The 2011 World Series winners are attempting to get back to their glory days, but this time with a (almost) new core. This is how they were built.
Molina was drafted in the 4th round of the 2000 draft.
Wieters signed with the Cardinals in February.
Goldschmidt was acquired in December from the Diamondbacks for Luke Weaver, Carson Kelly, Andy Young and a 2019 draft pick.
Wong was drafted 22nd overall in 2011.
DeJong was a fourth round pick in 2015.
Carpenter was drafted in the 13th round in 2009.
Gyorko was acquired in December 2015 from the Padres for Jon Jay.
Munoz was acquired in December 2017 from the A\’s with Max Schrock for Stephen Piscotty.
Ozuna was acquired in December 2017 from the Marlins for Sandy Alcantara, Magneuris Sierra, Zac Gallen and Daniel Castano.
Fowler signed a five year deal with the Cardinals in December 2016.
Martinez was purchased from the Royals in May 2016.
Thomas was acquired in July 2017 from the Blue Jays for international bonus slot money.
Mikolas signed a two year deal with the Cardinals in December 2017.
Flaherty was drafted in the 1st round (34th overall) in 2014.
Wacha was drafted 19th overall in 2012.
Wainwright was acquired in December 2003 from the Braves with Ray King and Jason Marquis for JD Drew and Eli Marrero.
Hudson was drafted in the 1st round (34th overall) in 2016.
Gallegos was acquired in July from the Yankees with Chasen Shreve for Luke Voit and international signing bonus slot money.
Webb was claimed off waivers from the Padres in June.
Helsley was drafted in the 5th round in 2015.
Brebbia was selected from the Diamondbacks in the 2015 Rule 5 draft.
Gant was acquired from the Braves in December 2016 with Chris Ellis and Luke Dykstra for Jaime Garcia.
Leone was acquired from the Blue Jays in January 2018 with Conner Greene for Randal Grichuk.
Miller signed a two year deal with an option for 2021 in December.
Hicks was drafted in the 3rd round in 2015.
Bader was also drafted in the 3rd round in 2015.
O\’Neill was acquired in July 2017 from the Mariners for Marco Gonzales.
Martinez signed with the Cardinals in April 2010.
Mayers was drafted in the 3rd round in 2013.