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Heyward is Player to Watch for Cardinals in 2015

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As spring training nears, I can’t help but think about story lines that’ll emerge for the Cardinals when they roll out this season. Last year, all we did was talk about how lacking this team was in power. There were plenty of factors to love about the club, but production at the plate wasn’t one of them. I’m predicting this year will be different. For ...

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What It’s Like to Have Faced New Hall of Famers Johnson and Smoltz

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This week’s Hall of Fame vote was more special to me than past votes. The past two years have included pitchers I actually faced. I had the privilege of seeing these guys first hand. The further I get from my playing days, the more proud I am that I had the opportunity to play in the big leagues. Call it humility, or call it maturity, but it’s ...

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Offseason Deals – The Good and the Bad

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This seems like one of the more active MLB offseasons I can remember, with several big time deals being inked. We’ve seen marquee trades and big name free agents signing hefty deals, with Lester’s 7-year contract with the Cubs standing out to Cardinals fans. Some of these deals make sense for both parties, while others seem lopsided. Let’s have a look at a few ...

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Cardinals Shouldn’t Be Desperate to Add Starter in Offseason

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For the last week or so, we’ve heard and read chitchat about the Cardinals not being finished putting together their 2015 roster. This, despite pulling off one of the bigger trades we’ve seen this offseason in the Heyward-Miller swap. The rumblings include John Mozeliak potentially adding a front-of-the-rotation starting pitcher. If the Cards do pull off such a move, you ...

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Cards’ Rotation Still Strong After Trade

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Before Monday’s decision to ship Shelby Miller to Atlanta, I thought the Cardinals were set in terms of pitching. After the latest move, I still feel great about how the arms align going into 2015. John Mozeliak coveted and needed a true difference-maker in right field, period. We don’t know if Jason Heyward will be patrolling the Busch Stadium grass beyond ...

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