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1993 St. Louis Cardinals

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1992 / 1994

87-75, Finished 3rd in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe Torre (87-75)
GM: Dal Maxvill, Scouting Dir: Fred McAlister
Scored 758 runs, Allowed 744 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-80

Ballparks: Busch Stadium II · Attendance: 2,844,977 (6th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 95

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1992 / 1994 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 15, 1992

Mike Cook granted Free Agency.

Mark Grater granted Free Agency.

Blaise Ilsley granted Free Agency.

Paul Kilgus granted Free Agency.

October 26, 1992

Todd Worrell granted Free Agency.

October 27, 1992

Frank DiPino granted Free Agency.

Andres Galarraga granted Free Agency.

Rich Gedman granted Free Agency.

Pedro Guerrero granted Free Agency.

Bob McClure granted Free Agency.

Milt Thompson granted Free Agency.

October 30, 1992

Bryn Smith granted Free Agency.

November 2, 1992

Ozzie Smith granted Free Agency.

November 17, 1992

Chuck Carr selected by the Florida Marlins as the 14th pick in the 1992 expansion draft.

Cris Carpenter selected by the Florida Marlins as the 37th pick in the 1992 expansion draft.

Scott Baker selected by the Florida Marlins as the 65th pick in the 1992 expansion draft.

December 6, 1992

Signed Ozzie Smith as a free agent.

December 7, 1992

Released Rex Hudler.

December 8, 1992

Signed Hector Villanueva as a free agent.

December 10, 1992

Released Jeff Ballard.

Released Bill Hurst.

December 12, 1992

Signed Keith Lockhart as a free agent.

December 18, 1992

Signed Paul Kilgus as a free agent.

January 4, 1993

Signed Barry Lyons as a free agent.

January 5, 1993

Signed Erik Pappas as a free agent.

January 7, 1993

Signed Rob Murphy as a free agent.

January 13, 1993

Signed Les Lancaster as a free agent.

February 22, 1993

Traded Felix Jose and Craig Wilson to the Kansas City Royals. Received Ed Gerald (minors) and Gregg Jefferies.

March 31, 1993

Signed Gary Buckels as a free agent.

Traded Juan Andujar (minors) and Mark Clark to the Cleveland Indians. Received Mark Whiten.

May 1, 1993 (Standings)

Signed Lee Guetterman as a free agent.

May 27, 1993 (Standings)

Signed Rich Croushore as an amateur free agent.

June 3, 1993 (Standings)

Drafted Alan Benes in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 1993 amateur draft. Player signed July 19, 1993.

Drafted Jay Witasick in the 2nd round of the 1993 amateur draft. Player signed June 17, 1993.

Drafted Eli Marrero in the 3rd round of the 1993 amateur draft. Player signed July 20, 1993.

Drafted Jeff Berblinger in the 7th round of the 1993 amateur draft. Player signed June 24, 1993.

Drafted Armando Almanza in the 21st round of the 1993 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 1993.

July 22, 1993 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Texas Rangers. Received Todd Burns. The St. Louis Cardinals sent Duff Brumley (July 30, 1993) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

August 8, 1993 (Standings)

Released Hector Villanueva.

August 15, 1993 (Standings)

Released Joe Magrane.

August 31, 1993 (Standings)

Traded Lee Smith to the New York Yankees. Received Rich Batchelor.

September 1, 1993 (Standings)

Released Barry Lyons.

September 20, 1993 (Standings)

Released Todd Burns.

October 15, 1993 (Standings)

Keith Lockhart granted Free Agency.

Lonnie Maclin granted Free Agency.

Tracy Woodson granted Free Agency.

Mike Milchin selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers off waivers.

October 25, 1993

Lee Guetterman granted Free Agency.

Gerald Perry granted Free Agency.

October 27, 1993

Signed Terry McGriff as a free agent.

October 29, 1993

Les Lancaster granted Free Agency.

November 15, 1993

Signed Scott Coolbaugh as a free agent.

December 13, 1993

Allen Battle drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 1993 rule 5 draft.

December 14, 1993

Traded Ozzie Canseco to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Tony Diggs (minors).

December 20, 1993

Tim Jones granted Free Agency.

December 21, 1993

Signed Gerald Perry as a free agent.

December 23, 1993

Signed Vicente Palacios as a free agent.

Signed Gerald Young as a free agent.

January 5, 1994

Signed John Habyan as a free agent.

January 31, 1994

Signed Rick Sutcliffe as a free agent.

February 7, 1994

Signed Willie Smith as a free agent.

March 5, 1994

Signed Luis Saturria as an amateur free agent.

March 19, 1994

The Chicago White Sox returned Allen Battle (earlier draft pick).

April 1, 1994

Signed Rich Rodriguez as a free agent.

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1992 / 1994 Trades and Transactions