2021 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)William DeWitt Jr.
General manager(s)Mike Girsch
Manager(s)Mike Shildt
Local televisionBally Sports Midwest
(Dan McLaughlin, Rick Horton, Jim Edmonds, Brad Thompson, Rick Ankiel)
Local radioKMOX NewsRadio 1120
St. Louis Cardinals Radio Network
(Mike Shannon, John Rooney, Rick Horton, Mike Claiborne)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
< Previous season     

The 2021 St. Louis Cardinals season is the 140th for the St. Louis Cardinals of the Major League Baseball (MLB), a franchise in St. Louis, Missouri. It is the 130th season for the Cardinals in the National League (NL), and their 16th at Busch Stadium III.

Regular season

Season standings

National League Central

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Milwaukee Brewers 56 39 0.589 27–21 29–18
Cincinnati Reds 48 45 0.516 7 23–23 25–22
Chicago Cubs 46 47 0.495 9 28–17 18–30
St. Louis Cardinals 46 47 0.495 9 25–19 21–28
Pittsburgh Pirates 36 57 0.387 19 21–26 15–31


National League playoff standings

Division Leaders W L Pct.
San Francisco Giants 58 34 0.630
Milwaukee Brewers 56 39 0.589
New York Mets 48 42 0.533


Wild Card teams
(Top two qualify for postseason)
W L Pct. GB
Los Angeles Dodgers 58 36 0.617 +4
San Diego Padres 55 41 0.573
Cincinnati Reds 48 45 0.516
Philadelphia Phillies 47 45 0.511 6
Chicago Cubs 46 47 0.495
St. Louis Cardinals 46 47 0.495
Atlanta Braves 45 47 0.489 8
Washington Nationals 43 49 0.467 10
Colorado Rockies 41 53 0.436 13
Miami Marlins 40 53 0.430 13½
Pittsburgh Pirates 36 57 0.387 17½
Arizona Diamondbacks 27 68 0.284 27½


Record vs. opponents

2021 National League Records

Source: NL Standings Head-to-head

Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL LAD MIA MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 2–1 0–2 5–1 6–7 1–9 2–5 1–6 1–5 0–0 0–0 3–6 1–9 1–6 3–4 0–7
Atlanta 1–2 5–2 2–2 0–0 2–1 6–7 2–1 5–6 5–7 4–3 0–0 0–0 3–1 7–3 3–11
Chicago 2–0 2–5 3–6 0–0 4–3 1–2 3–9 4–3 1–3 8–4 5–1 1–3 6–2 3–1 3–4
Cincinnati 1–5 2–2 6–3 5–2 2–1 0–0 8–7 0–0 2–1 5–1 1–6 1–6 6–4 2–1 7–5
Colorado 7–6 0–0 0–0 2–5 1–8 1–2 2–5 2–5 2–1 4–2 6–6 3–6 3–4 0–0 7–3
Los Angeles 9–1 1–2 3–4 1–2 8–1 3–4 1–3 0–0 2–1 3–0 3–7 6–3 2–1 7–0 9–6
Miami 5–2 7–6 2–1 0–0 2–1 4–3 3–3 3–2 6–5 1–3 0–0 3–4 0–6 2–5 2–10
Milwaukee 6–1 1–2 9–3 7–8 5–2 3–1 3–3 1–2 0–4 7–3 5–2 0–0 3–3 3–0 2–5
New York 5–1 6–5 3–4 0–0 5–2 0–0 2–3 2–1 8–5 2–4 4–3 0–0 2–2 3–5 5–7
Philadelphia 0–0 7–5 3–1 1–2 1–2 1–2 5–6 4–0 5–8 0–0 2–1 2–4 4–3 4–4 6–7
Pittsburgh 0–0 3–4 4–8 1–5 2–4 0–3 3–1 3–7 4–2 0–0 3–4 2–2 3–6 0–3 8–7
San Diego 6–3 0–0 1–5 6–1 6–6 7–3 0–0 2–5 3–4 1–2 4–3 4–5 3–0 3–2 8–1
San Francisco 9–1 0–0 3–1 6–1 6–3 3–6 4–3 0–0 0–0 4–2 2–2 5–4 2–3 5–2 9–5
St. Louis 6–1 1–3 2–6 4–6 4–3 1–2 6–0 3–3 2–2 3–4 6–3 0–3 3–2 2–4 2–5
Washington 4–3 3–7 1–3 1–2 0–0 0–7 5–2 0–3 5–3 4–4 3–0 2–3 2–5 4–2 8–4

Updated with the results of all games through July 17, 2021.

