I have to admit that it was kinda hard to come up with a list of the Decade's Best Cardinal Players at each position. I struggled through this but was able to iron out I think is the best of the best from 2000-2010. Mike Matheny I really had a hard time between Mike Matheny … Continue reading McBrayer’s St.Louis Cardinals All Star Team for the Decade
The sale price of the Texas Rangers was about $570 million, several sources tell SI.com.The buying group led by Chuck Greenberg and Nolan Ryan outbid former superagent Dennis Gilbert's group, which is thought to have been at about $525 million. Most previous estimates put the winning sale price around $500 million, or just slightly above … Continue reading Texas Rangers SOLD!
The St. Louis Cardinals have invited left-handed pitcher Rich Hill, formerly of the Chicago Cubs and Baltimore Orioles, to spring training. The 30-year-old Hill agreed to terms on a minor league contract after going 3-3 with Baltimore last season. Hill spent parts of four seasons with the Cubs from 2005-08, going 11-8 with a 3.92 … Continue reading Rich Hill Gets an Invite
Longtime St. Louis Cardinal Rick Ankiel does not appear to be a candidate for the fourth outfield spot. General manager John Mozeliak said during the recent Winter Warm-Up that Ankiel is seeking a full-time job and the Cardinals are set with Matt Holliday in left, Colby Rasmus in center and Ryan Ludwick in right.Ankiel was … Continue reading Ankiel Signs With Royals
Outfielder Ryan Ludwick and the St. Louis Cardinals have avoided arbitration for a second straight season, agreeing to a US$5.45 million, one-year contract.The 31-year-old Ludwick hit .265 with 22 homers and 97 RBIs last season for the Cardinals. He agreed to a $3.7 million one-year deal last February after becoming an All-Star for the first … Continue reading Ludwick Signs For One Year
Now here is a a story that is building steam. At LaRussa's "Stars To The Rescue" concert to benefit his Animal Rescue Foundation . Jim Edmonds came on stage and took the microphone and told him he will play for free for the St.Louis Cardinals 2010 team. Later Edmonds said he would play for the … Continue reading Edmonds Making a Cardinal Comeback?
Various media reports Thursday also linked the Cardinals with free-agent pitcher Jose Contreras, 38, who pitched last year for the White Sox and Rockies. The Cardinals were said to be one of five teams, along with the Cubs, Rockies, Phillies and Padres said to have interest in Contreras.In other Cardinal News:Mozeliak is still on the … Continue reading Cards Intrested in Jose Contreras
The Cardinals’ general manager has a few more tasks remaining before the team reports to spring training next month. One of the those is to complete contract negotiations with the two Cardinals eligible for arbitration, outfielder Ryan Ludwick and second baseman Skip Schumaker.Even though the true deadline to complete a deal and avoid going through … Continue reading Whats Going On With Schumaker and Ludwick
Well McGwire finally did it! He admitted to steroids use to enhance more home runs.McGwire said in a statement sent to The Associated Press on Monday that he used steroids on and off for nearly a decade. Later Monday, however, he disputed that the drugs gave him more power to hit homers.Well here's my thing. … Continue reading McGwire Speaks
Last week during the Matt Holliday signing Scott Boras was pitching the idea to the Cardinals about signing Joe Crede as their possible third base men. Crede that had back problems last year could come cheap for the Cards.Joe Crede is from Jefferson City with a yearning to play for his childhood team St.Louis Cardinals. … Continue reading Joe Crede a Possible Cardinal?