Top Five St.Louis Cardinal Stories of 2011

Number Five for me is the trade that sent Colby Rasmus along with Brian Tallett, Trever Miller, and P J Walters to the Toronto Bluejays for Mark Rzepczski, Corey Patterson, Octavio Dotel, and Edwin Jackson. At first I was upset with this trade, I believe we could of gotten better players. Little did I know … Continue reading Top Five St.Louis Cardinal Stories of 2011

San Jose Athletics?

The Oakland A's facility has needed a face lift for years. The Coliseum has been around since 1968. While other MLB teams gets state of the art stadiums, the Coliseum remains a rust bucket. The move for the A's make sense to me. Their new location is sensible and would attract more fans in that … Continue reading San Jose Athletics?

Cardinals Land Beltran

Guess what the Cardinal Fans got for Christmas this year, Carlos Beltran! The deal is for two years at $26mil, there is also a no trade clause in his contract. The contract is pending on the results of a physical. I really like this signing. Fills the void of Pujols being gone. With his bat … Continue reading Cardinals Land Beltran

Cardinals Looking at Coco Crisp

One time St.Louis Cardinals Draftee CoCo Crisp is having discussions with the Cardinals. It is being reported by Steve Henson of Yahoo Sports. If the Cardinals and Crisp make a deal he will become the Cardinals new center fielder.The switch-hitting Crisp led the American League with 49 stolen bases in 2011, hitting .264/.314/.379 with 27 … Continue reading Cardinals Looking at Coco Crisp

Schumaker Signs 2yr Deal

Skippy's back! I had a feeling the Cardinals were letting him go but they proved me wrong. Here's the story:Second baseman Skip Schumaker has agreed to a $3 million, two-year deal with the St. Louis Cardinals, who did not tender a contract offer to infielder Ryan Theriot before Monday night's deadline.The 31-year-old Schumaker batted .283 … Continue reading Schumaker Signs 2yr Deal

So Long Albert, oh and Good Riddance

I didn't expect it to happen but it did. Albert Pujols signed a 10 year deal worth $250mm with the Los Angeles Angels. I don't have a problem with Albert leaving but I would have to say he is a big fake. For someone that wanted to be a Cardinal for life he sure bolted … Continue reading So Long Albert, oh and Good Riddance

Cards Grab Erik Komatsu in Rule 5 Draft

The St. Louis Cardinals selected outfielder Erik Komatsu from the Washington Nationals’ Syracuse affiliate in the Major League portion of the Rule 5 draft today.Komatsu (ko-MAHT-su), 24, split the 2011 season between Double-A affiliates of the Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals batting .277 with seven home runs, 48 RBI and 21 stolen bases.The 5-foot-10, 175 … Continue reading Cards Grab Erik Komatsu in Rule 5 Draft

Mark Buehrle Signs with Marlins

Well I thought there was a chance we could of signed Buehrle but the Marlins pulled the offer back from Pujols and signed Mark to a four year $58 million dollar deal. All i can say is, wow! I think thats too much money for Buehrle and I do know that the Marlins do not … Continue reading Mark Buehrle Signs with Marlins

Cardinals Very Intrested in Mark Buehrle

As the Albert Pujols follies continue another situation comes to the fore front. A few hours ago or more Ken Rosenthal reported that the Cardinals are dangling both Kyle Lohse and Jake Westbrook for a trade. They are trying to move one or the other to make room for Mark Buehrle. For some time Buehrle … Continue reading Cardinals Very Intrested in Mark Buehrle