The St. Louis Cardinals are hosting a unique event for fans to get up close with Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Whitey Herzog on Monday, May 16, at Busch Stadium. As part of the event Herzog will tell stories and share insight into his 18-year managerial career during a 90 minute Q&A session with … Continue reading An Evening with the White Rat
The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that third base coach Jose Oquendo, who recently underwent right knee surgery, will be taking a medical leave of absence from the team for the foreseeable future. In Oquendo's absence, the team announced that Chris Maloney will handle the third base coaching duties and Bill Mueller will now coach … Continue reading Jose Oquendo taking Medical Leave
This evening when I found out that Joe Garagiola died, my first thought was that Joe finally got to be with Yogi Berra once again. Joe Garagiola's nine-year baseball career was a modest one. His 57 years in broadcasting that followed made him one of the most popular figures in the sports world and beyond. The … Continue reading St. Louis’s own son Garagiola passed away Today
T The first time I heard the name Jeremy Hazelbaker was at the beginning of Spring Training and I had no idea who he is or his background. Well this kid Hazelbaker is making some important heads turn. Those on the Major League staff who heard about Hazelbaker's success last season are now seeing it after … Continue reading Is Jeremy Hazelbaker ready for the Big League
Ruben Tejada has just now reported to the Cardinals Spring Training Complex.....the deal is done!. This morning Jennifer Langosch reports that the Cardinals are nearing an agreement on a Major League deal with former Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, who recently cleared waivers and became a free agent. The addition would help fortify the Cardinals’ shortstop … Continue reading Breaking News: Ruben Tejada signs with the Cardinals!
For some time since last year I kept hearing of the possible move for Matt Holliday to move to first base. Well it now looks like it is going to happen. The more Holliday plays at first, the less this looks like an experiment. It wouldn't be all that a surprise come opening day if Holliday … Continue reading Matt Holliday at Firstbase
With the Cardinals trying to make a decision on how to fix the shortstop situation with Peralta being out, another name rises to the top.....Nick Ahmed. According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports the Cardinals are exploring options to help replace Peralta at shortstop. One player that the organization is considering is Diamondbacks shortstop … Continue reading Will the Cardinals Consider Ahmed?
Today another ex-Cardinal player made news. David Freese signed a one-year, $3 million contract. Freese -- the former Cardinal, Angel and World Series MVP -- will be the Pirates' everyday third baseman while Kang is out, and the club plans to use him as a backup corner infielder whenever Kang comes off the disabled list (knee … Continue reading David Freese joins the Pirates
Today veteran utility player Skip Schumaker has retired from professional baseball. The decision comes one month after Schumaker, 36, signed a minor league deal with the Padres before going 0 for 8 in his spring training plate appearances this month. “His career was lived with class and dignity,” Padres manager Andy Green said “He led by example and I have nothing … Continue reading Ex-Cardinal Favorite Schumaker Retires
Erick Aybar, Braves Aybar is the obvious trade candidate. The Braves are rebuilding and have no need for a veteran shortstop making decent money -- Aybar is owed $8.5 million in 2016 -- so I'm sure they'd trade Aybar in a heartbeat. The Cardinals have been connected to the former Angels shortstop in trade rumors … Continue reading Top Six Trade Possibilities for Shortstop