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Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/20

Highlights from Sunday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/19

Highlights from Saturday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/18

Highlights from Friday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter and Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/17

Highlights from Thursday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals first-game minor league lineups

Four St. Louis Cardinals minor league clubs face off Wednesday in their first official spring action.

Cardinals organization roster matrix: 2011 spring training

The St. Louis Cardinals full system roster view reflects rosters for 2011 spring training.

Who controls the Memphis Redbirds and AutoZone Park?

A New York-based private equity firm took over control of the St. Louis Cardinals’ Triple-A franchise as well as their ballpark.

Cardinals organization roster matrix: 2010-11 off-season

The St. Louis Cardinals full system roster view reflects changes made during the entire 2010-11 off-season.

Cardinals minor league attendance trending downward

Despite solid play on the field, the St. Louis Cardinals’ top four minor league clubs had down attendance in 2010.

Slowly cleaning up the mess in Memphis

Progress is being made in improving the financials of the Memphis Redbirds while attempting to attract new events to AutoZone Park.

Cardinals organization roster matrix: 2010 short season

The St. Louis Cardinals full system roster view will reflect changes during the remainder of the 2010 regular season.

Cardinals organization roster matrix: 2010 regular season

The St. Louis Cardinals full system roster view will reflect changes during the 2010 regular season.

The Cardinals organization roster matrix: Season-opening update

The St. Louis Cardinals full system view is refreshed to reflect tentative opening season rosters and extended spring camp invitees.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 04/04

Highlights from Sunday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 04/03

Highlights from Saturday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 04/02

Highlights from Friday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 04/01

Highlights from Thursday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/31

Highlights from Wednesday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Florida as Shelby Miller stars.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/30

Highlights from Tuesday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Florida as the Memphis Redbirds hammered Mets ace Johan Santana.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/28

Highlights from Sunday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/27

Highlights from Saturday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/26

Highlights from Friday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/25

Highlights from Thursday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/24

Highlights from Wednesday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/23

Highlights from Tuesday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/22

Highlights from Monday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/21

Highlights from Sunday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games in Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/20

Highlights from Saturday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/19

Highlights from Friday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/18

Highlights from Thursday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/17

Highlights from Wednesday’s St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.

The Cardinals organization roster matrix: Pre-camp update

The St. Louis Cardinals full system rosters are refreshed to reflect spring training camps, both major and minor league.

The Cardinal Nation Blog top stories of 2009 #13: Memphis and Springfield success

The youngest Triple-A and Double-A clubs in baseball both made the playoffs, the first time that was accomplished by Cardinals’ clubs in a quarter of a century.

2010 Cardinals major and minor league schedules

The title pretty much says it all – links to 2010 schedules for the St. Louis Cardinals and their top minor league affiliates.

Cardinals September call-up results

How much playing time did those called up from Memphis to St. Louis actually receive in the final days of the 2009 season?

Cardinals Minor Matters: October 25

A collection of recent St. Louis Cardinals-related links of interest with a little commentary mixed in.

How aggressive have Cardinals minor league player movements really been?

A comprehensive look at multi-year in-season roster changes across the Cardinals minor league system leads to conclusions that may differ from prevailing perception.

Six years of Cardinals minor league all-stars

Analyzing changes in levels of recognized St. Louis Cardinals minor league standouts since 2004.

Cardinals minors all-star representation down

The number of St. Louis Cardinals minor league selections for all-star and elite competitions was down 18 percent from 2008.

Cardinals minors won-loss record backslides

After a robust 60 games-over-.500 total in 2008, the top six Cardinals minor league clubs posted their fourth losing mark in five years in 2009.

Cardinals end long Triple-A, Double-A playoff drought

It has been 24 years since the Cardinals’ top two farm clubs have been in the post-season at the same time

St. Louis and Memphis: Like father, like son

Calling out stat sheet similarities between the St. Louis Cardinals and their Triple-A affiliate, the Memphis Redbirds

Minor league affiliates are miles away

Looking at the distances of Cardinals minor league affiliates compared to their NL Central peers

Maloney guides Memphis back from the dead

Chris Maloney’s Memphis Redbirds have clawed back from 8 ½ games out to take their division lead.

