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Post archive for ‘Octavio Dotel’

Later evaluation of Rasmus trade still holds promise

The 2011 Colby Rasmus trade was a shocker to many, but the St. Louis Cardinals may benefit further in the future from the deal.

The cost of letting Octavio Dotel go

A look at some estimates at the costs involved in the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals keeping or not keeping reliever Octavio Dotel.

Fully appreciating Octavio Dotel

Wondering how much difference one short-duration member of the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals would have made to the 2012 club.

The Cardinal Nation Blog 2011 top story #8: The Rasmus trade or the title trade?

How important was the Colby Rasmus trade in helping the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals become World Champions?

St. Louis Cardinals arbitration offer predictions

How many draft picks might the St. Louis Cardinals pick up by making offers of arbitration Wednesday night?

Can the Cardinals break “The Curse of Octavio Dotel”?

The St. Louis Cardinals’ well-traveled reliever previously joined four teams in pennant races. None of the them reached the playoffs.