Jeff Luhnow named Astros GM

Jeff Luhnow, the Cardinals Vice President of Player Procurement, has accepted a job with the Houston Astros as their new General Manager. Luhnow will take over for Ed Wade, who was fired last month by the Astros' new owner Jim Crane. Luhnow, who has essentially controlled the Cardinals' amateur scouting and drafting departments for the […] Read More

Win the a copy of the 2011 World Series film

Thanks to the fine folks at A+E Networks, Major League Baseball Productions, and Foundry Communications, we here at Redbird Dugout are getting an opportunity to hold a contest to get copies of the 2011 World Series film in the hands of more Cardinals fans! I'm always for that! So what do you have to do […] Read More

Cubs to pursue Pujols

Despite the rumors otherwise over the last month, FOX Sports is reporting that the Cubs will pursue Albert Pujols after all. During the meetings in Milwaukee before Thanksgiving it seemed like the Cubs were interested in bringing back their existing first baseman, Carlos Pena. That seems to be in doubt with the recent news. With […] Read More

Review: 2011 World Series Film

My wife thought baseball season was over. But I'm sure she appreciates me waiting until she was off at work before I sat down to watch the 2011 World Series film. There were many of us in the United Cardinals Bloggers who got their chance to review the World Series film, and many of us […] Read More

Notebook: November 28, 2011

The second edition of the offseason notebook comes to you with three stories. I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving break. I know mine was quite swamped trying to accomplish things, seeing family, and a couple of my good friends getting married. The Cardinals announced on Wednesday that they had offered arbitration to Albert Pujols and […] Read More

Notebook: November 21, 2011

Something I'm going to try to do every Monday morning through the offseason is come through and just recap what I think the top Cardinals stories, rumors, and notes of the previous week were and a quick take on them. There were some interesting things said in the last week that I've been itching to […] Read More

Changes to Divisions, Wild Card coming

Major League Baseball announced the approval of the sale of the Houston Astros to Jim Crane this morning along with division and wild card changes for the future. According to the Associated Press, the MLB's decision to move the Houston Astros to the American League beginning in 2013 saved Crane's ownership group roughly $65 million. […] Read More

Cardinals set coaching staff

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting the Cardinals' 2012 coaching staff has been set. Just two days after introducing Mike Matheny as the organization's newest manager after the retirement of Tony LaRussa, who had held the role for the last 16 seasons, the Cardinals have revealed their coaching staff. The big news is that Dave […] Read More