He'ssssss Back!!!! Welcome back to the fray Pete Kozma!! Lets see what you can do this time around. Here's the media alert that was sent to me.The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that pitchers Jaime Garcia (left shoulder inflammation) and Michael Wacha (right shoulder stress reaction) have both been placed on the 15-day disabled list. … Continue reading Pete Kozma Returns
Once again I had a wonderful evening with my fellow Cardinals Bloggers at Joe Bucks Restaurant near Busch Stadium. This evening was a blast for me, not even the thunderstorm rained on my good fortune but I will get to that later. I was able to see and talk with people I know and was … Continue reading United Cardinals Bloggers Annual Dinner
In 2009 during the All Star activities at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis I stood in the same room where Tony Gwynn was holding a hitting clinic with all ages of kids that wanted to learn how to hit. At that time my son Gabe was four years old. I tried to get Gabe … Continue reading My Goodbye to Tony Gwynn
The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to today’s series finale with the Washington Nationals, that they have purchased the contract of left-handed pitcher Nick Greenwood from Memphis (AAA) and optioned outfielder Randal Grichuk to the triple-A affiliate.The 6-1, 180-pound Greenwood was 3-3 with a 2.61 ERA in 22 games (three starts) for Memphis this season, … Continue reading Cardinals Call Up Nick Greenwood
On Monday, August 18th the Cardinals will celebrate Hollywood actor and St. Louis native Jon Hamm during the first-ever Jon Hamm Night at the ballpark. The Million Dollar Arm and Mad Men star will throw the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Cardinals taking on the Cincinnati Reds at 7.15 p.m. All fans who … Continue reading Ooooh LaLa its Jon Hamm Bobblehead Night!
The last time I heard David Price's name connected to the Cardinals was at the beginning of the 2014 season. It was Paul White of USA Today that wrote about a potential trade between the Cardinals and the Rays that would send Oscar Taveras and Michael Wacha to Tampa Bay for David Price. I cringed … Continue reading Are the Cardinals interested in David Price?
Jack FlahertyI was happy to hear that Jack Flaherty, Luke Weaver and Ronnie Wilson will soon be wearing Cardinal red. As of right now nothing is official until they pass there physicals. Out of these three pitchers I find Jack Flaherty to be the gem. Flaherty is a top notch power pitcher from Harvard-Westlake High School … Continue reading Cardinals Top Draft Picks Close to be Signed
Ryan RipkenToday finished out the three day MLB Draft of 2014 with some very familiar names. The two names the stand out the most are Cal Ripken's son Ryan and Mariano Rivera's son Mariano Jr. Ryan Ripken was drafted in the 15th round by the Nationals while Mariano Jr. was drafted by the Yankees … Continue reading 2014 MLB Draft Bloodlines
I was sad to learn that Don Zimmer has passed away today. Zimmer's health has been down hill since his in April due to a leaky heart valve. He has had kidney and diabetes problems since May of 2012. He will be sorely missed. I remember him so well during his managerial years with the … Continue reading Don Zimmer a Baseball Legend Passes Away
Last Monday on Memorial Day my family enjoyed a very special day with my cousin Charlie James that was honored by the St. Louis Cardinals that celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 World Series team. Had a wonderful time visiting and talking about the 1964 team he played on. Once again this proves how the … Continue reading St. Louis Cardinals 1964 World Series Team Honored