Game log

2021 St. Louis Cardinals Game Log, 46–47 [1]
April: 14–12 (Home: 7–6 ; Away: 7–6)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box / L10
1 April 1 @ Reds 11–6 Gallegos (1–0) Castillo (0–1) 12,695 1–0 W1
2 April 3 @ Reds 6–9 Mahle (1–0) Wainwright (0–1) 12,213 1–1 L1
3 April 4 @ Reds 1–12 Hoffman (1–0) Martínez (0–1) 11,629 1–2 L2
4 April 5 @ Marlins 4–1 Ponce de Leon (1–0) Rogers (0–1) Reyes (1) 4,605 2–2 W1
5 April 6 @ Marlins 4–2 Helsley (1–0) Alcántara (0–1) Reyes (2) 4,982 3–2 W2
6 April 7 @ Marlins 7–0 Flaherty (1–0) López (0–1) 5,244 4–2 W3
7 April 8 Brewers 3–1 Gallegos (2–0) Rasmussen (0–1) Reyes (3) 13,328 5–2 W4
8 April 10 Brewers 5–9 Houser (1–1) Martínez (0–2) 13,304 5–3 L1
9 April 11 Brewers 3–9 Anderson (1–1) Ponce de Leon (1–1) 13,176 5–4 L2
10 April 12 Nationals 2–5 Finnegan (1–0) Gant (0–1) Hand (1) 12,894 5–5 L3
11 April 13 Nationals 14–3 Flaherty (2–0) Strasburg (0–1) 12,714 6–5 W1
12 April 14 Nationals 0–6 Ross (1–0) Wainwright (0–2) 13,206 6–6 L1
13 April 16 @ Phillies 2–9 Eflin (1–0) Martínez (0–3) 10,842 6–7 L2
14 April 17 @ Phillies 9–4 Helsley (2–0) Moore (0–1) 10,890 7–7 W1
15 April 18 @ Phillies 0–2 Nola (1–1) Gant (0–2) 10,876 7–8 L1
16 April 19 @ Nationals 12–5 Flaherty (3–0) Ross (1–1) 7,542 8–8 W1
17 April 20 @ Nationals 2–3 Hudson (2–0) Gallegos (2–1) Hand (2) 8,418 8–9 L1
18 April 21 @ Nationals 0–1 Scherzer (1–1) Martínez (0–4) Hand (3) 7,769 8–10 L2
19 April 23 Reds 5–4 Kim (1–0) Gray (0–1) Reyes (4) 13,196 9–10 W1
20 April 24 Reds 2–0 Gant (1–2) Miley (2–2) Gallegos (1) 13,176 10–10 W2
21 April 25 Reds 5–2 Flaherty (4–0) Castillo (1–2) Reyes (5) 13,348 11–10 W3
22 April 26 Phillies 1–2 Wheeler (2–2) Wainwright (0–3) Neris (4) 12,866 11–11 L1
23 April 27 Phillies 5–2 Martínez (1–4) Eflin (1–1) Reyes (6) 12,895 12–11 W1
24 April 28 Phillies 3–5 Kintzler (1–0) Cabrera (0–1) Neris (5) 12,701 12–12 L1
25 April 29 Phillies 4–3 (10) Reyes (1–0) Hale (0–1) 13,159 13–12 W1
26 April 30 @ Pirates 7–3 Gant (2–2) Brubaker (2–2) 5,953 14–12 W2
May: 16–12 (Home: 8–4 ; Away: 8–8)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box / L10
27 May 1 @ Pirates 12–5 Flaherty (5–0) Cahill (1–3) 7,331 15–12 W3
28 May 2 @ Pirates 3–0 Martínez (2–4) Crowe (0–1) Reyes (7) 7,343 16–12 W4
29 May 3 Mets 6–5 Wainwright (1–3) Lucchesi (0–2) Reyes (8) 12,686 17–12 W5
May 4 Mets Postponed (rain, makeup May 5)
30 May 5 (1) Mets 4–1 (7) Helsley (3–0) Stroman (3–3) Reyes (9) N/A 18–12 W6
31 May 5 (2) Mets 2–7 (7) Yamamoto (1–0) Oviedo (0–1) 13,187 18–13 L1
32 May 6 Mets 1–4 Walker (2–1) Gant (2–3) Díaz (4) 12,939 18–14 L2
33 May 7 Rockies 5–0 Flaherty (6–0) Gomber (2–4) 13,435 19–14 W1
34 May 8 Rockies 9–8 Martínez (3–4) Gonzalez (1–1) Reyes (10) 13,390 20–14 W2
35 May 9 Rockies 2–0 Wainwright (2–3) Márquez (1–4) Helsley (1) 13,380 21–14 W3
36 May 11 @ Brewers 6–1 (11) Reyes (2–0) Boxberger (0–1) 10,595 22–14 W4
37 May 12 @ Brewers 1–4 Williams (1–0) Helsley (3–1) Hader (8) 10,226 22–15 L1
38 May 13 @ Brewers 2–0 Flaherty (7–0) Burnes (2–3) Reyes (11) 10,554 23–15 W1
39 May 14 @ Padres 4–5 Musgrove (3–4) Oviedo (0–2) Melancon (13) 15,250 23–16 L1
