Is Joe Torre interested in returning to the Cardinals? Sometime last week Peter Gammons reported that the decision of Torre stepping down was based on LaRussa possibly not returning to the Cardinals. LaRussa has commented that he does have two weeks after the season to decide if he returns or not, and he doesn't see … Continue reading Joe Torre Returning to the Cardinals?
The Texas Rangers clinched the American League West division title and booked their first Major League Baseball playoff berth in 11 years on Saturday with a 4-3 victory over Oakland. Jorge Cantu delivered the tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning.After closing pitcher Neftali Feliz retired Cliff Penningtonon a fly ball for the last out … Continue reading Texas Rangers AL West Champions!!
Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina returned to St. Louis Wednesday to have an MRI taken on his sore right knee.The Gold Glove catcher has played with pain and soreness in the knee for several weeks but has repeatedly downplayed the injury when questioned by reporters.Molina will rejoin the Cardinals Friday in Chicago but his availability for … Continue reading Molina to have MRI
Cardinals infielder Felipe Lopez was released Tuesday, a day after he was late arriving for a game against Florida. Lopez, a former Red, accompanied the Cardinals to Pittsburgh to begin a three-game series, but was told before Tuesday’s game by manager Tony La Russa and general manager John Mozeliak that he was being let go."He’s … Continue reading Felipe Lopez Released
The McBrayer-Baseball Blog has just learned that Jason LaRue told the St.Louis Post Dispatch that his career is over due to Johnny Cueto's feet during Aug. 10 brawl against the Reds. He has also told the Post Dispatch that he had suffered many concussions since his days as a high school football player till now. … Continue reading Jason LaRue Calls It Quits
Had a great night Thursday while attending Social Media Night. For attending this gathering I received four tickets from the Cardinals and enjoyed a win over the Padres. Before the game John Mozeliak field questions from online tweeters and bloggers from the audience. Here are some noteworthy comments Mo had replied from the questions. He … Continue reading Social Media Night
Ryan Franklin's latest visit with Bruce Sutter has him thinking about not retiring at this moment. Franklin's contract runs out at the end of 2011 season. Sutter told Ryan if you still have the capability to play don't give up. So this has Ryan to rethink about if he should retire or not. This will … Continue reading Ryan Franklin May Not Retire
My first overall prospect pick is the tall Texan Shelby Miller. This first round prospect throws his fast-balls up to 90-92mph. In 2010 he spent time with the Quad Cities River Bandits where his record was 7-2 with a 3.62 ERA. He pitched 104.1 innings and gave up 54 hits and 7 home runs. Shelby … Continue reading My Top Seven Cardinal Prospects
With the Cardinals fading out of contention for a playoff spot, left-handed rookie starter Jaime Garcia is on the verge of being shut down for the remainder of the season. Manager Tony La Russa announced the move to reporters before Wednesday night’s game against the Chicago Cubs, saying the move was done for precautionary reasons … Continue reading Jaime Garcia Shut Down for The Year
The long wait is over for the Johnson City Cardinals. Johnson City wrapped up its first Appalachian League championship since 1976 with a 6-2 win over Elizabethton Saturday night at Cardinal Park. The Cardinals swept the best-of-three championship series after a 7-2 win at Elizabethton on Friday. "The thing about Elizabethton is they're always the … Continue reading Johnson City Cardinals Win Appalachin Title