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St Louis Cardinals: Matthew Liberatore playing with Olympic team

Mar 28, 2021; West Palm Beach, Florida, USA; St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Matthew Liberatore (52) pitches during the first inning of a spring training game at Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Mandatory Credit: Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports. The 2020 Olympics are happening this summer and the St Louis Cardinals are...
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St. Louis Cardinals: Adam Wainwright believes in Matthew Liberatore

We have all heard it by now. After Randy Arozarena’s heroic postseason performance for the Tampa Bay Rays, the St. Louis Cardinals lost the trade that netted them Matthew Liberatore and other prospects. Adam Wainwright says not so fast. “Liberatore People don’t now it yet. Just wait. That trade is...

Cardinals' Matthew Liberatore: Heads to minor-league camp

Liberatore was reassigned to minor-league camp Thursday. Liberatore was with the big-league club this spring to gain experience and build up his workload. He threw a total of six innings and tallied a 5:6 K:BB. Liberatore is likely to begin the season at Double-A Springfield.

Cardinals' Matthew Liberatore: One inning in spring debut

Liberatore fired a scoreless fifth inning in Tuesday's Grapefruit League tie with the Marlins, allowing no hits or runs, issuing two walks and a balk, and recording a strikeout. Liberatore packed quite a bit into his one-inning Grapefruit League debut, but he fortunately worked out of his self-imposed two-out trouble...
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Cardinals: Matthew Liberatore not worried by increased expectations

Cardinals pitcher Matthew Liberatore watched Randy Arozarena tear up the postseason, but says it will not impact him moving forward. When the St. Louis Cardinals acquired Matthew Liberatore, the team envisioned landing the future ace of their starting rotation. After all, the left-hander was the consensus top pitching prospect in baseball and the front office, led by president of baseball operations John Mozeliak, believed it was getting a steal landing Liberatore for Jose Martinez, Randy Arozarena and a Competitive Balance Round A Draft selection.
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Cardinals non-roster invitees to include Matthew Liberatore, Nolan Gorman, and Delvin Pérez - A Hunt and Peck

The Cardinals have recently announced their non-roster invitees for 2021 Spring Training and among them are some familiar and interesting names. There is, of course, highly-touted prospects like Matthew Liberatore, who appear along with Dylan Carlson on Baseball America’s Top 100 prospects. Other notable names are outfielder Lars Nootbaar, a 23-year-old drafted in the eighth round of the 2018 draft and Delvin Pérez, the slick-fielding shortstop the Cardinals drafted as a 17-year-old back in 2016. The now 22-year-old former first rounder has had some offensive struggles as he worked his way up to A ball, but what was exciting about him initially was his glove.
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St. Louis Cardinals: Matthew Liberatore among MLBs top prospects

MLB Pipeline recently released their Top 10 best left-handed pitching prospects and St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Matthew Liberatore was listed at No. 5. Liberatore, of course, was acquired by the Cardinals in a trade that sent Randy Arozarena, Jose Martinez and a Competitive Balance Round A selection. Liberatore, 21, was the No. 16 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft and flew through the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League, allowing three runs in 27 2/3 innings. He features a four-pitch mix, including an above-average curveball, and is regarded as one of the best pitching prospects in baseball.