40 May 15 @ Padres (FS1) 3–13 Díaz (2–0) Wainwright (2–4) 15,250 23–17 L2
41 May 16 @ Padres (ESPN) 3–5 Lamet (1–0) Kim (1–1) Melancon (14) 15,250 23–18 L3
42 May 18 Pirates 5–2 Gant (3–3) Brubaker (3–3) Reyes (12) 14,005 24–18 W1
43 May 19 Pirates 8–5 Flaherty (8–0) Cahill (1–5) Reyes (13) 14,677 25–18 W2
44 May 21 Cubs 3–12 Hendricks (4–4) Helsley (3–2) 24,282 25–19 L1
45 May 22 Cubs 2–1 Cabrera (1–1) Alzolay (2–4) Reyes (14) 26,027 26–19 W1
46 May 23 Cubs 1–2 (10) Kimbrel (1–2) Reyes (2–1) 24,082 26–20 L1
47 May 24 @ White Sox 1–5 Lynn (5–1) Kim (1–2) 14,629 26–21 L2
48 May 25 @ White Sox 3–8 Giolito (4–4) Flaherty (8–1) Hendriks (10) 16,380 26–22 L3
49 May 26 @ White Sox 4–0 Gant (4–3) Rodón (5–2) 14,791 27–22 W1
50 May 27 @ Diamondbacks 5–4 (10) Reyes (3–1) Crichton (0–4) Ponce de Leon (1) 8,951 28–22 W2
51 May 28 @ Diamondbacks 8–6 Woodford (1–0) Bumgarner (4–5) Ponce de Leon (2) 11,581 29–22 W3
52 May 29 @ Diamondbacks 7–4 Wainwright (3–4) Frankoff (0–2) Reyes (15) 17,834 30–22 W4
53 May 30 @ Diamondbacks 2–9 Peacock (2–1) Kim (1–3) Smith (1) 16,681 30–23 L1
54 May 31 @ Dodgers 4–9 Bauer (6–3) Helsley (3–3) 18,071 30–24 L2
June: 10–17 (Home: 8–8 ; Away: 2–9)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box / L10
55 June 1 @ Dodgers 3–2 Gallegos (3–1) Treinen (1–2) Reyes (16) 15,683 31–24 W1
56 June 2 @ Dodgers 3–14 Buehler (4–0) Martínez (3–5) 15,889 31–25 L1
57 June 3 Reds 2–4 Gutiérrez (1–1) Wainwright (3–5) Sims (4) 15,327 31–26 L2
58 June 4 Reds 4–6 Castillo (2–8) Kim (1–4) Feliz (1) 22,756 31–27 L3
59 June 5 Reds 2–5 Mahle (5–2) Helsley (3–4) Sims (5) 23,365 31–28 L4
60 June 6 Reds 7–8 Hembree (1–1) Reyes (3–2) Sims (6) 21,152 31–29 L5
61 June 8 Indians 1–10 Bieber (7–3) Martínez (3–6) 16,178 31–30 L6
62 June 9 Indians 8–2 Wainwright (4–5) Mejía (0–1) 16,331 32–30 W1
63 June 11 @ Cubs 5–8 Nance (1–0) Cabrera (1–2) Kimbrel (16) 35,112 32–31 L1
64 June 12 @ Cubs 2–7 Hendricks (8–4) Gant (4–4) Kimbrel (17) 39,095 32–32 L2
65 June 13 @ Cubs 0–2 Davies (4–3) Martínez (3–7) Kimbrel (18) 35,225 32–33 L3
66 June 14 Marlins 4–2 Gallegos (4–1) Floro (2–4) Reyes (17) 24,281 33–33 W1
67 June 15 Marlins 2–1 Reyes (4–2) García (3–5) 24,736 34–33 W2
68 June 16 Marlins 1–0 Helsley (4–4) Alcántara (4–6) 24,682 35–33 W3
69 June 17 @ Braves 0–4 Morton (6–3) Gant (4–5) 33,412 35–34 L1
70 June 18 @ Braves 1–9 Fried (4–4) Martínez (3–8) 40,377 35–35 L2
June 19 @ Braves Postponed (rain, makeup June 20)
71 June 20 (1) @ Braves 9–1 (7) Wainwright (5–5) Wilson (2–3) 33,781 36–35 W1
72 June 20 (2) @ Braves 0–1 (7) Smyly (4–3) Kim (1–5) Smith (13) 36,977 36–36 L1
73 June 22 @ Tigers 2–8 Funkhouser (1–0) Oviedo (0–3) 13,492 36–37 L2
74 June 23 @ Tigers 2–6 Manning (1–1) Gant (4–6) 13,263 36–38 L3
75 June 24 Pirates 2–8 Kuhl (2–4) Martínez (3–9) 33,254 36–39 L4
76 June 25 Pirates 4–5 Crowe (1–4) Woodford (1–1) Rodríguez (10) 34,812 36–40 L5
77 June 26 Pirates 3–1 Wainwright (6–5) Brubaker (4–7) Reyes (18) 33,058 37–40 W1
78 June 27 Pirates 2–7 Kranick (1–0) Oviedo (0–4) 25,163 37–41 L1
79 June 28 Diamondbacks 7–1 Gallegos (5–1) Young (2–6) 27,175 38–41 W1
