Chris Carpenter officially retires

John Mozeliak announces that Chris Carpenter has officially retired from baseball […] Read More

Matheny signs contract extension

Mike Matheny signed to a three year extension. Will be the Cardinals managed through the 2017 season […] Read More

Being the GM

Each and every off season I like to ask myself what I would do if I were the GM of the St. Louis Cardinals.  I look at what I perceive to be the team's weaknesses and find ways to go about reinforcing those weaknesses. Going into this offseason, I see two main priorities for the […] Read More

The Post-Mortem

104 days until pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training. For fans of 28 other teams, that coundown had already begun. For Cardinals' fans, it begins now. Last night the Red Sox did what they did all series long. Pulled a rabbit out of their hat. The entire series they didn't hit well. In fact, […] Read More

Obstructing a win

Have you ever? No I've never! The was the reaction of the baseball world after last night's game ending obstruction call in Game 3 of the World Series. After throwing out the potential winning run in Yadier Molina at the plate for the second out of the bottom of the 9th, Boston catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia […] Read More

Circumstantial evidence damning for Lester

In a turn of events that has me remembering back to Game 2 of the 2006 World Series against the Detroit Tigers, Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester was spotted last night with a foreign substance on his glove. The substance was spotted and tweeted about by Cardinals minor leaguer Tyler Melling who has since spoken […] Read More

UCB Radio: October 23, 2013

Daniel Shoptaw fills in for me with Kevin Reynolds in this week's edition of UCB Radio. Check out the podcast below http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ivieleagueproductions/2013/10/24/ucb-radio-hour […] Read More

The reason I’ve been away this time

On Sunday night, instead of watching baseball and writing blog posts, I was busy at the hospital as my wife and I welcomed our first baby boy. Our son Micah was born on Sunday night. As you can see, I have already begun to indoctrinate him into Cardinal Nation like any good father should. Unfortunately, […] Read More