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Quest for Middle Infielder Heats Up for the Birds.

Per MLB Trade Rumors “The Cardinals want to upgrade with a utility infielder, tweets Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports. They’ve discussed free agent Alex Gonzalez and trade options Chris Getz of the Royals and Steve Lombardozzi of the Nationals.” All three potential infielders would make a nice fit in St. Louis. Alex Gonzalez offers [...]

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  • Cards Acquire Catching Prospect Ohlman; Sign Veteran Starting Pitcher Villanueva to Minor League Deal February 5, 2015
    The Cardinals has made a couple of moves this week. They have acquired catching prospect Michael Ohlman from the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations; as well as signing Carlos Villanueva to a minor league contract, which includes a non-roster invite to Spring Training. Both significant transactions considering the Cardinals lack of catching depth; as w […]
  • The Saga in Center Continues; with Plenty of Intrigue Provided February 3, 2015
    It was around this time last year much debate was hashed about Jon Jay being unseated by then newly acquired Peter Bourjos. At the time, it was widely considered, by many, that Bourjos was going to be the starting center fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals starting the 2014 season. However, that notion of thought […]
  • Quest for Middle Infielder Heats Up for the Birds. December 7, 2012
    Per MLB Trade Rumors “The Cardinals want to upgrade with a utility infielder, tweets Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports. They’ve discussed free agent Alex Gonzalez and trade options Chris Getz of the Royals and Steve Lombardozzi of the Nationals.” All three potential infielders would make a nice fit in St. Louis. Alex Gonzalez offers […]
  • Cardinals Off-Season needs are Few, but Still Plenty of Intrigue. December 6, 2012
    While the Off-Season needs are few this year, there is still plenty to divulge into with the Winter Meetings now underway. The requirements are relatively straightforward for 2013. Find some bench help; preferably a right-handed hitter, with some pop, who can play some center-field who can spell Jon Jay every so often. Add a left-handed […]
  • B.J. Upton: Over-Paid? Or Right on the Money? November 30, 2012
    B.J. Upton is certainly tough to get a hold on. When drafted, he was a sure thing; he was a can’t-miss prospect. He was ranked the second best prospect in baseball, and by age nineteen he had made it to the big leagues. He was a rising star in the making. Here we are nine years […]
  • Furcal and St. Louis Express Mutual Interest in Possible Return Engagement. September 6, 2011
    Yesterday it was reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the St. Louis Cardinals and Rafael Furcal have expressed a mutual interest in a return engagement for the 2012 season. While Furcal’s twelve million dollar option will not be exercised, it’s reasonable to suspect that a deal may fall in place before Furcal hits the […]
  • What are the Odds?: What are the Chances the Cardinals make the Postseason, and what to potentially watch for in the Offseason September 5, 2011
    In the midst of much jubilation over beating the Milwaukee Brewers in a mid-week three-game series sweep, a question begs to be answered; just how much of a chance do the Cardinals have? The answer, while obvious to most who’ve paid even a modicum of attention since June; as of now, seems like an insubstantial […]
  • Animosity displayed towards Rasmus is unfounded. June 2, 2011
    Ok, I plan on being a lot more active on this site now that I have some free-time. Now that that is out of the way, I just can’t fathom the almost borderline malevolence displayed towards him by a select few, or maybe more than that. Colby Rasmus came with gargantuan expectations from the day […]
  • Andy Pettite? A Hall of Famer? I’m not sold. February 19, 2011
    …..Nor do I think he should get in five years from now, or beyond, for that matter. However, he may eventually get in someday, but he’s, obviously far from a lock.  Skimming over some of the basic numbers,( 240 wins, 3.88 ERA, 2251 SOs), he looks like he compiled a pretty good resume; however, is […]
  • Is a Triple Crown Award in the Cards for Pujols in 2011? Bill James thinks so. January 9, 2011
    While 2010 MVP Joey Votto may grace the cover of Bill James’s latest Handbook, but it is another fellow first basemen who is projected to overshadow, well…everyone else on the planet. That player would be none other than Albert Pujols. If you are of the many who scoff at projections and dismiss them as nothing […]