2019 St. Louis Cardinals Season
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2019 St. Louis Cardinals Season

2019 St. Louis Cardinals
National League Central Champions
St Louis Cardinals Cap Insignia.svg
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record91-71 (.562)
Divisional place1st
Other information
Owner(s)William O. DeWitt Jr
General manager(s)Mike Girsch
Manager(s)Mike Shildt
Local televisionFox Sports Midwest
(Dan McLaughlin, Rick Horton, Tim McCarver, Jim Edmonds, Brad Thompson)
Local radioKMOX NewsRadio 1120
St. Louis Cardinals Radio Network
(Mike Shannon, John Rooney, Rick Horton, Mike Claiborne)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 2019 St. Louis Cardinals season was the 138th for the St. Louis Cardinals of the Major League Baseball (MLB), a franchise in St. Louis, Missouri. It was the 128th season for the Cardinals in the National League (NL), and their 14th at Busch Stadium III. On September 22, 2019, the Cardinals defeated the Chicago Cubs 3-2 to clinch their first playoff berth since 2015.[1] On September 29, the Cardinals clinched the National League Central for the first time since 2015,[2] and defeated the Atlanta Braves in the Division Series on October 9.[3] They went on to play the Washington Nationals in the NLCS, but were swept in four games.

Season standings

National League Central

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 91 71 0.562 -- 50-31 41-40
Milwaukee Brewers 89 73 0.549 2 49-32 40-41
Chicago Cubs 84 78 0.519 7 51-30 33-48
Cincinnati Reds 75 87 0.463 16 41-40 34-47
Pittsburgh Pirates 69 93 0.426 22 35-46 34-47


National League playoff standings

Division Leaders W L Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 106 56 0.654
Atlanta Braves 97 65 0.599
St. Louis Cardinals 91 71 0.562


Wild Card teams
(Top two qualify for postseason)
W L Pct. GB
Washington Nationals 93 69 0.574 +4
Milwaukee Brewers 89 73 0.549 --
New York Mets 86 76 0.531 3
Arizona Diamondbacks 85 77 0.525 4
Chicago Cubs 84 78 0.519 5
Philadelphia Phillies 81 81 0.500 8
San Francisco Giants 77 85 0.475 12
Cincinnati Reds 75 87 0.463 14
Colorado Rockies 71 91 0.438 18
San Diego Padres 70 92 0.432 19
Pittsburgh Pirates 69 93 0.426 20
Miami Marlins 57 105 0.352 32


Record vs. opponents

2019 National League Records

Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL LAD MIA MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona -- 4-3 2-4 3-3 9-10 8-11 3-4 2-5 2-5 4-2 6-1 11-8 10-9 3-3 4-3 14-6
Atlanta 3-4 -- 5-2 3-4 3-3 2-4 15-4 3-3 11-8 9-10 5-2 5-2 5-2 4-2 11-8 13-7
Chicago 4-2 2-5 -- 8-11 3-3 3-4 6-1 9-10 5-2 2-5 11-8 4-3 4-2 9-10 2-4 12-8
Cincinnati 3-3 4-3 11-8 -- 3-3 1-5 6-1 8-11 3-4 3-4 7-12 5-2 4-3 7-12 1-5 9-11
Colorado 10-9 3-3 3-3 3-3 -- 4-15 5-2 5-2 2-4 3-4 2-5 11-8 7-12 2-5 3-4 8-12
Los Angeles 11-8 4-2 4-3 5-1 15-4 -- 5-1 4-3 5-2 5-2 6-0 13-6 12-7 3-4 4-3 10-10
Miami 4-3 4-15 1-6 1-6 2-5 1-5 -- 2-5 6-13 10-9 3-3 4-2 3-3 3-4 4-15 9-11
Milwaukee 5-2 3-3 10-9 11-8 2-5 3-4 5-2 -- 5-1 4-3 15-4 3-4 2-4 9-10 4-2 8-12
New York 5-2 8-11 2-5 4-3 4-2 2-5 13-6 1-5 -- 7-12 5-1 3-3 3-4 2-5 12-7 15-5
Philadelphia 2-4 10-9 5-2 4-3 4-3 2-5 9-10 3-4 12-7 -- 4-2 3-3 3-4 4-2 5-14 11-9
Pittsburgh 1-6 2-5 8-11 12-7 5-2 0-6 3-3 4-15 1-5 2-4 -- 6-1 5-2 5-14 3-4 12-8
San Diego 8-11 2-5 3-4 2-5 8-11 6-13 2-4 4-3 3-3 3-3 1-6 -- 9-10 4-2 4-3 11-9
San Francisco 9-10 2-5 2-4 3-4 12-7 7-12 3-3 4-2 4-3 4-3 2-5 10-9 -- 3-4 1-5 11-9
St. Louis 3-3 2-4 10-9 12-7 5-2 4-3 4-3 10-9 5-2 2-4 14-5 2-4 4-3 -- 5-2 9-11
Washington 3-4 8-11 4-2 5-1 4-3 3-4 15-4 2-4 7-12 14-5 4-3 3-4 5-1 2-5 -- 14-6

Season summary

On Opening Day, versus the Milwaukee Brewers, catcher Yadier Molina extended his team-record for Opening Day starts with 15.[4] The following game, newly-acquired first baseman Paul Goldschmidt homered three times in a 9-5 win over the Brewers, making him the fastest player to hit a three-home run game with a new team. He also drove in five runs.[5]

Game log

Regular season

Legend:        = Win        = Loss        = Postponement
Bold = Cardinals player


Postseason

Opening Day lineup

Roster

Minor league system and first-year player draft

Teams

Level Team League Division Manager W-L/Stats Standing Refs
AAA Memphis Redbirds Pacific Coast American-South Ben Johnson
AA Springfield Cardinals Texas North Joe Kruzel
A+ Palm Beach Cardinals Florida State South Dann Bilardello
A Peoria Chiefs Midwest Western Chris Swauger
A (SS) State College Spikes New York-Penn Pinckney Jose Leon
Rookie Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian West Roberto Espinoza
GCL Cardinals Gulf Coast East Steve Turco
DSL Cardinals Dominican Summer Boca Chica North Frey Peniche

Major League Baseball draft

The 2019 Major League Baseball (MLB) First-Year Player Draft began on Monday, June 3, 2019, and ended June 5. The draft will assign amateur baseball players to MLB teams.

2019 Draft Order

2019 Draft Tracker (StL Cardinals)

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