Freese Trade Provides Needed Reality Check

The Cardinals pulled the trigger on one of the most roundly debated moves in many years Friday afternoon, by trading third baseman David Freese to the Anaheim Angels. It is a decision that is good for business, but more difficult for the heart.

The Past Meets The Future—Matheny Extended, Carp Retires

It was a day of coming and going for the Cardinals as a franchise on Wednesday. General Manager John Mozeliak announced that the organization was furthering its leadership on the bench with Mike Matheny, while also making official that Chris Carpenter would be retiring from professional baseball as well.