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Cardinals Pack Their Bags; Randy Choate To Japan, Briefly; Winter Ball Beckons; Wrestling Can Wait

More than a handful of Cardinals came to Busch Stadium on Friday afternoon for the final rite of any season – the inglorious packing of their stuff. Bags were lined up dutifully in front of the lockers in the clubhouse, ...

Who Will Be The Next Carlos Beltran?

The players shared the same agent so it wasn't a surprise that the Cardinals had already considered Carlos Beltran as their alternative should three-time MVP and Face o' the Franchise Albert Pujols walk for riches elsewhere. And so it was ...

Angels Will Beat Royals With Experience and Common Sense

For all the shortcomings Kansas City endured before the All-Star break, a stellar second half reminded a home run-thirsty audience what small-ball can do. The Royals can run. They can push a bunt. They can hit for average (only Detroit was ...

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 9-23-14: Maikel Cleto Strikes Out Three Of Four Batters Faced; David Carpenter Strikes Out Two & Holds One Inherited Runner On Base Over One & A Third Hitless/Scoreless; Blaine Boyer Pitches One Scoreless Inning

Rich Hill (former Memphis-New York-A) entered in the sixth and pitched to two batters.  He allowed one hit and no runs.  (p-s:7-4)(g/f:1-0)(ir-s:1-0) Baltimore beat New York-A 5-4 Maikel Cleto (former St. Louis-Chicago-A) entered in the eighth and...

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 9-22-14: Albert Pujols Hits A Three-Run Homer; Dan Haren Strikes Out Seven & Allows Two Runs Over Seven Innings; Luke Gregerson Pitches On Scoreless Inning

Rich Hill (former Memphis-New York-A) entered in the ninth and pitched to two batters.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck one out.  (p-s:9-4) New York-A beat Baltimore 5-0 Marc Rzepczynski (former St. Louis-Cleveland) entered in the...

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 9-19-14: Edward Mujica Pitches One Scoreless Inning For The Save; Jamey Wright Strikes Out Two Over One Scoreless Inning; Jon Edward Strikes Out Two Over One Scoreless Inning

Jamey Wright (former St. Louis-Los Angeles) entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out.  (p-s:12-11)(g/f:1-0) Edwin Jackson (former St. Louis-Chicago-N) started and pitched to seven batters.  He al...

Mariners Offense Continues To Struggle, Fall Further Behind

This is a fine time for a cold snap. The Seattle Mariners are 8-10 over their last 18 games and are falling further behind the surging Kansas City Royals for the final playoff spot. And not only is the Mariners ...

Cole Hamels, Agent Will Put Together New 20-Team No Trade List In Offseason

John Boggs, the agent for Cole Hamels, said he will sit down with the lefthander and put together a new 20-team no-trade list by Nov. 1. According to Boggs, the Red Sox were on Hamels’s 2014 no-trade list and the ...

Angels Offense Clicking at the Right Time

A red October is right around the corner for the Los Angeles Angels. With a record of 92-55 entering Saturday, the team’s magic number is five games to clinch the American League West. They haven’t earned a division title since ...

Former Cardinal Playing In MLB Action 9-10-14: Albert Pujols Singles, Doubles, Triples, & Drives In One Run; Ryan Ludwick Hits A Solo Home Run; Dan Haren Strikes Out Five Over Seven Scoreless Innings For The Win

Allen Craig (former St. Louis-Boston) started at first base and batted fifth.  0-for-3 with one run, one walk, and two strikeouts. Edward Mujica (former St. Louis-Boston) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed four hits, two earned ...

Lance Lynn, Oscar Taveras power St. Louis Cardinals in 5-3 win

Lance Lynn and Oscar Taveras powered the St. Louis Cardinals in 5-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers to regain their four game lead in the National League Central Division. Taveras’ third home run of the season proved to be the ...

Book Review: Wild Pitches by Jayson Stark

Earlier this year, ESPN senior baseball writer Jayson Stark published his newest book, Wild Pitches: Rumblings, Grumblings, and Reflections on the Game I Love (Triumph Books). Stark has always been fascinated with America’s national pastime. When he was in middle ...

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 8-28-14: Coco Crisp Collects Two Singles & One RBI; Maikel Cleto Strikes Out Two Over One Scoreless Inning; Fernando Salas Strikes Out One Over One Hitless/Scoreless Inning For The Win

Skip Schumaker (former St. Louis-Cincinnati) 0-for-4 with one strikeout. Ryan Ludwick (former St. Louis-Cincinnati) entered late in the game as a pinch hitter and batted ninth.  0-for-1 at the plate. Cincinnati beat Chiacgo-N 7-2 Carlos Beltran (fo...

Tony LaRussa Sees Diamondbacks As Winning Team Next Year; Jon Jay Ranks With Center Field Greats; The Colorado Connection; Toronto Tailspin

Tony La Russa has been at the top of the Arizona Diamondbacks’ baseball operation for some three months now and he still calls them “they” almost as often as he calls them “we.” But that is changing daily and should ...

