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Post archive for ‘Aaron Miles’

Rob Johnson takes Aaron Miles to the next level

One former St. Louis Cardinals position player-turned emergency pitcher has reportedly made the move for good. Could another be far behind?

The Cardinal Nation Blog top stories of 2010 #15: Young bench, veteran stopgaps

Starting in June, the St. Louis Cardinals called on five minor league castoffs with below-average results.

The Cardinals’ hole at second base

Aaron Miles and Adam Kennedy are no longer St. Louis Cardinals second basemen. The answer to which one may be more greatly missed could be surprising.

Cardinals emergency pitchers – 1996-2008

Since Tony La Russa has managed the St. Louis Cardinals, he has called upon non-pitchers to take the mound eight different times. The most recent three were by Aaron Miles. Who will get the mop-up job in 2009?

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.

The Cardinals “Let ‘em Go” Team

Looking back at some of the wise player departures from the St. Louis Cardinals this decade.

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.

Kennedy and LASIK: The eyes have it. Or do they?

St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Adam Kennedy had laser eye surgery last off-season. Did it matter? Should it?

Cards Non-Tender Flores, Johnson and Miles

The St. Louis Cardinals did not offer contracts to lefty relievers Randy Flores and Tyler Johnson, making them free agents, saving money and opening roster spots. Infielder Aaron Miles was also cut loose. Could the Twins and Nick Punto (pictured) partially be to blame? How might the Cards fill the openings?

Will Friday be Flores’ Last Day with St. Louis?

Brian Walton is wondering if St. Louis Cardinals reliever Randy Flores will be given his walking papers on Friday.