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Brian Walton's news and commentary on the St. Louis Cardinals (TM) and their minor league system

Post archive for ‘Spring Training News’

Learning from Cardinals 2010 spring transaction dates

The timing of past St. Louis Cardinals spring roster moves follow a general pattern that may occur again in 2011.

Master Cardinals spring radio and television schedule

29 of 33 St. Louis Cardinals spring games can be watched or listened to if one is willing to search a bit.

Cardinals Spring Training Updates on FOXSportsMidwest.com

Catch all the new St. Louis Cardinals articles, videos and more from spring training, posted on FOX Sports Midwest’s website daily.

Cardinals spring television telecasts up to nine

Almost one in every three 2011 St. Louis Cardinals spring training games may be available on television.

KMOX announces Cardinals spring radio schedule

St. Louis Cardinals baseball will be back on the airwaves starting March 1.

St. Louis returns to Springfield for spring exhibition

The St. Louis Cardinals will be taking on their Double-A club in Springfield, MO on March 29.

2011 Cardinals schedule check

Links to four St. Louis Cardinals major and minor league schedules already released for 2011.

Cardinals 2011 spring training schedule update #1

Three St. Louis Cardinals tentative 2011 spring training games with the Atlanta Braves are the first to be made public.

Cardinals spring training hitting and pitching in the last decade

Comparing St. Louis Cardinals spring vs. regular season batting average and ERA during the 2000-2009 period.

Cardinals spring training records under La Russa

With Thursday’s first spring training game upon us, I looked at St. Louis Cardinals spring records during the La Russa era with an eye toward the regular season.

Walton on KXnO FOX Sports Radio Wednesday

Catch me talking St. Louis Cardinals spring training baseball news with Matt Perrault and Ken Miller on KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines today (Wednesday) at 5:45 p.m. Central.

The Cardinals organization roster matrix: Pre-camp update

The St. Louis Cardinals full system rosters are refreshed to reflect spring training camps, both major and minor league.

St. Louis Cardinals spring training radio and television schedules

Spring training television and radio plans for the 2010 St. Louis Cardinals.

Cardinals-based Cubs commentary

A quick check of recent news items pertaining to the St. Louis Cardinals’ chief rivals from Chicago.

Cardinals spring training rosters and numerology

New and changed uniform numbers for players invited to St. Louis Cardinals major league spring training.

2010 Cardinals spring radio and television

Preliminary spring training television and radio plans for the 2010 St. Louis Cardinals.

Cardinals spring training ticket prices this decade

The progression of St. Louis Cardinals spring training ticket prices since 2000.

Would a Cubbies spring move to Florida help the Cardinals?

With distance a problem in spring training, would the Cardinals benefit by a possible move of the Chicago Cubs to Naples, Florida?

Cardinals spring training demographics

Who attends St. Louis Cardinals spring training games and how often do they do it?

Palm Beach Cardinals 2009 opening roster

The Palm Beach Cardinals of the A-Advanced Florida State League have announced their season-opening roster.

Trio officially added to Cards opening day roster

The St. Louis Cardinals have purchased the contracts of David Freese, Colby Rasmus and Joe Thurston.

Springfield Cardinals 2009 opening roster

The Springfield Cardinals of the Double-A Texas League have announced their 24-man season-opening roster.

Memphis Redbirds 2009 opening roster

The Memphis Redbirds of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League have announced their season-opening roster.

Quad Cities River Bandits 2009 opening roster

The Quad Cities River Bandits of the Single-A Midwest League have announced their season-opening roster.

Cardinals youth movement continues through NRIs

Colby Rasmus and David Freese will be the most St. Louis Cardinals non-roster players to make their MLB debut to open a season since 1998 and tie for tops in the La Russa era.

Scanning the Cardinals spring stat sheets

What might the St. Louis Cardinals spring training statistics tell us, if anything?

Cardinals minor matters – April 1

Reactions to what others are saying about the St. Louis Cardinals.

