Going into this weekend’s series against the Philadelphia Phillies, the Cardinals need to start getting back to scoring runs and playing better in general. After seeing the Cardinals offense flame out and the team get swept by both the Cubs and Reds, I got to thinking that maybe the lineup could use some tweaking. … More Has Matheny Considered a New Lineup?
I admit it. I have no idea what the St. Louis Cardinals are trying to accomplish this off-season. It seemed their needs were so obvious. But, for the third winter in a row, while pundits near and far speculated that the cash-flush Redbirds would be major players on the free agent market, they made a … More What are the St. Louis Cardinals waiting for?
Sure, they paid more than they wanted to in order to get him. But, in many ways, inking Dexter Fowler to a five-year contract was the smart thing to do for the St. Louis Cardinals. People are somehow surprised every time a major league player signs a new deal. I hear all the time that … More Signing Dexter Fowler was the smart move for St. Louis Cardinals
Today is the 50th anniversary of Roger Maris, the longtime MLB single-season home run record holder, being traded from the New York Yankees to the St. Louis Cardinals. It was a deal that ended up being hugely beneficial in St. Louis as Maris turned out to be a key part of a Cardinals team that … More Looking back at the strange addition of Roger Maris to the St. Louis Cardinals
Exactly what reason is there to be smug about a virtually inactive offseason thus far? … More While we wait, Mo Smiles Smugly
Marcell Ozuna has been singled out as a potential trade target of the St. Louis Cardinals by ESPN’s Mark Saxon. A centerfielder with power, there is a lot to like about Ozuna. He’s controllable and young. Ozuna turned 26 this month and is in his first year of arbitration eligibility. He’s hit 23 home runs … More ESPN: St. Louis Cardinals may be interested in Marlins CF Marcell Ozuna
Despite the hand-wringing about the many problems of the St. Louis Cardinals, there are a couple of trades and a free agent signings the club could make a huge difference in the complexion of the team before spring training. The Birds need help in the middle of their order and on defense — and I … More Three moves the St. Louis Cardinals could make to win the off-season