Position Rankings Review: Looking back at the top 5 catchers in the Cardinals system

MiLB.com With my top 50 prospect list winding down and my positional rankings about to heat up, I thought it would be fun to take a look back at my positional rankings from before the 2014 season. I will take a look at the predictions I made for each player and give an update on how the player performed throughout the 2014 season. Today I will look back at my [...]

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Party of Five: Intriguing names eligible in Rule 5 draft

joel-hanrahan Baseball’s Winter Meetings typically bring a flurry of excitement between trades and free agent signings. But, every year, the week is capped off by MLB’s Rule 5 draft, where teams take a chance on players [...]

St. Louis Cardinals Roundtable: Looking back at Week 1 and looking ahead to the Week 2 question

Matheny Last week, I asked our writers and Cardinal Nation, who was the Cardinals MVP for 2014? There were some great opinions offered and here is where our roundtable panelists ranked the players Jhonny Peralta - 3 [...]

Cardinals make a small trade, set 40-man roster in advance of the Rule 5 Draft

Kelly In the last few hours before the deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 Draft, the Cardinals made a small trade involving a couple of minor league players. The Redbirds sent minor league pitcher Sam [...]

St. Louis Cardinals Top Prospect Countdown: Prospects 11-15

kelly As we get closer to the top-10 of our top 50 prospect list, we see a trio of middle infielders who can play multiple positions. We also have a young fireballer and a player coming off of a first season at a [...]

St. Louis Cardinals Top Prospect Countdown: Prospects 16-20

petree With all of the Jason Heyward excitement, I almost forgot that I am continuing my top 50 prospect countdown with prospects 16-20. With the loss of Tyrell Jenkins, this countdown will actually be 49 as Jenkins [...]

Jason Heyward: 5 random thoughts on the Cardinals big trade

Heyward2 On Sunday afternoon, I wrote that I felt it would be a bad idea for the St. Louis Cardinals and John Mozeliak to trade for and acquire Jason Heyward. I laid out my case there and felt like if the Cardinals [...]

Reaction to the Cardinals’ Blockbuster: What does it mean going forward?

Heyward As you most of you know by now, the Cardinals traded RHP Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins to the Atlanta Braves for RF Jason Heyward and RHP Jordan Walden. While I'm not exactly going through the six stages [...]

St. Louis Cardinals: Thoughts on the additions of Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden

On Monday, the St. Louis Cardinals acquired Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden from the Atlanta Braves for Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins. This move quickly shores up two areas of need, right field and the [...]

Cardinals, Braves swap Miller, Heyward

Heyward2 It's always nice to see trades go down in baseball where both teams find exactly what they are looking for. The tragic death of Oscar Taveras and the inexperience of Randal Grichuk and Stephen Piscotty led the [...]

Monday Poll: Who has a better career for the Cardinals, Randal Grichuk or Stephen Piscotty?

Grichuk For this week's poll question, I want you to pull out your crystal ball and make a prediction. For the second straight week, the poll question centers around right field. It appears the Cardinals will not be [...]

Recapping St. Louis Cardinals top prospects 21-30

Pham This past week, I continued my top 50 St. Louis Cardinals prospects countdown with prospects 26-30 on Tuesday and 21-25 on Thursday. Here is a recap of those prospects and some of my personal thoughts on a few [...]

St. Louis Cardinals: Trading for Jason Heyward would be a mistake

heyward_jason640 As the winter approaches, both on the calendar and with the weather, it is an easy time to start speculating and guessing as to what the St. Louis Cardinals might do this off-season, and more specifically, [...]

Studying Abroad: A look at international free agents

Tomas Every winter, the front offices of Major League Baseball look beyond the typical trade targets and players who hit the free agent market. Millions of dollars are spent on players from Cuba, Japan, and Korea [...]

ESPN Sunday Night Baseball (MLB Opening Night) picks up Cardinals-Cubs on ESPN2 for April 5th

The Joe Maddon era in Chicago and soon to be newly renovated Wrigley Field will start out with some extra drama. Instead of being on MLB Opening Day for April 6th, the Cardinals and the Cubs have been awarded [...]

Cardinals Roundtable #1: Introducing the weekly CardinalsFarm roundtable discussion

MVP Ever since the Cardinals were eliminated from the 2014 playoffs and the World Series ended, baseball talk on Twitter and other social media platforms has seemed to die out. The off-season can do that to you, [...]

St. Louis Cardinals Top Prospect Countdown: Prospects 21-25

Diaz There is a lot to like from these 5 prospects listed below, which should be the case from now on as we are getting closer to #1. This group features two offensive youngsters with enormous upsides and a [...]

Cardinals Add Depth with Four Signings

Dean Anna The St. Louis Cardinals added some depth to their major and minor league rosters this evening by signing three minor league free agents. The Cardinals picked up a middle infielder who may push Daniel Descalso [...]

St. Louis Cardinals Top Prospect Countdown: Prospects 26-30

WickHR This round of our top St. Louis Cardinals prospects features one of the fastest players in the organization and one of the biggest power potnetials. With C.J. McElroy and Rowan Wick having an extreme tool, it [...]