1. A Trip to the Home of Oscar Taveras

    People in the neighborhood still talk about the time in 2012 when El Locon made his first appearance on national television in the Dominican Republic...

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  2. Cardinals Should Rush to Sign Jason Heyward to an Extension

    Jason Heyward is a rare player, combining production and youth just a year from free agency. This winter might be the only chance the Cardinals have to lock up Heyward long term...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 81 reads 0 comments

  3. Does the Heyward Trade Tell Us Anything About the State of Farm System?

    Any time a sports team makes a trade for a significant asset, much of the analysis is spent analyzing both the player that was traded for and the parts that were given up to get him...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 13 reads 0 comments

  4. Rumor Mill: Peter Bourjos to Minnesota

    Heard a rumor yesterday that Minnesota was interested in acquiring Peter Bourjos, so I thought I'd examine the possibility...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 64 reads 0 comments

  5. Are Cardinals Plotting a Big Move?

    I'm going to break one of my rules by playing a little fantasy baseball today. No, I'm not joining a league for 2015. This is more about fantasizing...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 188 reads 0 comments

  6. Matheny Helping Cardinals Work Through Grief

    ST. LOUIS -- As Mike Matheny stood back and listened to the advice and emotion that poured out of Carlos Martinez.....

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  7. Cards Announce Report Dates, Grapefruit Games for Spring

    ST. LOUIS -- With a later opening day this coming season -- and the likelihood the World Series will wind its way into November -- the Cardinals will have a later start to spring training, one that comes more than a week after Valentine's Day...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 34 reads 0 comments

  8. Matheny Eager to See Where Heyward's 'Superstar Ability' Fits

    ST. LOUIS • It's too early, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said a day after the trade that rewrote his lineup, to start thinking about where and how much newcomer Jason Heyward ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 41 reads 0 comments

  9. Cardinals Release Outfielder Shane Robinson

    From Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish comes word that the Cardinals have cut ties with outfielder Shane Robinson, a fifth-round pick from the 2006 draft who has appeared in a total of 268 major league games...

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  10. Miller's Departure Opens Rotation Competition

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  11. Stats to Know: Heyward/Miller Trade

    The St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves made the first blockbuster trade of the offseason, with the Braves sending outfielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden to St. Louis for pitcher Shelby Miller and a minor league prospect...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 41 reads 0 comments

  12. Five Reasons Why Jordan Walden Was an Excellent Get

    One of the secondary pieces to the puzzle for the St. Louis Cardinals in obtaining Jason Heyward was also the acquisition of Jordan Walden. There was much talk about the Cardinals needing a reliever...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 61 reads 0 comments

  13. GM on Heyward Trade: 'It's an Exciting Day for Us'

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  14. Cardinals Hire Bill Mueller as Assistant Hitting Coach

    Tacking on to an already busy day of acquiring Jason Heyward in a blockbuster trade, the Cardinals have hired Bill Mueller as their new assistant hitting coach...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 1 month ago 31 reads 0 comments

  15. The Fascinating Jason Heyward/Shelby Miller Swap | FanGraphs Baseball

    Maybe we should have seen this coming. It was pretty clear that the Braves were going to trade an outfielder this winter.....

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  16. St. Louis Cardinals Felt Comfortable Letting Go of Allen Craig

    Allen Craig showed up to the Boston Red Sox with a .career .291 average, but also brought with him a bag of bats that couldn't seem to work and a look of confusion on his face.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 13 reads 0 comments

  17. Should Matt Carpenter Bat Leadoff for the St. Louis Cardinals?

    For the majority of the past two seasons, Matt Carpenter has batted leadoff for the St. Louis Cardinals . However, Carpenter might not be batting first come 2015. Derrick Goold of the St...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 11 reads 0 comments

  18. St. Louis Cardinals Ready to Spend Wisely on 2015 Roster Upgrade

    After the St. Louis Cardinals ' season ended with the final out of the NLCS, the club looked largely set for the 2015 season. The starting rotation was overflowing...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 4 reads 0 comments

  19. Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein Calls St. Louis Cardinals the Standard

    Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein has referred to the St. Louis Cardinals both a powerhouse and a standard.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 289 reads 0 comments

  20. Cards Might Move Carpenter from Leadoff

    PHOENIX • While third baseman Matt Carpenter has twice moved positions before to help the Cardinals upgrade their offense, if they shift him again for this coming season it's not likely to be in the field...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 487 reads 0 comments

  21. Bernie: Taveras and the Avoidable Tragedy

    There are tragedies that leave you feeling shocked and empty inside, and the sadness is 100 percent pure, with no conflicting emotions swirling in your mind and heart...

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  22. Bargain Free Agents St. Louis Cardinals Should Keep on Their Radar

    Over the last month the St. Louis Cardinals ’ offseason agenda went from lacking substantial need to becoming shoppers for bargain free agents. Big-game spending is out of the question...

    Tyler Poslosky Written by Tyler Poslosky about 1 month ago 14,952 reads 19 comments

  23. Mozeliak Issues Statement on Report That Oscar Taveras Was Drunk

    Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak has issued a statement on the recent report out of the Dominican Republic that outfield prospect Oscar Taveras was heavily-intoxicated during ...

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  24. Is Andrew Miller Really What the St. Louis Cardinals Want?

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 11 reads 0 comments

  25. Cards Have Room to Spend If Necessary

    PHOENIX • While the Cardinals prefer to sell prospective players on their past, their present run of success, their fan base, and an organizational attention to detail from the ...

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