When St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter surprisingly returned to the mound Friday to make his first meaningful pitches since Game 7 of last year’s World Series, the Cardinals chances to win playoff games jumped substantially – if they get there.
This week, the St. Louis Cardinals found out exactly what a full Major League season of Allen Craig looks like.
Reigning World Champs Return Home
So far, the St. Louis Cardinals are making it look easy in 2012.
Will David Freese build off his postseason success?
If the Cardinals are not planning to honor Bob Forsch they should be.
Contract extension will keep Gold Glove catcher in St. Louis through at least 2017
On the very same night the Los Angeles Angels were finalizing a deal to sign Albert Pujols, the Houston Astros named Jeff Luhnow their new general manager.
Tony La Russa to reflect on 2011 season from Peabody Opera House on January 13 at 7:00 p.m. (CST)
Optimism reigned the day following the St. Louis Cardinals’ 11th World Series championship, but three months later that optimism might turn to skepticism.