Center fielder Jon Jay is our first interview of Day 5.
(The Chirp) - Day 5 of Cardinals Spring Training is underway. Sun is starting to appear and it looks like it'll be a nice day for the second full squad workout.
10:45 A.M. EST: During his meeting with the press, Manager Mike Matheny commented on how all the position players are now in camp. Ronnie Cedeno arrived late, but is here. And how he adds depth to the middle infield. Click the above video link to hear Matheny's comments.
10:30 A.M. EST: The Cardinals left the clubhouse and immediately headed out the backfields to for a sesson on bunting. Later in his morning meeting with the press, Manager Mike Matheny commented that improving the club's bunting is a top priority.
8:06 A.M. EST: Daily schedules are out. Here are the groups of players that will workout together. There will always be a mix of veteran and youth together. This is a good chance for the young guys to learn from the vets.
Group 1: Holliday, Wigginton, Christian, Johnson
Group 2: Jay, Craig, Descalso, Adams, Stanley
Group 3: Beltran, Robinson, Taveras, Towles
Group 4: Freese, Chambers, Jackson, Wong, Ehrlich
Group 5: Molina, Carpenter, Kozma, Rodriguez, Perez
Group 6: Furcal, Cedeno, Cruz, Garcia, Montero
Field 1: Garcia, Miller, Siegrest, Choate, Zep, Boggs, Motte
Sides: Rosenthal, Freeman, Maness, Lyons, Blazek, Fornataro
Group 1: Wainwright, Sanchez, Kelly, Gast, Butler
Group 2: Westbrook, Marte, Browning, Cleto, Wacha
Group 3 Lynn, Mujica, Salas, Rondon,
The throwing pitchers on field 1, will be facing live batters, starting at 11:15 a.m. We'll try to bring you that video later today.
8:04 A.M. EST: Tweeted and facebooked out, taking guesses for our first interview of the day. And Jacob Richison on Facebook guessed correctly: Jon Jay.
7:55 A.M. EST: First news of the day comes from Jenifer Langosch (@langoschMLB). She tweeted this morning that Ronny Cedeno has arrived at camp. All Cardinals position players are not in camp.