Author Archives: Jon Doble

About Jon Doble

Jon Doble has been writing about the St. Louis Cardinals since 2010. You can follow him on Twitter at @JonDobleRBD. He also runs a Cardinals forum called RedbirdTalk and you can listen to him host UCB Radio every fourth Wednesday night of the month. Redbird Dugout is a member of the United Cardinal Bloggers.

Kevin Reynolds and I are back on UCB Radio tonight talking the injury to Jaime Garcia, the battle that now creates for the rotation, and Kevin finishes his Arnold Schwarzenegger story that got cut off last month. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ivieleagueproductions/2014/02/27/ucb-radio

Posted on by Jon Doble | Comments Off on UCB Radio: February 26, 2014

The 2014 Chicago Cubs

Continuing the NL Central Preview series, I am taking a look at each of the NL Central clubs and looking at their additions and figuring out what I project they could do in 2014. 2013 Results: 66-96, 31 games back Key Arrivals: C George Kottaras, CF Justin Ruggiano, LHP Wesley Wright, RHP Jose Veras, RHP Jason Hammel, RHP James McDonald, 2B Emilio Bonifacio Key Departures: RHP Kevin Gregg, RHP Scott … Continue reading

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Kevin Reynolds is back with me on tonight’s UCB Radio. We talked about his weekend experiences at Winter Warm-Up, Matt “Little City” Adams, and the potential for a starting pitching competition. Listen to the podcast version here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ivieleagueproductions/2014/01/23/ucb-radio

Posted on by Jon Doble | Comments Off on UCB Radio: January 22, 2014

Jay and Bourjos avoid arbitration

According to media reports today the St. Louis Cardinals have inked deals with center fielders Jon Jay and Peter Bourjos to avoid arbitration hearings. The deals, which haven’t been announced yet by the club, leave infielder Daniel Descalso as the only pending arbitration case for the Cardinals. Jay’s deal is reported to be a 1 year, $3.25 million contract that comes in just less than his $3.4 million arbitration estimate … Continue reading

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Jay avoids arbitration

The Cardinals sign CF Jon Jay to a 1 year, $3.25 million deal to avoid arbitration.

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