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Minor leaguers who may be under serious consideration to be added to the St. Louis Cardinals’ 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft.

Report: Cardinals, Rockies discussing trade for Troy Tulowitzki

The Colorado Rockies and St. Louis Cardinals will discuss a potential trade involving shortstop Troy Tulowitzki at the GM/owners’ meeting in Orlando this week, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports. The Caridnals have shown significant interest in Tulowitzki and have also inquired about the availability of a shortstop from the Texas Rangers, who have Elvis Andrus and Jurickson...

Why didn’t we take Wacha?

With the success demonstrated by St. Louis Cardinals rookie starting pitcher Michael Wacha in the 2013 Major League Baseball post-season, questions are being asked all across the game. Other clubs which passed on the right-hander, taken 19th in the 2012 draft, are being grilled. The standard concerns about Wacha pre-draft were his perceived lack of a third pitch, a breaking ball...

Musial online auction nets 1.2 million

ST. LOUIS -- Hundreds of bidders, most presumably St. Louis Cardinals fans, now own a piece of Stan Musial's life after an online auction of his possessions. Officials with Heritage Auctions of Dallas said Monday that winning bids for the monthlong auction totaled 1.2 million, far more than expected. The auction ended Saturday. Items ranged from game-worn jerseys to World Series...

Musial online auction nets $1.2 million

Hundreds of bidders, most presumably St. Louis Cardinals fans, now own a piece of Stan Musial memorabilia after an online auction of his possessions. Officials with Heritage Auctions of Dallas said Monday that winning bids for the month-long auction totaled $1.2 million, far more than expected. The auction ended Saturday. Items ranged from game-worn jerseys to World Series rings...

Carlos Beltran looking for three- or four-year deal, and likely a new team

Two years ago, Carlos Beltran, who had never taken a World Series at-bat, signed with the St. Louis Cardinals. Against at least one offer of three years and the possibility for four, Beltran accepted two years – and $26 million – from the Cardinals, because he believed an October like the one that just passed was more likely in St. Louis. At the risk of another year or two of...

St. Louis Cardinals: Did Matt Carpenter get screwed?

The finalists for the National League MVP award were announced earlier this week and the St. Louis Cardinals had representation. Catcher Yadier Molina was named one of three finalists, along with Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Paul Goldschmidt of the Arizona Diamondbacks. While it is good to see Molina get recognition, did another Cardinal get screwed? Cardinals second...

Cardinals Winter League Notebook: Wk 3, Pt 1

Results from St. Louis Cardinals prospects competing last week in the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Nicaragua. Luis Mateo is hot in Puerto Rico.

UCB Award Picks And 2013 Season Review

Each year, the United Cardinal Bloggers hold their season voting for various Cardinal related things – hitting, pitching, blogs, etc. Here are my votes, along with some other 2013 thoughts. 1) Cardinal Position Player of the Year: Matt Carpenter Matt Carpenter hit nearly like Matt Holliday in 2013, at second base. And it was the first season he played second base. And he did it...

Report: Cardinals, Rockies Expected to Discuss Potential Trade Involving Troy Tulowitzki

The Cardinals’ quest to land a shortstop could heat up this week. The Cardinals and Rockies are expected to discuss the parameters of a potential trade involving Troy Tulowitzki at this week’s MLB GM meetings, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan. The two sides reportedly have already had informal talks regarding such a deal. Tulowitzki apparently isn’t the only shortstop...

Free agent OF Carlos Beltran: Made it official

Hot News for OF Carlos Beltran

Cardinals expected to discuss possible Troy Tulowitzki trade at GM meetings

Officials from the St. Louis Cardinals and Colorado Rockies are expected to meet at the GM/owners' meetings in Orlando this week and discuss parameters of a potential trade involving Troy Tulowitzki, which already has been broached in informal talks between the parties, sources with knowledge of the situation told Yahoo Sports. Not only have the Cardinals shown significant interest...

St. Louis Cardinals: Ken Rosenthal’s trade idea involving Tulo is a joke

Once the season is over and a World Series winner is crowned, everyone, thanks to fantasy baseball and video games, thinks they are capable of handling the general manager responsibilities of their favorite team. Cardinals fans are not any different, and hypothetical and mythical trade ideas are already being floated around by radio show hosts, message board posters, and careless...

Carlos Beltran Becoming Red Sox

Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer As reported by Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, Carlos Beltran is looking to lock in the tail end of his career with a 3-4 year deal. This pretty much tanks talks of him becoming a Red Sox this offseason. The Red Sox front office must have learned from the last few long term deals that you don't want to lock in these types of deals when a player...

Cards fare poorly in SABR Defensive Index

There is a wide defensive gulf between the two St. Louis Cardinals Gold Glove Award winners and most of the rest of the team, according to new SABR metrics.

Can You See Carlos Beltran on the Red Sox?

Admittedly, every time Carlos Beltran stepped up to bat in the World Series, I was nervous. He's definitely the kind of guy you'd much rather have on your side of the ball, so I don't think it's the WORST idea that the Sox look into picking him up this year. Rumor has it the Red Sox are pursuing the free agent, and might even be doing so "aggressively....
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