Gulf Coast League Cardinals

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Gulf Coast League Cardinals
Founded in 1963
Jupiter, Florida
NLC-STL-Insignia.png
Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Gulf Coast League
Division East Division
Major league affiliations
Current St. Louis Cardinals
Minor league titles
League titles None
Division titles None
Team data
Nickname Gulf Coast League Cardinals (1966-present)
Ballpark Roger Dean Stadium
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
St. Louis Cardinals
Manager Steve Turco

The Gulf Coast League Cardinals are a minor league baseball team that plays in the Gulf Coast League. The Cardinals were originally a team from 1966-1976, but were reactivated in 2007. The Cardinals play their home games in Jupiter, Florida at Roger Dean Stadium, which is also the spring training home of the St. Louis Cardinals and the Florida Marlins.

2007 season[edit]

In 2007, the Cardinals were reactivated in the Gulf Coast League and played their first game since folding in 1976 on June 20, a 7-0 win against the GCL Nationals. The Cardinals won their next game, but then began a 6-game losing streak that lasted until June 30. In July, the Cardinals went 16-14, still heading into August with a sub-500 record. In August, the Cardinals went 8-13, finishing 24-30 and in 3rd place in the East, and missing the playoffs.

Season by season[edit]

Year W L PCT Finish Manager
GCL Cardinals (1966-76)
1966 20 28 .417 5th Place GCL George Kissell
1967 25 32 .439 6th Place GCL George Kissell
1968 34 27 .555 2nd Place GCL George Kissell/Ray Hathaway
1969 21 33 .389 7th Place GCL Tom Burgess
1970 32 28 .533 5th Place GCL Tom Burgess
1971 20 33 .377 7th Place GCL Tom Burgess
1972 27 32 .458 5th Place GCL Bobby Dews
1973 25 30 .455 7th Place GCL Ken Boyer
1974 27 21 .563 5th Place GCL Bobby Dews/Tom Burgess
1975 17 37 .327 7th Place GCL Fred Koenig
1976 27 24 .529 4th Place GCL Dave Ricketts
GCL Cardinals (2007-Present)
2007 24 30 .444 3rd Place GCL East Eude Brito

Roster[edit]

Gulf Coast League Cardinals roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 25 Juan Caballero
  • 39 Jonathan Escudero
  • 43 Steven Farinaro
  • 35 Fidencio Flores
  • -- Max Foody
  • -- Nicholas Frey
  • -- Steven Gallardo
  • 48 Dylan Hawkins
  • -- Blake Higgins
  • 12 Norge Paredes
  • 38 Rob Kaminsky
  • 21 Stalyn Lopez
  • 49 Ian McKinney
  • -- Trey Nielsen
  • 40 Darwin Perez
  • 51 Juan Perez
  • 30 Hector Salazar
  • 19 Isaac Silva
  • 28 Kender Villegas

Catchers

  • 18 Luis Cruz
  • 54 Jose Godoy
  • 55 Jose Gomez
  •  5 Elier Rodriguez

Infielders

  • 37 Eliezer Alvarez
  • 41 Malik Collymore
  • 29 Rafael Medina
  • 46 Oscar Mercado
  • 31 Leobaldo Pina
  • 11 Chris Rivera

Outfielders

  •  8 DeAndre Asbury-Heath
  • 12 Ricardo Bautista
  •  3 Anthony Ray
  • 32 Carlos Torres

Manager

  •  7 Steve Turco

Coaches

  • -- Kleininger Teran (hitting)
  • -- Darwin Marrero (pitching)


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On St. Louis Cardinals 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated April 5, 2014
Transactions
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St. Louis Cardinals minor league players

External links[edit]

Gulf Coast League Website
GCL Cardinals
GCL Cardinals at oursportscentral
Team Roster