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A Q&A with St. Louis Cardinals prospect Derek Gibson

A Q&A with St. Louis Cardinals prospect Derek Gibson

Derek Gibson‘s journey to the St. Louis Cardinals organization was as bumpy as could be. As he mentions in the interview below, he had some crazy high’s and low’s in the span of a couple of weeks, but the end result was him playing for his hometown team. Gibson was signed as an undrafted free […]

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St. Louis Cardinals place four on ESPN’s top 100 prospect list for 2015

St. Louis Cardinals place four on ESPN’s top 100 prospect list for 2015

On Thursday, Keith Law of ESPN.com unveiled his top 100 prospect list for 2015. The St. Louis Cardinals placed four prospects on Law’s list. This a day after he ranked the Cardinals as the 13th best farm system in Major League Baseball. Let’s run through the four prospects with Keith’s thoughts and I will then share […]

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A look at the starting pitching depth for the Memphis Redbirds

A look at the starting pitching depth for the Memphis Redbirds

As we sit through another agonizingly slow and cruel winter, we find ourselves perilously close to one of the most exciting days of the year – the day pitchers and catchers report. Our St. Louis Cardinals report 3 weeks from today… it has felt so far, yet we’re closing in. Much of the excitement in […]

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All-Organization Team

The St. Louis Cardinals All-Organization Team: The Bench

The St. Louis Cardinals All-Organization Team: The Bench

Over the next couple of weeks, I will be selecting the Cardinals organizational All-Star team. The team will be structured like a 25-man roster. For each position, I will isolate the player who made the most starts for each team at that position and will select the one winner.  For this post, I will be […]

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The St. Louis Cardinals All-Organization Team: Starting Pitchers

The St. Louis Cardinals All-Organization Team: Starting Pitchers

Over the next couple of weeks, I will be selecting the Cardinals organizational All-Star team. The team will be structured like a 25-man roster. For each position, I will isolate the player who made the most starts for each team at that position and will select the one winner.  In this post, I am going […]

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The St. Louis Cardinals All-Organization Team: Right Field

The St. Louis Cardinals All-Organization Team: Right Field

Over the next couple of weeks, I will be selecting the Cardinals organizational All-Star team. The team will be structured like a 25-man roster. For each position, I will isolate the player who made the most starts for each team at that position and will select the one winner. Fans will get a say as […]

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MLB Related

St. Louis Cardinals: Trevor Rosenthal still has more upside

St. Louis Cardinals: Trevor Rosenthal still has more upside

In life, there are plenty of things that are predictable. For one, the weather man is wrong most of the time.  I mean, they have a 50 percent chance of being right, it is either going to rain or it isn’t. Secondly, we all know that Marshawn Lynch is not really going to answer the […]

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Is Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred going too far?

Is Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred going too far?

On Sunday January 25th, a new chapter in Major League Baseball began as Rob Manfred officially took over the duties of Commissioner, replacing Bud Selig after having served 16 years himself. Manfred will be baseballs tenth Commissioner and just like a newly inaugurated President of the United States, he has an agenda for what he […]

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St. Louis Cardinals: 5 reasons Matt Carpenter is worth every dime

St. Louis Cardinals: 5 reasons Matt Carpenter is worth every dime

When you put yourself out there as a “blogger” or “writer” or whatever you want to call what I do (blabbing about the St. Louis Cardinals), you do your best to respect others as they put themselves out there and take the risk of criticism from the keyboard gangsters who want to just rip apart […]

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Polls

Poll: Which former Cardinal will be missed the most?

Poll: Which former Cardinal will be missed the most?

The 2014-2015 offseason has not had as much turnover as other years. The Cardinals lost no “major” players to free-agency and there was only one trade made, although it would be considered a major trade. The point is, there was not one player lost that was a true difference maker, but there were a few […]

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Poll Results: Who will be the next St. Louis Cardinal to enter the MLB Hall of Fame?

Poll Results: Who will be the next St. Louis Cardinal to enter the MLB Hall of Fame?

If you take a look back at the past inductions into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame, you will see the last Cardinal to enter the Hall was Whitey Herzog in 2010 and he was sent to Cooperstown by the Veterans Committee. The last Cardinal elected by the Baseball Writers Associatin of America was Bruce […]

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Poll: Who will be the next player to enter Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame as a Cardinal?

Poll: Who will be the next player to enter Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame as a Cardinal?