Matt Adams Not Interested In Batting Race; Catching Carouel; Offense In High Gear

The Cardinals haven’t had a league batting champion since Albert Pujols hit .359 in 2003. Current first baseman Matt Adams started Friday night’s game with the Philadelphia Phillies some 50 points below that figure but in the year of the ...

Oscar Taveras Is A Work In Progress

The Cardinals moved all-in on Oscar Taveras on July 31. They strongly suspect he will grow into something special but right now would settle for merely good. Post-Dispatch

Late Error Lifts Angels Over Red Sox in Series Opener

Boston left 12 men in scoring position, C.J. Wilson earned his 10th win, and Mike Trout notched his first multi-hit game since August 9 as the Angels edged the Red Sox 4-2 Monday night. Trout carried a 1-for-19 slump into ...

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 8-12-14: Donovan Solano Hits A Two-Run Homer; David Freese Doubles & Drives In Two Runs; Fernando Salas Strikes Out Three Over Two Hitless/Scoreless Innings

Joe Kelly (former St. Louis-Boston) started and pitched six innings.  He allowed five hits, two earned runs, three walks, and struck four out.  1-for-2 with one stolen base.  (p-s:103-57)(g/f:6-3) Edward Mujica (former St. Louis-Boston) entered in t...

Angels Stumble Through Freeway Series, Homestand

Record: 68-49 overall (1-3 vs. Dodgers, 1-2 vs. Red Sox last week) Highlights: Garrett Richards and Albert Pujols were silver lining in a bleak seven-game stretch. Richards earned his first career complete game shutout last Monday, limiting the Dodgers to ...

Angels, Red Sox Wrap Up Series Following 19 Inning Marathon

Six hours and 31 minutes after the longest game in franchise history began, Albert Pujols launched a walk-off solo home run to lift the Angels over the Red Sox, 5-4. Understandably forgotten in the 19-inning affair was Garrett Richards and ...

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 8-9-14: David Peralta Singles, Doubles, Homers, & Drives In Five Runs; Albert Pujols Doubles, Homers, & Knocks In Three Runs; Max Scherzer Strikes Out Eleven & Allows One Run Over Eight Innings

Carlos Beltran (former St. Louis-New York-A) started as designated hitter and batted fourth.  0-for-4 with two strikeouts. Rich Hill (former Memphis-New York-A) entered in the seventh and pitched to two batters.  He allowed one hit and no runs.  (p-...

Albert Pujols Plays Third Base For The First Time Since 2012

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Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 8-3-14: David Freese Singles & Drives In Two Runs; Ryan Ludwick Doubles & Knocks In One Run; Edwin Jackson Strikes Out Six, Allows Two Runs, Collects A Single & A Double Over Six Innings For The Win

John Axford (former St. Louis-Cleveland) entered in the eighth and pitched to two batters.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out.  (p-s:5-4)(g/f:1-0)(ir-s:2-0) Marc Rzepczynski (former St. Louis-Cleveland) entered in the ninth and pitched o...

Angels Blank Orioles in Extras, Avoid Series Sweep

The Los Angeles Angels’ bullpen is no longer a weakness. Six Halo relievers combined to shut out Baltimore through 8 1/3 innings Thursday night en route to a hard-fought 1-0 victory. They yielded one run in the three-game series while ...

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 7-30-14: Brendan Ryan Doubles & Drives In Two Runs; Carlos Beltran Collects Two Singles & Two RBIs; Colby Rasmus Singles & Hits A Solo Home Run;

Albert Pujols (former St. Louis-Anaheim) started at first base and batted third.  3-for-6 with one double, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play. David Freese (former St. Louis-Anaheim) started at third base and batted eighth.  0-for-5 with ...

Tony LaRussa Says Albert Pujols, Yadier Molina, & Mark McGwire Are Hall Of Fame Worthy

Tony La Russa, on the eve of his induction to the Hall of Fame, said Saturday there were several players on the three teams for which he managed who should be in his position someday. Post-Dispatch

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 7-24-14: Coco Crisp Singles & Drives In One Run; Max Scherzer Strikes Out Eleven & Allows Three Runs Over Seven Innings For The Win; Carlos Beltran Singles & Walks

Edward Mujica (former St. Louis-Boston) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits and one earned run.  (p-s:14-9)(g/f:1-1) Toronto beat Boston 8-0 Carlos Beltran (former St. Louis-New York-A) started as designated hitter an...

Former Cardinals Playing IN MLB Action 7-19-14: David Freese Hits A Solo Home Run; Blaine Boyer Strikes Out Two Over One Scoreless Inning; Carlos Beltran Collects Two Singles & One RBI

Carlos Beltran (former St. Louis-New York-A) started as designated hitter and batted sixth.  2-for-4 with one two-out RBI and two runs. New York-A beat Cincinnati 7-1 Colby Rasmus (former St. Louis-Toronto) started in centerfield and batted sixth. ...

