Cards GM Mozeliak preaching patience at MeetingsUpdated 5 hours ago Share Tweet
A right-handed-hitting infielder remains atop the Cardinals' offseason wish list, but general manager John Mozeliak said he feels no pressure to ensure that a deal gets done during his four-day stay at the Winter Meetings.
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Cards set to add McCarver to broadcast teamUpdated Dec 8 (yesterday) Share TweetAs first reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, FOX Sports Midwest is nearing completion of a deal that would add Tim McCarver to the Cardinals' broadcast booth in a limited role next season.Share TweetRobinson Cano is leaving the Yankees and going to Seattle for $240M and one very simple reason.
Not done yet: Tim McCarver might join Cardinals broadcastsUpdated Dec 6 (4 days ago) Share TweetTim McCarver never said he was retiring. Not yet. No matter that he won't return to the national Fox broadcasts, there might be another TV job for him in 2014 with the St. Louis Cardinals. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says discussions are underway that c…Share TweetTwo people familiar with the situation say free-agent infielder Rafael Furcal and the Miami Marlins have agreed to terms on a contract.Share TweetA person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Boston Red Sox and reliever Edward Mujica have agreed on a two-year contract.Share TweetUnwilling to pay the salary John Axford would have commanded in the arbitration process, the Cardinals non-tendered the right-handed reliever Monday. As a result, Axford becomes a free agent a little more than three months after the Cardinals acquired h…
Shelby Miller’s wedding gets extensive New York Times coverageUpdated Nov 30 Share TweetCongratulations are in order for St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Shelby Miller, who recently married his girlfriend of two years, Amy Peters, in a ceremony held in Missouri. Typically, this is news we wouldn’t touch on here for a couple reasons. First …
Report: Diamondbacks against rewarding known PED users with big contractsUpdated Nov 27 Share TweetThe aftershocks of Jhonny Peralta's four-year, $53 million contract with the St. Louis Cardinals may be felt for years to come if it leads to harsher penalties for PED users. For now, though, the Arizona Diamondbacks are happy to take their own stance a…
GM John Mozeliak answers Jhonny Peralta backlash: Not ‘Cardinals’ responsibility to be morality police’Updated Nov 26 Share TweetSome don't like the St. Louis Cardinals signing of Jhonny Peralta because, to them, it shows that cheating can pay off. Right-hander Brad Ziegler of the Arizona Diamondbacks said as much but he isn't the only one holding such an opinion. After all, Pera…
Watch: Ortiz's Series speech that fired up SoxUpdated Nov 26 Share TweetThe three-run homer hit by Boston’s Jonny Gomes off Cardinals reliever Seth Maness in Game 4 represented the turning point of the 2013 World Series. Before Gomes hit it, St. Louis was ahead two-games-to-one, and tied 1-1 through five innings at home in …
Inbox: How do departures reshape Cards' roster?Updated Nov 26 Share TweetIn the latest Cardinals Inbox, fans ask if Matt Carpenter will replace David Freese at third base, if the club will pursue Robinson Cano, whether Oscar Taveras is likely to earn the nod in center and more.
Cards waste no time addressing needs to improveUpdated Nov 26 Share TweetIt is difficult to make the argument that a team that won 97 games during the regular season and then reached the World Series is getting better. But this is what the evidence that the Cardinals present us says. The Cards have wrapped up their two most …Share TweetThe St. Louis Cardinals factored in Jhonny Peralta's drug suspension when they negotiated a four-year deal worth more than $50 million with the free agent shortstop.Share TweetA quiet Saturday quickly turned into one of the busiest days of the offseason with Brian McCann joining the New York Yankees and Jhonny Peralta reportedly nearing a deal with the St. Louis Cardinals. Now comes word from CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman that covet…Share TweetThe St. Louis Cardinals have traded third baseman and former World Series MVP David Freese to the Los Angeles Angels for outfielder Peter Bourjos as part of a four-player trade, the teams confirmed Friday.Share TweetBoston Red Sox players are getting an extra $307K for winning the World Series, while the runner-up St. Louis Cardinals are each getting a bonus of $228K for their playoff run.Major League Baseball announced Thursday how it will distribute the $62,683,9…
Andrus off list of Cards' shortstop trade targetsUpdated Nov 21 Share TweetAs the Cardinals continue shopping for a shortstop, it would seem that Wednesday evening's mega-trade between the Rangers and Tigers eliminated one possible trade target from their list -- Texas' Elvis Andrus.
Beltran To YankeesDec 6ESPNNewYork.com's Andrew Marchand breaks down Carlos Beltran and the Yankees agreeing to a three-year, $45 million deal.
Are Mega-Deals Mega-Mistakes?Dec 4SC Centerpiece: Tim Kurkjian, Wallace Matthews and Colin Cowherd debate if long-term deals are a mistake.
SweetSpot TV: Rapid RecapNov 26Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield break down the latest trade news with another edition of rapid fire
Peralta Agrees To Deal With CardinalsNov 24ESPN senior baseball analyst Jim Bowden discusses Jhonny Peralta's four-year deal with the Cardinals worth around $52 million.
Los Angeles Clippers close in on signing Stephen JacksonDec 9The Los Angeles Clippers are closing in on the signing of former San Antonio Spurs forward Stephen Jackson, according to sources briefed on the talks.
Best of Times, Worst of TimesDec 9The envelopes, please. Performance of the Year by a running back: Philadelphia’s LeSean McCoy, who ran through eight inches of snow in the greatest fourth-quarter performance ever by an Eagle back—11 carries, 148 yards, two touchdowns. How does he not s…
Don Banks: Snow, wind, ice can't slow LeSean McCoy, EaglesDec 8PHILADELPHIA -- It speaks quite well of the Philadelphia Eagles and where they might be headed this season that they weathered this particular storm. The driving, game-altering snow that turned the game into a mini-Winter Olympics. The 14-point third-qu…
Don Banks: No shortage of drama on Survival Sunday; more Week 14 SnapsDec 8PHILADELPHIA -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from an impossibly snowy, memorable and frenetically-paced Sunday in the NFL, otherwise known as Week 14. ...