St. Louis Cardinals: Week 18 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 Cardinals: Scouting Alex Mejia

On Wednesday evening the Cardinals chose to option Aledmys Diaz to Triple A Memphis. The corresponding move was a bit of a shocker: They purchased the contract of 26 year old middle infielder Alex Mejia. The Surprise As shocking as it was to see Diaz, the Cardinals starting SS be optioned to

St. Louis Cardinals: The Breyvic Valera discussion

In just a few days, John Nagel and I will be bringing you some of the best and extensive coverage of the Cardinals' minor league system that you'll find online. As we inch closer to our prospect bonanza, I've been trying to find ways to explain to people just how volatile