St. Louis Cardinals: 40-Man Scramble

John Mozeliak is very confused

Considering that the St. Louis Cardinals still have a month of baseball yet to play, and are still within reach of a playoff spot, it seems a bit early to start thinking about the offseason. But this is baseball, and part of the fun of being a fan is looking

St. Louis Cardinals: Mike Leake came to symbolize ‘complacency’

Mike Leake's performance is big for the Cardinals

On Wednesday morning, the Cardinals traded Mike Leake and international bonus pool money to the Seattle Mariners for infielder Rayder Ascanio. Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the financials of the deal look something like this: Leake, 29, is owed $55 million on the five-year, $80-million free agent

St. Louis Cardinals: Predicting The September Call Ups

Major league transactions and roster construction are weird things. You have The 25 man roster. The 40 man roster. Minor League free agents. Minor league transactions. Promotions. Demotions. Designation for assignment. Waivers. The 10 day DL. The 60 day DL. September Call Ups. It can get pretty dizzying. Then, every year on

St. Louis Cardinals: Week 20 Prospect Awards

Every Friday (and some Saturday's when I'm too busy to get it out on Friday) until the end of the minor league season we will present you with the awards for the past weeks top pitcher and position player at each affiliate. We will include a capsule at the end

St. Louis…Wild ‘Cards’? A Look at the Playoff Push

The Cardinals are in the heart of a playoff push

It was not all that long ago that the St. Louis Cardinals sat below .500. Third place (and briefly fourth) in an underwhelming National League Central Division. They had under-performed even the most modest expectations and were threatening fans with the prospects of a losing season. Yet even then, there

Rotation uncertainty makes Lance Lynn a primary off-season target

Within 24 hours the Cardinals lost two keys members of the 2017 pitching staff, quite possibly effecting the 2018 pitching plans. Adam Wainwright looked compromised for the second consecutive start. He struggled to get people out with a noticeable lack of velocity. Trevor Rosenthal was clearly a different pitcher in

St. Louis Cardinals: Week 19 Prospect Awards

Every Friday (and some Saturday's when I'm too busy to get it out on Friday) until the end of the minor league season we will present you with the awards for the past weeks top pitcher and position player at each affiliate. We will include a capsule at the end