In 2011 David Eckstein is not playing baseball but he is working for his wife actress Ashley Drane. Eckstein was a prototypical Cardinal player that had spirit and played hard. Its hard for me to believe he is not playing for any team. He had mentioned that a team was interested in him but he … Continue reading Where Are You David Eckstein?
Well it finally happened. I saw it coming. I feel bad for Franklin but he had a good career. He went from being a starter to bullpen and then blossomed as a reliever. The four years he spent here he accomplished 84 saves and a All Star appearance in 2009.Here's the rest of the story:Tony … Continue reading Goodbye Ryan Franklin
The game of baseball wouldn't be what it is today without the efforts of one man -- Curt Flood. In October 1969, Flood was named in a 7-player trade with the Phillies. He refused, challenging baseball's "reserve clause" stating the team has the power over the players after their contract expires.Eventually the clause was removed. … Continue reading Curt Flood Documentary on HBO
This morning SI.com reporting that the Cardinals are trying to land Heath Bell and Jason Bartlett. Bell has been a name that's been popping up on my blog several times. This trade may include our minor league players in order to land both of these players. I imagine the Cards would move Theriot to second … Continue reading Cardinals and Padres to make a deal.
Kolten Wong will receive a $1.5 million signing bonus and is headed to Quad CitiesHere is the rest of the story:Former University of Hawaii baseball player Kolten Wong agreed to his first professional baseball contract with the team that drafted him, the St. Louis Cardinals.The Cardinals drafted Wong in the first round two weeks … Continue reading Cardinals sign Kolton Wong!
ESPN is reporting that Mark Cuban has an interest in buying the Dodgers. Cuban also knows that the team is in a financial mess and might be hard to fix.This week MLB rejected a proposed $3 billion television deal between the Dodgers and Fox. Cash from that deal was fundamental to the divorce settlement between … Continue reading Mark Cuban Intrested in buying the Dodgers, maybe?
I saw this coming but didn't know when it will exactly happen. Last night after the blow out I had a bad feeling his days are numbered. This afternoon the Cardinals released Miguel and brought up Lance Lynn.Batista, 40, made 26 appearances for the Cardinals after making the team as a non-roster invitee to Spring … Continue reading Cards Release Batista
With Carlos Zambrano's popping up lately as potential trade bait for the Yankees, it turned out that the Yanks are not interested in Carlos. Since hearing this news I began to think would Zambrano waive his no trade clause to play for the Cardinals? I tend to think that the Cards would use one of … Continue reading Would Zambrano become a Cardinal?
Well a small fracture was found on Albert's left wrist prompting the Cardinals to put him on the DL for 4 to 6 weeks. Ouch! The Cards have said they will make a roster move before Tuesdays game. Lance Berkman will take over at firstbase.
Movie will be released September 23, 2011