Signing Dexter Fowler was the smart move for St. Louis Cardinals

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

Looking back at the strange addition of Roger Maris to the 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

ESPN: St. Louis Cardinals may be interested in Marlins CF Marcell Ozuna

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

Three moves the St. Louis Cardinals could make to win the off-season

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