Cardinal Tidbits

On the first week of December Ken Rosenthal reported that Brad Penny and John Smoltz will return as Free Agents for 2011. Well Keith Law reported Dec. 27 that Brad Penny, whom many believe will fit in with the St. Louis Cardinals again once the smoke clears.If Brad is in good health and show he … Continue reading Cardinal Tidbits

What’s Going On With David Freese?

When I heard that David Freese almost got hit in the head by a hockey puck during a Blues game, I began to wonder is Freese healing from his last injury? So I did a little research to see what is up with David Freese.In a interview David Freese said his rehabilitation from two ankle operations … Continue reading What’s Going On With David Freese?

Rangers Signed Brandon Webb

The Rangers' search for additional help for the starting rotation might have come to an end. According to a source, the team has reached a one-year deal with free-agent right-hander Brandon Webb . Neither general manager Jon Daniels nor manager Ron Washington was available for comment. A deal with Webb, which is pending a physical … Continue reading Rangers Signed Brandon Webb

Wishing Cardinal Baseball Fans a Merry Christmas

Another year of joy and peace but will it happen inside the clubhouse with LaRussa and Rasmus. Will the team jell together or better yet will they get along. With Lance Berkman as the newest Cardinal, will he spread good cheer. Will Pujols get signed by the start of the 2011 baseball season. With all … Continue reading Wishing Cardinal Baseball Fans a Merry Christmas

Ankiel Signs with the Nationals

Outfielder Rick Ankiel and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract.The deal announced Monday includes $1.25 million in performance bonuses: $200,000 each for 100, 150, 200, 250 and 300 plate appearances, and $250,000 for 375.The 30-year-old left-handed hitter batted .232 with six homers and 24 RBIs this year with Kansas City … Continue reading Ankiel Signs with the Nationals

Grienke Traded to Brewers

On the first Friday night of last season, the Kansas City Royals held a pregame ceremony to present Zack Greinke with his 2009 American League Cy Young Award. The team’s prior winners, the retired right-handers David Cone and Bret Saberhagen, showed up to honor him, all three aces dressed in official team warm-up jackets. Greinke … Continue reading Grienke Traded to Brewers

Cardinals Get Back Up Catcher Laird

The Cardinals had hoped to find a backup catcher who could provide more of an offensive punch than previous seasons but after not getting top choice Bengie Molina, they appear to have altered their plan.A press release issued by the club late Tuesday confirmed reports that the Cardinals had signed catcher Gerald Laird to a … Continue reading Cardinals Get Back Up Catcher Laird

Brendan Ryan Traded to the Mariners

Seattle just acquired infielder Brendan Ryan from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for minor league right-hander Mikael Cleto."In acquiring Brendan Ryan we have added a player who is athletic, has played multiple positions, has been an everyday Major League shortstop, and is playoff tested," Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik said in a release. "We look … Continue reading Brendan Ryan Traded to the Mariners

Hot Rumor: Michael Young to the Cardinals

I just learned that the Cardinals where in talks to get Michael Young from the Rangers. The Rockies are apparently favored to land Young instead. Young did tell the team he wanted to stay a Ranger and he doesn't want to play for anyone else. I find this a bit unique from the Cardinals point … Continue reading Hot Rumor: Michael Young to the Cardinals