Cardinals Trade for The Ax Man

This morning the Cardinals finally made a move to help the bullpen by acquiring John Axford from the Brewers for a player to be named later. Axford will help as an closer and middle relief. With Axford in the mix the Cardinals are planning for a push to win the Central with him. Still throwing … Continue reading Cardinals Trade for The Ax Man

Ballpark Village Reaches Milestone

News Release    The St. Louis Cardinals and the Cordish Companies held a formal topping off ceremony sponsored by Wolverine Boots & Apparel this morning to celebrate the completion of a significant construction milestone in the $100 million first phase development of Ballpark Village.  A nearly one-hundred foot long A-frame roof truss was carefully lowered into … Continue reading Ballpark Village Reaches Milestone

River City Rascals Hosts Cancer Survivor Night

Tonight the River City Rascals are playing against the Washington Wildthings. What makes tonight’s game special is that the Rascals are hosting their 6thAnnual Cancer Survivor Night, with all donations and proceeds from the game and the silent auction featuring Rams and Blues merchandise, going to the Siteman Cancer Center - one of the best … Continue reading River City Rascals Hosts Cancer Survivor Night

Is Dan Haren Coming Back Home?

This is something I hate to ignore especially when getting an email from someone that is a reliable source. The Cardinals are trying to make a deal for Dan Haren. Lets rewind back to December 18, 2004 when the Cardinals made an regrettable trade by sending Dan Haren, Kiko Calero and Daric Barton to the … Continue reading Is Dan Haren Coming Back Home?

Mike Shannon Has Heart Surgery

This morning I received a press release from the Cardinals that Mike Shannon's surgery to replace a aortic valve was a success and now he is recovering and taking it easy. This news surprised me, I had no idea he was having heart problems. Here is the full media report I received.ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Aug. … Continue reading Mike Shannon Has Heart Surgery

David Freese: End of the Road?

With the promotion of Kolten Wong up to the majors and Matt Carpenter moving over to thirdbase, I begin to wonder if David Freese time with the Cardinals is at the end of its road. This afternoon Ken Rosenthal reported that with the Cardinals bringing up Wong could be the first step the Cards to make … Continue reading David Freese: End of the Road?

Important Dates for the Common Baseball Fan

August 15Last date to select player to avoid Draft-excluded status August 24Civil Rights Game, U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago August 29Unconditional release waivers must be requested by 2 p.m. ET to avoid May 15, 2014 signing restriction August 31Waiver Trade Deadline Postseason eligibility list deadline -- 11:59 p.m. ET September 1MLB rosters expand to maximum of … Continue reading Important Dates for the Common Baseball Fan

Pujols versus Clark

       The fireworks are about to ignite between Jack Clark and Albert Pujols. For those involved with the accusations and who is suing who may need to find a safe place before it all explodes. As I explore this story and remain objective I find myself wanting to report this story the way I should as … Continue reading Pujols versus Clark

Jim Edmonds New Venture

Some big changes going on with Jim Edmonds restaurant 15 Steakhouse. First of all it will close its doors August 31but will reopen as Precinct later in the year. Precinct will cater to the employees at the new police headquarters on Olive Street. So what will Edmonds do next? His new venture will be very different from his … Continue reading Jim Edmonds New Venture