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 last few years, is responsible for drafting many of the successful Cardinals you see today. … Continue reading

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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! The Contest So what do you have to do to win a copy for yourself? It’s simple, write me a story about … Continue reading

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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 the announcement of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement and the way that compensation will be divvied up … Continue reading

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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 are getting the opportunity to give some away. I have been offered up to 3 … Continue reading

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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. Cardinals offer arbitration to Pujols and Jackson The Cardinals announced on Wednesday that they had offered arbitration to Albert Pujols and Edwin Jackson while declining to offer the same … Continue reading

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