Rzepczynski gets the call

The Cardinals have recalled LHP Marc Rzepczynski from Memphis. RHP Carlos Martinez was optioned to make room […] Read More

Comparing Pete Kozma and Alexei Ramirez

There's been a lot of discussion over the past few days about Alexei Ramirez and Pete Kozma since a Chicago Tribune article indicated that the Cardinals have attempted to pry Ramirez away from the White Sox. Bernie Miklasz, Derrick Goold, and other writers have weighed in on their opinions. Most call Kozma the better defensive shortstop […] Read More

UCB Radio: July 24, 2013

Kevin Reynolds and I host this week's UCB Radio Siesta Hour as we talk about sleeping and who knows what else when we're both ready to head to bed. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ivieleagueproductions/2013/07/25/ucb-radio […] Read More

Hitting the trade markets

The second half of the baseball season is about to begin and the trade deadline is right around the corner. Already newspapers, blogs, message boards, and twitter feeds are rife with trade rumors as everyone has a keen eye on watching how their teams will perform in the second half. So where are the Cardinals […] Read More

Boggs traded

The Cardinals trade RHP Mitchell Boggs to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for $206,000 in international signing money […] Read More

UCB Radio: June 26, 2013

Kevin Reynolds and I are on this week's UCB Radio. We discuss the new shortened show format and Kevin's love of long, wordy answers and the hate for Lance Lynn. Oh, and Mike Matheny. Always Mike Matheny. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ivieleagueproductions/2013/06/27/ucb-radio-hour […] Read More

Marte optioned to Memphis, Cleto recalled

After a 14th inning appearance where he walked two and allowed a hit that put the Diamondbacks on top for the eventual win, Victor Marte is on his way back to Memphis. Since his recall on May 27th, Marte has made four appearances allowing four hits and three walks. Not a recipe for success. Kevin […] Read More

For umpires, ejections need to be last resort

It was certainly not Yadier Molina's finest hour yesterday afternoon. After putting what he thought was a hit through the gap between the third baseman and the shortstop, Molina cruised his way to first. Except that Giants' shortstop Brandon Crawford made a great play on the ball and threw Molina out by half a step. […] Read More