Cardinals employ two top athletic trainers

The St. Louis Cardinals employ two 2009 Minor League Athletic Trainers of the Year, Chris Conroy and Tim Steinhaus

Memphis’ emperor has no clothes

A corporate management group has taken over operations of the Memphis Redbirds and AutoZone Park. Guess what is coming next?

Cardinals Triple-A All-Star Game history

Jess Todd is the Cardinals organization’s 38th player named to the Triple-A All-Star Game since its 1988 inception.

The Cardinals organization roster matrix: Short-season update

The St. Louis Cardinals system rosters are refreshed to reflect the three US-based short-season clubs: Batavia, Johnson City and the Gulf Coast League Cardinals.

The Cardinals organization roster matrix: DSL update

The St. Louis Cardinals system rosters are refreshed to reflect the start of the regular season of the Dominican Summer League.

Cardinals Minor Matters: June 2

A collection of recent St. Louis Cardinals-related links of interest with a little commentary mixed in.

The Cardinals organization roster matrix: VSL version

The St. Louis Cardinals system rosters are refreshed to reflect the start of the regular season of the Venezuelan Summer League.

Cardinals short bench cut in half

Ryan leaves Thursday’s game with a tight hamstring after Greene sits out with a tight forearm. How might the St. Louis Cardinals compensate?

The Cardinals organization roster matrix: regular season

A complete listing of all 282 players currently known to be under contract in the St. Louis Cardinals organization from top to bottom by level and position.

Cardinals minor league opening rotations

Starting pitchers for Memphis, Springfield, Palm Beach and Quad Cities to open the 2009 season.

Cards minors spring game reports – April 3

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Friday, April 3.

Memphis Redbirds 2009 opening roster

The Memphis Redbirds of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League have announced their season-opening roster.

Cards minors spring game reports – April 1

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Wednesday, April 1.

Cardinals minor matters – April 1

Reactions to what others are saying about the St. Louis Cardinals.

Cards minors spring game reports – March 31

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Tuesday, March 31.

Cards minors spring game reports – March 30

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Monday, March 30.

Cards minors spring game reports – March 29

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Sunday, March 29.

Cards minors spring game reports – March 28

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Saturday, March 28.

Cards minors spring game reports – March 27

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Friday, March 27.

Cardinals minors working rosters – March 27

The St. Louis Cardinals’ 2009 full season minor league rosters are beginning to take shape.

Cards minors spring game reports – March 25

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Wednesday, March 25.

Cards minors spring game reports – March 24

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Tuesday, March 24.

Cards minors spring game reports – March 23

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Monday, March 23.

Cards minors spring game reports – March 22

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Sunday, March 22.

Cardinals minor league franchise census since 1974

The eighth look at St. Louis Cardinals minor league franchises offers a summary of all locations by season over the last 35 years.

Cards minors spring game reports – March 20

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Friday, March 20.

Cards minors spring game reports – March 19

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Thursday, March 19.

Cards minors spring game reports – March 18

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Wednesday, March 18.

Cardinals in Triple-A – 1977 to present

The sixth in-depth look at St. Louis Cardinals minor league franchises continues with their Triple-A entries, currently the Memphis Redbirds of the Pacific Coast League.

A quarter century of Cardinals minor league results

A new series highlighting St. Louis Cardinals minor league results system-wide from 1984 through 2008.

Cardinals minor matters – January 15

A series of quick hits on and links to recent St. Louis Cardinals baseball news.

The Cardinals Organization Roster Matrix: Preseason 2009

A complete listing of all 306 players currently known to be under contract in the St. Louis Cardinals organization from top to bottom by level assigned and primary position.

Top 20 Cardinals Stories of 2008: #16-20

A look back at the biggest stories across the St. Louis Cardinal Nation during 2008 begins with numbers 16 through 20.