Matt Carpenter Called Up

Matt Carpenter mad quite an impression on Cards fans in Spring Training and was one of the final cuts. Now we will get to see him wearing Cardinal Red in STL. According to Carpenters hometown paper he has been called up to STL and added to the 40 man roster (final spot). With Freese out […] Read More

Prospect Movement

There have been a few key announcements recently with our prospects. Late last week after another dominating performance our prized pitching prospect, Shelby Miller, was promoted to AA Springfield. His debut will be Friday night again Corpus Christi. The other big news which Jon touched on in his last post is Lance Lynn getting the […] Read More

Roster Move: Lance Lynn to make debut

It was a big day for the Cardinals and roster moves. With his hip issue, Kyle McClellan will hit the 15 day disabled list. It is also expected that Matt Holliday will join him tomorrow with his quad strain. So what does that mean for the Cardinals? With last week's movement of Blake King and […] Read More

Franklin wants his old job back

Fernando Salas and Eduardo Sanchez, be forewarned: Ryan Franklin wants his old job back. The Cardinals' 38 year old incumbent closer said to the Post-Dispatch's Derrick Goold that he intends to return to his late-inning role. Franklin has been the Cardinals closer for the last three years, earning 82 saves from 2008 to 2010. His […] Read More

Boggs’ treatment confuses me

As a Cardinals fan, blogger, and generally a studier of the habits of the management and organization, I consider myself fairly well read on the topic of what the team is going to do and the motives behind why they do it. When Mitchell Boggs was optioned to Memphis, the move made sense to me. […] Read More

River Bandits at Busch

Praying all day that the weather would hold out for the River Bandits vs Cougars game tonight at Busch I was watching the weather every hour at work today! Got to the ball park tonight 30 mins before game time and enjoyed the very long concession lines...but at least all food and drink was half […] Read More

Series Notes @ San Diego

I know, one more game to go but with the events of the last two nights, I couldn't wait any longer! While the Cardinals offense has not been prolific over the last two nights in San Diego, it's gotten the job done and that's the important part. Albert Pujols ended his homerless streak on Monday […] Read More

Cox promoted to Springfield

The Cards top pick from the 2010 MLB Draft, Zack Cox, was promoted from Palm Beach (High A) to Springfield (AA) today. In a corresponding move Niko Vasquez (2008 3rd Rdr) was demoted to Palm Beach. This move shouldn't come as any big surprise as we signed Cox to a ML deal with a reported […] Read More