2003 St. Louis Cardinals season

2003 St. Louis Cardinals season

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

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

Regular season

Opening Day starters

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

Season standings

Central Division W L GB Pct.
Chicago Cubs 88 74 -- .543
Houston Astros 87 75 1 .537
St. Louis Cardinals 85 77 3 .525
Pittsburgh Pirates 75 87 13 .463
Cincinnati Reds 69 93 19 .426
Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 20 .420

Transactions

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

Roster

2003 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

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

Starting pitchers

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

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

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

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

External links

  • 2003 St. Louis Cardinals
  • 2003 St. Louis Cardinals team page at www.baseball-almanac.com