Michael Girsch new GM

Today the Cardinals made the announcement that John Mozeliak will become President of baseball operations while Mike Girsch gets promoted to General Manager. I was wondering why now and couldn't this been done at the end of the season? I have a feeling it is time for a change in management in order to deal … Continue reading Michael Girsch new GM

Welcome to the Cardinals Big Luke

The St. Louis Cardinals announced a series of roster moves today, prior to their Sunday night game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  The Cardinals recalled outfielder Randal Grichuk and right-handed pitcher Mike Mayers and purchased the contract of rookie first baseman Luke Voit from Memphis (AAA).  The team also announced that centerfielder Dexter Fowler (right heel … Continue reading Welcome to the Cardinals Big Luke

Will the Cards Land Hechavarria

Clark Spencer Marlins beat writer reported yesterday that the Cardinals have spoken to the Marlins about Hechavarria. If the Cardinals make this move the Marlins would want a reliever as in Rosenthal or Oh.  If the Cards make this deal Hechavarria would be a huge upgrade at short stop and they could move Diaz to … Continue reading Will the Cards Land Hechavarria

Today’s Draft Results for Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals selected eight players on the second day of the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.  Three pitchers, two outfielders, two infielders and one catcher made up their first selections in rounds 3-through-10 that were held today.                 Scott Hurst, the Cardinals third round pick out of Cal State Fullerton, is … Continue reading Today’s Draft Results for Cardinals

Matheny and Mabry put on Notice

It wasn't too long ago when Bill DeWitt Jr talked about that Mike Matheny's manager job is secured and at that time Mozeliak also adds support, well things just might change. Jeff Gordon of the St. Louis Sports Dispatch writes.....if the Titanic, er, the Cardinals keep steaming toward the iceberg, bigger changes will come. Long … Continue reading Matheny and Mabry put on Notice

Cardinals Shaken but no Trade

This afternoon I received a text that the Cardinals will have a press conference at 2pm.  I thought to myself, did we make a trade? Well Mozeliak did something else...... The St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon a series of coaching moves at the Major League level.  Senior Vice President/General Manager John Mozeliak announced that … Continue reading Cardinals Shaken but no Trade

Cardinals Campaign to Honor Herzog

The St. Louis Cardinals are using today’s 37th anniversary of Whitey Herzog  being named the manager of the team to launch the #CardsRatPack fan engagement campaign to honor the man that fans lovingly refer to as the White Rat. The unique social media-based campaign, which will center on a pack of 24 illustrated baseball cards … Continue reading Cardinals Campaign to Honor Herzog

Will the Cardinals give in for Ozuna

It is time to shake up this Cardinals team even if it means giving up existing players on the team or minor league rookies.  I have names tossed around like Matt Carpenter, Lance Lynn and Kolten Wong again and then I see this article on MLB Trade Rumors.... Goold’s mailbag piece offers several items about … Continue reading Will the Cardinals give in for Ozuna

Will Boston take Peralta?

With Kolten Wong coming off the disable list soon, the Cardinals will need to make a decision soon on what to do with Jhonny Peralta.  According to Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com.  Peralta won’t regain his old starting job at third – Jedd Gyorko has been the Cardinals’ biggest power threat since last season, after all – … Continue reading Will Boston take Peralta?

Cardinals Eyes another Cuban Player

The Cardinals are back into searching for more Cuban players since there offer for Robert Luis was out bid by the Whitesox. The Cards now turn to possibly add Cuban righty Hector Mendoza, who’s eligible to sign with a major league organization July 2, reports Ben Badler of Baseball America (subscription required and recommended). This is … Continue reading Cardinals Eyes another Cuban Player