2003 St. Louis Cardinals season

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2003 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 85–77 (.525)
Divisional place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) William DeWitt, Jr.
General manager(s) Walt Jocketty
Manager(s) Tony La Russa
Local television Fox Sports Midwest
(Joe Buck, Dan McLaughlin, Al Hrabosky)
KPLR
(Bob Carpenter, Rick Horton)
Local radio KMOX
(Mike Shannon, Wayne Hagin)
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The St. Louis Cardinals 2003 season was the team's 122nd season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 112th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 85-77 during the season and finished 3rd in the National League Central division, three games behind the Chicago Cubs, who won the NL Central at 88-74, and two behind the NL Central runners-up, the Houston Astros (87-75).

Catcher Mike Matheny, shortstop Edgar Rentería, third baseman Scott Rolen, and outfielder Jim Edmonds won Gold Gloves this year.

Offseason[edit]

  • December 13, 2002: Chris Carpenter was signed as a Free Agent with the St. Louis Cardinals.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[edit]

  • Jim Edmonds
  • Eli Marrero
  • Tino Martinez
  • Mike Matheny
  • Matt Morris
  • Albert Pujols
  • Edgar Rentería
  • Scott Rolen
  • Fernando Viña[2]

Season standings[edit]

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 88 74 0.543 44–37 44–37
Houston Astros 87 75 0.537 1 48–33 39–42
St. Louis Cardinals 85 77 0.525 3 48–33 37–44
Pittsburgh Pirates 75 87 0.463 13 39–42 36–45
Cincinnati Reds 69 93 0.426 19 35–46 34–47
Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 0.420 20 31–50 37–44


Transactions[edit]

  • May 27, 2003: Scott Seabol was signed as a Free Agent with the St. Louis Cardinals.[3]

Roster[edit]

2003 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Memphis Redbirds Pacific Coast League Tom Spencer and Danny Sheaffer
AA Tennessee Smokies Southern League Mark DeJohn
A Palm Beach Cardinals Florida State League Tom Nieto
A Peoria Chiefs Midwest League Joe Cunningham, Jr.
Short-Season A New Jersey Cardinals New York–Penn League Tommy Shields
Rookie Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League Ron Warner

[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/carpech01.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=2003&t=SLN
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/seabosc01.shtml
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
  5. ^ Baseball America 2004 Annual Directory

External links[edit]