a hot stove blazing as the MLB Winter Meetings return; The Cardinals are seeking their first spark

SAN DIEGO — Like many of his peers in the industry, Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak often comments on how deadlines motivate work. Trade talks can stall or slow down, mature or wane, and then around July 31st, the trade deadline hits, the market buzzes like an amazing hive, and deals get done. … Read more

After a year out of injury, Cardinals Tyler O’Neal has a plan to get back up to speed

Not too far from where he once trained for cross-country runs as a youth, Cardinals quarterback Tyler O’Neal laced his shoes and hit the road recently to complete another drill to put distance, step by step, step by step, between himself and last season. A 2021 breakthrough that saw his name appear on 15 of … Read more

Cardinals should sign Trea Turner, trade Sean Murphy, and win ball games

In today’s 10 a.m. video, writer Ben Hockman explains which Cardinals player looks the most like every Thanksgiving leftover. Also, happy birthday cheers to former Cardinal Mark Witten! And as always, Hochman picks a random St.Louis Card from the hat. Benjamin Hockman Every time I write one of these, I get messages saying – Don’t … Read more

Albert Pujols’ 10-year commitment of personal services to the Angels should not interrupt the Cardinals’ relationships

With the career of legendary St. Louis Cardinals quarterback Albert Pujols coming to an end, take a look back at some of his most memorable moments. In addition to a few stops to receive honors in a career filled with accomplishments not seen on the ballpark or beyond the outer walls in generations, Albert Pujols … Read more

Albert Pujols’ 10-year commitment of personal services to the Angels should not interrupt the Cardinals’ relationships

In addition to a few stops to receive honors in a career filled with accomplishments not seen on the ballpark or beyond the outer walls in generations, Albert Pujols has devised a retirement plan that includes travel and sightseeing of some of the world he’s lost in his 22 years in Major League Baseball. He … Read more

Albert Pujols’ 10-year commitment of personal services to the Angels should not interrupt the Cardinals’ relationships

In addition to a few stops to receive honors in a career filled with accomplishments not seen on the ballpark or beyond the outer walls in generations, Albert Pujols has devised a retirement plan that includes travel and sightseeing of some of the world he’s lost in his 22 years in Major League Baseball. He … Read more

On and off the court, the Cardinals season of 1999 marked the beginning of Albert Pujols’ legacy

The first meeting between Ben Johnson and Albert Pujols is one that Johnson could not pinpoint. Instead, something else comes to mind when Johnson thinks of his first encounter with Pujols during their time as minor leaguers in the aftermath of the 1999 MLB draft. “Now I remember the first time I watched him hit,” … Read more

Cardinals (and fans) should mix optimism with caution when the Jordan Walker movie comes out

Jordan Walker was injured in Springfield and damaged Desert during the Arizona fall league. His rapid rise up the prospects’ ranking lists happened with the same sensational speed with which he was catching baseballs and running the bases. switch position? not important. Walker Trap left his familiar third base ground outfield and began producing impressive … Read more

Oliver Marmol “hands-on” the offseason, from embracing St. Louis to outreach to the Cardinals

There were sightings at the Blues game, around the yard for the SLU men’s basketball game, and a real bird-watcher might have caught a glimpse of him inspecting the changing leaves and plants at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Cardinals manager Oliver Marmul has been seen all over town since the end of their season because, … Read more

Oliver Marmol “hands-on” the offseason, from embracing St. Louis to outreach to the Cardinals

There were sightings at the Blues game, around the yard for the SLU men’s basketball game, and a real bird-watcher might have caught a glimpse of him inspecting the changing leaves and plants at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Cardinals manager Oliver Marmul has been seen all over town since the end of their season because, … Read more