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Post archive for ‘Skip Schumaker’

Cardinals middle infield situation in same muddled place

Despite a lot of activity, the bottom line for the St. Louis Cardinals middle infield has barely changed since the end of 2012.

Topps: Rally Squirrel card does not replace Schumaker

Despite reports to the contrary, the Topps Rally Squirrel baseball card does not replace Skip Schumaker’s regular 2012 card.

Cardinals Winter Warm-Up photos: Monday, 1/16

St. Louis Cardinals photos from Monday’s third and final session of the 2012 Winter Warm-Up at St. Louis’ Hyatt Regency at the Arch.

Off-the-wall Cardinals story ideas for 2012

Seven lower-odds storylines possibly ahead for the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals. Or not.

The Cardinal Nation Blog 2011 top story #15: Changes up the middle

The St. Louis Cardinals starting middle infielders to begin 2011 did not last the season, with more change likely for 2012.

What should the Cardinals do with non-tender decisions?

The St. Louis Cardinals are faced with Monday decisions on whether or not to offer 2012 contracts to four players. What would you do?

John Hart and Harold Reynolds answer Cardinals questions

MLB Network analysts John Hart and Harold Reynolds answer St. Louis Cardinals questions in support of their 30 Clubs in 30 Days Cardinals segment.

The Cardinal Nation Blog top stories of 2010 #13: The muddled middle

Middle infield play was a major concern for the 2010 St. Louis Cardinals. Not everyone is comfortable with the changes made for 2011.

Skip moving up Cardinals leadoff hitter lists

Batting first, St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Skip Schumaker has been getting on base regularly.

Could the Cardinals have done better than Skip?

What might the St. Louis Cardinals have seen in the second base market next year had they not locked up Skip Schumaker for 2011?

Cardinals arbitration, spending and more dry powder

The St. Louis Cardinals wouldn’t have to wait until their arbitration cases are settled to make their next move, but they may have good reasons for doing so.

Rasmus still has time, but needs Skip’s help

Skip Schumaker’s tentative move to second base has everything to do with outfielder Colby Rasmus making the St. Louis Cardinals.

Kansas City’s own Skip skips camp

The St. Louis Cardinals aren’t the only club trying to convert an outfielder to second base this spring. In fact, they weren’t even the first to consider the idea for 2009.

Cardinals wise to pass on Hudson

The St. Louis Cardinals reportedly inquired about signing new Dodgers second baseman Orlando Hudson. Good thing they didn’t follow through.

Cardinals minor matters – February 5

Amaury Marti struggling in Mexico, Larry Bigbie’s 15 minutes of fame, Skip Schumaker at second base and Tyler Johnson heads west.

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.

Top 20 Cardinals Stories of 2008: #11-15

Brian Walton’s look back at the biggest stories across the St. Louis Cardinal Nation during 2008 continues with those ranked 11 through 15.