Long-time beat writer and columnist Joe Strauss died at the age of 54 at the end of a battle with leukemia. Strauss was a distinct voice for the Cardinals’ historic run throughout the past 15 years, providing an honest –and oft-divergent from the norm perspective.
The St. Louis Cardinals, who have found themselves actively involved in the market for shortstops around the league over the last few seasons, suddenly find themselves with a player to offer to the market.
The St. Louis Cardinals do not need to acquire a pitcher to get this team a championship.
The St. Louis Cardinals placed lefty Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list because of a shoulder strain.
It would not be a St. Louis Cardinals Spring Training without health questions surrounding a key player, and once again a member of the starting rotation is awaiting test results analysis and a diagnosis before throwing again.
Molina’s current deal is set to expire after the 2012 season, which would make the backstop a free agent for the first time in his career.
Dave Duncan, one of the best pitching coaches ever, may not return in 2012.
The next eight games are going to be very exciting and hopefully a glimpse of what is to come next year
Albert Pujols has taken a lot of heat from fans in his own city about calling Joe Strauss’ inquiry about his future “stupid.”