we asked our writers which eight sluggers they would want swinging for the fences.

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Predicting the next top-100 player for all 30 teams

From top prospects and rising young stars to bounce-back candidates, which players who missed the MLB Rank cut could soon find a place on the list?

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Cardinals RHP Martinez to start season on IL

Carlos Martinez, the Cardinals' Opening Day starter last year, is still working his way back from shoulder weakness and will begin the season on the injured list.

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Cardinals' Molina singles in knee surgery return

Leaving the clubhouse following his first exhibition game this year, St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina received a congratulatory fist bump from third baseman Matt Carpenter.

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Molina continues comeback, catches Mikolas

Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, who hasn't played in a spring training game after having knee surgery in December, caught Opening Day starter Miles Mikolas in a camp game Wednesday.


BBTN: Service Time, Trout, Wainwright, Numbers Game

Before conversations with Mike Trout (27:33) & Adam Wainwright (33:18), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss service time manipulation, Clayton Kershaw and more (3:54). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (43:06) and an All-Access ride with Boston's Matt Barnes (48:34).

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.8512th
Quality Starts82Tied-15th
Batting Average.24917th
On Base Percentage.32114th
Slugging Percentage.40914th