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.
Journalist and television personality Bryan Burwell died on Thursday, But his impact on this young writer will more than stand the test of time.
As spring training winds down for the Cardinals, most of their roster decisions have been made. One of the key positions that seemed to demand attention was second base.
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.
Oscar Taveras, one of the St. Louis Cardinals’ top prospects, was supposed to be competing for a spot on the 2014 major league roster at this point in the spring.