Earlier I was watching the MLB Network's highlights till they showed Albert Pujols at bat and no home run, stuck at 599 home runs. I am sure he will have 600 plus home runs by the end of the year. He should surpass Jim Thome (612) and Sammy Sosa(609) if he stays healthy. I have a … Continue reading Albert Pujols News and Say What?
The Jonathan Broxton watch has been happening for a few weeks now until this afternoon when the Cardinals have released struggling right-hander Jonathan Broxton, GM John Mozeliak told reporters (Twitter link via Benjamin Hochman of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch). Right-hander John Gant has been recalled from Triple-A Memphis to take his spot in the St. … Continue reading Broxton released by Cardinals
The Cardinals are back at Busch Stadium for a quick four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers (May 29-June 1). The fifth homestand of the year is highlighted by Memorial Day, a pregame Flood Relief Benefit Concert and four Theme Nights. Additionally, fans are encouraged to continue to vote online for Cardinals players for the … Continue reading Cardinals Homestand Highlights
The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s game in Denver that they have purchased right-handed pitcher John Brebbia from Memphis (AAA) and designated right-handed pitcher Miguel Socolovich for assignment. Brebbia (pronounced Breh-be-ah), who will be making his Major League debut, has been assigned uniform no. 60. Brebbia, who turns 27 next week, was selected … Continue reading Cardinals bring up John Brebbia
I just got an email that Tommy Lasorda has been hospitalized but he is resting comfortably, according to a team official. The club didn't provide any additional details Saturday on his condition. Lasorda has spent almost seven decades in the Dodgers' organization, starting as a minor league pitcher in the Brooklyn system in 1949. He has … Continue reading Tommy Lasorda Hospitalized
A few days back I got word that the Braves were intrested in Matt Adams due to their first baseman Freddie Freeman being hit by a pitch from Toronto's Aaron Loup. Freeman was leading the majors in slugging percentage when he was hurt, hitting .341 with 14 home runs. This afternoon the deal went … Continue reading Matt Adams Traded to the Braves
The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s series opener with the San Francisco Giants that they have activated infielder Jhonny Peralta (upper respiratory condition) from the 10-day disabled list and optioned rookie outfielder Magneuris Sierra to Springfield (AA). Peralta, 34, appeared in eight games with the Cardinals to begin the season, batting .120 (3-for-25) … Continue reading Peralta Up Sierra Down, Darn
The Redbirds return to Busch Stadium as the hottest team in baseball having won six straight road contests and 16 of their last 21 games overall. The fourth homestand of the year kicks off with three games against the rival Chicago Cubs (May 12-14), followed by a two-game interleague matchup with the Boston Red Sox … Continue reading St. Louis Cardinals Homestand Highlights
The St. Louis Cardinals announced details for the 27th annual Christian Day at the Ballpark on Sunday, July 30, presented by Thrivent Financial, featuring a postgame program highlighted by former Cardinals outfielder (2011-2012) and 2011 World Series champion, Lance Berkman. Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship and baseball which begins … Continue reading Berkman Keynote Speaker for Christian Day
The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that outfielder Stephen Piscotty (right hamstring strain) have been placed on the 10-day disabled list and that outfielder Tommy Pham has been recalled from Memphis (AAA) and will join the team for tonight’s game in Atlanta. Pham, 29, was batting .283 (25-for-92) with a .371 on-base pct., four home … Continue reading Tommy Pham Returns!