Jake Smolinski: The new Texas Rangers left fielder

The Texas Rangers recently called up Jake Smolinski from the Round Rock Express.   In the minors he spent most of his time with the double-A Frisco Rough Riders (72 games/266 at-bats) and was recently promoted to triple-A Round Rock Express ...

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 7-7-14: David Peralta Doubles, Homers, & Drives In Three Runs; Albert Pujols Collects Two Singles & One RBI; Ian Kennedy Strikes Out Nine & Allows One Run Over Seven Innings For The Win

Edwin Jackson (former St. Louis-Chicago-N) started and pitched six innings.  He allowed seven hits, four earned runs, two walks, and stuck six out for the losing decision (5-9).  0-for-2 with two strikeouts.  (p-s:100-65)(g/f:7-2) Ryan Ludwick (for...

Los Angeles Angels Sweep Astros, Can’t Gain Ground in West

Record: 51-36 overall (0-1 at Kansas City, 2-1 at Chicago White Sox, 4-0 vs. Houston last week) Highlights: There’s a reason the Los Angeles Angels have the best home record in the majors. They swept four of the last five ...

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 7-1-14: Colby Rasmus Hits A Solo Home Run; Ian Kennedy Strikes Out Five, Allows One Run, & Drives In One Run Over Six Innings For The Win; Edwin Jackson Strikes Out Three & Allows One Run Over Six Innings

Colby Rasmus (former St. Louis-Toronto) started in centerfield and batted sixth.  1-for-3 with one home run, one RBI, and one run. Toronto beat Milwaukee 4-1 Albert Pujols (former St. Louis-Anaheim) started at first base and batted third.  1-for-5...

Los Angeles Angels Sweep Twins, Finish Perfect Homestand

For a second it seemed like Ernesto Frieri was in Cleveland all over again. After serving up a walk-off grand slam last week, the former closer nearly blew another outing before Joe Smith performed damage control, securing Los Angeles’ 6-4 ...

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 6-25-14: Coco Crisp Singles Twice, Homers, & Drives In Two Runs; Jamey Wright Strikes Out Four Over Two & Two-Thirds Scoreless Innings For The Win; Skip Schumaker Collects Two Doubles & One RBI

Adam Ottavino (former St. Louis-Colorado) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed three hits and two earned runs for the blown save (2) and losing decision (0-3).  (p-s:32-21)(g/f:1-2) St. Louis beat Colorado 9-6 Ian Kennedy (for...

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 6-24-14: Colby Rasmus Singes & Drives In Two Runs; David Peralta Singles, Walks, & Hits A Solo Home Run; Blaine Boyer Strikes Out One Over Two Hitless/Scoreless Innings

Ronny Cedeno (former St. Louis-Philadelphia) entered late in the game as a pinch hitter and batted ninth.  0-for-1 with one strikeout. Philadelphia beat Miami 7-4 Carlos Beltran (former St. Louis-New York-A) started as designated hitter and batted ...

Los Angeles Angels Looking for Series Win in Atlanta

Five hours after Garrett Richards’ stellar night began, the Los Angeles Angels pulled out a 13-inning 11-6 victory in Atlanta. All it took was seven relievers, two blown leads, and a pinch-hit appearance by C.J. Wilson. Richards tossed six shutout ...

Mike Trout’s Effect on Angels Line-up

The versatility of the Angels’ superstar Mike Trout, puts him into the number two spot in the everyday Angels lineup. Albert Pujols then follows in the third spot, then Josh Hamilton rotating between the four and five spots. These three ...

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 6-3-14: Fernando Salas Strikes Out Two Over One Scoreless Inning; Luke Gregerson Strikes Out One & Holds One Runner On Over One Scoreless Inning; Chris Perez Strikes Out One Over One Hitless/Scoreless Inning

Marc Rzepczynski (former St. Louis-Cleveland) entered in the sixth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit and no runs for the hold (6).  (p-s:12-7)(g/f:1-0)(ir-s:1-1) Cleveland beat Boston 5-3 Coco Crisp (former New Haven-Oakland) start...

Memories of Memorial Day 2009: the Gallardo-Carpenter Duel

Memorial Day is a time to reflect and be grateful for the heroic actions taken in the name of making our lives better.  As a Brewers fan, I can think of few actions more heroic than beating the goddamn Cardinals.  ...

Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Action 5-25-14: David Freese Singles & Drives In Two Runs; Ian Kennedy Strikes Out Six & Allows One Run Over Six Innings For The Win; Edward Mujica Strikes Out One & Holds One Runner On Over One & A Third Hitless/Scoreless Innings

Coco Crisp (former New Haven-Oakland) started in centerfield and batted leadoff.  0-for-3 with one walk, one stolen base, and two strikeouts. Luke Gregerson (former Springfield-Oakland) entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed one h...

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