11:29 PM EST, Sun January 17, 2021
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St. Louis Cardinals: Jordan Hicks sets arbitration record

It doesn’t seem like it, but Jordan Hicks debuted for the St. Louis Cardinals three years ago. After making the jump from A ball to the MLB to begin the 2018 season, he quickly established himself as one of the best fireballers in the MLB. Sadly though, Hicks was injured in the middle of the […] St. Louis Cardinals: Jordan Hicks sets arbitration record - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Shildt, Cardinals coaches planning multiple, malleable plans for spring training

Shildt, Cardinals coaches planning multiple, malleable plans for spring training

Camp is scheduled to open Feb. 17, exhibition opener on Feb. 27.
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Cardinals' Edman prepares to fill big shoes of Gold Glover Wong

Cardinals' Edman prepares to fill big shoes of Gold Glover Wong

Tommy Edman hasn’t given up hope that two-time Gold Glove winner Kolten Wong will continue to be the Cardinals’ second baseman. But if Wong’s free-agent journey diverts him in a different direction, Edman is preparing as if the job is…
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Hochman: Why Cardinals' Goldschmidt might be even more important in 2021 at first base than past two years

“We're almost like an umpire — you don't get noticed unless you mess up,” Goldschmidt said of first basemen.
Redbird Rants Jan 16, 2021

St. Louis Cardinals avoid arbitration with Harrison Bader

Harrison Bader got himself a nice pay increase Friday, as he and the St. Louis Cardinals avoided arbitration with a one-year deal worth $2 million. According to Anne Rogers with MLB.com, the team is increasingly confident that the 26-year-old will continue to improve both at the plate and in center field. Bader played 50 games […] St. Louis Cardinals avoid arbitration with Harrison Bader - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Redbird Rants Jan 16, 2021

Arbitration avoided for St. Louis Cardinals and once struggling Alex Reyes

Alex Reyes and the St. Louis Cardinals reached a deal on a one-year contract valued at $900,000. According to MLB.com, the Cardinals and Reyes reached the deal Friday to avoid arbitration. Now it’s time for the pitcher to show the team he’s ready to stick around. While Cardinals fans were on the edge of their […] Arbitration avoided for St. Louis Cardinals and once struggling Alex Reyes - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Redbird Rants Jan 16, 2021

News: St. Louis Cardinals spread international spending over 15 players

One of the results of the fallout from the COVID-19 virus changing almost everything about 2020 was the change in international free agency. Normally scheduled to begin on July 2, the 2020-2021 period was pushed back until Friday, January 15. Each season, teams receive a base pool of money that they are allowed to spend […] News: St. Louis Cardinals spread international spending over 15 players - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Redbird Rants Jan 16, 2021

Why the Cardinals need to avoid arbitration hearing with Jack Flaherty

The St. Louis Cardinals are currently scheduled to go to arbitration with pitcher Jack Flaherty, and the ramifications of going to a hearing could be drastic. Flaherty is one of the Cardinals’ most important players. He is their long-term answer atop the rotation and a foundational piece moving forward. But going to a hearing, and […] Why the Cardinals need to avoid arbitration hearing with Jack Flaherty - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 16, 2021
2011 Cardinals relive those magical moments

2011 Cardinals relive those magical moments

Some of the key participants get together to reminisce in a Winter Warm-Up video conference.
Jan 16, 2021
Cardinals strike agreements with Bader, Reyes, Hicks as deadline reveals gap in salary talks with Flaherty

Cardinals strike agreements with Bader, Reyes, Hicks as deadline reveals gap in salary talks with Flaherty

Flaherty requests $3.9 million salary, Cardinals counter with $3 million. Also: Cardinals sign 15 players, including touted SS from the Bahamas, as the international market opens.
Redbird Rants Jan 15, 2021

St. Louis Cardinals: Wishing a happy 41st birthday to Matt Holliday

Today, one of the most consistent St. Louis Cardinals of the last decade turns 41. Let’s look back at the career of the lovable Matt Holliday. Right now, the St. Louis Cardinals are missing a consistent above-average offensive presence in the outfield. To be honest, they haven’t had it for a while. Not too long […] St. Louis Cardinals: Wishing a happy 41st birthday to Matt Holliday - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Redbird Rants Jan 15, 2021

Could the St. Louis Cardinals be involved in an NBA-esque mega trade?

How could the St. Louis Cardinals hypothetically be involved in an NBA-style super trade? The NBA super-trade of James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets from the Houston Rockets was confirmed on Thursday January 14. To get the trade over the line, this ended up including both the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Indiana Pacers also. If […] Could the St. Louis Cardinals be involved in an NBA-esque mega trade? - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 15, 2021
Cardinals, Reyes agree on one-year, $900,000 deal to avoid arbitration; Bader, Hicks, Flaherty still in talks as deadline ticks

Cardinals, Reyes agree on one-year, $900,000 deal to avoid arbitration; Bader, Hicks, Flaherty still in talks as deadline ticks

Righthander agrees to a one-year, $900,000 deal right before deadline, per source. Three other players have until noon St. Louis to agree, or they will swap salary figures with the Cardinals and await an arbitration hearing.
Jan 15, 2021
Signs of the times: International market opens for Cardinals same day as salary-swap deadline with eligible players

Signs of the times: International market opens for Cardinals same day as salary-swap deadline with eligible players

Cardinals to sign a handful of shortstops on the first day of the delayed "July 2" free agency, including the 47th-ranked player in the class. Also: Flaherty, three others could reach a arbitration deadline without agreements.
Redbird Rants Jan 14, 2021

Cardinals Rumors: Yadier Molina says he’s open to retiring

Longtime St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina said retirement could be a possibility if demands aren’t met. Free-agent catcher Yadier Molina has been staunch in his desire to keep playing baseball, even if it isn’t for the St. Louis Cardinals. But in a recent interview with La Vida Baseball, Molina stated that he could retire […] Cardinals Rumors: Yadier Molina says he’s open to retiring - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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    Tommy Edman

    Cardinals' Edman prepares to fill big shoes of Gold Glover Wong

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    Jordan Hicks

    St. Louis Cardinals: Jordan Hicks sets arbitration record

  • Carlos Martinez

    Carlos Martinez

    St. Louis Cardinals: Carlos Martinez excels in DWL playoffs

  • Andrew Miller

    Andrew Miller

    St. Louis Cardinals: Andrew Miller makes players’ expectations clear

  • Harrison Bader

    Harrison Bader

    St. Louis Cardinals avoid arbitration with Harrison Bader

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