Today Berkman issued a statement which made it very clear he wants to stay a St.Louis Cardinal. He told Cardinals GM John Mozeliak that if he is traded by the Aug. 31 waiver deadline he will not resign with the Cards at the end of the year.Berkman cleared waivers earlier this month, meaning he could … Continue reading Berkman Speaks Out
When it comes to announcers there is no one better than Vin Scully. With all the drama in regards to the state of the Dodgers team plus the sinking of the Dodger ship, Vin decides to come back. Here is the story:The Dodgers could be even worse next season. Their ownership situation could remain unresolved … Continue reading Vin Scully Coming Back as Announcer
A few years ago I ran a article on my blog about the Tampa Bay Rays setting up a baseball academy in a small town of Ibiuna thats right outside of Sao Paulo. Back in Feburary of the this year Major League Baseball hosted an one week elite camp in Brazil to find fifty of … Continue reading Baseball In Brazil
I had that this was going to happen. With the Cards out of contention to make any advancement, word has it that the front office is already looking at who they want to bring back in 2012. Berkman has already been verbal about wanting to stay a Cardinal. Well some news about Lance possibly being … Continue reading Berkman To be Traded?
Time finally ran out for Jim Hendry, who was fired as general manager of the Chicago Cubs after too many questionable decisions and too few victories."It's professional baseball ... if you don't win enough games over a couple of years, you can't fight change," Hendry said Friday in an emotional news conference atWrigley Field.Assistant GM … Continue reading Cubs Manager Jim Hendry Fired!
Shelby Miller has been suspended indefinitely by Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak for a violation of team policy (Stltoday.com). No specifics were given as to what the Cardinals' top prospect did, but there was reportedly an incident last week that brought about this decision. According to Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, there was … Continue reading Shelby Miller Suspended!!
The Chicago Cubs are in discussions with the agents for Carlos Zambrano about the righthander's retirement threats, the Chicago Tribune reports. The newspaper reports Zambrano has yet to file any retirement papers. Cubs general manager Jim Hendry and Zambrano's agent, Barry Praver, have yet to comment. A frustrated Zambrano was ejected from Friday night's loss … Continue reading Zambrano Retiring?
Well the Cardinals finally got their second left-handed middle relief pitcher...........Left-handed relief specialist Arthur Rhodes has been signed by the Cardinals, the club announced Thursday. Rhodes is expected to join them Friday. He started the season with the Rangers but was released when they traded for Mike Adams and no other team picked him up … Continue reading Cards Sign Arthur Rhodes
Lefty reliever Arthur Rhodes hit free agency this morning when the Rangers put him on waivers. The Cardinals pounced on the idea to sign Rhodes. He has 24 hours to decide on what team to play for. LaRussa loves Rhodes and his abilities. At the age of 41 he still has a lot of fire … Continue reading Cards Going after Arthur Rhodes
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has been suspended for five games by Major League Baseball, which determined he made contact with umpire Rob Drake and "sprayed him with spittle twice" during a confrontation in a game at Milwaukee on Monday.Molina, expressing his displeasure at a called third strike in the top of the 10th … Continue reading Molina Suspended