Comparing results with the bat between a prospective St. Louis Cardinals shortstop and a former one.
Comparing results with the bat between a prospective St. Louis Cardinals shortstop and a former one.
The St. Louis Cardinals appear to be “in” on a hot Cuban infield prospect. Will they get their man?
Matt Holliday wants to see Major League Baseball change its free agent compensation rules. In a few years, he could be in a situation to take advantage.
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday joins those who feel some Major League Baseball free agents are being unfairly restricted.
The Cincinnati Reds are having trouble finding the money to keep key players, unlike their divisional rival from St. Louis.
Rumors have a deal between free agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta and the St. Louis Cardinals close. Early views from fans have been mixed.
The current closer of the St. Louis Cardinals, Edward Mujica, is eligible to become a free agent following this season.
Spring pitching phenom Michael Wacha would likely not be a St. Louis Cardinal had Albert Pujols remained.
Considering the current state of the St. Louis Cardinals rotation and beyond.
A new rumor has the St. Louis Cardinals among teams interested in inconsistent free agent infielder Ronny Cedeno.
Kyle Lohse is part of a subset of qualifying free agents still looking for a contract. Is the problem the system or his price?
Veteran right-hander Kyle Lohse made what appears to be his final St. Louis Cardinals season a memorable one.
The hot market for free agent pitching could improve the rotation bids of young St. Louis Cardinals starting pitchers.
The St. Louis Cardinals could look to arbitration-eligible players not offered contracts by their present teams.
The construction of the last five St. Louis Cardinals National League Championship Series rosters indicates a major change driven by home-grown talent.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ two best pitchers this season are heading for free agency this fall and next. Should the team try to lock up the second before losing the first?
A look at some estimates at the costs involved in the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals keeping or not keeping reliever Octavio Dotel.
Considering various timing and action alternatives by the St. Louis Cardinals regarding Adam Wainwright’s contract.
A scan of national and local sportswriters’ opinions on the Yadier Molina contract and its potential impact on other impending free agent catchers.
Why not let Yadier Molina and the St. Louis Cardinals work on a new deal without such a high level of sensitivity?
Followers of the St. Louis Cardinals had differing views of catcher Yadier Molina’s update on his contract situation upon his reporting to spring training.
Readers can vote for salary and number of years making up their best contract offer to St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina.
Now we can learn the inside story of Albert Pujols’ signing from the perspective of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Readers can vote for their salary and number of years limits in their hypothetical offers for St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina.
Different St. Louis Cardinals fans are handling the aftermath of Albert Pujols’ change of baseball teams much differently.
Recapping the final two years of former St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols’ tenure with the team through a series of previously-posted articles.
Former St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols is now a member of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He says it is a matter of the heart, but all signs point to dollars.
Is reported interest by the Chicago Cubs in free agent Albert Pujols a new chapter of an old story?
How many draft picks might the St. Louis Cardinals pick up by making offers of arbitration Wednesday night?
The ongoing subject of Albert Pujols’ age continues to make the papers, still without any substantiation.
Preliminary details on the changes coming to Major League Baseball free agency, player salaries, draft spending, arbitration, HGH testing and more.
Speculation that Albert Pujols may end up as a Chicago Cub starting in 2012 is growing and the two sides are contributing.
Bad feelings remain in New York even after a new deal with Derek Jeter was done. Could the same thing happen in St. Louis with Albert Pujols?
What did St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols say about his contract in spring training camps during the most recent two springs?
The St. Louis Cardinals risked a small missed opportunity cost in releasing infielder Felipe Lopez in September. It looks like it didn’t matter.
Thoughts about why the Albert Pujols contract negotiations with the St. Louis Cardinals appear to be moving so slowly.
One columnist suggests the St. Louis Cardinals should sign Derek Jeter to replace Albert Pujols.
The Boston Red Sox shrewdly saw a compensation draft pick in a player the St. Louis Cardinals simply wanted to be rid of.
The St. Louis Cardinals have only six minor league free agents this year. What might that tell us?
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols now says he wants to get a new contract done before the 2011 season begins.
Could the St. Louis Cardinals’ chance of keeping Albert Pujols beyond 2011 be heading south?
The top-ranked free agent from the St. Louis Cardinals has already been released.
There is a lot of buzz about soon-to-be free agent infielder Miguel Tejada possibly heading to St. Louis. No one is talking about a major fly in the ointment, however.
Calling out a pair of interesting articles about the St. Louis Cardinals star player and his former teammate (along with his current manager, sort of).
