The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired pitcher Jake Westbrook from Cleveland and also sent outfielder Ryan Ludwick to the San Diego Padres.The three-team trade involving a pair of division leaders was announced Saturday.The NL Central-leading Cardinals got Westbrook and cash. They also got minor league pitcher Nick Greenwood from San Diego.The NL West-leading Padres acquired … Continue reading Cardinals Pull off Three Way Deal
. Cardinals purchased the contract of RHP Mike MacDougal from Triple-A Memphis.MacDougal was signed to a minor league contract by the Cards earlier this month after opting out of his deal with the Nationals. The 33-year-old right-hander compiled a 3.86 ERA over eight relief appearances with the Redbirds. He had a 3.60 ERA, 20 saves … Continue reading Cards pick up Mike MacDougal
This morning Ken Rosenthal reported that the Cardinals are no longer intrested in trading for Oswalt. With this in mind other names have been mentioned in recent days that are on the Cardinals radar. Among the names are Jake Westbrook, Dave Bush and Livan Hernandez. It is just now reported in Rosenthals tweets this afternoon … Continue reading Trade Winds Blowing through St.Louis
St. Louis’ own Stan Musial appears on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated. The theme of the issue is “Where Are They Now?” Interestingly, though this will be the seventh time Musial has appeared on an SI cover, it is the first time he has not shared it with another player.The Musial profile is … Continue reading Stan Musial Appears on Sports Illustrated Cover
A natural outfielder from Miami, Florida John Jay played football and baseball for Columbus High School in Miami, Florida. He was a three-time All-American and a First Team-All Atlantic Coast Conference selection...was on the 2005 National USA baseball team...resides in Miami where he enjoys fishing and boating.Jon Jay was the Cardinals second round pick (74th … Continue reading Who is John Jay?
With Oswalt no longer a possibility due to the Astos reluctance on trading him to the Cardinals. The Cards GM John Mozeliak is now turning his attetnion to Kelly Johnson according to Rick Hummel this morning on KFNS. The Oswalt deal is so out of reach due to the Astros asking so much in return. … Continue reading
Congrats to the White Rat to make it to the Hall of Fame. I am also happy to report that the Cardinals have also retired his jersey number 24. The announcement was made today by Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. at a party for Herzog in Cooperstown.The official ceremony will be next Saturday night at … Continue reading Whitey Herzog’s Number 24 is Officially Retired
Ken Rosenthal from FOX SPORTS is reporting the Cards have contacted the Astros and are in trade talks for Roy Oswalt at this moment. There are some banter in regards to the financial part of this trade and who the Astros want in return. The Cardinals are dangling Shelby Miller at this time to lure … Continue reading Asros and Cardinals are in Talks
Earlier today Jayson Stark of ESPN reported that Roy Oswalt would okay a trade to any team under one condition, to pick up his $16million option for the 2012 season. Well the Phillies didn't like the idea of picking up his $16Mil option. Both sides are shut down for now. Guess who has entered into … Continue reading Cardinals In Play for Oswalt?
Dan HarenFor some time now Dan Haren has been on and off in the trade rumors with the Cardinals, Yankees, Twins, Tigers, Nationals and Phillies. As of late Ed Price of the FANHOUSE reported that the Cardinals are believed to trying to get Dan Haren and Jake Westbrook. I believe the Cardinals have the edge … Continue reading Cardinals Linked to Haren and Westbrook