Avendano Handling Every Challenge

VANCOUVER, CA - Vancouver Canadians right-hander Javier Avendano is quietly putting together one of the best seasons across the Toronto Blue Jays farm system. Acquired during the offseason from the St. Louis Cardinals through the Rule 5 draft, the Venezuelan pitcher has proven to be a worthy pick-up.
August 27, 2012

Avendano Adjusting to New Team

LANSING, MI - Javier Avendano has pitched his way to several different places in his young career, and now looks to remain steady with the Toronto Blue Jays organization. The 22-year-old right-handed reliever hails from Maracaibo, Venezuela, where he began his baseball career.
May 18, 2012

Cards Take Erik Komatsu, 2 Others in Rule 5

St. Louis adds three players while losing three minor leaguers in Thursday's Rule 5 draft. We have all the in-depth information on the newest Cardinals!
December 8, 2011

Cardinals Extended Spring Training Invitees

42 additional players have been invited to St. Louis Cardinals extended spring training camp, which begins on April 6.
March 21, 2011

Cards Prospects: Best of the Rest - Walton

The second of three looks at top Cardinals prospects that missed our Top 40 list with Brian Walton.
January 17, 2011

Cards Prospects: Best of the Rest - Mattison

The first of three looks at Cardinals prospects that missed our Top 40 list with Dustin Mattison leading off.
January 16, 2011

GCL Cardinals Starter of the Year: 2010

Only a sore shoulder could slow Javier Avendano from completely mastering Gulf Coast League hitters.
October 12, 2010