One question that was raised shortly after Jason Heyward was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals was whether or not he'd get to keep wearing No. 22 on his jersey. Manager Mike Matheny donned 22 for most of his career, including from 2000-2004 when he was with the Cardinals, and has worn it ever since he [...]

Cardinals Hall of Fame & Museum Special Exhibit Focuses On The Remarkable Life & Many Contributions of “The Man” ST. LOUIS, November 21, 2014 – The St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum opened its first temporary exhibit, Stan Musial: “The Man” Off the Field, today on what would have been Stan Musial’s 94th [...]

Every year, I bring up the rear when it comes to our regular United Cardinal Bloggers roundtable.  Which does make it difficult, since there are always a ton of great questions that come before me by these talented writers.  This time, I decided to leverage the calendar into my question: Thanksgiving is coming.  As a [...]

Jaime Garcia is owed $9.25 million next season before his club options kick in following the 2015 season. With recurring shoulder issues plaguing the talented-when-healthy lefty and a pitching staff full of capable starters, it's unclear what Garcia's role will be next season, or if he'll even have any. John Mozeliak, answering questions to a [...]

UCB Interview: John Mozeliak

The UCB, as a group recently sent a bunch of questions to Cardinal's GM John Mozeliak, and he answered every single one. Here are the questions I ask: In hindsight, I wish I'd asked more questions some more thought provoking ones, but this was my first GM interview, so I thought I did ok. How [...]

As the season was winding down, I reached out to one of the folks in the Cardinal organization that's always been so great to us bloggers (sorry, I know, that doesn't narrow it down--they've ALL been awesome) and asked if I might have an email Q&A with General Manager John Mozeliak.  Not only was Mo up [...]

REDBIRDS ACQUIRE INFIELDER TY KELLY; SET 40-MAN M.L. ROSTER ST. LOUIS, Mo., November 20, 2014 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced this evening that they have acquired infielder Ty Kelly from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for right-handed pitcher Sam Gaviglio.   Kelly has been added to the Cardinals 40-man Major League roster which currently stands at [...]

The first-ever event includes photo opportunities, family-friendly activities, and museum admission ST. LOUIS, November 20, 2014 – On Sunday, December 7th, the Cardinals are hosting the first-ever ‘Brunch with Santa and Fredbird’ at the new Cardinals Nation Restaurant and Bar inside Ballpark Village. With each special brunch purchase, fans will be treated to the Homerun [...]

Even before John Mozeliak pulled off a four-player deal that brought the Braves' leadoff hitter and superstar right fielder Jason Heyward to the Cardinals for 2015, there were rumblings that Mike Matheny was considering moving Matt Carpenter down a spot or two in the lineup. Such a move would be an attempt to jump start an offense [...]

CATCHER CODY STANLEY ADDED TO TEAM’S 40-MAN M.L. ROSTER ST. LOUIS, Mo., November 19, 2014 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced several roster moves today, including the purchase of catcher Cody Stanley who has been added to the team’s 40-man Major League roster.  The team also announced that it has given outfielderShane Robinson his outright release [...]

My UCB Awards Ballot

Figured I'd get this done and overwith. There were some tough decisions here.   1) Player of The Year: Jhonny Peralta. He was an all-around success, performing Well on both offense and defense and exceeding expectations in both areas. 2) Pitcher of the Year: Adam Wainwright. 20-8, 2.38 ERA. Enough said. 3) Game Of The [...]

Fans can choose from six vacation packages which include exclusive reception with select Cardinals players and personnel ST. LOUIS, November 19, 2014 – The St. Louis Cardinals are once again offering a variety of exclusive travel packages through Cardinals Vacations that allow fans to experience Spring Training in Jupiter, Florida as a VIP. A total [...]

 

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