Posted January 03, 2012 on
St. Louis Cardinals first base prospect Xavier Scruggs continues his reports from winter ball in Colombia.

Cards' roster still needs work

The World Champion Cardinals have had a busy couple of months since they paraded down the streets of St. Louis to celebrate their improbable World Series title. But with 46 days left before pitchers and catchers report to their Spring Training complex in Jupiter, Fla., the Cardinals and general manager John Mozeliak still have plenty of work left to do. After future hall of fame...

A David Freese GM 6 Story I Promise You've Never Heard

The following story is 100% true. It hasn't been embellished in any way. It can be verified by other people, including an employee of the Cardinals. And it probably would have been one of the all-time classics, if not, for you know, what happened.Game 6. I wasn't going to go. I had 2 standing room tickets to the game, but I also had a ticket to Game 7. If the Cardinals...

The Cardinal Nation Blog 2011 top story #2: Pujols leaves

Only in a year that his team, the St. Louis Cardinals, won the ultimate prize, the World Championship, could the surprise departure of Albert Pujols not be named the top story of the year. Yet in terms of long-term ramifications to both the player and his former club, the 31-year-old’s decision to sign a 20-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will be felt long...

Why Yadier Molina Is The Cornerstone Of The Cardinals

In Baseball, everyone knows that offense wins innings; defense wins games, and pitching wins championships. However, what about the man behind the mask? The catcher is part of both defense and pitching. From working with the pitching staff on a personal and professional basis, to calling every pitch, the catcher makes sure that pitching stays on course, and if things go awry, they...

The Cardinal Nation Blog 2011 top story #1: 11th World Championship

For their third consecutive post-season series, the St. Louis Cardinals were installed as the decided underdog, this time to the American League Champion Texas Rangers, back in the World Series for a second consecutive year. The actual margin of difference between the two clubs proved to be razor-thin. When all seven games had been played, it was the Cardinals who finished on top...

2012 St. Louis Cardinals Offseason Review

2011 In A Nutshell In baseball terms,2011 wasn’t a bad year for St. Louis.They survived the loss of their ace for the entire year. They developed someyoung players. Oh, and they won the World Series. What a storybook year for theCardinals. A patented Tony La Russa year; with a laundry list of deficienciesthat included:Best player is hampered with injuriesAce out for the...

Kantrovitz Returns to Cards to Lead Scouting

The St. Louis Cardinals have hired Dan Kantrovitz as their director of amateur scouting.

Cards, Rangers battle into historic Series

It's a wonder the 2011 World Series even matched up the Cardinals and Rangers, never mind seeing the clubs play seven stunning, draining, historic games. A twist here, a turn there, and who knows if either even makes it to the Fall Classic.
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