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Cardinals Analysis

Pre-draft scouting reports on Mike Matheny

Sometimes, scouts are accurate in their reports. Other times, they are not. A case report using former catcher and current manager Mike Matheny.

Pre-draft scouting reports on Mike Matheny

Sometimes, scouts are accurate in their reports. Other times, they are not. A case report using former catcher and current manager Mike Matheny.

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'Twas the Day Before the Night Before Christmas

It's a slightly rambling story about garbage men, a bunch of links, and a place to hang out on this Christmas Eve day. Enjoy!

'Twas the Day Before the Night Before Christmas

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It's a slightly rambling story about garbage men, a bunch of links, and a place to hang out on this Christmas Eve day. Enjoy!

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Cardinals Analysis

Walden extension in line with Mozeliak's M.O.

Unlike the club's reported interest in free-agent reliever Andrew Miller, the extension the Cardinals agreed to with Jordan Walden is right in line with the club's bullpen philosophy during the...

Walden extension in line with Mozeliak's M.O.

Unlike the club's reported interest in free-agent reliever Andrew Miller, the extension the Cardinals agreed to with Jordan Walden is right in line with the club's bullpen philosophy during the...

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Cardinals sign Jordan Walden to an extension

The Cardinals announced the signing of reliever Jordan Walden to a two-year contract extension according to their twitter account. The extension includes an option for a third year.

Cardinals sign Jordan Walden to an extension

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The Cardinals announced the signing of reliever Jordan Walden to a two-year contract extension according to their twitter account. The extension includes an option for a third year.

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An airing of grievances

We will get to the links, but first -

An airing of grievances

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We will get to the links, but first -

Cardinals in the Winter Leagues

Multiple Cardinals are playing in the various winter leagues this offseason, including a few that are likely to have an impact on the big league club in 2015.

My hypothetical Hall of Fame Ballot

Hall of Fame voters are faced with very difficult decisions due to a crowded ballot. I give it my best shot.

Why are the Cards still interested in infielders?

The Cardinals have long prioritized infield depth.

Dan Kantrovitz and the Cardinals' brain drain

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The Cardinals' incredible success at the major and minor league levels has made members of their front office a target for poaching employees. However, the Cardinals have done very well at keeping...

Is Heyward the biggest offseason upgrade in MLB?

The Hot Stove isn't over yet, but the St. Louis Cardinals' acquisition of Jason Heyward to play right field is looking like the single biggest upgrade at any position by any club this offseason.

Revisiting Matt Carpenter versus Clayton Kershaw

The clash of Carpenter versus Kershaw has already made for some great postseason memories. With the state of their respective teams, one can imagine that they will meet again sometime soon.

Viva el Birdos podcast episode 12

in which Ben and the red baron talk some baseball and make some puns.

On Jason Heyward and negotiating windows

How much does the possibility that a player might sign to play with a team beyond his current contract play into a team's decision to trade for him?

Cardinals not winning bidder for Korean SS Jung-ho Kang

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Earlier this offseason, the Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo reported that the Cardinals had long been interested in Jung-ho Kang, who was posted by the Nexen Heroes this offseason. Now ESPN's Jerry Crasnick has tweeted that the Cardinals were not the highest bidder for the negotiating rights to the shortstop.

2014 Minor League Review - Awards Edition

We've reviewed the season and given out the team awards now it's time to look at the system as a whole and hand 'em out at the organizational level. For full columns and reviews of each team be...

Brett Lawrie makes a young fan's day/year/life

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I love baseball.

What it's like to be part of a blockbuster trade

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be involved in a blockbuster trade? Well, now you'll know.

The Cardinals' first free agent: Darrell Porter

With the winter meetings and hot stove season underway, we take a look back at the Cardinals first serious dip into the free agent waters.

Watch Mozeliak's Winter Meetings Interview

MLB Network was in San Diego covering the Winter Meetings. They interviewed a lot of front office types. Last Wednesday, St. Louis Cardinals general manager was a guest on MLB Tonight, discussing...

Trevor Rosenthal could be the next Derek Lowe

Trevor Rosenthal will remain the Cardinals' closer so long as the team enters a season with a surplus of starters, but it is too early to pigeon-hole the 24-year-old as a reliever only. Derek Lowe...

On MLB rumors, free agents, & 'interested' clubs

Lots of clubs express "interest" in lots of players for lots of reasons.

Cards reportedly interested in Asdrubal Cabrera

This would be an excellent addition by the Cardinals brass.

2014 FA signings: John Mozeliak is value shopping

After two disappointing free agent signings in a row (in 2012 and 2013), it appears John Mozeliak has done a little better shopping for value so far this offseason.

2015 Draft Preview 0.1

Three more pitchers who will be returning to this year's draft to make some poor GM look stupid.

Rockies sign Daniel Descalso for some reason

The 66-win Rockies might pay Daniel Descalso as much as $4.6 million over the next two seasons.

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