Tag Archives: Albert Pujols

Thoughts on Molina extension and wild card addition

The Cardinals officially extended catcher Yadier Molina to a 5 year, $75 million contract Thursday. The first thing to say to I’ve already eaten my crow. I really thought Molina was as good as gone with the big market teams, … Continue reading

Posted in March2012 | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Molina gives Cards a deadline

Yadier Molina is going to take the Albert Pujols route after all. Molina’s agent, Melvin Roman, informed Cards GM John Mozeliak yesterday that his client will not negotiate a contract once the season starts. Does this sound familiar to anyone? … Continue reading

Posted in Feb2012 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Dave Duncan stepping down will be Cards biggest hurdle in 2012

The MLB Network frequently talks about Dave Duncan being the first pitching coach to reach the Hall of Fame. The 2012 Cardinals were already headed in a different direction, but one that led me to believe they still had a … Continue reading

Posted in January2012 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Christmas comes early as Cards sign Carlos Beltran

The Cardinals added their final piece for the 2012 team last night when they signed Carlos Beltran. It appeared the Cardinals were in on Coco Crisp, and while his 49 steals in 2011 would have been nice, his .314 OBP … Continue reading

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Albert Pujols Part 2

First, I’m glad the Cards re-signed Rafael Furcal.  His defense was a key part in turning the season around.  I hope the Cards continue to make defense at shortstop a priority in the future, especially as long as the pitch … Continue reading

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