Post Tagged with: "Cardinals"

So, Why Didn’t the Cubs Consider Felipe Lopez?

So, Why Didn’t the Cubs Consider Felipe Lopez?

The Chicago Cubs are done making any major moves this offseason, and therefore, are apparently going to head into the 2010 season with a Mike Fontenot/Jeff Baker platoon at second[Read More…]

Lou Piniella Hearts Mark McGwire?

Lou Piniella Hearts Mark McGwire?

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella is duty-bound to hate all things St. Louis Cardinals, but given his amicable relationship with Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa, it’s clear that Piniella doesn’t take[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

How About Tony LaRussa for Cubs Manager?

How About Tony LaRussa for Cubs Manager?

With Tony LaRussa coming up for free agency soon, and Lou Piniella wavering between retirement and returning in 2011, maybe the Chicago Cubs will consider LaRussa for their next manager[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
You Are Cleared to Resume Hating Jim Edmonds

You Are Cleared to Resume Hating Jim Edmonds

Remember when Jim Edmonds was a star for the St. Louis Cardinals? Grr. We hated that guy. He was so … douchey. And so … cocky. When Carlos Zambrano threw[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 MLB News and Rumors
Baseball Prospectus Projects the 2010 Cubs to Suck

Baseball Prospectus Projects the 2010 Cubs to Suck

We’re coming up on Spring Training, which means it’s time to start prognosticating. For us here at Bleacher Nation, it means our series of posts about why each team in[Read More…]

We’re All Screwed: The Cardinals Sign Rich Hill

We’re All Screwed: The Cardinals Sign Rich Hill

Remember when Rich Hill was the next big thing with the Chicago Cubs? Remember when he lost his confidence and the Cubs abruptly demoted him just months after he had[Read More…]

by January 27, 2010 MLB News and Rumors

Whew: Jose Contreras Ain’t a Cub

Whew: Jose Contreras Ain’t a Cub

Some folks around the Cublogoverse are pretty excited that Jose Contreras has not landed on the Chicago Cubs. I was fairly ambivalent about the prospect of landing Contreras, thinking that[Read More…]

by January 24, 2010 MLB News and Rumors
Ferguson Jenkins: Badass

Ferguson Jenkins: Badass

Everyone’s got an opinion on former slugger Mark McGwire’s recent admission that he used steroids during his playing career. For a variety of reasons, the “admission” was deficient, and a[Read More…]

by January 23, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Looking at Mark Mulder

Cubs Looking at Mark Mulder

Hooray! The Chicago Cubs are looking at a starting pitcher! Oh … it’s Mark Mulder? The Cubs, Dodgers and Cardinals are among the teams still monitoring the progress of left-hander[Read More…]

by January 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Mark McGwire Used Steroids – In Other News, Kennedy Shot

Mark McGwire Used Steroids – In Other News, Kennedy Shot

By now you’ve no doubt heard that, today, former St. Louis Cardinals slugger – and current hitting coach – admitted that he used steroids during his professional career. What follows[Read More…]

by January 11, 2010 MLB News and Rumors

Matt Holliday Got Paid – So is it a Good Deal for the Cards? The Cubs?

Matt Holliday Got Paid – So is it a Good Deal for the Cards? The Cubs?

Two weeks ago, it looked like the St. Louis Cardinals were going to lose Mark DeRosa, Joel Pineiro, John Smoltz, and Matt Holliday this offseason. Things were looking up for[Read More…]

Report: Cardinals Re-Sign Matt Holliday

According to a report from SI, the St. Louis Cardinals have re-signed outfielder Matt Holliday to a massive seven-year, $120 million contract, with a team option for an eighth year.[Read More…]

by January 5, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Fiddle Sticks: Cardinals Close to Re-Signing Matt Holliday

Fiddle Sticks: Cardinals Close to Re-Signing Matt Holliday

With Mark DeRosa leaving and Joel Pineiro set to leave, the St. Louis Cardinals were poised to be significantly worse (on paper) in 2010 than they were at the close[Read More…]

by December 31, 2009 MLB News and Rumors

Jason Bay to the Mets

Mini-update, as it relates to the Chicago Cubs: With Bay going to the New York Mets, that’s one fewer outfielder who could take a spot in the Boston Red Sox[Read More…]

by December 29, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Laughing Because it isn’t the Cubs: Another Cardinals DUI

Laughing Because it isn’t the Cubs: Another Cardinals DUI

There seems to be an extracurricular theme in St. Louis. St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, the fourth[Read More…]

by December 15, 2009 MLB News and Rumors