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Brian Walton's news and commentary on the St. Louis Cardinals (TM) and their minor league system

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You too can be a Bandit!

News from the St. Louis Cardinals Class A affiliate in the Quad Cities includes a key job opening and release of their 2011 schedule.

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.

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.

River Bandits to Broadcast Home Games via Internet Only

Rather than stop audio broadcasts of their games entirely, the Quad Cities River Bandits will live stream 2010 home games on the internet.

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.

Quad Cities River Bandits silence radio broadcasts

In addition to a change in personnel, the St. Louis Cardinals Midwest League affiliate’s games will no longer be on radio.

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.

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.

Minor league affiliates are miles away

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

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.

Cardinals Monday transactions: Niko, Luis DLC down

The St. Louis Cardinals made three roster moves from A-Advanced Palm Beach down to short-season Batavia.

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.

Tandem starting ends early in Quad Cities

The St. Louis Cardinals are dropping their use of tandem starting pitchers in their second of two full-season affiliates where deployed.

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.

Quad Cities alters tandem rotation

The Quad Cities River Bandits of the Midwest League have dropped from five tandem pairings to four

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.

Quad Cities River Bandits 2009 opening roster

The Quad Cities River Bandits of the Single-A Midwest League have announced their season-opening roster.

Cards minors spring game reports – April 2

St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training game action from Thursday, April 2.

Cards minors spring game reports – April 1

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

Cards minors spring game reports – March 31

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

Cards release seven more minor leaguers

The St. Louis Cardinals made seven minor league player releases on Tuesday morning.

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.

Quad Cities: Cardinals top minor league club has a long history

The St. Louis Cardinals Single-A entry, currently the Quad Cities River Bandits, is their top affiliate in terms of wins and playoff appearances. This is the third of six in-depth looks at the history of the Cardinals system’s minor league clubs.

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.

Cardinals release a dozen minor leaguers

The St. Louis Cardinals have pruned 12 minor league players, including three from the US and nine from their overseas academies.