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Winter Warm-Up Live Blog

by on January 19, 2013 · 2 comments

We’re live from the media room at Winter Warm Up 2013. Stay tuned here, as we will be live blogging with stories, quotes, and hopefully audio throughout the day, as fast as we can type after the players leave the podium. 9:31 am – Matt Holliday Bouncing Back for 2013 Matt Holliday finished the 2012 [...]

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As we enter the offseason, the Cardinals have multiple positions where they can attempt to fix their offensive woes. Either of the corner outfield positions (with Holliday willing and able to play right), shortstop, or second base. Unless St. Louis throws Shelby Miller or Colby Rasmus on the table of trade talks, which I don’t [...]

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So Matt Holliday popped up on the first pitch of an at-bat in the ninth inning with the game on the line Tuesday night and everyone freaked out. I’m here to address that. The adage of taking the first pitch has been preached since little league, and it appears that it has stayed with most [...]

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What’s up, folks?  I thought I would check in to give you guys the best analysis on the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft as possible by acquiring the insight of ESPN and Prospectinsider.com’s Jason Churchill, and FutureRedbirds.com’s Erik Manning. Check it out: Overall, how do you feel the St. Louis fared in the draft? Jason [...]

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St. Louis Cardinals @ San Francisco Giants 8:10 CT TV: Fox Sports Midwest Radio: KTRS-550 Probable Starters: Adam Wainwright vs. Barry Zito The Cardinals dropped an ugly one last night — including two errors, and a .083 BA with RISP — against the always nasty Tim Lincecum. Tonight is a 12-6 dreamers delight, as Adam [...]

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The Cardinals are set to square off once again with the Milwaukee Brewers today, after a thrilling 5-4 comeback win last night. Nick Stavinoha? Really? Anyways, we’ve got Jaime Garcia making his first start today, which all of us at PitchersHitEighth have been anxiously awaiting (Honkin’ for Jaime). Milwaukee is sending ace Yovani Gallardo to [...]

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The Cardinals head to Milwaukee tonight to take on the team that swept St. Louis in the final three regular season games of 2009. Both teams took two of three in their respective opening-season series, and this weekend could be a rather significant matchup, as many picked Milwaukee to be one of St. Louis’ main [...]

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During the 2008-2009 off-season, Ryan Ludwick spent the majority of his time conditioning to put on more muscle and bulking up, but he hindered his swing by doing so. Though he was also plagued by an injury, a majority of his problems arose from struggling to drive balls to the opposite field because his added [...]

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Cardinals Sign Lopez

by on February 27, 2010 · 1 comment

The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to terms with free agent utility player Felipe Lopez on a one-year, $2 million deal, as first reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. This will be Lopez’s second stint with the Cardinals, after being acquired from the Washington Nationals in 2008 via trade. Since Lopez left Washington he has posted [...]

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ESPN’s Keith Law from Scouts Inc. ranked the St. Louis Cardinal minor league system 29th out of 30 in his yearly organizational rankings list. St. Louis’ system was depleted by the mid-season trade acquisitions of Mark DeRosa and Matt Holliday. While having a poor minor league system is never a good thing, on the optimistic [...]

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