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Video: David Freese takes Babe Ruth Award

Already the recipient of the 2011 National League Championship Series and World Series Most Valuable Player Awards, St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese added another such recognition Saturday night in New York. The New York chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) bestowed The Babe Ruth Award upon Freese. The award is given annually to the Major...

Furcal hopes to stay healthy, hit better

Shortstop Rafael Furcal went from having the worst year of his career to the best when the Cardinals' magical run led them all the way to a World Series title. Furcal had two month-long stays on the disabled list before being traded to St. Louis and hit a career-worst .231 with the Dodgers and Cardinals. Despite winning his first World Series ring, Furcal hopes to stay healthy...

Who cares about a face of the Cardinals franchise?

Last weekend during Winter Warm-Up, I listened to several media members quiz various St. Louis Cardinals players as to who they felt would become the new “face of the franchise” now that Albert Pujols (and Tony La Russa) have departed. (In one artificial measure, Pujols is the only person to appear on the cover of  the Cardinals Media Guide in each of the last three years....

Buy your St. Louis Cardinals spring training tickets now

St. Louis Cardinals 2012 Spring Training single game tickets go on sale to the public today, Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 9 A.M. CT / 10 A.M. ET. Fans in the Palm Beach area can select their seats at the Roger Dean Stadium Fun Fest going on at the stadium from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. today. Others can purchase tickets online from the Cardinals official website. Here is the link to the...

You May Say I'm a Dreamer: St. Louis Cardinals

What else can baseball fans do in January but dream of October? In You May Say I'm a Dreamer, the Outside Corner staff will imagine the route to a World Series in 2012 title for all 30 teams.  It's technically true to say that the Cardinals' 2012 World Series Championship is their second in a row and third in seven years. That's what the numbers say. This Cardinal...

Bullpen Could Be A Strength For St. Louis Cardinals In 2012

The St. Louis Cardinals’ bullpen came a long way in 2011, beginning with Ryan Franklin’s blown save on Opening Day and ending with Jason Motte’s final pitch to win Game Seven of the World Series. The squad battled through major ups and downs throughout the season, and the final roster hardly resembled the Opening Day roster. All of those changes turned out to be a blessing...

Player Profile #137: Chris Carpenter | SP | STL

Chris Carpenter showed a lot of grit in the playoffs en route to helping the Cardinals to another title, but what does that mean for 2012? At this point, you know what you’re getting from the soon-to-be 37-year-old — league average strikeouts with good control and good ratios thanks to his above average ground ball percentage (46.6% in 2011). It’s hard to get excited about...

Finch puts knowledge to the test for charity

Brian Finch, the Cardinals' manager of stadium tours and museum outreach, is the club's representative for MLB Network's Baseball IQ game show, which begins on Tuesday.

The Winter Warm Up Files: Spring Has Almost Sprung

Spring Training is about a month or so away for the St. Louis Cardinals, and plenty of intrigue surrounds the team as they head for Florida. Last weekend at the Winter Warm Up, much of that was discussed with Cardinal players, coaches, and members of the front office. But the fact of the matter is, much of the 2012 team promises to also have to answer questions of “living up...

BaseballHQ Predicts 2012 Cardinals Pitchers

Using BaseballHQ’s projections to consider year-to-year performance of the St. Louis Cardinals pitchers for 2012 does not provide comfort. Conclusion of a two-part series.
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