As a lawyer, former Mizzou pitcher and minor leaguer Garrett Broshuis is both leading a suit over player salaries and is a founder of Advocates for Minor Leaguers, a new non-profit organization.
Remembering a former St. Louis Cardinals center fielder who remains one of the best defenders in the history of the game.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ full system view by position is updated to reflect rosters as they were heading into the 2020 season delay and transaction freeze.
Breaking down several dozen roster shifts across the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system made even though no players have played any games in 2020, even in spring training.
The first of a two-part series within a series detailing the history St. Louis Cardinals Rookie Advanced level franchise, the Johnson City Cardinals of the Appalachian League. Part 2 will highlight the best players and teams over 45 years.
Would it take the addition of players’ families inside the bubble to get full player buy-in to a start of the 2020 Major League Baseball season? Would MLB be willing to assume the associated increase in risk or let some players stay home?
Minor League Baseball may be ready to accept MLB’s proposal to remove affiliation from 42 teams. What might that mean now, in 2021 and further down the road?
A new proposal to play the 2020 MLB season in three hubs includes Texas. The St. Louis Cardinals and the Central Divisions of both the National and American Leagues seem logical candidates to shift. Brian Walton considers the possibilities.
Remembering the St. Louis Cardinals’ third baseman from the 1940’s – a four-time All-Star and three-time World Series champion.
From April 20-26, FOX Sports Midwest is airing special St. Louis Cardinals-related content daily, including all four St. Louis wins in the 2006 World Series.
The conclusion of a two-part series includes the full history of results posted by the St. Louis Cardinals Short-Season Class-A level teams, currently the State College Spikes of the New York-Penn League, including the best players and teams over 43 years of play.
Florida and Arizona are taking steps to reopen their respective states for Major League Baseball, continuing a long-standing rivalry.
The first of a two-part series within a series detailing the St. Louis Cardinals’ participation in Short-Season Class A since 1967. The initial focus is on how the level stacks up against others in the system as well as the various leagues in which the Cardinals had teams.
The fourth of a four-part article detailing the St. Louis Cardinals’ participation in Class A since 1963. Part 1 focused on the evolution of 15 clubs across nine different leagues. Here in Part 4, we highlight the standout players and teams that played in the Florida State and related leagues.
Remembering former St. Louis Cardinals catcher Walker Cooper, who starred in three World Series in the 1940’s, left in a salary dispute and returned to St. Louis to close his 18-year Major League career.
Brian Walton considers 2020 scenarios for Minor League Baseball that range from full play to partial play to no play at all. The ramifications are serious for the long-term health of the game.
The second of a four-part article detailing the St. Louis Cardinals’ participation in Class A since 1963. Part 1 focused on the evolution of 15 clubs across nine different leagues. Here in Part 3, we highlight the standout players and teams that played in the Midwest and related leagues.
A revised plan to get Major League Baseball started in spring training facilities earlier could limit the opportunity to return to home cities later in the year.
The second of a four-part article detailing the St. Louis Cardinals’ participation in Class A since 1963. Part 1 focused on the evolution of 15 clubs across nine different leagues. Here in Part 2, we highlight the standout players and teams that played in the South Atlantic and related leagues.
For the “Arizona Plan” or anything like it to enable Major League Baseball to return to play early would require hundreds of players and their families to assume risk. What happens if they cannot all agree?
The first of a four-part series in a series detailing the St. Louis Cardinals’ participation in Class A since 1963. Part 1 focuses on the evolution of 15 clubs across nine different leagues. Parts 2-4 will drill down into results of the 106 individual team seasons during these last 57 years, including the standout clubs and individuals.
Remembering former St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Ripper Collins, a colorful character, World Champion and the game’s best switch hitter during the Gashouse Gang era.
The full history of results posted by the St. Louis Cardinals Class A-Advanced-level franchise, currently the Palm Beach Cardinals of the Florida State League, including the best players and teams over three decades.
Minor league players will be paid $400 per week through May, but the draft and the minor league season may look very different in 2020.
Good news: 6,500 games from the 2019 minor league season can be viewed for free on MiLB.TV. Bad news: How to find the best ones? Good news: TCN Springfield reporter Derek Shore shares his seven must-see Double-A Cardinals contests.
St. Louis Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak explains the club’s roster plans ahead after 10 minor leaguers were released recently. Brian Walton profiles the 10 now-former Cardinals.
During our global crisis, how does communication continue to flow for a Major League Baseball organization that includes as many as 300 players from top to bottom as well as close to 200 coaches and staff across the system?