Albert Pujols wisely dodged making direct comments on the Alex Rodriguez steroids scandal, yet his relief about his own team seems very limited in focus.
Since Tony La Russa has managed the St. Louis Cardinals, he has called upon non-pitchers to take the mound eight different times. The most recent three were by Aaron Miles. Who will get the mop-up job in 2009?
For what may be his final season in St. Louis, outfielder Rick Ankiel and the club have come to terms on his 2009 contract.
With second baseman Adam Kennedy on the waiver wire, what will the St. Louis Cardinals do with the uniform number 7?
St. Louis Cardinals news include three former hurlers finding new homes, three additional spring training invites and more.
Trying 30-something year old second basemen off the scrap heap in spring training in recent years hasn’t proven to answer St. Louis Cardinals’ needs.
Are the St. Louis Cardinals bringing up more players from the minor leagues in September? Are more of them prospects, as compared to veterans? What about the ones passed over?
Considering which St. Louis Cardinals minor league players may debut in 2009 and the subset that may stay up long enough to exhaust their rookie qualification.
St. Louis Cardinals-related news includes the Caribbean Series, “A-Fraud”, Joe Torre, MLB Network, TLR on scouts vs. stats, Todd Worrell, Scott Gorgen and more!
The only positive outcome from the steroids allegations against Alex Rodriguez was apparently the test itself.
With Rick Ankiel and Ryan Ludwick heading for arbitration hearings, how have the St. Louis Cardinals fared in these salary disputes over the years?
Breaking down which St. Louis Cardinals players debuted during the Tony La Russa years and which exhausted their rookie status in the process.
Amaury Marti struggling in Mexico, Larry Bigbie’s 15 minutes of fame, Skip Schumaker at second base and Tyler Johnson heads west.
Do St. Louis Cardinals players deliver better results in their final pre-free agency season?
Dates for Ankiel and Ludwick arbitration hearings, Choi contract clarification, club out of money and more St. Louis Cardinals news.
At what point does something that is generally considered to be a “good problem”, minor league depth, become a “real” problem? I think the St. Louis Cardinals will soon find out.
Looking back at past St. Louis Cardinals Rule 5 Drafts and ahead toward a much more difficult 2009.
Another update on television-related St. Louis Cardinals news for spring training and the regular season.
Digging into the numbers to try to understand how the 2008 St. Louis Cardinals bullpen went south.
The St. Louis Cardinals may have some good reasons to be nervous about going beyond three years on player contracts.
An update on television and radio-related St. Louis Cardinals news for spring training and the regular season.
Continuing a semi-regular series of quick hits on and links to recent St. Louis Cardinals baseball news on the ‘net.
In the second of two-part look at St. Louis Cardinals non-roster invitees, we look at past players that made the major league club out of spring training and some others that fell short.
The St. Louis Cardinals appear to have revised their player payroll budget down for 2009. Is it justified? How can we know?
If the St. Louis Cardinals end up in an arbitration hearing with Scott Boras, representing Rick Ankiel, is the deck already stacked against them?
Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte turned down a deal earlier in the off-season and had to settle for potentially less later on. Cardinals hurler Kyle Lohse may have done precisely the opposite.
Recent actions by the St. Louis Cardinals front office are causing already-wary fans to wonder what is going on.