Chicago Cubs fans know that their team will always keep them on their toes.
As Major League Baseball heads into the All-Star break two players stood out for me personally this week.
The Cardinals announced Saturday that Motte has a right elbow strain and will likely start the season on the disabled list.
It is a pivotal season for the up and down Fernando Salas, and he has potentially as tough of a future to determine as any arm on the roster. But where does he best fit in, if at all?
Heading into the 2012 season, the St. Louis Cardinals had lost the best hitter in the game during the past decade.
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The staff ace is experiencing nerve irritation affecting his neck and throwing arm that has shut him down indefinitely, though as of now he will be treated with rest and strengthening exercises and surgery is not being discussed.
It’s the second-richest contract for a catcher (Mauer, MIN) in baseball history. Or any history for that matter, I suppose.
If you were searching for the ideal replacement for Albert Pujols, then move along, because you won’t find it.
Now that St. Louis Cardinals fans have opened their 2011 World Series championship Christmas gifts and the calendar has turned to 2012, it’s time to start anticipating the beginning of a new season.