We’re getting closer to the Aug. 2nd trade deadline. And everyone knows (or at least, should know) how beneficial having All-Star Juan Soto on the St. Louis Cardinals would be. In a lineup that already has Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado, having Soto would make the Cardinals one of the most formidable and dangerous lineups … More Despite eyes on Juan Soto, pitching remains a priority for Cardinals
Things are really heating up in the Juan Soto sweepstakes. The St. Louis Cardinals are the favorites to acquire the 23-year old superstar, according to Jon Heyman and Joel Sherman of the New York Post. There is a long list of teams interested, however, including the New York Mets, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Seattle … More St. Louis Cardinals have emerged as frontrunners in Juan Soto sweepstakes
Juan Soto‘s days in D.C. appear to be numbered. The 23-year old All-Star has reportedly rejected a 15-year, $440 million offer from the Washington Nationals. The NL East ballclub is now open to fielding trade calls, per multiple reports. And per those same reports, the team at the top of the list to land … More Is St. Louis the favorite to land Juan Soto?
The long-awaited update on the health of catcher Yadier Molina has arrived. According to Katie Woo of The Athletic, Molina is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment the last week of July. The hope here is that he will return to the lineup in the first week of August. On June 17th, the Cardinals placed … More Update on Yadier Molina’s injury
Cardinals President of baseball operations John Mozeliak had made it clear Monday morning that he did not expect to have to hire a manager this winter, did not expect a manager search to absorb several weeks of October, but did see the potential in Oliver Marmol to some day be a major league manager. Well, … More Mozeliak showcases confidence in Marmol
It was quite the shocking news to hear on Thursday afternoon. The Los Angeles Angels announced Thursday the legendary first baseman Albert Pujols was designated for assignment in the final season of his 10-year, $254 million contract. The 41-year old slugger currently sits fifth all-time in MLB history with 667, recently passing Hall-of-Famer Willie Mays, … More One last hurrah?
For some, there’s no doubt about it. For others, they still want to know why. On this edition of The Cooperstown Case, we take a look at one of baseball’s greatest catchers, and one of the all-time great St. Louis Cardinals… Yadier Molina. Molina, 38, reached yet another historic mark on April 14th, 2021. He … More The Cooperstown Case for Yadier Molina
The date was June 22nd, 2002. While fans were waiting for the Cardinals-Cubs game at Wrigley Field to get underway, Cubs catcher Joe Girardi went onto the field and spoke to the crowd, visibly emotional… “Excuse me. I thank you for your patience. We regret to inform you because of a tragedy in the Cardinal … More Cardinals re-issue the late Darryl Kile’s No. 57