Let's take a look a some of the news items from Week 1 of Cardinals Spring Training.
ITEM 1: Cardinals are moving from Jupiter.
It is what it is.
I don't have a tie to Jupiter. Only know it from Twitpics and news coverage. But it always sucks to lose a team as a city.
That being said, they are moving. You can't keep playing games when there isn't anyone to play games with. So the Cards will have to go to a city that has more teams around.
ITEM 2: Cardinals extend Matheny & Mo.
Had to do it.
Having a manger on a one year deal isn't going to fly in professional sports, so picking up Matheny's option was a no-brainer. In fact, I'm a little surprised that an extension wasn't announced.
And Mo deserves it. Dude came in with some pretty big shoes to fill. And hasn't missed a beat. Plus he's beefed up the farm system and survived an icon leaving town because of a contract. If he fulfills this contract, I think he surpasses Walt Jocketty in terms o...