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Well, we are one week into the Arizona Fall League and it's been an interesting week for the Surprise Saguaros, the team in the AFL that the Cardinals prospects are playing for. Every week I'm going to
Earlier today my Redbird Daily colleague Kyle Reis posted a piece examining exactly how many spots on the 25 man roster need upgraded. I urge you to go read his article before going any further. But for those of you that enjoy depriving yourselves of great information, allow me to
With the St. Louis Cardinals 2017 season in the rear view mirror, mercifully, there has already been a ton of speculation about what the Cardinals' front office should do to bolster their roster for a playoff run in 2018. According to Derrick Goold's piece in this Sunday's St. Louis Post
In the first post-season (not postseason) episode of Prospect to Be Named Later, Kyle and I touched briefly on the playoff runs of the Peoria Chiefs, Palm Beach Cardinals, and Memphis Redbirds.
Our main focus, however, was the upcoming Arizona Fall League. The Cardinals are sending eight players to this year's
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
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
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
Welcome back for our second leg of our three-part deep dive into the Cardinals' minor league system. Today, we offer to you the middle-third of our Top 30 Prospects in the organization. Yesterday we gave you prospects 30-21. On Friday we will have prospects 10-1 for you.
There is one player that
Every Saturday (and some Fridays, like today, when my schedule allows it) 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 of each list
The St. Louis Cardinals are relishing in opportunities, and are now spoiled with options - and a former All-Star named Jhonny Peralta need not apply.
Yes, the man who started at third base and hit clean up to start the season is due any day to return to the big league club