Over 30 Theme Dates Scheduled Including Star Wars Night, Grateful Dead Night & Budweiser Bash Series ST. LOUIS, Mo., January 18, 2017 – Tickets for more than 30 Theme Ticket promotional dates during the 2017 season, including Star Wars Night and St. Louis Blues Night, are on sale now at cardinals.com/theme. “Theme Tickets are a [...]

With all the news that came out of the Winter Warmup this weekend, I got the guys (Twitter users StlCardsCards, KeeneMLB, and johnrabe) back together to talk about arbitration, player usage, and anything else that might come up.  You probably won't be surprised where our track leads. C70: We had a lot of things come out [...]

We've come to the third of our continuing series of posts looking back at the trades John Mozeliak has made since he became the full-time general manager in October of 2007.  While not all of them are memorable or notable, 2010 was the year Mo made more trades than any other single year.  Some of [...]

Guests Can Tour Stadium’s Versatile Event Spaces and Meet Region’s Top Wedding Vendors ST. LOUIS, Mo., January 17, 2017 – Tickets for the eighth annual Busch Stadium Boutique Bridal Event on Sunday, January 29, 2017, are on sale now at cardinals.com/bridalshow. The event, which takes place from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. in the Redbird Club [...]

Arbitrary Decisions

There are a lot of good things about Winter Warm-Up.  For one, it raises a lot of money for Cardinals Care.  (Kudos to Adam Wainwright for pledging part of his karaoke receipts to help defray the loss of a day this year.)  It lets folks meet the players and get autographs.  And, most importantly for [...]

I was really glad to get to talk with Laura and Holly of the podcast STLCardGals.  There are a few podcasts that are my must-listen shows and theirs is right at the top of the list.  It was fun to talk about their history in St. Louis and their thoughts on the upcoming season.  Check [...]

Last week, we started our examination of the trade history of Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak.  He came out with a bang in 2007, trading two pieces of what we would now term "the core" and then wrapped up 2008 with what is one of his most disappointing trades.  In the next two years, Mo [...]

TEAM AVOIDS SALARY ARBITRATION WITH TODAY’S AGREEMENTS ST. LOUIS, Mo., January 13, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon that they have reached agreement on one-year deals for 2017 with relievers Trevor Rosenthal and Kevin Siegrist, thus avoiding salary arbitration.   The team also reached an agreement yesterday with first baseman Matt Adams to [...]

Saturday’s Winter Warm-Up Schedule Canceled Due to Winter Ice Storm Jupiter ST. LOUIS, MO, January 13, 2017 –Due to severe winter weather, flight cancelations and treacherous conditions on area roads, the St. Louis Cardinals have announced that they have cancelled the first day (Saturday, January 14th) of the 2017 Winter Warm-Up event at the Hyatt [...]

There are many aspects to a general manager's job.  There is supervising the minor league system.  There is negotiating with free agents.  There's dealing with the league, interacting with the coaching staff, and a myriad of other things, many of which the public never really sees.  One of the biggest aspects of the job, though, [...]

Winter Storm Forecasts May Bring Up to ¾ Inches of Ice Making Travel Unsafe ST. LOUIS, Mo., January 12, 2017 – Due to severe winter weather forecasts and travel safety concerns for players, staff and fans, the St. Louis Cardinals have announced that the Cardinals Caravan stops scheduled for Friday and Saturday have been cancelled. [...]

The Cardinals settled their first arb-eligible case today, agreeing on a $2.8 million deal with Matt Adams per Jon Heyman. The Cards have not gone to arbitration since 1999 (Darren Oliver), but there is more work to do to keep that streak alive.

 

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