ST. LOUIS WILL RECEIVE PLAYER TO BE NAMED OR CASH CONSIDERATIONS FROM RANGERS JUPITER, Fla., March 28, 2015 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have traded left-handed reliever Sam Freeman to the Texas Rangers in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Freeman, 27, was a 32nd round [...]

Countdown to Cardinals: 8

Days until Opening Night, Cardinals vs. Cubs on ESPN: 8 First player/coach to wear #8: Doc Lavan (1923) Last player/coach to wear #8: Peter Bourjos (2014) Player/coach to wear #8 in the most seasons: Terry Moore (7 player, 4 coach) Number of players/coaches to wear #8: 36 Last time not worn: 2001 Other interesting names [...]

It's one of the annual traditions here at C70 At The Bat, our trip around the majors in blog form.  Since 2009, I've been asking bloggers from other teams about what's going to happen with their squad in the coming season.  It's always fun to see what the opposition is thinking and how optimistic some [...]

Countdown To Cardinals: 9

Days until Opening Night, Cardinals vs. Cubs on ESPN: 9 First player/coach to wear #9: Doc Lavan (1923) Last player/coach to wear #9: Mark DeJohn (1996, coach) Player/coach to wear #9 in the most seasons: Enos Slaughter (13) Number of players/coaches to wear #9: 26 Last time not worn: 2014 Other interesting names tied to #9: Tim McCarver (1960), Minnie Minoso (1962), Bob [...]

Official Licensee of MLB.com, Including Opening Day Rosters, Shop a Player Feature, and More Out of the Park Developments, an official licensee of MLB.com, today announced that MLB Manager 2015 is available now for Android and iOS at Google Play and the Apple App Store, respectively. Like Out of the Park Baseball 16, which was [...]

5 ways to improve the game

I am of the belief that Allen H. "Bud" Selig is one of, if not the undisputed greatest commissioner our beloved game has ever had.   Is that disputable and up for debate?  Sure, it is. What, pray tell, about this game, isn't? Those who have read my musings here, and at blog sites past, [...]

It's one of the annual traditions here at C70 At The Bat, our trip around the majors in blog form.  Since 2009, I've been asking bloggers from other teams about what's going to happen with their squad in the coming season.  It's always fun to see what the opposition is thinking and how optimistic some [...]

Sponsorship Highlights Ongoing Commitment to Region ST. LOUIS (March 26, 2015) – Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) announced today a partnership with the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB). The new relationship underscores the company’s investment in the St. Louis community, where Equifax Workforce Solutions is headquartered. One of the most successful teams in baseball [...]

You've heard the old saw that the three most important things in real estate are location, location, location?  While pitching doesn't quite rate like that in baseball, it's pretty close.  The way the Cardinals have been going lately, pitching isn't something they'll be worrying about. Save for John Lackey's game on Sunday, where he admitted [...]

Countdown to Cardinals: 10

Days until Opening Night, Cardinals vs. Cubs on ESPN: 10 First player/coach to wear #10: Jimmy Hudgens (1923) Last player/coach to wear #10: Tony La Russa (2011) Player/coach to wear #10 in the most seasons: La Russa (16) Number of players/coaches to wear #10: 41 Last time not worn: 1979 Other interesting names tied to [...]

It's one of the annual traditions here at C70 At The Bat, our trip around the majors in blog form.  Since 2009, I've been asking bloggers from other teams about what's going to happen with their squad in the coming season.  It's always fun to see what the opposition is thinking and how optimistic some [...]

Taking a breath…

I think, as the season approaches, it's time to step back from all of the debates and hyper-criticism. It seems to me, many people, myself included have gotten caught up in all of the various debates, both within their favorite teams (Who should be the Cardinals 5th starter, Ty Kelly should  make the team, etc) [...]

 

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