Cards release seven more minor leaguers

The St. Louis Cardinals made seven minor league player releases on Tuesday morning.

Cardinals minors working rosters – March 27

The St. Louis Cardinals’ 2009 full season minor league rosters are beginning to take shape.

Cardinals cut nine minor leaguers

In their second round of cuts this spring, the St. Louis Cardinals have released nine minor league players.

Cardinals minors spring training groups

Camp-opening group assignments for St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers in spring training.

Cardinals pitcher hitting ninth – a good thing?

Tony La Russa has made a change to the bottom of the St. Louis Cardinals lineup again, though it is not cut and dried.

Cardinals minor matters – March 19

Bits of news from around the baseball world on former St. Louis Cardinals players.

Cards minors spring game reports – March 18

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Wednesday, March 18.

Ludwick backs off 50-homer talk and other Cardinals strugglers

Lifters Ryan Ludwick and Colby Rasmus are not the only St. Louis Cardinals players looking to improve.

Rasmus microfocus feels excessive

Every move St. Louis Cardinals top prospect Colby Rasmus makes this spring is being analyzed and over analyzed.

Walton on Wednesday Fantasy Focus show

Brian Walton joins host Jeff Erickson on Fantasy Focus on Blog Talk Radio Wednesday at Noon Eastern time.

Cardinals minor matters – March 1

Short bursts of St. Louis Cardinals-related news from all over the web.

Freese’s January Auto Accident Slows 3B Bid

David Freese, the early leader to take the interim third base job for the St. Louis Cardinals, is slowed by injuries resulting from a January car accident.

Cardinals spring radio and television update – 2/22/09

An update on audio and video-related St. Louis Cardinals broadcast news for spring training 2009.

Cardinals non-roster invitees – an update

Revisiting current and past St. Louis Cardinals non-roster invitees to their major league spring training camps.

Cardinals minor matters – February 11

St. Louis Cardinals news include three former hurlers finding new homes, three additional spring training invites and more.

Cardinals spring training second base failures

Trying 30-something year old second basemen off the scrap heap in spring training in recent years hasn’t proven to answer St. Louis Cardinals’ needs.

Cardinals television update – 02/03/09

Another update on television-related St. Louis Cardinals news for spring training and the regular season.

Cardinals television and radio update – 01/31/09

An update on television and radio-related St. Louis Cardinals news for spring training and the regular season.

The changing face of Cardinals NRIs – Part two

In the second of two-part look at St. Louis Cardinals non-roster invitees, we look at past players that made the major league club out of spring training and some others that fell short.

The changing face of Cardinals NRIs – Part one

The quantity and makeup of the St. Louis Cardinals non-roster invitee list is evolving, giving prospects like Colby Rasmus, Brett Wallace and David Freese a better chance to make the major league club out of spring training.

Mac declines La Russa’s suggestion to speak up

Tony La Russa suggested Mark McGwire come to spring training – and answer questions from the media. Big Mac passed on both.

Cardinals television update – 01/19/09

An update on television-related St. Louis Cardinals news for spring training and the regular season.

Pujols recovery tangles WBC participation

An initial report from Colombia, referenced from the Dominican, includes Albert Pujols among six players that may be out of the World Baseball Classic. The player later confirmed the report, citing insurance liability issues.

Most influential Canadians in baseball include three Cards

Believe it or not, there is a Top 100 Most Influential Canadians in Baseball list and three with St. Louis ties, Larry Walker, Dave McKay and Stubby Clapp, made the cut.

Cardinals spring training: Reporting for duty

When will the St. Louis Cardinals major and minor leaguers report to camp and how does the World Baseball Classic affect spring training?

Cardinals television update

Taking a look at television-related St. Louis Cardinals news

WBC: See Pujols an Extra Time this Spring

Albert Pujols and the Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic team will train near the St. Louis Cardinals in Jupiter, Florida and will play each other in a March 5 exhibition.