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+    Level: MLB
Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  78-84   .481
Result:   3rd in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Tony LaRussa
General Manager:   Walt Jocketty
Stadium:  Busch Stadium III
Attendance:  3,552,180
Payroll:  $90,286,823
Playoffs:  -

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Russ Springer (38)
Youngest Player:  Yadier Molina (24)
Longest Tenure:  Jim Edmonds (8)
Top Hitter:  Albert Pujols (2)
Top Pitcher:  Adam Wainwright (31)
Top Draft Pick:  Pete Kozma (#18)

Roster Continuity:  75.39%
Top Prospect:   Colby Rasmus
National League Standings
Chi Cubs8577.525--
St. Louis7884.4817.0

Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Rick AnkielSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 400,000 Minor League Contract
Brian BardenArizona Diamondbacks200720071$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Gary BennettSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 850,000 
Russell BranyanSan Diego Padres200720071$ 1,000,000 Option year from previous contract
Miguel CairoNew York Yankees200720071$ 750,000 
Chris CarpenterSt. Louis Cardinals200720115$ 63,500,000$ 12.70mClub option for 2012
Chris CarpenterSt. Louis Cardinals200620072$ 13,000,000$ 6.50mClub option for 2008.
Troy CateSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 380,000 
Andy CavazosSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 380,000 
Dennis DoveSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 380,000 
Chris DuncanSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 400,000 
David EcksteinSt. Louis Cardinals200520073$ 10,250,000$ 3.42m
Jim EdmondsSt. Louis Cardinals200720082$ 19,000,000$ 9.50m
Juan EncarnacionSt. Louis Cardinals200620083$ 15,000,000$ 5.00mDid not play in 2008
Brian FalkenborgSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 380,000 
Randy FloresSt. Louis Cardinals200720082$ 1,800,000$ 0.90mAvoided arbitration
Ryan FranklinSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 1,000,000 
Josh HancockSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 430,000 
Jason IsringhausenSt. Louis Cardinals200520073$ 25,750,000$ 8.58mReworked contract signed during 2005 season. Club option for 2008
Kelvin JimenezSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 380,000 Minor League Contract
Tyler JohnsonSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 395,000 
Randy KeislerSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 380,000 
Adam KennedySt. Louis Cardinals200720093$ 10,000,000$ 3.33m
Braden LooperSt. Louis Cardinals200620083$ 13,500,000$ 4.50m
Ryan LudwickSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 380,000 Minor league contract
Mike MarothDetroit Tigers200620072$ 5,250,000$ 2.63m
Aaron MilesSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 1,000,000 
Yadier MolinaSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 525,000 
Mark MulderSt. Louis Cardinals200720082$ 13,000,000$ 6.50mClub option for 2009 (declined)
Troy PercivalLos Angeles Angels200720071$ 380,000 Signed to minor league contract and announce retirement
Joel PineiroBoston Red Sox200720071$ 4,000,000 
Albert PujolsSt. Louis Cardinals200420107$ 100,000,000$ 14.29mClub option for 2011 ($16m)
Anthony ReyesSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 392,500 
Scott RolenSt. Louis Cardinals200320108$ 90,000,000$ 11.25m$5m signing bonus
Brendan RyanSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 380,000 
Skip SchumakerSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 382,000 
Scott SpiezioSt. Louis Cardinals200720082$ 4,500,000$ 2.25mClub option for 2009 (Declined)
Russ SpringerSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 1,750,000 
Kelly StinnettLos Angeles Dodgers200720071$ 380,000 Minor league contract
So TaguchiSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 925,000 
Brad ThompsonSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 400,000 
Adam WainwrightSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 410,000 
Todd WellemeyerKansas City Royals200720071$ 635,000 
Kip WellsSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 4,000,000 
Preston WilsonSt. Louis Cardinals200720071$ 1,000,000 

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