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2012 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  88-74   .543
Result:   2nd in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Mike Matheny
General Manager:   John Mozeliak
Stadium:  Busch Stadium III
Attendance:  3,262,109
Payroll:  $110,300,862
Playoffs:  Lost in NLCS (Giants)

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Chris Carpenter (37)
Youngest Player:  Shelby Miller (21)
Longest Tenure:  Chris Carpenter, Yadier Molina (9)
Top Hitter:  Matt Holliday (6)
Top Pitcher:  Kyle Lohse (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Michael Wacha (#19)

Roster Continuity:  71.78%
Top Prospect:   Shelby Miller
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Cincinnati9765.599--
St. Louis8874.5439.0
Milwaukee8379.51214.0
Pittsburgh7983.48818.0
Chi Cubs61101.37736.0
Houston55107.34042.0

TEAM INFORMATION
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
Bryan AndersonSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 480,000 
Carlos BeltranSt. Louis Cardinals201220132$ 26,000,000$ 13.00m
Lance BerkmanSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 12,000,000 Extension signed during 2011 season
Mitchell BoggsSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 506,000 
Chris CarpenterSt. Louis Cardinals201220132$ 21,000,000$ 10.50mExtension signed during 2011 season, replacing previous option year
Matt CarpenterSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 480,000 
Adron ChambersSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 480,000 
Maikel CletoSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 480,000 
Allen CraigSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 495,000 
Tony CruzSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 481,000 
Daniel DescalsoSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 495,000 
Brandon DicksonSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 480,000 
Chuck FickSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 480,000 
Sam FreemanSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 480,000 
David FreeseSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 508,000 
Brian FuentesOakland Athletics201120122$ 10,500,000$ 5.25mClub option for 2013
Rafael FurcalSt. Louis Cardinals201220132$ 14,000,000$ 7.00m$1m signing bonus
Jaime GarciaSt. Louis Cardinals201220124$ 27,000,000$ 6.75mExtension signed during 2011 season. Club options for 2016 and 2017.
Tyler GreeneSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 483,000 
Matt HollidaySt. Louis Cardinals201020167$ 120,000,000$ 17.14mClub option for 2017
Jon JaySt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 504,000 
Erik KomatsuSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 480,000 
Pete KozmaSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 480,000 
Kyle LohseSt. Louis Cardinals200920124$ 41,000,000$ 10.25m$1.25m signing bonus
Lance LynnSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 482,000 
Kyle McClellanSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 2,500,000 Avoided arbitration
Yadier MolinaSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 7,000,000 Option year from prior contract
Jason MotteSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 1,950,000 Avoided arbitration
Edward MujicaMiami Marlins201220121$ 1,625,000 Avoided arbitration
Shane RobinsonSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 480,000 
J.C. RomeroSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 750,000 
Marc RzepczynskiSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 504,000 
Fernando SalasSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 498,000 
Eduardo SanchezSt. Louis Cardinals201220121$ 480,000 
Adam WainwrightSt. Louis Cardinals201220132$ 21,000,000$ 10.50mBoth years are from exercised contract years from prior contract
Jake WestbrookSt. Louis Cardinals201120122$ 16,500,000$ 8.25mMutual option for 2013



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