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  2. Cuban shortstop close to decision

    AJ Mass

    Following a workout held in Jupiter, Florida on Wednesday, Cuban shortstop prospect Aledmys Diaz is expected to receive a formal offer from the St. Louis Cardinals, according to Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "He's a player we've had...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  3. Berkman doesn't want to be traded

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Cardinals outfielder Lance Berkman told St. Louis reporters today that he wants to return to the Cardinals in 2012 and that he does not want to be a rental player. Part of the story by Joe Strauss in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: ...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  4. La Russa not thrilled with 3B options

    Rob Neyer

    Considering they're in a death struggle for a playoff spot, the Cardinals' continuing search for a third baseman is pretty interesting. Joe Strauss: A protracted skid by regular third baseman Felipe Lopez caused manager Tony La Russa to briefly mod...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  5. La Russa plans six-man outfield

    Rob Neyer

    OK, so here's a real trade ... and here's Joe Strauss on what it means for the Cardinals' roster: The Cardinals have traded infielder Julio Lugo to the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named or cash considerations, pending approval by the Commi...

    Blog | April 01, 2010
  6. Cards' Garcia wins upset bid for No. 5 slot

    Rob Neyer

    Another blog entry, another rotation (unofficially) set. Joe Strauss: The Cardinals are expected to formalize their starting rotation after Rich Hill and Kyle McClellan appear this afternoon against the Baltimore Orioles. Today's action likely repr...

    Blog | March 24, 2010
  7. The puzzling numbers of Holliday's deal

    Buster Olney

    The Cardinals finished their negotiations for Matt Holliday, Joe Strauss writes. Holliday was an MVP candidate in Colorado and he performed exceptionally for the Cardinals in the last nine weeks of last season, giving St. Louis a devastating two-man ...

    Blog | January 06, 2010
  8. MLB -- Buster Olney -- Matt Holliday is signed; but his deal open...

    Buster Olney

    Matt Holliday may be signed, but the numbers in his deal create significant questions. For one, just who did the Cardinals bid against for his services; and two, did they help or hurt their chances of keeping Albert Pujols around? Buster explores.

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2010
  9. At what cost, Holliday?

    Rob Neyer

    It's not often that I'm nonplussed by the things that baseball teams do, or are said to be thinking about doing. I've seen a lot of strange things in my time. Still, Joe Strauss' story about the Cardinals' efforts to sign Matt Holliday does give me p...

    Blog | December 15, 2009
  10. New 3B on deck for Cardinals

    Rob Neyer

    More early news about a 2010 lineup, this time from MLB Trade Rumors: According to Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Freese should get first crack at the Cardinals' third base job next season.Freese was impressive in his 225 plate a...

    Blog | October 20, 2009
  11. Khalil Greene just needs to play better

    Rob Neyer

    As Joe Strauss writes today, there's a changing of the guard in St. Louis. Shortstop Khalil Greene will be used in more of a utility role rather than starting for at least the near term, manager Tony La Russa confirmed Monday. The hope is that G...

    Blog | May 19, 2009
  12. Mauer was the better choice for AL MVP

    Yesterday, I handed off the NL MVP preview to Joe Strauss in St. Louis. Today it's Joe McDonald in Providence with the AL: At 2 p.m. today the American League Most Valuable Player Award will be announced. To save everyone the trouble of waiting, l...

    Blog | Conversation | November 18, 2008
  13. Cast a wider net for MVP award

    In the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Joe Strauss sets up today's National League MVP results: Does a player often described as his league's most dominant hitter win this year's award for leading in several significant categories for an overachieving but...

    Blog | Conversation | November 17, 2008
  14. Ankiel's rare transformation

    Well, I know which game I'm watching tonight. As Joe Strauss writes, Rick Ankiel is back, and he's starting tonight: Manager Tony La Russa is putting him right to work. Ankiel will start in right field and bat second against Padres right-hander Chr...

    Blog | Conversation | August 09, 2007
  15. Time to consider alcohol policy

    Cardinals GM Walt Jocketty is acknowledging the possibility that alcohol was involved in Josh Hancock's accident. Jocketty thinks Tony La Russa's DUI arrest doesn't diminish his ability to deal with this issue, writes Joe Strauss. The other night, L...

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2007
  16. More elbow trouble for Carpenter

    Chris Carpenter's elbow is inflamed again, and he appears to be out indefinitely, as Joe Strauss writes. To repeat: Swelling is a symptom of a problem, a symptom of some kind of tearing. The question now is this: What is the source of the swelling? ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 09, 2007
  17. Rolen and La Russa shake hands

    Time is in short supply this morning, so we're moving right into the links: • Scott Rolen and Tony La Russa have called a cease-fire in their feud, writes Joe Strauss, shaking hands outside of La Russa's office. Walt Jocketty served in ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 24, 2007