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Archive for July, 2012

Another angle on a Wainwright extension

A couple of other comparative contact cases to consider in the context of Adam Wainwright.

Cardinal talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: In the ivy

Brian Walton’s Friday discussion about the St. Louis Cardinals with Jim Brinson and Joe Quinn of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.

If the Cardinals can’t keep Wainwright, what is the best consolation prize?

Considering various timing and action alternatives by the St. Louis Cardinals regarding Adam Wainwright’s contract.

How much will it take for the Cardinals to keep Wainwright?

Looking at Adam Wainwright’s contract situation in comparison to other big deals across MLB.

Could Jon Jay be traded?

Wondering out loud if the St. Louis Cardinals would consider a trade of their centerfielder for pitching for the second consecutive season.

MLB needs to show its Hall of Fame inductions more respect

Why does Major League Baseball continue to schedule games during their own Hall of Fame induction ceremonies?

Cardinals double their pleasure against Cubs

The St. Louis Cardinals hit nine doubles off Chicago Cubs pitching on Saturday night.

Red, Whitey and Tony to appear in Cooperstown Saturday

Hall of Famers Red Schoendienst and Whitey Herzog plus Tony La Russa to appear at Saturday Hall of Fame Awards Presentation.

Cardinal talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: It’s the Cubs!

Brian Walton’s Friday discussion about the St. Louis Cardinals with Jim Brinson and Joe Quinn of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.

Cardinals having run-scoring problems

Since the All-Star break, the St. Louis Cardinals have scored no more than three runs in all six games.

On Cardinals pitchers speed to the majors

Looking at pace to the majors in innings-pitched, rather than calendar time.

Cardinals last at-bat road comeback wins

A look back at a rare, but satisfying method of winning a baseball game.

What does the Trevor Rosenthal promotion mean?

Looking at the St. Louis Cardinals pitching prospect’s surprising jump from Double-A to the majors from multiple angles.

Cardinal talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Seeing Reds

Brian Walton’s Friday discussion about the St. Louis Cardinals with Ken Miller and Jim Brinson of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.

Walton on Rains radio show to discuss Cardinals trade bait

Brian Walton’s St. Louis Cardinals Thursday segment with Rob and B.J. Rains on St. Louis Sports Radio 1380.

Don’t miss Thursday Darryl Kile special

The late St. Louis Cardinals pitcher is being remembered a decade after his passing in a Thursday night television special.

Barret Browning’s historic perfect start

To begin his MLB career, the St. Louis Cardinals reliever has gone four games of 4 1/3 innings without allowing a single baserunner, tying a record.

Cardinals “minor league guy” is a Canuck, eh?

The St. Louis Cardinals top position player prospect, outfielder Oscar Taveras, carries a Canadian passport.

Alternate baseball programming over the All-Star break

Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals specials planned on FOX Sports Midwest this week.

Cardinal talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Catching Fish

Brian Walton’s Friday discussion about the St. Louis Cardinals with Ken Miller and Jim Brinson of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.

MLB All-Star Final Vote process loses any credibility

The lengths to which Major League Baseball is going to generate interest in the All-Star Game have crossed the line, in my opinion.

Cardinals run-scoring in consecutive innings

When the St. Louis Cardinals can score in four consecutive innings, they generally win.

Be the Cardinals GM: Who to trade?

Who should the St. Louis Cardinals consider making available in trade and which prospect should they keep?