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Post archive for ‘Felipe Lopez’

Still flipping out over Flip

The St. Louis Cardinals risked a small missed opportunity cost in releasing infielder Felipe Lopez in September. It looks like it didn’t matter.

The Cardinal Nation Blog top stories of 2010 #14: An even worse year at third

Third base was a major problem for the St. Louis Cardinals for the second consecutive season.

Flipping Lopez for a comp pick

The Boston Red Sox shrewdly saw a compensation draft pick in a player the St. Louis Cardinals simply wanted to be rid of.

Elias twist: Lopez tops Cardinals’ free agents

The top-ranked free agent from the St. Louis Cardinals has already been released.

Why the Cardinals need help at third base

Rookie David Freese’s season-ending injury and fill-in Felipe Lopez’ leadoff role mean RBIs from the St. Louis Cardinals third base position have been increasingly rare.

Did Lopez risk a “Canseco” by pitching injured?

St. Louis Cardinals infielder Felipe Lopez took the mound with a sore elbow, not disclosing pre-existing discomfort until afterward. Was he tough or careless?

Lopez’ and Carpenter’s Friday feats

Felipe Lopez and Chris Carpenter powered the Cardinals to a comeback win over the Mets Friday. Each man’s feat was notable in the context of team history.

Cardinals minor matters – February 11

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

Cardinals unnecessary second and third base intrigue

Recent actions by the St. Louis Cardinals front office are causing already-wary fans to wonder what is going on.