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2005 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 100-62 .617
Rank: 1st in National League Central
Run Differential: 805-634 + 171
Roster Continuity 65.63% 15/30
Manager(s): Tony La Russa
General Manager: Walt Jocketty
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Payroll: $ 92,106,833 6/30
Attendance: 3,491,837 3/30
Playoffs: Lost NLCS (Astros)
Top Draft Pick: Colby Rasmus (#28) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Joe Pettini
Bullpen Coach: Marty Mason
First Base Coach: Dave McKay
Hitting Coach: Hal McRae
Pitching Coach: Dave Duncan
Third Base Coach: Jose Oquendo

#1 Draft Picks

Mark Mulder (#2), Matt Morris (#12), Chris Carpenter (#15), Cal Eldred (#17), Gabe White (#28), Adam Wainwright (#29), Jason Marquis (#35), Chris Duncan (#46)
National League Central Standings
  • Spring training is the name of the MLB exhibition season that takes place in Florida and Arizona. Teams are split among the 2 states and generally play all their exhibition games between teams in the same state. The division of teams has nothing to do with their league.
  • The season is ~30 games, begins in early March and lasts until early April.
  • The purpose of Spring Training is to prepare players for the Major League regular season and to give teams a chance to see their players and prospects up close for evaluation purposes.
  • A team's win-loss record is generally ignored since a team's primary goal is not necessarily victory. The primary goal is to let Major Leaguers get their work in and to evaluate minor leaguers in different situations. Pitchers may use the games to work on new pitches or try to improve on existing pitches.

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