Wanting to set the record straight about his contract status, the Cardinals first baseman takes his story directly to the fans.
For the ongoing services of outfielder Matt Holliday, the St. Louis Cardinals and agent Scott Boras carried out an intricate dance for months.
If the Cardinals ever reach the point of considering the unthinkable, trading Albert Pujols, Mark Teixeira’s history provides an important lesson.
Why the conditions may be right for the St. Louis Cardinals to move to lock up Albert Pujols.
Now that the Cardinals have agreed to terms with outfielder Matt Holliday on a record-setting new contract, is the jury in on the big trade that brought him to St. Louis in the first place?
Erroneous news on a supposed new Matt Holliday offer from the St. Louis Cardinals is amplified all over cyberspace before being pulled.
Why might both Scott Boras and the St. Louis Cardinals consider a shorter-term contact for free agent Matt Holliday?
Is Mark DeRosa’s reported two year, $12 million deal with the San Francisco Giants out of line with the market? If not, why didn’t the St. Louis Cardinals jump in?
The agent of former Cardinals outfielder Chris Duncan is making some interesting claims.
The MLB Players Association plays a powerful, but almost-invisible role in placement of top free agents.
There may be something for Matt Holliday to learn from this week’s Johnny Damon saga and a similar story from over two decades ago.
Can the St. Louis Cardinals learn anything from a dissection of the New York Yankees’ 2008 pursuit of Mark Teixeira?
The St. Louis Cardinals are getting to the point where they need to force Scott Boras to declare his hand regarding Matt Holliday.
A pair of former big bats from the Colorado Rockies are now free agents. The St. Louis Cardinals are thinking about at least one of them.
Why is the Matt Holliday contract situation causing heightened emotions across Cardinal Nation?
Based on Tuesday’s arbitration offers, the St. Louis Cardinals may get four compensatory picks, but exactly where they will fall in the 2010 draft is unclear.
A net of four veteran jobs may be lost on the St. Louis Cardinals year-to-year. Does that mean anything?
It looks like a number of big money teams will get in on the Matt Holliday chase. Every one decreases the Cardinals’ dwindling chances of retaining him.
The St. Louis Cardinals have passed up the potential opportunity for 16 additional draft picks the last four seasons.
A San Francisco article offers additional insight into Tony La Russa’s future plans.
A long-term contract with a two-year out for Matt Holliday might not be as crazy as it first may sound.
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Rick Ankiel will become a free agent. It may be best for all involved for the 30-year-old to move on.
To kick off the off-season, a quick look at those who may have played their last game as St. Louis Cardinals.
With three weeks still remaining in the regular season, speculation over Matt Holliday’s future is getting out of hand
While Matt Holliday’s hitting surge as a Cardinal is good for the present, will it damage his chances of remaining with the club in 2010 and beyond?
A complete listing of all 282 players currently known to be under contract in the St. Louis Cardinals organization from top to bottom by level and position.
A rumor has surfaced that the St. Louis Cardinals might be considering an offer to veteran Pedro Martinez to be their 2009 closer. That seems a bad idea for many reasons.
Short bursts of St. Louis Cardinals-related news from all over the web.
The St. Louis Cardinals reportedly inquired about signing new Dodgers second baseman Orlando Hudson. Good thing they didn’t follow through.
St. Louis Cardinals news include three former hurlers finding new homes, three additional spring training invites and more.
Do St. Louis Cardinals players deliver better results in their final pre-free agency season?
Continuing a semi-regular series of quick hits on and links to recent St. Louis Cardinals baseball news on the ‘net.
Recent actions by the St. Louis Cardinals front office are causing already-wary fans to wonder what is going on.
56 players that were once St. Louis Cardinals property played elsewhere in the majors last season, to be joined by 15 more next year. How many of them were really a loss to the organization?
Looking back at some of the wise player departures from the St. Louis Cardinals this decade.
The St. Louis Cardinals have missed out on another free agent. This time it is versatile infielder/outfielder Jerry Hairston, Jr.
The St. Louis Cardinals are considering a pair of 33-year-old Japanese free agent pitchers that are outside of the expensive posting process, Kenshin Kawakami and Koji Uehara.
The cost of acquiring Brian Fuentes or any other Type A free agent went up due to the Cardinals’ decision to not offer Braden Looper arbitration. Is it part of a bigger plan?
The St. Louis Cardinals did not offer contracts to lefty relievers Randy Flores and Tyler Johnson, making them free agents, saving money and opening roster spots. Infielder Aaron Miles was also cut loose. Could the Twins and Nick Punto (pictured) partially be to blame? How might the Cards fill the openings?
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