Cardinals Acquire Ryan Theriot; I thought they were looking to upgrade?

On Tuesday the St. Louis Cardinals acquired IF Ryan Theriot from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for RHP Blake Hawksworth for reasons that escape me. I’m not concerned with losing Blake Hawksworth and his 4.98 ERA, even though the […]

Westbrook, Cards agree on two-year deal

Right-hander Jake Westbrook and the St. Louis Cardinals came to terms on a two-year worth $16.5 million dollars Tuesday.  The contract also includes an $8.5 million option for 2013. The Cards sure up the back end of their rotation as […]

Pujols, Molina Win Gold Gloves

First baseman Albert Pujols and catcher Yadier Molina were each awarded a 2010 National League Rawlings Gold Glove Wednesday afternoon. It’s Pujols’ second gold glove, his first since 2006.  As for Molina, he’s cementing his reputation as the best defensive […]

St. Louis Cardinals: 2011 Roster Report

The St. Louis Cardinals will certainly look to upgrade their roster this off season  in a variety of ways.  Aside from their core players, which is one of the best in baseball, the 2011 Cardinals roster will most likely feature […]

Pujols Hopes for Contract Extension, He’s not alone

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) –Albert Pujols hopes to negotiate a contract extension for beyond 2011 with the St. Louis Cardinals. St. Louis exercised a $16 million option for 2011 on Oct. 6 for the three-time NL MVP. “I hope […]

Cardinals bring back La Russa

The St. Louis Cardinals announced a deal on Monday that will keep manager Tony La Russa in St. Louis for 2011, with a mutual option for 2012.  Financial terms for the deal weren’t disclosed. The team planned a news conference […]

Pujols’ future in St. Louis could depend on LaRussa

Much has been made about the off-the-field controversy surrounding the LaRussa-Rasmus saga, amidst  the Cardinals’ recent downward spiral.  Of course there’s nothing a winning streak wouldn’t cure, at least for now.  And we don’t really know if all the rumors […]

Cardinals vs. Braves: Pujols Homers, Holliday tossed

The St. Louis Cardinal offense came out swinging against starting pitcher J. Jerrjens who was roughed up for seven earned runs in three and two-thirds innings of work. In the 2nd inning, Skip Schumaker hit a  2-run homer to give […]

Bird Droppings – 9/9

Garcia struggles vs. Brewers, Cardinals lose series. Three runs in the 3rd and four in the 4th was more than enough for the Brew Crew as they took the final two games of the series against St. Louis.  Jamie Garcia […]

St. Louis Cardinals: Hunt for Red October

“We’ve got a pulse,” said shortstop Brendan Ryan after the St. Louis Cardinals’ series win and 4-2 victory over the first place Cincinnati Reds Sunday. St. Louis’ Manager Tony LaRussa and Colby Rasmus are looking to squash the squabbling that’s […]

Matt Holliday’s HR lifts Cardinals to series victory over Reds

The St. Louis Cardinals (71-63) finally got the big hit they had been searching for on a three-run homer to center off the bat of LF Matt Holliday in the bottom of the 6th to give the Cards a 4-2 […]

St. Louis Cardinals postseason chances: A Big “IF”

The 2-8 road trip vs. the Pirates, Nationals, and Astros has certainly put a damper on the St. Louis Cardinals’ 2010 postseason hopes.  The Birds need to break out the brooms this weekend against the 1st place Reds, or it’s […]