Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports that the Cardinals are "expected to heavily consider" Marco Gonzales for a spot in next year's bullpen.
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak indicated on Monday that Carlos Martinez projects as the team's primary setup man next season.
Michael Wacha will follow his normal offseason program after an MRI Friday on his right shoulder came back clean.
Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Cardinals will "look to move" Randy Choate this offseason.
Cardinals GM John Mozeliak said Monday that Oscar Taveras and Randal Grichuk should be ready to compete for the starting right field job next spring.
Jon Jay will have a scope on his left wrist this week.
Adam Wainwright had his right elbow examined Friday and everything checked out "optimistically."
According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals and Lance Lynn have expressed mutual interest in discussing a contract extension.
A.J. Pierzynski would like to continue his playing career next season.
John Lackey on Friday reiterated his plans to play next season.
According to Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com, the Cardinals are unlikely to retain any of their five impending free agents.
Adam Wainwright put together a terrific effort but was saddled with a no-decision Thursday, holding the Giants to two runs over seven innings.
Michael Wacha served up a walk-off, three-run homer to Travis Ishikawa in the ninth inning of Thursday's loss to the Giants.
Filling in for the injured Yadier Molina (oblique), Tony Cruz ripped a solo home run in Thursday's loss to the Giants.
Yadier Molina (oblique) tried to talk his way into the lineup for Game 5 of the NLCS against the Giants on Thursday.