80 June 29 Diamondbacks 3–2 Martínez (4–9) Smith (2–4) Reyes (19) 28,740 39–41 W2
81 June 30 Diamondbacks 7–4 Kim (2–5) Smith (1–4) Reyes (20) 27,235 40–41 W3
July: 6–6 (Home: 2–1 ; Away: 4–5)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box / L10
82 July 1 @ Rockies 2–5 Bard (4–4) Gallegos (5–2) 30,410 40–42 L1
83 July 2 @ Rockies 9–3 (10) Reyes (5–2) Almonte (1–2) 47,224 41–42 W1
84 July 3 @ Rockies 2–3 Chacín (2–1) Cabrera (1–3) Bard (12) 48,182 41–43 L1
85 July 4 @ Rockies 2–3 Lawrence (1–0) Reyes (5–3) 36,891 41–44 L2
86 July 5 @ Giants 5–3 Kim (3–5) Gausman (8–3) 32,644 42–44 W1
87 July 6 @ Giants 6–5 Wainwright (7–5) Cueto (6–5) Miller (1) 18,785 43–44 W2
88 July 7 @ Giants 2–5 Wood (8–3) Oviedo (0–5) McGee (17) 19,067 43–45 L1
89 July 9 @ Cubs 5–10 Hendricks (11–4) LeBlanc (0–2) 36,192 43–46 L2
90 July 10 @ Cubs 6–0 Kim (4–5) Davies (5–6) 39,368 44–46 W1
July 11 @ Cubs Postponed (rain, makeup September 24)
91st All-Star Game in Denver, Colorado
91 July 16 Giants 2–7 Jackson (1–0) Wainwright (7–6) 33,743 44–47 L1
92 July 17 Giants 3–1 Kim (5–5) DeSclafani (10–4) Reyes (21) 40,489 45–47 W1
93 July 18 Giants 2–1 Cabrera (2–3) Brebbia (0–1) Reyes (22) 29,425 46–47 W2
94 July 19 Cubs
95 July 20 Cubs
96 July 21 Cubs
97 July 22 Cubs
98 July 23 @ Reds
99 July 24 @ Reds
100 July 25 @ Reds
101 July 27 @ Indians
102 July 28 @ Indians
103 July 30 Twins
104 July 31 Twins
August: 0–0 (Home: 0–0 ; Away: 0–0)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box / L10
105 August 1 Twins
106 August 3 Braves
107 August 4 Braves
108 August 5 Braves
109 August 6 Royals
110 August 7 Royals
111 August 8 Royals
112 August 10 @ Pirates
113 August 11 @ Pirates
114 August 12 @ Pirates
115 August 13 @ Royals
116 August 14 @ Royals
117 August 15 @ Royals
118 August 17 Brewers
119 August 18 Brewers
120 August 19 Brewers
121 August 20 Pirates
122 August 21 Pirates
123 August 22 Pirates
124 August 24 Tigers
125 August 25 Tigers
126 August 26 @ Pirates
127 August 27 @ Pirates
128 August 28 @ Pirates
129 August 29 @ Pirates
130 August 30 @ Reds
131 August 31 @ Reds
September: 0–0 (Home: 0–0 ; Away: 0–0)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box / L10
132 September 1 @ Reds
133 September 3 @ Brewers
134 September 4 @ Brewers
135 September 5 @ Brewers
136 September 6 Dodgers
137 September 7 Dodgers
138 September 8 Dodgers
139 September 9 Dodgers
140 September 10 Reds
141 September 11 Reds
142 September 12 Reds
143 September 13 @ Mets
144 September 14 @ Mets
145 September 15 @ Mets
146 September 17 Padres
147 September 18 Padres
148 September 19 Padres
149 September 20 @ Brewers
150 September 21 @ Brewers
151 September 22 @ Brewers
152 September 23 @ Brewers
153 September 24 (1) @ Cubs
154 September 24 (2) @ Cubs
155 September 25 @ Cubs
156 September 26 @ Cubs
157 September 28 Brewers
158 September 29 Brewers
159 September 30 Brewers
October: 0–0 (Home: 0–0 ; Away: 0–0)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box / L10
160 October 1 Cubs
161 October 2 Cubs
162 October 3 Cubs
Legend:        = Win        = Loss        = Postponement
Bold = Cardinals team member

