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2012 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 2nd in National League Central
Run Differential: 771-651 + 120
Roster Continuity 71.78% 7/30
Manager(s): Mike Matheny
General Manager: John Mozeliak
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium III
Payroll: $ 110,300,862 9/30
Attendance: 3,262,109 6/30
Playoffs: Lost in NLCS (Giants)
Top Draft Pick: Michael Wacha (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: John Mabry
Bench Coach: Mike Aldrete
Bullpen Coach: Dyar Miller
First Base Coach: Chris Maloney
Hitting Coach: Mark McGwire
Pitching Coach: Derek Lilliquist
Third Base Coach: Jose Oquendo

#1 Draft Picks

Chris Carpenter (#15), Lance Berkman (#16), Pete Kozma (#18), Shelby Miller (#19), Jake Westbrook (#21), Adam Wainwright (#29), Tyler Greene (#30), Lance Lynn (#39)
National League Central Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2012 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    53Matt Adams1B6-3230R-R232012SLN: 2009-23-699MLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    16Bryan AndersonC6-0190L-R252010SLN: 2005-4-140MLB-Free Agent
    3Carlos BeltranRF6-1190B-R351998KCA: 1995-2-49MLB-Retired
    12Lance BerkmanDH6-1205B-L361999HOU: 1997-1-16MLB-Retired
    41Mitchell BoggsP6-3195R-R282008SLN: 2005-5-170MLB-Free Agent
    19Barret BrowningP6-1170L-L272012ANA: 2006-28-852MLB-Free Agent
    29Chris CarpenterP6-6225R-R371997TOR: 1993-1-15MLB-Retired
    13Matt Carpenter2B6-2208L-R262011SLN: 2009-13-399MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLB-Active
    56Adron ChambersOF5-10185L-L252011SLN: 2007-38-1153MLB-Free Agent
    63Maikel CletoP6-3218R-R232011UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    21Allen Craig1B6-2190R-R272010SLN: 2006-8-256MLB-Free Agent
    48Tony CruzC5-11205R-R252011SLN: 2007-26-802MLB-Free Agent
    33Daniel DescalsoSS-2B5-10190L-R252010SLN: 2007-3-112MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLB-Active
    65Brandon DicksonP6-5190R-R272011UDFAMLB-Int
    44Chuck FickP6-5187R-R262012SLN: 2007-15-472MLB-Int
    61Sam FreemanP5-11170R-L252012SLN: 2008-32-965MLBAtlanta BravesMLB-Active
    23David Freese3B6-2220R-R292010SDN: 2006-9-273MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLB-Active
    40Brian FuentesP6-4220L-L362001SEA: 1995-25-678MLB-Retired
    15Rafael FurcalSS5-10165B-R342000UDFAMLB-Retired
    54Jaime GarciaP6-2200L-L252008SLN: 2005-22-680MLB-Free Agent
    27Tyler Greene2B-OF6-2185R-R282009SLN: 2005-1-30MLB-Free Agent
    60Steven Hill1B-3B5-11190R-R272010SLN: 2007-13-412MLBOakland AthleticsMinors
    7Matt HollidayLF6-4235R-R322004COL: 1998-7-210MLB-Free Agent
    8Ryan JacksonSS6-3180R-R242012SLN: 2009-5-159MLB-Retired
    19Jon JayCF5-11200L-L272010SLN: 2006-2-74MLB-Free Agent
    58Joe KellyP6-1165R-R242012SLN: 2009-3-98MLBBoston Red SoxMLB-Active
    82Erik KomatsuOF5-10190L-L242012MIL: 2008-8-248MLB-Free Agent
    38Pete KozmaSS6-0170R-R242011SLN: 2007-1-18MLBDetroit TigersMinors
    26Kyle LohseP6-2190R-R332001CHN: 1996-29-862MLB-Free Agent
    31Lance LynnP6-5250R-R252011SLN: 2008-1-39MLB-Free Agent
    66Victor MarteP6-2190R-R312009UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    46Kyle McClellanP6-2180R-R282008SLN: 2002-25-762MLB-Free Agent
    40Shelby MillerP6-3195R-R212012SLN: 2009-1-19MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLB-Active
    4Yadier MolinaC5-11187R-R292004SLN: 2000-4-113MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLB-Active
    30Jason MotteP6-0200R-R302008SLN: 2003-19-575MLB-Free Agent
    44Edward MujicaP6-2180R-R282006UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    43Shane RobinsonRF-CF5-9165R-R272009SLN: 2006-5-166MLB-Free Agent
    16J.C. RomeroP5-11195B-L361999MIN: 1997-21-633MLB-Free Agent
    64Trevor RosenthalP6-2190R-R222012SLN: 2009-21-639MLB-Free Agent
    34Marc RzepczynskiP6-3210L-L262009TOR: 2007-5-175MLBSeattle MarinersMLB-Active
    59Fernando SalasP5-10198R-R272010UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    52Eduardo SanchezP5-11155R-R232011UDFAMLBDetroit TigersInt
    55Skip Schumaker2B-LF5-10175L-R322005SLN: 2001-5-164MLB-Retired
    50Adam WainwrightP6-6190R-R302005ATL: 2000-1-29MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLB-Active
    35Jake WestbrookP6-3200R-R342000COL: 1996-1-21MLB-Retired

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