Tony LaRussa finally Retires

My morning drive to work was quite interesting. As I turn on the local sports talk radio station, they announced a press conference at Busch Stadium will happen at 9:00am. Right away I thought this had to do with LaRussa because it is way too soon to announce the possible signing of Pujols.During LaRussa's Press … Continue reading Tony LaRussa finally Retires

Molina’s Option Picked Up by Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals took the first step of a potentially busy offseason Monday when they exercised catcher Yadier Molina's $7 million option for 2012.Molina had career highs in batting average (.305), doubles (32), home runs (14), RBI (65), and runs scored (55) in 2011, his final guaranteed year of a four-year, $15.5 million deal … Continue reading Molina’s Option Picked Up by Cardinals

St.Louis Cardinals World Series Champions 2011

What a night! What a game! As I sat among my friends last night at the beginning of the game I thought to myself this will be another emotional roller coaster ride just like it was for game six. When Hamilton and Young drove in two runs in the first inning I felt this might … Continue reading St.Louis Cardinals World Series Champions 2011

Freese’s Bat and Jersey Going to the Hall of Fame

The keepers of baseball history were waiting for David Freese shortly after he made it Thursday night at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals' third baseman slugged a game-winning home run in the 11th inning of Game 6 to force the World Series to a winner-take-all Game 7 on Friday at Busch Stadium. Freese had two of … Continue reading Freese’s Bat and Jersey Going to the Hall of Fame

Pujols Signed? and Other Notes

I am not trying to spread rumors or make up stories. I am beginning to think that the Cardinals and Pujols have already agreed to terms but nothing is official yet. I guess you are wondering, Joe who is your source and where is the link?  Sorry I have nothing official to prove this but … Continue reading Pujols Signed? and Other Notes

Arthur Rhodes wants to Pitch with Cardinals in 2012

Veteran reliever Arthur Rhodes told reporters, including ESPN's Buster Olney (Twitter link), that he wants to pitch in 2012 and then retire.  Rhodes' preference is to pitch for the Cardinals in 2012, which would be Rhodes' 21st Major League season.Rhodes, who will turn 42 on Monday, has pitched for nine clubs in his long career … Continue reading Arthur Rhodes wants to Pitch with Cardinals in 2012

Cardinal Fan Bets 999 to 1 The Cardinals Win World Series

Back on Sept. 12, when the St. Louis Cardinals trailed the National League wild card by 4 1/2 games with 15 to play in the season, some slaphappy fan at the MGM sports book in Las Vegas put down $500 of faith in his team.What were the odds that the Cardinals were going to come … Continue reading Cardinal Fan Bets 999 to 1 The Cardinals Win World Series

Clayton Kershaw Wins Warren Spahn Award

In the first of what could be several postseason accolades, Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp is expected to be named this year's National League winner of the Hank Aaron Award, given annually to the top hitter in the league as selected through voting by fans and a select panel of Hall of Famers … Continue reading Clayton Kershaw Wins Warren Spahn Award