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Cardinals minor matters – February 8

St. Louis Cardinals-related news includes the Caribbean Series, “A-Fraud”, Joe Torre, MLB Network, TLR on scouts vs. stats, Todd Worrell, Scott Gorgen and more!

A-Rod: So Sad

The only positive outcome from the steroids allegations against Alex Rodriguez was apparently the test itself.

Jerry Hairston, Jr.: Cards come up short again

The St. Louis Cardinals have missed out on another free agent. This time it is versatile infielder/outfielder Jerry Hairston, Jr.

Cardinals one of three in Kawakami hunt

In the race to sign Japanese free agent pitcher Kenshin Kawakami, the St. Louis Cardinals are competing with the Orioles and Twins, according to a Sunday report from Japan.

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.

Teixeira Signing Helps Cardinals with Pujols?

Mark Teixeira’s signing with the New York Yankees means the biggest spending club in baseball is set at first base for the next eight seasons. Albert Pujols is tied to the St. Louis Cardinals for only the next three.

Odalis Perez: Better off with the Enemy

The St. Louis Cardinals would be better off if free agent left-hander Odalis Perez lands in the National League Central – with one of their competitors!

Cardinals consider two Japanese pitchers

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.

Looper arbitration decision could impact Fuentes

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?

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