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Regardless, Pierzynski is a sound short-term investment for Cardinals

ST. LOUIS -- A.J. Pierzynski needed all of one game to show why the Cardinals wanted him. He can hit. Fresh off the plane from Cooperstown, where he was on hand for the induction of former teammate Frank Thomas, Pierzynski went 3 for 5 with an RBI in a 6-3 victory over the Cubs. No adjustment period needed, no shaking off the rust required. Not bad for a guy who hadn't played...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Pierzynski records three hits in Cardinals debut

Catcher A.J. Pierzynski had a strong debut with the St. Louis Cardinals recording three hits in a 6-3 win over the Chicago Cubs. Pierzynski, 37, recorded singles in his final three at-bats providing a insurance run in the seventh inning after signing with the Cardinals earlier in the day. “People that played with me and know me, know what I’m about and that’s all that really...
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Pierzynski: I Didn’t Want To End Season With ‘Bad Taste In My Mouth’

The St. Louis Cardinals officially signed catcher A.J. Pierzynski on Saturday morning after the Boston Red Sox released him on July 16. And Pierzynski couldn’t be happier about that. “I definitely wanted to play this year because I didn’t want to end with a bad taste in my mouth after Boston,” Pierzynski said, as reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “I wanted to find...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaken, not Stirred: A.J. Pierzynski Signed by Cardinals

Since losing catcher Yadier Molina to a right thumb injury that required surgery, the St. Louis Cardinals have quietly been investigating ways to increase depth at this position. To fix their hole at catcher the Cardinals brought (via nesn.com) in former Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski who was designated for assignment a couple of […] The post Shaken, not Stirred: A.J...
Via Outside Analysis
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

CHICAGO -- For A.J. Pierzynski, the opportunity for a fresh start with a perennial contender was too good to pass up. Pierzynski on Saturday signed with the St. Louis Cardinals, choosing them from among several suitors, 10 days after being released by the Boston Red Sox. The veteran catcher didn't divulge what other teams showed interest in him, but said playing for a contender...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking The ‘Why Did The Cardinals Sign AJ Pierzynski’ Theories

The Cardinals have signed AJ Pierzynski and he will join the team today in Chicago. Whoo. Boy. The dude is controversial. And he likes it that way. His nickname? Captain Chaos. His former manager’s feeling about AJ? I paraphrase here: When you play against him, you hate him. When you play with him, you hate him a little bit less. So why? Let’s see if we can’t figure this...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign A.J. Pierzynski

Earlier today, I wrote for Sports Rumor Alert that the St. Louis Cardinals, who are in need of a catcher, were interested in trading for Minnesota Twins' Kurt Suzuki. The Cardinals appear to be moving in a different direction, however.The Cardinals are working on a deal with recently released catcher A.J. Pierzynski, according to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch....
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

“AJ Pierzynski” Has a Message for the Boston Red Sox

Posted to Good Guys Wear BlackA blogger has tried to get into the mind of AJ Pierzynski, and what he may be thinking at the moment. Some of the highlights: ” On the very first day I showed up at spring training, a couple goons pulled me aside, explained that I parked in a spot reserved for Ortiz’s son’s minibike, and whipped me with a chain.” ” I figured it was some sort...
Via Sports Mockery
9 days ago  |  Discuss

AJ Pierzynski Writes His Former Red Sox Teammates

So it’s been a week since I was DFA’ed. And yesterday, my ties to the Boston Red Sox were officially cut. So now I’m out here, floating through Major League Baseball like some great, untethered zeppelin just looking for a place to call home for a couple months. And I’m fine with that. Maybe I’ll latch on to a team that ends up officially eliminating you guys from contention...
Via Surviving Grady
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: A.J. Pierzynski was ‘negative influence’ to Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox designated catcher A.J. Pierzynski for assignment on Wednesday, and now according to a report from WEEI there may be clubhouse reasons as to why the move was made. Rob Bradford of WEEI reported on Thursday that Pierzynski’s negative influence led to the decision to designate him for assignment. According to multiple […]
Via Full Scale Sports
21 days ago  |  1 Comment
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