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Nov 22, 2020

Cardinals: Two recently DFA’d players St. Louis should consider

Infielder Renato Nunez and outfielder Hunter Renfro have been designated for assignment and the St. Louis Cardinals should take a close look. On November 20, the Baltimore Orioles designated infielder Renata Nunez for assignment, while the Tampa Bay Rays did the same with outfielder Hunter Renfroe. Nunez and Renfroe have three things in common: (1)They […] Cardinals: Two recently DFA’d players St. Louis should consider - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 21, 2020

Cardinals: Examining three fits for Yadier Molina outside St. Louis

The Cardinals are likely to retain Yadier Molina, but here are three teams who could poach him away from St. Louis. There are arguments to be made against bringing back Yadier Molina, but the most likely outcome remains that the St. Louis Cardinals will retain their longtime catcher. But the Cardinals have competition. There are […] Cardinals: Examining three fits for Yadier Molina outside St. Louis - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 20, 2020

Over-devotion to franchise icons is a St. Louis Cardinals sin

The St. Louis Cardinals have a history of improving after letting go of former stars. They may have to do it again with Yadier Molina. If you’re a Yadier Molina fan who believes the Cardinals should do “whatever it takes” to bring back the 38-year free-agent catcher, then you’re not going to like this post. […] Over-devotion to franchise icons is a St. Louis Cardinals sin - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 20, 2020

Cardinals: One writer connects St. Louis to Marcell Ozuna

The St. Louis Cardinals are looking for offensive upgrades, and one writer connected them to a familiar face. The St. Louis Cardinals’ needs this winter are clear. They need clarity on the statuses of Yadier Molina and Adam Wainwright, another bat to go alongside Paul Goldschmidt and could use additional pitching help. Among the bats […] Cardinals: One writer connects St. Louis to Marcell Ozuna - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 20, 2020

St. Louis Cardinals Debate: Theo Epstein versus John Mozeliak

Theo Epstein has resigned from his position at the top of the Cubs organization. With his body of work done, who would you rather have running the St. Louis Cardinals? The past decade saw a change in the NL Central. No longer could the St. Louis Cardinals beat up on the lovable harmless Baby Bears […] St. Louis Cardinals Debate: Theo Epstein versus John Mozeliak - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 20, 2020

St. Louis Cardinals News: Ivan Herrera, Angel Rendon added to 40-man

The deadline to set 40-man rosters before the Rule 5 draft is November 20. Before that deadline, the St. Louis Cardinals have added two young players. Every year, the Rule 5 Draft offers teams a slightly unique way to add talent to their team. The rules surrounding the draft are that any player who has […] St. Louis Cardinals News: Ivan Herrera, Angel Rendon added to 40-man - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 19, 2020

Cardinals: Tommy La Stella was thought to be a fit. Here’s why that’s wrong

One name that has come up multiple times this winter when discussing targets for the St. Louis Cardinals is Tommy La Stella. Why is this wrong? In the eyes of an optimist, the free agent marketplace is a couponers paradise. In all of my 21 years as a St. Louis Cardinals fan, I don’t believe […] Cardinals: Tommy La Stella was thought to be a fit. Here’s why that’s wrong - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 18, 2020

Cardinals: Three non-tender candidates who make sense for St. Louis

The non-tender deadline on Dec. 2 could create a market surplus and allow teams such as the Cardinals to add players at a discounted rate. The expectation is that the free-agent market will be at a standstill until the non-tender deadline on Dec. 2. The market is at a surplus and it will be even […] Cardinals: Three non-tender candidates who make sense for St. Louis - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 18, 2020

Cardinals Rumors: Kolten Wong turns down multi-year deal from St. Louis

Kolten Wong turned down a multi-year offer from the Cardinals, and there are increasing odds that he will not be back in St. Louis next season. The St. Louis Cardinals’ decision to decline Kolten Wong’s $12.5 million club option immediately raised eyebrows. On the same day that Yadier Molina and Adam Wainwright, two franchise cornerstones, became […] Cardinals Rumors: Kolten Wong turns down multi-year deal from St. Louis - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 18, 2020

Why the St. Louis Cardinals should sell high on Harrison Bader

After a good offensive year for the St. Louis Cardinals in 2020, the team should sell high and trade Harrison Bader this winter. If there is one thing we saw a lot of in 2020, it is the beautiful statistical outcomes of a small sample size. Unlike any other sport, a normal season of MLB […] Why the St. Louis Cardinals should sell high on Harrison Bader - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 18, 2020

St. Louis Cardinals: Theo Epstein’s resignation signals a wave of change

The St. Louis Cardinals and the rest of the NL Central were viewed as the best division in baseball in recent years. Now, things have changed. It wasn’t too long ago that the NL Central was viewed as the most competitive division in baseball. Coming off of a down year in 2019, the Reds built […] St. Louis Cardinals: Theo Epstein’s resignation signals a wave of change - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 16, 2020

Cardinals: One writer believes St. Louis should extend Jack Flaherty

One major outlet believes Jack Flaherty is a prime extension candidate for the Cardinals. While it makes sense, the timing just may not be right. Everything written about the St. Louis Cardinals has centered around three topics. How they intend to cut payroll. How their offseason revolves around potentially re-signing Yadier Molina and Adam Wainwright. […] Cardinals: One writer believes St. Louis should extend Jack Flaherty - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 16, 2020

St. Louis Cardinals: Exploring Jonathan Villar as a utility option

The St. Louis Cardinals could use some help on the infield and Jonathan Villar could fit in well as a speedy utility man. Earlier this offseason, the St. Louis Cardinals shocked the MLB by declining Kolten Wong‘s $12.5M option for 2022. While the team has Tommy Edman as an in-house replacement, the issue isn’t at […] St. Louis Cardinals: Exploring Jonathan Villar as a utility option - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 16, 2020

How Robbie Ray and Drew Smyly have helped the St. Louis Cardinals

Robbie Ray and Drew Smyly did not sign with the St. Louis Cardinals, but that doesn’t mean their signings haven’t helped in a big way. One of the biggest questions for the St. Louis Cardinals and the rest of the MLB this winter is what exactly the free agent market will look like in the […] How Robbie Ray and Drew Smyly have helped the St. Louis Cardinals - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 16, 2020

St. Louis Cardinals 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are here! 2020 has been pure madness, but now is the time to make sure all the St. Louis Cardinals fans you know are happy. The sleigh bells are about to start ringing. I know, you’re probably thinking that you haven’t even started cooking the turkey yet… but the holidays wait for no […] St. Louis Cardinals 2020 Holiday Gift Guide - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More