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A Hall of Fame Case for Johan Santana

As of this morning Johan Santana has received 3 out of a possible 194 votes. At this pace, he will receive less than the required 5% of the votes needed to remain on the ballot for next year. 156 more words


Cardinals Randal Grichuk to Toronto Blue Jays, two RHP in return

Yesterday, the St. Louis Cardinals made the announcement that a lot of Cardinals fans were expecting this off-season. OF Randal Grichuk had been traded. However, he was not a part of a package deal for Tampa Bay Rays closer Alex Colome. 646 more words


Bob Bailey, Al Hrabosky and big drama in St. Louis

Bob Bailey had lots of hits against the Cardinals in his career, but it was an out he made that was most memorable.

Bailey, a right-handed hitter with power who played 17 years in the major leagues, died Jan. 859 more words


How Vladimir Guerrero welcomed Rick Ankiel to majors

In his major-league debut for the Cardinals, Rick Ankiel gave up a home run to Vladimir Guerrero. Like many pitchers, Ankiel learned fast that Guerrero was a dangerous hitter. 821 more words



You know you are getting old when you can tell people you met a pitching star whose rookie season was 1911. That was over a century ago. 575 more words


Red Sox To-Do List

Much like the offseason as a whole, the Red Sox have moved slowly this winter. Their only meaningful transaction to this point has been re-signing 1B Mitch Moreland to a 2 year $13 million contract after a productive debut year with the club as he hit .246 with 22 homeruns while playing serviceable defense. 1,194 more words

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How Kent Bottenfield became Cardinals starter

The Cardinals thought they were getting a short-inning reliever when they signed free agent Kent Bottenfield. Instead, much to their surprise, they got a pitcher who transformed into a starter and eventually became a big winner for them. 957 more words