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St. Louis Cardinals prospect Ryan Jackson joins FOX Sports/ Field Reporter Inna Lazarev to discuss his experience at the Arizona Fall League.

Marlins unsure of Albert Pujols' age

Miami went all out at the start of free agency, targeting Albert Pujols (amongst others), but now they're having second thoughts, due to concerns that Pujols may be older than 31. 


Cards' new skipper reportedly in debt

The new manager of the World Series champs is allegedly dealing with roughly $4 million in real estate debt. Fortunately, he has a decent job.

How Old is Pujols?

Dan Le Batard writes about the Miami Marlins building a Latin brand, and how signing Albert Pujols instead of Prince Fielder fits with that business model. In doing so, he brings up Albert Pujols’s age (emphasis added): The crown jewel on this construction, of course, is named Albert Pujols. What the Marlins are offering him only goes against almost every single principle they’ve...

Lance Berkman: 2011 Darryl Kile Award Winner

The St. Louis Cardinals outfielder has been named by his teammates to receive a very special award.

La Russa: St. Louis Baseball Man of the Year

Hot News for Mgr. Tony La Russa

Wild Cards: Book Review

Wild Cards: The St. Louis Cardinals' Stunning 2011 Championship Season from Rob Rains is currently in stores and being sold online following the Cardinals' World Series win.This book relives not just the three postseason series but also various parts of the season. All in all, it's 128 pages but it's a really fast 128 pages.I'm not sure if it was because of the...

Freddy's Two-a-Days: St. Louis Cardinals

90-72, 2nd place, 6 GB (won NLDS 3-2 over Philadelphia, won NLCS 4-2 over Milwaukee, WON WORLD SERIES 4-3 OVER TEXAS)Fragile Freddy’s “Two A Days” series continues today with the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals. Each day (except Saturday) I will feature two clubs, one AL club, one NL club, and look back at their season. For each club I will comment on a key position player...

Does it matter that Mike Matheny lives with his in-laws?

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch story that we read over the weekend was one that has unfortunately been told too many times since the housing market collapsed a few years back. But it was unique in that you don't often hear of a big league manager moving into the home of his in-laws with his wife and his five children. That's the situation that Mike Matheny faces as he enters...

Springfield manager to lead Redbirds

Never let it be said that the St. Louis Cardinals don't believe in promoting their people for a job well done. After winning more games than any manager in club history during his five years with the Memphis Redbirds, Chris Maloney was recently promoted to St. Louis, where he'll coach first base for new Cardinals manager Mike Matheny. Then on Monday, the club promoted Ron...

Why He’s Called “The Riot”

This was posted on Red Reporter a few days ago, and it’s rather hilarious. Witness the awesome fielding of St. Louis Cardinals’ erstwhile shortstop Ryan Theriot. Hmm. I guess that makes it obvious why he was moved to second base in the middle of the 2011 … [visit site to read more]

Staying in Baseball

Tony La Russa would take a front office job, especially in the Bay Area. Q: What about a front-office job with the A’s or Giants? A: “I signed with the A’s and managed the A’s. I’ve been in the National League, so we played a lot in San Francisco, and the Giants have been outstanding to me over the years, particularly with ARF-related requests. I’d like to find a club...

Replacing managerial legends

Inspired by the hiring of Mike Matheny to replace Tony La Russa, a look at those who replaced other long-lasting skippers.Click the title to read more.Read more great baseball stuff at The Hardball Times.
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