Furcal Goes on Disable List

This afternoon the Cardinals put Rafael Furcal on the 15 day DL due to a strained right elbow. Rafael felt a pop in his elbow after making a play in the infield the other night against the Washington Natonals. In response to Furcal's injury the Cardinals called up Pete Kozma, this is not very good. … Continue reading Furcal Goes on Disable List

Joe Kelly in Lance Lynn Out

As Lance Lynn seems to be winding down in his last three starts and his Friday's lack luster start the  St.Louis Cardinals had decided to make the move to put Joe Kelly back in as a starter and Lance Lynn  back into middle relief. Mike Matheny had also made it clear that this move is open … Continue reading Joe Kelly in Lance Lynn Out

Lance Berkman Thinking Retirement

Lance is currently spending his time with the Memphis Redbirds rehabing before returning to the Cardinals. He had recently told Joe Strauss he is leaning towards retirement after this season. During his first rehab earlier in the season I had speculated Lance calling it quits during this season. Well he had decided to probably retire … Continue reading Lance Berkman Thinking Retirement

Dodgers Claim Adrian Gonzalez and Josh Beckett

The Redsox had put Adrian Gonzalez on waivers and my thoughts where for a Cardinal Claim. It didn't happen but the Dodgers swept in and claimed Gonzalez and Josh Beckett. At this time the RedSox have 48-72 hours to put together a trade for Adrian and Josh. ESPN is now reporting that a deal is in … Continue reading Dodgers Claim Adrian Gonzalez and Josh Beckett

Cardinals Offer New Contract for Westbrook

Today the Cardinals wrapped up a deal to attain Jake Westbrook for another year and a mutual option for 2014. Westbrook expressed himself as being very happy to return to the Cardinals rotation for next year. Jake will return next year with Wainwright and Garcia. Who knows what will happen with Carpenter once he comes … Continue reading Cardinals Offer New Contract for Westbrook

Spotlight: Dylan Alexander

This morning I saw a very short post from the Los Angeles Times in regards to a good friend of mine Mark Alexander's son Dylan Alexander a catcher from Simi Valley High School. The very short article read, "All league catcher Dylan Alexander of Simi Valley commits with Cal State Northridge. I am so glad to see … Continue reading Spotlight: Dylan Alexander

Brian Fuentes Goes on Leave

Just got word that Fuentes asked to go on personal leave to deal with undisclosed reasons. The Cardinals put him on the restricted list, GM John Mozeliak does not expect him back for the season. The Cardinals called up Trevor Rosenthal to fill in as a reliever. More pitching help is also on its way … Continue reading Brian Fuentes Goes on Leave

Cardinals Bring up Ryan Jackson

Just as the Cardinals send Tyler Greene to the Astros, they turn around and decide to add Ryan Jackson to the 40 man roster. He will join the club in Philadelphia. Jackson a fifth round pick in 2009 is having a pretty good year with the AAA club. He was hitting .269 with 10 home … Continue reading Cardinals Bring up Ryan Jackson

San Diego Padres Sold!

Mondy night the sale of the San Diego Padres went through for $800mil. The group includes Peter O'Malley and his sons Kevin and Brian. Others in this group also includes Peter's nephews Tom and Peter Seidler, Golfer Phil Mickelson and Ron Flowers. Peter O'Malley use to be the Dodgers owner. I am sure this sale … Continue reading San Diego Padres Sold!