Royals Sign Johnathon Broxton

The Royals are finally making some moves that will boost their pitching and possibly improve the rest of the team. After the end of the season they made a move by sending Melky Cabrera to the Giants for Jonathon Sanchez. I was also happy to see the team resign Bruce Chen. For the past three … Continue reading Royals Sign Johnathon Broxton

Cardinals Offer Pujols and Jackson Arbitration

Albert Pujols was offered salary arbitration by the St. Louis Cardinals, putting the team in line to get two extra draft picks if the star first baseman signs with another team.The World Series champions also offered arbitration to right-handed pitcher Edwin Jackson and declined arbitration to shortstop Rafael Furcal and lefty Arthur Rhodes.The Cardinals made … Continue reading Cardinals Offer Pujols and Jackson Arbitration

Pujols Agent Exposed!

While the Pujols family where away on vacation in Hawaii, Alberts agent got into some hot water via Deadspin.com. I have been waiting to see Albert and the Cardinals sign a new deal but instead we get Lozano getting fried by Deadspin and the media.The article calls into question the business practices and the character … Continue reading Pujols Agent Exposed!

2012 Cardinal Minor League Staff Announced

Club                                     Manager                            Pitching Coach              Hitting Coach                 Memphis (AAA)               Ron “Pop Warner^         Blaise Ilsley*                     Mark Budaska*                 Springfield (AA)              Mike Shildt^                      Bryan Eversgerd^             Phillip Wellman*              Palm Beach (A)                Johnny Rodriguez^        Dennis Martinez*            Jeff Albert*                          Quad Cities (A)                 Luis Aguayo^             … Continue reading 2012 Cardinal Minor League Staff Announced

Charlie James Awarded St.Louis Sports Hall of Fame Award

My cousin Charlie James was awarded the St.Louis Sports Hall of Fame award last night at the Millennium Hotel. Charlie a home grown product of Rock Hill, Missouri played football and baseball at Webster Groves High School. He went on to University of Missouri to play football in 1957 and 58'. It was soon after … Continue reading Charlie James Awarded St.Louis Sports Hall of Fame Award

Small Change with the Managing Staff

Today the Cardinals made some staff changes. With Mark McGwire and Dave Duncan sticking around for 2012, Joe Pettini and Dave McKay found themselves being reassigned with the Cardinals. Mike Aldrete was then promoted to bench coach. Chris Maloney was also promoted from the Springfield team to the Cardinals new first base coach. Jose Oquendo … Continue reading Small Change with the Managing Staff

Mike Matheny Becomes the Cardinals New Manager

After much anticipation the Cardinals announced Sunday evening that Mike Matheny becomes the 49th manager for the St.Louis Cardinals. He also receives his old jersey number 22 once again. If you are wondering if the other coaches are coming back as, of right now Matheny wants Dave Duncan to come back. We will hear about … Continue reading Mike Matheny Becomes the Cardinals New Manager

The State of The Cardinals

There is a lot of buzz going on about Mike Matheny being named Manager before Thanksgiving. I came across a piece of outside information that he will be announced as Manager Monday afternoon. To me it seems that Matheny is the clear favorite. Could the Cardinals following what the Whitesox are doing? Matheny just turned … Continue reading The State of The Cardinals

2011 Cardinal Blogger Awards

Since being involved with UCB (United Cardinal Blogger) for sometime now I have decided to post my picks for this years awards. I promise to show the results when they come out. So here we go! Award 1 Cardinal Player of the Year Lance Berkman Award 2 Cardinal Pitcher of the Year Chris Carpenter Award … Continue reading 2011 Cardinal Blogger Awards

Berkman Wins Comeback Player of the Year

Lance Berkman won the NL Comeback Player of the Year!!! Congrats Lance you deserve it.Berkman played in 145 games, most since 2008, for the Cardinals, hit .301/.412/.547, with 31 homers (most since 2007), and posted a career-high 166 OPS+. This last stat tops his previous high of a 163 OPS+ when he hit .315/.420/.621 in … Continue reading Berkman Wins Comeback Player of the Year