Tag Archives: Carlos Beltran

April Grades: Position Players

I know it’s been awhile since I was able to add to the blog, it’s not for lack of desire, but more a lack of time. Over the last few weeks I’ve gotten a job, been working on finishing the projects at my internship, and my wife and I adopted a dog. Needless to say, there has been very little “routine” in our lives since the last blog post. For … Continue reading

Posted in Columns | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on April Grades: Position Players

Cardinals open season with win

The World Champions looked like just that last night as they defeated the new look Miami Marlins 4-1 to officially open Marlins Ballpark. Most of the ballpark’s “firsts” are now attributed to Cardinals’ players. The first hit was Carlos Beltran. He was also the first run scored. The first RBI was to David Freese. The first strikeout went to Josh Johnson, but he was the batter as Kyle Lohse fanned … Continue reading

Posted in Team News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Cardinals open season with win

2012 MLB Predictions

Its that time again gang.  Last year I bombed pretty bad on a number predictions but that doesn’t scare me away from doing it again!  Who will win the World Series?  Who will take home the Cy Young Awards?  Who do the ROY honors go to?  Without further ado…

Posted in Team News | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on 2012 MLB Predictions

2012 Preview: Right Fielder

Right field. It’s a position that many expected to be handed to Allen Craig after his outstanding 2011 season coming off the bench and providing crucial hits for the Cardinals in the World Series. Not so fast though. With Craig potentially spending time on the disabled list to start the season, the Cardinals went big and signed Carlos Beltran to a two year contract. Last year Lance Berkman primarily played … Continue reading

Posted in Team News | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on 2012 Preview: Right Fielder

Molina signs 5-year extension

This afternoon the St. Louis Cardinals officially announced that their catcher, Yadier Molina, has finalized a 5-year extension with the team. The deal, which is worth $75 million from 2013-2017, includes a $15 million option for 2018 for a maximum value near $88 million according to sources. He is already under contract for 2012 on a $7 million option from his previous contract signed before the 2008 season. Many fans … Continue reading

Posted in Team News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Molina signs 5-year extension