Current roster

See also: St. Louis Cardinals all-time roster, List of St. Louis Cardinals coaches, List of St. Louis Cardinals managers, and Major League Baseball rosters

St. Louis Cardinals roster
Active roster Inactive roster Coaches/Other

Pitchers
Starting rotation

Bullpen

Closer

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders


Pitchers

Catchers


Outfielders


Manager

Coaches

60-day injured list

COVID-19 related injured list


Minor league system and first-year player draft

Teams

See also: List of St. Louis Cardinals minor league affiliates, St. Louis Cardinals minor league players, and Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Division Manager W–L/Stats Standing Refs
Triple-A Memphis Redbirds Triple-A East Southeast Ben Johnson
Double-A Springfield Cardinals Double-A Central North José Leger
High-A Peoria Chiefs High-A Central West Chris Swauger
Low-A Palm Beach Cardinals Low-A Southeast East José León
Rookie FCL Cardinals Florida Complex East Roberto Espinoza
Foreign Rookie DSL Cardinals Blue Dominican Summer South Fray Peniche
DSL Cardinals Red Dominican Summer San Pedro Estuar Ruiz

Major League Baseball draft

Main article: 2021 Major League Baseball draft

The 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) First-Year Player Draft began on Sunday, July 11, and ended on Tuesday, July 13. The draft will assign amateur baseball players to MLB teams.

2021 Draft Order

2021 Draft Tracker (StL Cardinals)

2021 St. Louis Cardinals complete draft list
Round Pick Name, Age Pos / Bats School (State) Date sgnd.
1 18 Michael McGreevy, 21 RHP / R University of California, Santa Barbara (CA) TBA
2 54 Joshua Baez, 18 OF / R Dexter Southfield School (MA) TBA
3 70 Ryan Holgate, 21 OF / L University of Arizona (AZ) TBA
3 90 Austin Love, 22 RHP / R University of North Carolina (NC) TBA
4 120 Zane Mills, 21 RHP / R Washington State University (WA) TBA
5 151 Gordon Graceffo, 21 RHP / R Villanova University (PA) TBA
6 181 Alfredo Ruiz, 21 LHP / L Long Beach State University (CA) July 14
7 211 Alec Willis, 18 RHP / R Regis Jesuit High School (CO) TBA
8 241 Mike Antico, 23 OF / L University of Texas (TX) July 14
9 271 Trent Baker, 22 RHP / R Angelo State University (TX) July 14
10 301 Osvaldo Tovalin, 21 3B / R Azusa Pacific University (CA) July 14
11 331 Mack Chambers, 21 SS / S University of New Mexico (NM) TBA
12 361 Chris Gerard, 21 LHP / R Virginia Tech (VA) TBA
13 391 Hayes Heinecke, 22 LHP / L Wofford College (SC) TBA
14 421 Andre Granillo, 21 RHP / R University of California, Riverside (CA) TBA
15 451 Alex Cornwell, 22 LHP / L University of Southern California (CA) TBA
16 481 Aaron McKeithan, 21 C / R University of North Carolina at Charlotte (NC) TBA
17 511 Elijah Cabell, 21 OF / R Florida State University (FL) TBA
18 541 Andrew Marrero, 21 RHP / R University of Connecticut (CT) TBA
19 571 Thomas Francisco, 22 1B / L East Carolina University (NC) TBA
20 601 Xavier Casserilla, 18 3B / R V.R. Eaton High School (TX) TBA

References

  1. ^ "2021 St. Louis Cardinals sortable schedule". St. Louis Cardinals.