1. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos: Legacy, Questions, Tebow and Brady

    As the Denver-Baltimore game went from close to surreal in the frigid mile high air, I sensed things slipping away for the home team...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about almost 2 years ago 446 reads 46 comments

  2. Washington Nationals Postseason Begins with the Curse of Teddy Roosevelt

    Some people just don’t seem to fear the baseball gods. They thumb their noses at them, they ignore them, they pretend they simply don’t exist. This is 2012, after all, and such things are for small children and fools...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about 2 years ago 240 reads 1 comments

  3. Adam Wainwright and the 8 Cardinals Who'll Pick Up Slack of Losing Albert Pujols

    It's Super Bowl week. The week lesser players rise from obscurity to become eternal legends. Sure, there will always be the Montanas, the Bradys, the Mannings, but what about David Tyree or Larry Brown? Yeah, those are the guys who make it interesting...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about almost 3 years ago 2,617 reads 8 comments

  4. Houston Astros: 10 Dark Horses to Make Their Opening Day Roster

    2011 was the Houston Astros ' first 100-loss season. They came in at 56-106, the worst record in baseball. They, um, restructured their payroll, trading Jeff Keppinger, Hunter Pence and Michael Bourn at the trade deadline...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about almost 3 years ago 2,424 reads 2 comments

  5. Tim Raines: Why He Should Be in the Hall of Fame

    Congratulations to Barry Larkin who was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was the class of 2012's lone member. Better luck next year to guys like Jeff Bagwell, Jack Morris and Lee Smith...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about almost 3 years ago 251 reads 0 comments

  6. Adam Wainwright: 6 Predictions for His 2012 Return

    After 2010, Adam Wainwright was on track for a Cy Young Award. In 2009, he was 19-8 with a 2.63 ERA and finished third in the voting. In 2010, he was 20-11, 2.42, and finished second...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about almost 3 years ago 2,963 reads 5 comments

  7. St. Louis Cardinals: Why Matt Holliday Has More Pressure Than Anyone in 2011

    Matt Holliday is a great player. After his first season in 2004, when he batted .290, he has failed to hit .300 only once, and that was last year at .296. His average stats over a 162 game season are ...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about almost 3 years ago 4,152 reads 4 comments

  8. Carlos Beltran: How Does the Signing Impact the St. Louis Cardinals?

    Late last night, the St. Louis Cardinals signed 34-year-old free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran to a two-year, $26 million deal. This shows that the Cardinals have no intention of folding in 2012 after losing superstar Albert Pujols...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about almost 3 years ago 131 reads 4 comments

  9. St. Louis Cardinals: 12 Players They Could Pursue to Replace Albert Pujols

    There is no replacing Albert Pujols . There is no filling any hole left by him. You take him out of the equation and you have a big void...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about almost 3 years ago 9,102 reads 8 comments

  10. Why I Root for Tim Tebow

    Why do I root for Tim Tebow ? I'll start this off by saying I was originally rooting for Tebow to fail. I didn't like him in college when he and Florida over-matched everyone. I didn't like that he wrote a book...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about almost 3 years ago 811 reads 8 comments

  11. 5 Reasons Why Albert Pujols Leaving Cardinals Is Bad for Baseball

    The Angels got their man. Albert Pujols could go down in history as the greatest hitter of all time—and into Cooperstown as an Angel. It all seems so strange...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about almost 3 years ago 2,631 reads 3 comments

  12. Albert Pujols' Money Grab Makes Me Sick as a Cardinals Fan

    The post- Albert Pujols era begins right now. He's gone. He's not coming back. Baseball, like life, is full of pain and suffering and it's all over much too soon. I'm annoyed. Sour grapes? Yes...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about almost 3 years ago 140 reads 5 comments

  13. St. Louis Cardinals: Predicting the Outcome of Each Roster's Question Marks

    Don't look now St. Louis, but here comes the Florida...oops, I mean the new look, new stadium, make it rain, talents-to-South-Beach Miami Marlins trying to get beloved patron ...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about almost 3 years ago 4,411 reads 3 comments

  14. If Albert Pujols Leaves St. Louis, Will He Forever Be Seen as a Sellout?

    Update: Fox News is reporting the Cubs are after Pujols, Fielder. In 1970 St. Louis Cardinal center fielder Curt Flood became a catalyst for the baseball's free-agent movement ...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about almost 3 years ago 4,039 reads 14 comments

  15. New St. Louis Cardinals Skipper Mike Matheny's First 10 Tasks

    It's a pretty sweet gig to take the helm of a world champion baseball team while having no prior managing experience, but the honeymoon is about to end for Mike Matheny...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about 3 years ago 4,217 reads 3 comments

  16. 25 Greatest Pitchers in St. Louis Cardinals History

    The Cardinals are one of the oldest and most storied franchises in baseball. Their 11 World Series titles are more than any other National League team, second only to the Yankees in all of baseball...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about 3 years ago 11,064 reads 0 comments

  17. 10 Teams Tony La Russa Could Come out of Retirement to Manage

    Tony La Russa said he's done. He said it's time. But then there's 36. That's the number of wins he needs to pass John McGraw for second place in all-time manager wins...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about 3 years ago 2,944 reads 5 comments

  18. Tony La Russa Retiring: Will Terry Francona Be Next St. Louis Cardinals Manager?

    Monday, Tony La Russa became the first manager in history to retire after winning a World Series. With that, he joined Bill Walsh and John Elway, riding off into the sunset on top...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about 3 years ago 1,724 reads 0 comments

  19. Rangers vs. Cardinals Game 6: Cards Come Back, Win on Walk-off HR in 11th Inning

    Baseball 2011, what a long, strange trip it has been. Even the World Series has had more odd turns than a spy drama...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about 3 years ago 522 reads 0 comments

  20. Albert Pujols' Three Home Runs Do the Talking

    Babe Ruth, Reggie Jackson, and tonight Albert Pujols . That's the list of players who have hit three home runs in a World Series game. The first two are in the Hall of Fame, with a space waiting for the new guy...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about 3 years ago 381 reads 0 comments

  21. Ranking the Greatest Alberts of All Time

    The greatest baseball player in the world, Albert Pujols , is back in the World Series. Will he win his second title and secure a legacy? The better question is: how does he stack ...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about 3 years ago 590 reads 0 comments

  22. World Series 2011: Rangers vs. Cardinals, Breaking Down Each Position

    The World Series is here, with game one at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Texas is making its second appearance in as many years. This is St. Louis' 18th trip to the Fall Classic, they have won it 10 times...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about 3 years ago 61 reads 2 comments

  23. Vikings-Bears Takeaways: Devin Hester Outscores Vikings, Donovan McNabb Benched

    I really thought the Vikings were better than this. I didn't think they were great, but I thought they could play football. Truthfully though, their team is still a traveling circus with the scent of Favre on it...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about 3 years ago 232 reads 0 comments

  24. 8 Key Vikings-Bears Matchups

    The Bears 2011 season is either about to become unstable, fail to achieve fusion power and burn away into a cool brown dwarf, or mysteriously solidify, grow into a freakish runaway force and supernova all over the NFC...

    Fred Krone Written by Fred Krone about 3 years ago 398 reads 0 comments