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Catching up with the Cardinals

OK, its been a while.The problem with any blog, where you're the sole writer, is that often "real" life gets in the way.So, with all the background noise finally starting to die down some, its time to get caught up with the Cards.The Cardinals did mo...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on Apr 19, 2015

Cards shuffle the deck. Do they have what it takes to win it all?

Once again, the Cardinals and GM John Mozeliak got their Christmas shopping done early.  Last year, Mo made his big moves in November (trading David Freese for Peter Bourjos and signing Jhonny Peralta) and he did the same this year (trading Shel...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on Jan 3, 2015

Cardinals look to fill the void after tragic loss of Oscar Taveras

Like most (if not all) of you, I was shocked and deeply saddened upon learning of the death of Oscar Taveras.  Not only did the Cardinals lose a potential star in the making, but they also lost an incredible person both on and off the field.&nbs...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on Nov 10, 2014

Cuerpo sin Vida de Oscar Taveras y su novia

Lamentablemente mostramos las condiciones de como quedo el rostro del pelotero OSCAR TAVERAS minutos despues del terrible accidente que tuvo junto a su novia en puerto plata, lamentamos postear imagenes como estas pero la realidad hay que mostrarla y...
by SOFOKEMUSIC.net on Oct 28, 2014

Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras dies in car accident

Tweet St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras and one of the top prospects of the past several seasons, died today in an auto accident in his native Dominican Republic, Dominican police confirmed to USA TODAY Sports. Taveras’ girlfriend al...
by Los That Sports Blog. on Oct 27, 2014

How do the Cardinals' July trades affect their roster going forward?

The Cardinals current and future roster changed dramatically in July when John Mozeliak jettisoned Allen Craig, Joe Kelly and minor leaguer James Ramsey in exchange for pitchers Justin Masterson and John Lackey, along with minor leaguer pitcher Corey...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on Aug 24, 2014

Could Cole Hamels be an option for the Cardinals?

Yesterday I posted a list of possible starting pitching trade targets for the Cardinals.  Well, now you can add one more name to the list of possibilities.According to Jon Paul Morosi, the Phillies have made Cole Hamels available, however, the a...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on Jul 28, 2014

What will happen with the Cardinals' Oscar Taveras?

By next Friday, Oscar Taveras will likely be somewhere else.  The only question is whether that will be another team or AAA Memphis.The Cardinals are at a crossroads with Taveras.  After being called up on July 1st to try to spark the offen...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on Jul 26, 2014

The Cardinals offense needs a boost. What are their options?

After leading the NL in runs scored last year, the Cardinals offense has gone south this year, currently sitting in a 13th place tie with the Cubs for fewest runs scored.  While their excellent starting pitching has buoyed them so far this year,...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on Jul 2, 2014

Cardinals could look to add a second or third baseman, but who?

The Cardinals made a move today to try to bolster their sagging offense, promoting Oscar Taveras from AAA Memphis.  His promotion likely means less playing time for Allen Craig and possibly Matt Holliday.  However, the team does not appear...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on Jun 30, 2014

Should the Cardinals trade Oscar Taveras to get David Price?

There's been much speculation surrounding the Cardinals and David Price lately.  The Cards starting rotation is hurting and Price would certainly provide the team with a one-two punch, along with Adam Wainwright, that could match any other team...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on Jun 29, 2014

Who are the Cardinals trade chips?

Buster Olney is reporting that the Rays are prepared to deal David Price "right now".  The trade market is obviously heating up and thhe Cardinals appear to be looking to make a big splash this time around.  But what do the Cards have to of...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on Jun 24, 2014

Should the Cardinals pursue David Price and, if so, what might he cost them?

Last week I opined as to what the Cardinals needs might be heading into trading season.  Bullpen help is their main priority, but there is also the possibility that the Cardinals could make a big splash and try to pull off a blockbuster deal.A l...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on Jun 15, 2014

Could extending top prospects before they're called up become the new trend?

In case you missed it, the Astros signed a groundbreaking contract extension with prospect Jon Singleton for 5 years, plus 3 option years, that could be worth up to $35 million.  He becomes the first player without any major league service time...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on Jun 2, 2014

Cardinals could trade an outfielder. Who could move and for what?

Its no secret that the Cardinals have a surplus of outfielders in their system, from major leaguers Matt Holliday, Jon Jay, Peter Bourjos and Allen Craig on down to their AAA outfield of Oscar Taveras, Randal Grichuk (who are both currently on the ma...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on Jun 1, 2014

Watch: Oscar Taveras homers in second major league at-bat

Your browser does not support iframes. St. Louis Cardinals top prospect Oscar Taveras hit a solo home run in his second at-bat of the game for his first Major League hit. Taveras was called up from Triple A Memphis on Friday. The 22 year-old Tavera...
by Sports-Glory on May 31, 2014

Cardinals call up Oscar Taveras. Matt Adams headed for the DL.

The long wait is over, the Cardinals have called up Oscar Taveras.  Unfortunately it comes at the expense of Matt Adams.Per Derrick Goold, Taveras will be called up on Saturday and likely inserted into the lineup immediately, while Adams will he...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on May 31, 2014

Cardinals call up top prospect Oscar Taveras

The St. Louis Cardinals have called up their top prospect, outfielder Oscar Taveras. Rob Rains of StLSportsPage.com first broke the story. Oscar Taveras time about to begin in StL. Word from a source in Memphis is that he is on his way to the major...
by Sports-Glory on May 31, 2014

How can the Cardinals upgrade their bench?

The Cardinals bench leaves a lot to be desired.  As a team, the Cardinals subs are hitting just .198 with a .555 OPS. Other than backup catcher Tony Cruz, who is hitting .292, and Jon Jay, who is hitting .279 while splitting time in center...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on May 29, 2014

Cardinals are content to stand pat...for now

While many Cardinals fans may be panicking over the team's sluggish start, GM John Mozeliak is not.  Both Rick Hummel and Ken Rosenthal posted articles recently indicating the the Cardinals GM is not looking to make a move any time soon.However,...
by Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land on May 20, 2014


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