Tommy Lasorda Hospitalized

I just got an email that Tommy Lasorda has been hospitalized but he is resting comfortably, according to a team official. The club didn't provide any additional details Saturday on his condition. Lasorda has spent almost seven decades in the Dodgers' organization, starting as a minor league pitcher in the Brooklyn system in 1949. He has … Continue reading Tommy Lasorda Hospitalized

Matt Adams Traded to the Braves

  A few days back I got word that the Braves were intrested in Matt Adams due to their first baseman Freddie Freeman  being hit by a pitch from Toronto's Aaron Loup. Freeman was leading the majors in slugging percentage when he was hurt, hitting .341 with 14 home runs. This afternoon the deal went … Continue reading Matt Adams Traded to the Braves

Peralta Up Sierra Down, Darn

The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s series opener with the San Francisco Giants that they have activated infielder Jhonny Peralta (upper respiratory condition) from the 10-day disabled list and optioned rookie outfielder Magneuris Sierra to Springfield (AA). Peralta, 34, appeared in eight games with the Cardinals to begin the season, batting .120 (3-for-25) … Continue reading Peralta Up Sierra Down, Darn

St. Louis Cardinals Homestand Highlights

The Redbirds return to Busch Stadium as the hottest team in baseball having won six straight road contests and 16 of their last 21 games overall.  The fourth homestand of the year kicks off with three games against the rival Chicago Cubs (May 12-14), followed by a two-game interleague matchup with the Boston Red Sox … Continue reading St. Louis Cardinals Homestand Highlights

Berkman Keynote Speaker for Christian Day

The St. Louis Cardinals announced details for the 27th annual Christian Day at the Ballpark on Sunday, July 30, presented by Thrivent Financial, featuring a postgame program highlighted by former Cardinals outfielder (2011-2012) and 2011 World Series champion, Lance Berkman. Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship and baseball which begins … Continue reading Berkman Keynote Speaker for Christian Day

Tommy Pham Returns!

The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that outfielder Stephen Piscotty (right hamstring strain) have been placed on the 10-day disabled list and that outfielder Tommy Pham has been recalled from Memphis (AAA) and will join the team for tonight’s game in Atlanta. Pham, 29, was batting .283 (25-for-92) with a .371 on-base pct., four home … Continue reading Tommy Pham Returns!

$9 Tickets for Cardinals vs. Red Sox Series

The St. Louis Cardinals and Bank of America are partnering to present fans with a special discount ticket offer for the upcoming interleague matchup with the Boston Red Sox.  On sale now, fans can purchase specially priced tickets starting at just $9 each to watch the Redbirds and Red Sox on May 16-17. This two-game … Continue reading $9 Tickets for Cardinals vs. Red Sox Series

Cards to Auction off Blues Theme Batting Jerseys

Cardinals Care, the charitable foundation of the St. Louis Cardinals, announced the start of a week-long online auction of commemorative St. Louis Blues-themed batting practice jerseys. The online auction, which begins today and continues through Sunday, May 7, at 8:59 p.m. CT, features 39 autographed jerseys worn by the Cardinals prior to the club’s Blues … Continue reading Cards to Auction off Blues Theme Batting Jerseys

My Mark McGwire Story

July 31, 1997 the Cardinals traded Blake Stein, Eric Ludwick, and T.J Mathews to the Oakland A's for Mark McGwire. On the day of the trade McGwire said, "I think probably the weirdest thing will be putting on red shoes," McGwire joked. He also went on to say "I'm very excited to be reunited with … Continue reading My Mark McGwire Story

Home Run against Hunger Food Drive

The St. Louis Cardinals are teaming up with Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance and Feeding Missouri to host the Home Run Against Hunger Food Drive before the Cardinals take on the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, April 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Ballpark Village parking lot. Fans who bring a non-perishable donation or … Continue reading Home Run against Hunger Food Drive