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3rd Annual Cardinals Care 6K and One Mile Fun Run To Take Place Sunday, Sept. 16th Cost Lowered & Fun Run Added to Promote Family Fitness in Fundraiser for Cardinals Care  ST. LOUIS (March 28, 2012) – Cardinals Care announced details today for the third annual “Cardinals Care 6K” set for Sunday, September 16th.   The [...]

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It’s not personal.  It’s business.  The St. Louis Cardinals do not need Roy Oswalt right now.  They may need him sometime down the road, but they really don’t need him right at this very moment.  Some people would have you believe otherwise, but it’s always easier when spending other people’s money.  Consider the pitchers that [...]

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The Cardinals’ release of veteran non-roster invitees Alex Cora and Koyie Hill on Sunday wasn’t the type of transaction that jumps off the computer screen at you, but it was another signal of how the organization has changed in recent years. Five years ago, and perhaps even more recently, Cora and/or Hill probably would have [...]

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Spend Baby Spend

by on March 21, 2012 · 0 comments

In player payroll alone, the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals cost somewhere around $126.3M, and you may be hard-pressed to find anybody who thinks that the Cardinals failed to get a decent return on that investment.  The publicity that accompanies a playoff run alone is probably worth millions in advertising and marketing dollars.  Win it all [...]

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Cardinals fans, even those on the realistic side, can’t help but hope – or perhaps even expect – that former first-round pick Shelby Miller will graduate to the majors by next April and become the next great St. Louis pitcher. Miller, who made his 2012 Spring Training debut Wednesday, is sculpted like the ideal right-handed [...]

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 CARDINALS ANNOUNCE 2012 PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE Kids & Adult Promo Packs with Must-Have Items Offer Good Value for Collectors Single-Game Tickets Go On Sale tomorrow at cardinals.com ST. LOUIS (March 1, 2012)– The St. Louis Cardinals have released their much anticipated 2012 promotional schedule, consisting of at least 34 giveaways and highlighted by a variety of [...]

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Didn’t we just finish one of these epic United Cardinal Bloggers roundtable projects?  That pesky World Series has just compressed this off-season completely, huh? With all of the other great discussions going on, I decided to ask a bit about the team’s long-held belief in a “Cardinal Way.” Ask Google about “Cardinal Way” and you’ll [...]

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[Update 04/13: Added a handful of major league player accounts and some team stadium staff.] [Update 02/24: Added a large number of additional minor league accounts and a couple more team personnel.] [Update 02/23: I have confirmed that the account we had listed for Cardinals Farm Director John Vuch was not accurate and it has [...]

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Reading a couple of posts over at STLCardinalBaseball this weekend led me into a bit of a debate with Ray over whether the Cardinals routinely pay market value for their players or not.  Spurred on by the ongoing discussions about what market value may look like for one Yadier Molina, Ray took a look at [...]

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Plea Deal

by on February 11, 2012 · 1 comment

Each year usually just prior to the beginning of baseball season, I make a short wishlist of all the things I wish the Cardinals would do throughout the year.  Items like “Win the World Series” seem pretty obvious and do not belong on this wishlist.  “Sweep the Cubs” is nearly just as obvious.  See for [...]

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