It’s Official, Stan Musial recieves Medal of Freedom

The McBrayer Baseball Blog sends a huge congratulations to Stan and the Musial Family. Stan has deserved this noble honor. Not only is he a St.Louis Legend but one the greatest americans of them all. Musial becomes the eighth baseball player to win the Medal, and the first since O'Neil in 2005. The others are … Continue reading It’s Official, Stan Musial recieves Medal of Freedom

And the Winner Is…………..

                           My UCB Votes for 20101. Player of the Year–Albert Pujols2. Pitcher of the Year-Adam Wainwright3. Game of the Year–July 18 vs. Los Angeles–Five runs in eight and ninth to win4. Surprise Player of the Year–Jaime Garcia5. Disappointing Player of the Year–Brendan Ryan6. Rookie of the Year–Jaime Garcia7. Acquisition of the Year–Jake Westbrook8. Biggest Off-Field Story–Jaime … Continue reading And the Winner Is…………..

Cardinals In Pursuit of Uribe

That’s the word from ESPN’s Buster Olney, who writes that the Cardinals could use Juan Uribe at third base or shortstop.Uribe, who turns 32 in March, batted .248/.310/.440 with 24 homers and 85 RBI this past season. And though he had a lousy .149 batting average during the playoffs, he also had his fair share … Continue reading Cardinals In Pursuit of Uribe

Cardinals Looking at Stephen Drew?

Some rumors are swirling about the Cardinals and the Diamondbacks talking about a trade for Stephen Drew. This rumor also appeared towards the trading deadline of 2010. The latest word is that the Cards would trade Brendan Ryan and John Jay for Stephen Drew and a pitcher. Word is that there is momentum of  deal … Continue reading Cardinals Looking at Stephen Drew?

Cardinals Stike Gold!

Congratulations to Yadi and Albert. This is Molina's third Gold Glove in the row. He has joined an elite club of catchers that have three or more Gold Gloves in a row. In that club includes Charles Johnson, Mike Matheny, Johnny Bench, and Del Crandall. This is Pujol's second Gold Glove. He becomes the third … Continue reading Cardinals Stike Gold!

Derek Jeter a Free Agent

For the first time ever Derek Jeter is a Free Agent, this is the first time in his sixteen year career with the Yanks. Jeter wants to return to the Bronx and finish his career with the Yanks. Hal Steinbrenner says he "absolutely wants" Jeter back, but "there's always the possibility that things could get … Continue reading Derek Jeter a Free Agent

Important Baseball Dates to Know

Nov. 7, 2010Free agent filing period and exclusive negotiating window ends at 12:01 a.m. ET. Free agents can sign with any team Nov. 9, 2010AL Rawlings Gold Glove Awards Nov. 10, 2010NL Rawlings Gold Glove Awards Nov. 10, 2010Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Awards Nov. 15, 2010AL, NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Awards Nov. … Continue reading Important Baseball Dates to Know

Sparky Anderson in Bad Health

Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson has been placed in hospice care in his California home due to complications from dementia, his family said in a statement released Wednesday.Anderson, 76, had successful stints as manager for both the Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers."We are very sad to hear the news of Sparky's failing health," said … Continue reading Sparky Anderson in Bad Health

Goodbye Joey Bombs!

The Braves claimed Joe Mather off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, a move that could provide defensive versatility and right-handed power — and a potential backup to new first baseman Freddie Freeman.Freeman is expected to be the lineup regular, and the Braves want someone who can play 20-25 games and give left-handed … Continue reading Goodbye Joey Bombs!

Rasmus is now "In Play"

Joe Strauss the St.Louis Cardinal Beat Writer is reporting that Colby Rasmus is "in play" of being dealt to the Atlanta Braves. Just recently Rasmus had put his house up for sale in the West County area. Strauss reported this on the Bernie Miklasz Show this afternoon. Over the weekend the Chicago White Sox was … Continue reading Rasmus is now "In Play"