The Major League Baseball Hall of Fame has been a hot topic over the last couple of weeks as the 2015 class was announced on January 6th. The 2015 class includes pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz, while Craig Biggio was the lone offensive representative. Around Cardinal Nation, the question has been whether […]

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Opinions

Is Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred going too far?

Is Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred going too far?

On Sunday January 25th, a new chapter in Major League Baseball began as Rob Manfred officially took over the duties of Commissioner, replacing Bud Selig after having served 16 years himself. Manfred will be baseballs tenth Commissioner and just like a newly inaugurated President of the United States, he has an agenda for what he […]

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St. Louis Cardinals Baby Birds: A look at 3 pitchers looking for a bounce back season

St. Louis Cardinals Baby Birds: A look at 3 pitchers looking for a bounce back season

A new season provides a fresh start for players who may have struggled the season before. While the previous season’s numbers will always be on the baseball card, the new season starts fresh with zeros across the board. I have identified five players who would probably tell you their 2014 season was not what they […]

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How the St. Louis Cardinals will become a top 5 farm system

How the St. Louis Cardinals will become a top 5 farm system

Despite graduations from impact prospects including Shelby Miller, Michael Wacha, Matt Adams, and Trevor Rosenthal, the St. Louis Cardinals entered the 2014 season still possessing a highly-regarded farm system. Minor League Baseball’s John Sickels and Baseball Prospectus both ranked the Cardinals’ system as the 6th best in baseball. Baseball America wasn’t far behind, ranking the […]

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Roster Moves

St. Louis Cardinals release four from their minor league system

St. Louis Cardinals release four from their minor league system

Within the last week or so, I took a look at the Cardinals depth chart from top to bottom and saw that there were a few positions that were pretty full and would probably see some cuts during upcoming Spring Training. It appears those cuts started early as the club released four minor leaguers in […]

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Cardinals sign Mark Reynolds

Cardinals sign Mark Reynolds

As the Cardinals searched for right-handed bench power, Mark Reynolds was apparently their target. On Thursday, they landed the man they wanted as Reynolds signed a one-year deal for $2 million with incentives based on playing time pending a physical. The deal was first reported by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Reynolds spent 2014 with […]

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St. Louis Cardinals announce minor league coaching assignments for 2015

St. Louis Cardinals announce minor league coaching assignments for 2015

Late on Wednesday, the St. Louis Cardinals announced their 2015 minor league coaching assignments. The organization has 5 new managers in place for the upcoming year. Former Triple-A Memphis manager Pop Warner will move within the organization to become a roving infield instructor. Mike Schildt, formerly of Double-A Springfield will take his spot. Filling the […]

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Other Recent Posts

St. Louis Cardinals: Should a veteran starting pitcher be on John Mozeliak’s radar?

St. Louis Cardinals: Should a veteran starting pitcher be on John Mozeliak’s radar?

| November 28, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak has already shown this offseason that he plans on being aggressive.  The only proof you need is that he traded a prized, 23-year old, cost controlled pitcher for an outfielder that is looking at heading for free agency in the near future with no guarantee that he will […]

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St. Louis Cardinals: Keith Law discusses Stephen Piscotty’s power, Alex Reyes’ development, and more

St. Louis Cardinals: Keith Law discusses Stephen Piscotty’s power, Alex Reyes’ development, and more

| January 30, 2015

Neal Hellner was able to chat with ESPN.com baseball insider Keith Law for CardinalsFarm. Law just released his top 100 prospect list on Thursday, a day after releasing his organizational rankings. Keith and Neal talked about several Cardinals prospects. Here are snippets of what they discussed. Make sure you click the link below and listen […]

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A Q&A with St. Louis Cardinals prospect Derek Gibson

A Q&A with St. Louis Cardinals prospect Derek Gibson

| January 29, 2015

Derek Gibson‘s journey to the St. Louis Cardinals organization was as bumpy as could be. As he mentions in the interview below, he had some crazy high’s and low’s in the span of a couple of weeks, but the end result was him playing for his hometown team. Gibson was signed as an undrafted free […]

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St. Louis Cardinals: Trevor Rosenthal still has more upside

St. Louis Cardinals: Trevor Rosenthal still has more upside

| January 29, 2015

In life, there are plenty of things that are predictable. For one, the weather man is wrong most of the time.  I mean, they have a 50 percent chance of being right, it is either going to rain or it isn’t. Secondly, we all know that Marshawn Lynch is not really going to answer the […]

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