Spring Training News and Tidbits

First Spring Training Game will be against the Florida Marlins, March 25 12:05 St.Louis time.The opening lineup.P. Blake HawksworthC. Jason LaRue1B. Albert Pujols2B. Skip Schumacher3B. Joey BombsSS. Kalil GreeneLF. Colby RasmusCF. Rick Ankiel RF. Ryan Ludwick DH. Chris DuncanOn his first start at third base Joe Mather will be wearing the number 7. Joe was … Continue reading Spring Training News and Tidbits

Joey Bombs

With David Freese diagnosed with a sore Achilles, Joe Mather is now seeing more time over at 3B. Freese a shoe in at that position now has a competitior at his position. Joe Mather does almost nothing in anonymity. Listed at 6-foot-4 and 215 pounds, he cuts a figure even more imposing than those measurements … Continue reading Joey Bombs

Joel Pinero Heartbroken and Other Musings

A few days ago Team Puerto Rico's Manager Jose Oquendo told Joel Pinero he won't be needing him in his rotation this year in the World Baseball Classic. Pinero shot back saying that Oquendo disrespected him by not choosing him as a starting pitcher for the team. In a meeting with LaRussa, Pinero got very … Continue reading Joel Pinero Heartbroken and Other Musings

Adam Kennedy Released

Today the Cardinals have placed Adam Kennedy on waivers this morning. Other teams have 48 hours to claim him and his $4 million dollars. With Kennedy finally out of the picture, second-base opens up a big competition between Skip Schumacher, Brendan Ryan, Joe Thurston, Brian Barden, Jarrett Hoffpauir, and Tyler Greene. The Cardinals have also … Continue reading Adam Kennedy Released

Joe Torre’s The Yankee Years: Plus More

The new Joe Torre book The Yankee Years was just released this week and now its causing a hail-storm of controversy. This book is on my must read list. Personally I have always hated the Yankees being a Cardinal fan. To me they ooze arrogance. I guess with the big egos and the big paychecks … Continue reading Joe Torre’s The Yankee Years: Plus More