4:21 PM EDT, Wed May 23, 2018

MLB Insider: Surprises about across the majors

Miles Mikolas clearly is the Cardinals player who has been the most surprising this season, and one of the best free-agent signs by any team. On the other hand, Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler were surprisingly bad for the Cardinals…

Rising Apple

Mets Trade History: Winning the Bernard Gilkey deal with St. Louis

Outfielder Bernard Gilkey came to the New York Mets in a trade with the St. Louis Cardinals. Though he only had one good year with the Mets, they clearly won the deal. When we think of mid-1990s New York Mets baseball, Bernard Gilkey is a name that pops up in many of our heads. In […] Mets Trade History: Winning the Bernard Gilkey deal with St. Louis - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Ortiz: Machado makes intriguing trade target

There’s plenty of baseball to be played, so let’s concede that point right from the start. Nonetheless, it’s no longer quite so easy to ignore the stagnant offense that we’ve seen from some key Cardinals over the first 35 games…

The Mercury News

Mother of A’s Stephen Piscotty dies at 55 of Lou Gehrig’s disease

Stephen Piscotty requested a trade from the St. Louis Cardinals to the Oakland A's during the offseason to be closer to his mother.

Rox Pile

Colorado Rockies: Thank you Scott Boras

This weekend, a St. Louis Cardinals fan told me that I could have Greg Holland back.  I never thought these words would ever come out of my mouth, but thank you uber-agent Scott Boras. This past off season, the Colorado Rockies offered closer Greg Holland the largest ever contract for a relief pitcher at 3 […] Colorado Rockies: Thank you Scott Boras - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Redbird Rants

St. Louis Cardinals: Positives from Piscotty/Grichuk trades

The off-season trades of Stephen Piscotty and Randal Grichuk had a positive impact on the St. Louis Cardinals.  They were intended to relieve the congestion in the outfield, strengthen the bullpen, and provide additional depth to the minor league system. The trades of Stephen Piscotty and Randal Grichuk can now be considered successful for the St. […] St. Louis Cardinals: Positives from Piscotty/Grichuk trades - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Royals Review

Milwaukee Brewers series preview: Cain comes around

Just flash those pearly whites, Lorenzo. Just one more time. The new-look Milwaukee Brewers have raced out to a 14-9 start, knotting them up with the St. Louis Cardinals for shared possession of first place in the National League Central. The Brewers made a slew of moves as the rest of baseball sat on the sidelines content to sit the bulk of the offseason out. The Brewers made big splashes with their trade for Christian Yelich and their signing of Lorenzo Cain, remaking their outfield into one of the game’s best. They have jumped out to their hot start largely without the services of...