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Archive for March, 2014

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/30/14

Highlights from Sunday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/29/14

Highlights from Saturday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/28/14

Highlights from Friday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/27/14

Highlights from Thursday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/26/14

Highlights from Wednesday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/25/14

Highlights from Tuesday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/24/14

Highlights from Monday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/23/14

Highlights from Sunday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/22/14

Highlights from Saturday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/21/14

Highlights from Friday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/20/14

Highlights from Thursday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/19/14

Highlights from Wednesday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/18/14

Highlights from Tuesday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/17/14

Highlights from Monday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/16/14

Highlights from Sunday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter and Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/15/14

Highlights from Saturday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Would the Cardinals consider a Julio Teheran-type deal?

It seems like Major League Baseball clubs are locking up talented young pitchers earlier and earlier. The St. Louis Cardinals surely have candidates, but should they leap?

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/13/14

Highlights from Thursday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Palm Beach County wants to move ahead on stadium deal

Keeping spring training baseball in Southeast Florida is the goal of the Palm Beach County Commission, but major hurdles remain.

The weight of expectations on Cardinals shortstops

The bar was set too high for St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Pete Kozma. Is it happening again for Aledmys Diaz?

I am from Missouri on Aledmys Diaz

The St. Louis Cardinals landed a top Cuban free agent middle infielder, but how good is Aledmys Diaz?

Oddsmakers handicap 2014 division races and post-season

Lowest odds for the six division races in Major League Baseball, the league championships and World Series include a number of familiar names.

Saturday 3/8 Cardinals television may be a mistake

One schedule says the Cardinals-Nationals game on Saturday, March 8 will be on MLB.tv, but another does not.

How to catch both Cardinals Friday split squad games

With two St. Louis Cardinals games being played simultaneously on Friday, here is how to ensure you can watch both.

Talking Cardinals Hall of Fame with Marilyn Green

A guy normally asking the questions has the shoe on the other foot in a Q&A session about the new St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame.

Reader poll – Which two should be Cardinals Hall of Famers?

A pre-vote for your two favorites among the eight to appear on the first St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame ballot.

Cardinals organization roster matrix: 2014 spring training

The St. Louis Cardinals’ full system view by position and level reflects rosters for 2014 spring training.

FOX Sports 1 adds Wednesday Cardinals spring telecast

New network FOX Sports 1 will be carrying selected spring training games, including three this week. The St. Louis Cardinals will be featured on Wednesday, March 5

Is Craig a better buy than Freeman?

Two players with similarities are going to be earning very different salaries for at least five years, starting with this season.