Jenifer Langosch covers the Cardinals for MLB.com. She covered the Pirates from 2007-11.
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com The Winter Meetings have again come and gone, which puts us past another offseason benchmark. The Cardinals were not expected to be active here at the Swan & Dolphin Resort, and that held true. There was not, however, a lack of relevant Cardinals news. In case you missed any of MLB.com’s coverage from […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com The Cardinals did not remain completely quiet at this weekâs Winter Meetings, as they did add to their Triple-A depth by signing right-handed pitcher Angel Castro to a one-year contract on Wednesday. Castro, who becomes the 37th player on the Cardinalsâ 40-man roster, projects to be a member of the Memphis rotation for […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com Tony La Russa, who led the Cardinals to World Series championships in 2006 and 2011, will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as part of its 2014 class. He’ll go in alongside managers Bobby Cox and Joe Torre. All three were unanimously elected by the 16-member Expansion Era committee. The […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com Coming to you from Disney World, where dreams come true and (this week) deals are sure to be made. There was a frenzied week of trades and signings leading up to the Winter Meetings, but that doesn’t mean these next few days will be quiet. For the Cardinals, though, there is not a […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com A day after free agents Rafael Furcal and Edward Mujica found new homes, Carlos Beltran returned to an old one. Several reports have already detailed Beltran’s return to New York — this time where he will wear pinstripes. Beltran said over the summer that he hoped to play at least three more seasons, […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com When free agency opened a month ago, five members of the 2013 Cardinals immediately began looking for new homes. Chris Carpenter determined that he was actually ready to stay home and announced his retirement. Carlos Beltran remains one of the most coveted free agents available. Jake Westbrook continues to seek employment, too. The […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com Having wrapped up another planning meeting a few hours ago, I wanted to let you all know that the St. Louis Baseball Writers chapter is finalizing details for the annual writers dinner in January. Here are the essentials: What: The 65th annual BBWAA Dinner When: Sunday, Jan. 19 at 6:30 pm Where: Location […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com For those who can’t get enough Hot Stove coverage, here are offseason programming details from both KMOX and Fox Sports Midwest: KMOX The Cardinals Hot Stove League Show (hosted by Mike Claiborne and Chris Hrabe) will be broadcast every Wednesday night from 7-9 pm CT on KMOX 1120. The show begins tonight and […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com Unwilling to pay the salary John Axford would have commanded in the arbitration process, the Cardinals non-tendered the right-handed reliever on Monday. As a result, Axford becomes a free agent a little more than three months after the Cardinals acquired him in an trade with Milwaukee. While Axford now searches for a new […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com Well, now that the Cardinals addressed their shortstop need and Mizzou took care of business while I was cruising the Caribbean, it’s time to talk tenders. If you missed this cardinals.com story yesterday, here are the essentials: The Cardinals have four arbitration-eligible players (John Axford, Jon Jay, Daniel Descalso and Peter Bourjos) and […] More»|
|The August waiver process can be as unfair to teams with small revenues as it is confusing for most fans. With that in mind, why not just create one true Trade Deadline date and stick with it?
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