So here’s a crazy idea

I was doing some reading earlier this afternoon during a slow stretch at work and it was talking about how the Braves' GM Frank Wren would like to trade Dan Uggla this offseason. Uggla, 33, has been a disaster for the Braves, being left off last season's postseason roster because of his .179 batting average, […] Read More

Non tendered targets for the Cardinals

Thanks to last night's arbitration tender deadline, there are 43 new free agents hitting the marketplace. Those would be 21 pitchers, 10 infielders, 9 outfielders, and 3 catchers. With the Cardinals keeping a close eye on a right handed second baseman to pair up with Wong and perhaps play around the infield, lets take a […] Read More

Cardinals non-tender Axford

The Cardinals non-tender RHP John Axford, making him a free agent. They tender contracts to OF Jon Jay, OF Peter Bourjos, and IF Daniel Descalso […] Read More

What will Mozeliak do next?

This weekend Cardinals’ fans were able to give thanks that most of their team’s offseason shopping list were checked off thanks to the brilliant moves of John Mozeliak. Rather than slow playing the offseason, Mozeliak struck quickly as he dealt David Freese and Fernando Salas, acquired Peter Bourjos, and signed Jhonny Peralta. So what now? […] Read More

Gloves 4 Troops

Some readers may remember last year I wrote about Cardinals' minor league shortstop Vance Albitz and his Gloves 4 Troops drive. This morning I got thinking about it wondering if he's doing it again this offseason. So I headed over to his site and it sure looks like he is. What Albitz does is collect […] Read More

UCB Radio: November 28, 2013

Kevin Reynolds and I host this week's UCB Radio and discuss the Jhonny Peralta signing, the David Freese trade, and other things related to Cardinal baseball. Listen to the podcast here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ivieleagueproductions/2013/11/28/ucb-radio-hour […] Read More

Winter Warm-Up Tickets On Sale Friday

Cardinals Care announced today that tickets for the 2014 edition of Winter Warm-Up will go on sale on Friday. The 18th annual Winter Warm-Up will be held January 18th through 20th at the Hyatt Regency in St. Louis. Passes can be purchased online, at the official team store in Busch Stadium, and Cardinals Clubhouse stores […] Read More

Peralta signs with the Cardinals

The Cardinals confirmed this afternoon that they have signed free agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta. According to reports, the deal is a four year contract worth $53 million. The 31-year-old Peralta was a free agent after a three-year stint in Detroit where he hit .278/.334/.438 with 45 HRs and 204 RBI. His stay there was capped […] Read More