The Drama Continues………

 At this time Roy Oswalt is not a Cardinal yet. According to Joe Strauss," The Cardinals are actively shopping versatile righthander Kyle McClellan in order to alleviate a numbers crunch within their bullpen and to restore payroll flexibility that could be committed to a free agent starting pitcher." It has come to light that the … Continue reading The Drama Continues………

Reports Coming In: Oswalt close to Signing with Cards

Reports coming in from Jim Duquette from MLB Network announced on Sirius XM that the Cardinals are close to a deal with Roy Oswalt. According to Joe Strauss the Cardinals made an offer of earlier in the winter of $5 million.He says that the Astros and Boston are also still in the mix. The Rangers … Continue reading Reports Coming In: Oswalt close to Signing with Cards

Yoenis Cespedes becomes a Free Agent

I was just watching the Prince Fielder news conference when I read the news ticker that Cespedes had established residency in the Dominican Republic. Now that Prince Fielder is signed, the Tigers are no longer intrested in Cespedes. The teams that are now targeting him are the Cubs, Marlins, Whitesox, Indians, Yankees. Phillies, Bluejays and … Continue reading Yoenis Cespedes becomes a Free Agent

Jason Motte Returns to the Cardinals

Nice to see this happen. Pistol Pete returns. Motte became one of my favorite players during the 2011 Word Series. Loved seeing his intensity. Today he agreed to one year deal that is worth $1.95 million.The 29-year-old reliever was 5-2 with a 2.25 ERA and nine saves last season, earning the closer’s role in late … Continue reading Jason Motte Returns to the Cardinals

Fielder Signs with Tigers

Today Prince Fielder hits pay dirt. He signed a contract of $214 million for nine years with the Detroit Tiogers today. Geez Albert Pujols got $240 Million for ten years. Looks like Prince got a better deal than Pujols. Less money with more at bats. Fielder will be more durable at first base and probably … Continue reading Fielder Signs with Tigers

David Eckstein Retires

I just picked up this bit of news from Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe that David Eckstein has decided to call it quits from Major League Baseball. Being a Cardinal Fan Eckstein has become part of Cardinal lore. This gritty player has warmed up to Cardinal Nation as a fan favorite. With only three … Continue reading David Eckstein Retires

Cardinals Sign Kyle McClellan

It was nice to find out that the Cardinals avoided salary arbitration with McClellan and signed him for a one year deal. No information in regards to salary has been released at this time. I thought that Kyle did a great job in 2011 splitting his time as a starting pitcher and a middle reliever. … Continue reading Cardinals Sign Kyle McClellan

Cardinals Sign Koyie Hill

The Cardinals has signed Koyie Hill to a minor league deal today. A light hitting back up catcher that has spent five years with the Cubs. Koyie had posted a .194/.268/.276 line in 153 plate appearances for the Cubs in 2011, he had  a rate of  24% of stolen base attempts. Koyie a eight-year veteran … Continue reading Cardinals Sign Koyie Hill