Dickson gets the call

After the news of Ryan Franklin's release settled yesterday, the question of who would replace him on the active roster began to get asked. I assumed that it would be Bryan Augenstein, since he is already on the 40 man roster. Rather, the Cardinals decided to add Brandon Dickson to the roster according to a […] Read More

Franklin to be released

The story out of St. Louis according to reports from the Post-Dispatch's Joe Strauss is that Ryan Franklin is set to be released by the St. Louis Cardinals today. The embattled closer has failed to reclaim his reliability out of the bullpen and is on his way out. Through 27 innings this season, Franklin sports […] Read More

Bell, Bartlett on Cardinals’ radar

According to the New York Post, the Cardinals are looking closely at the Padres' Heath Bell and Jason Bartlett. It's well known that the Padres are willing to sell off players this year and have plenty of young reliever talent to sell. That's something the Cardinals are in urgent need of, but will the benefits […] Read More

Young Pups Report: June

After a lot of dedication to the MLB Draft I am back to give an update on our Young Pups. I can't remember another year in recent memory that you have seen so much movement of our youth this early in the year. We have guys getting promoted to the big league club due to […] Read More

Valdes up as Cardinals continue changes

The Cardinals continued their renovation of the bullpen today as they called up Raul Valdes from Memphis and optioned Maikel Cleto back to the minor leagues. The move really reflects just how poorly the Cardinals bullpen has pitched in recent days. Cleto, I believe, had the Cardinals' longest active scoreless innings streak at 1.1 innings. […] Read More

Batista released, Lynn on his way back

The surprise news came down just over half an hour ago from the Cardinals official Twitter. Miguel Batista has been given his unconditional release from the organization. To fill his spot on the roster, Lance Lynn has been called up from Memphis and will be available out of the bullpen tonight. Batista, 40, was a […] Read More

Pujols out approximately six weeks

Last night in the sixth inning, a Pete Kozma throw drifted away from first base. After catching it and tagging the runner, Albert Pujols collapsed in pain. My first reaction at the time was that it reminded me of the type of hit my favorite player, Scott Rolen, took a couple times. He wasn't the […] Read More

Pujols out approximately six weeks

Last night in the sixth inning, a Pete Kozma throw drifted away from first base. After catching it and tagging the runner, Albert Pujols collapsed in pain. My first reaction at the time was that it reminded me of the type of hit my favorite player, Scott Rolen, took a couple times. He wasn't the […] Read More