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Braves Could Balance Florida’s East Coast

If the Atlanta Braves move to Palm Beach, six area clubs would make a more convenient operation for all.

Feds Hurting Cardinals with Limited Hacking Disclosure

Questions linger about who else may have known about former St. Louis Cardinals executive Chris Correa’s illegal access into Houston Astros computer systems.

TCN Blog 2015 Top Story #5: The FBI Investigation

In shocking and embarrassing news, the St. Louis Cardinals found themselves under Federal investigation for illegal access into the Houston Astros internal systems.

Ex-Cardinals Still Coaching for Houston in 2016

Six of eight former St. Louis Cardinals coaches working for the Astros will be back with Houston next season.

Cardinals Lose an Ace in Adams

Veteran minor league pitching coach Arthur (Ace) Adams is leaving the St. Louis Cardinals for the Houston Astros.

Astros Lure Away Cardinals Scout Charlie Gonzalez

The Houston Astros will make St. Louis Cardinals area scout Charlie Gonzalez a special assistant.

Palm Beach County wants to move ahead on stadium deal

Keeping spring training baseball in Southeast Florida is the goal of the Palm Beach County Commission, but major hurdles remain.

Nationals-Astros spring training plan moves to the front burner

The Toronto Blue Jays are no longer in the picture, but the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros are joining forces to try to build a new spring training complex.

Nationals join Astros and Jays in spring training limbo

The Washington Nationals are one of at least three Major League Baseball clubs looking for a new Florida home.

Proposed Astros-Blue Jays Florida complex hits a snag

The proposed southeast Florida location for the new spring training home of the Houston Astros and Toronto Blue Jays is off the table and the St. Louis Cardinals could be indirectly impacted.

Is State funding the answer to Grapefruit League woes?

Florida legislators have passed local subsidies to encourage MLB clubs to not move to Arizona. Prior results have been spotty.

Cardinals, for all you do, this Bud is not for you

While pitcher Bud Norris has enjoyed success against the St. Louis Cardinals, his record against their key rivals and away from Houston causes considerable concern.

Astros mulling future of Tal’s Hill

A long-time rival of St. Louis is considering big changes off the field as well as on.

Astros improving while Cardinals winning less in minors

Comparing two rivals’ minor league systems results over the first two-plus months of the 2012 season.

Berkman: Cardinals have winning culture that Houston lost

Former Houston Astros star Lance Berkman compares his old club to his new home in St. Louis.

Cardinals spur Houston in-season managerial changes

The last two Astros managers lost their jobs when St. Louis arrived in town.

Why I hate Minute Maid

Win, lose or draw, Houston’s baseball park is a joke. When it has an impact on the game, old complaints are exhumed.

Astros to close Venezuelan academy while Cardinals invest

As the St. Louis Cardinals increase their brick and mortar investment in Venezuela, the Houston Astros are bailing out.