9:57 AM EST, Thu January 27, 2022
Redbird Rants 1 hour ago

Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt joins Padres

Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt has joined the San Diego Padres as a part-time consultant for player development. When the St. Louis Cardinals abruptly fired Mike Shildt as manager, he was immediately connected to the San Diego Padres. Shildt is a veteran manager, knows how to command respect in the clubhouse and is […] Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt joins Padres - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants 2 hours ago

Looking back on the St. Louis Cardinals’ decision to trade Luke Voit

The St. Louis Cardinals have traded away promising players to fill holes on the major league roster. How have they fared on other rosters? Every team loves cheap, young talent, with a classic thumper at first base always being desirable.  And if the kid is local, which enhances his marketability, all the better. A college […] Looking back on the St. Louis Cardinals’ decision to trade Luke Voit - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
17 hours ago
Padres hire former Cardinals manager Shildt as consultant for player development

Padres hire former Cardinals manager Shildt as consultant for player development

The role will allow Shildt to continue his work with Major League Baseball and the commissioner's office as they explore potential rule changes.
Redbird Rants Jan 26, 2022

Intriguing former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher signs with Angels

Daniel Ponce de Leon, an intriguing former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, has signed a minor-league deal with the Los Angeles Angels. Entering the regular season, Daniel Ponce de Leon was part of the St. Louis Cardinals rotation. Of course, part of that was because of injuries to Miles Mikolas and Kwang Hyun Kim, but there was […] Intriguing former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher signs with Angels - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants Jan 26, 2022

Cardinals: “Good chance” Nolan Arenado doesn’t opt-out after 2022 season

A legendary baseball writer believes there is “quite a good chance” that Cardinals third baseman Nolan Arenado doesn’t opt-out after 2022 season. Even before the 2022 season, which is arguably the most important year in recent St. Louis Cardinals history, a pressing question looms over the franchise: will Nolan Arenado opt out after the season? […] Cardinals: “Good chance” Nolan Arenado doesn’t opt-out after 2022 season - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants Jan 26, 2022

Cardinals: Scott Rolen could be inducted into the Hall of Fame by 2023

St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Scott Rolen was not elected to the Hall of Fame, but he could be inducted as soon as 2023. Scott Rolen was not among the former players elected to the Hall of Fame on Tuesday, but as his percentage of votes increased from 52.9 to 63.2, he is trending toward […] Cardinals: Scott Rolen could be inducted into the Hall of Fame by 2023 - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants Jan 25, 2022

St. Louis Cardinals should consider adding another impact starting pitcher

With Dakota Hudson and Miles Mikolas as unknowns, the St. Louis Cardinals should consider adding another impact starting pitcher. If the 2021 season taught the St. Louis Cardinals anything, it’s that you can never have enough pitching. Their rotation crumbled, their bullpen was battered and bruised, and it forced president of baseball operations John Mozeliak […] St. Louis Cardinals should consider adding another impact starting pitcher - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants Jan 25, 2022

Former MLB scout believes Cardinals should pursue Lars Nootbaar trade

Former MLB scout Bernie Pleskoff believes the St. Louis Cardinals should pursue a Lars Nootbaar trade with the Cleveland Guardians. The trade chatter surrounding the St. Louis Cardinals has centered around Paul DeJong, with the chances of a deal happening before Opening Day being slim to none. So, in an effort to perhaps bolster the […] Former MLB scout believes Cardinals should pursue Lars Nootbaar trade - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants Jan 25, 2022

St. Louis Cardinals: Let’s put the Paul DeJong trade talk to bed

Let’s put the Paul DeJong trade talk to bed. Unless something drastically changes, the St. Louis Cardinals are not going to deal their shortstop. For months, there has been buzz that Paul DeJong was a trade candidate for the St. Louis Cardinals. To be fair, I was among the people on board with such a […] St. Louis Cardinals: Let’s put the Paul DeJong trade talk to bed - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Jan 24, 2022
With spring nearing, MLBPA presents new proposal compelling enough to keep meetings going with MLB

With spring nearing, MLBPA presents new proposal compelling enough to keep meetings going with MLB

Sides in baseball's labor dispute will meet again Tuesday after a small group of reps from players' union, including Cardinals' Andrew Miller, presented new proposals that hint at their top priorities.
Jan 24, 2022
Hummel: What are the chances Nolan Arenado opts out after the 2022 season?

Hummel: What are the chances Nolan Arenado opts out after the 2022 season?

Check out the highlights from the Post-Dispatch's weekly Cardinals chat with readers.
Redbird Rants Jan 24, 2022

MLB writer suggests St. Louis Cardinals trade Paul DeJong to Yankees

MLB writer Mike Axisa suggests the St. Louis Cardinals trade Paul DeJong to the New York Yankees, but I don’t see a deal happening. Recently, MLB insider Jim Bowden suggested that the St. Louis Cardinals trade Paul DeJong to the Minnesota Twins in a deal that I concluded would ultimately not happen. But Bowden’s thinking […] MLB writer suggests St. Louis Cardinals trade Paul DeJong to Yankees - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants Jan 24, 2022

Looking back on the St. Louis Cardinals’ decision to trade Zac Gallen

The St. Louis Cardinals have traded away promising players to fill holes on the major league roster. How have they fared on other rosters? I recently reviewed the Cardinals’ trade of Sandy Alcantara to the Marlins, a deal that netted them Marcell Ozuna.  Of course, it wasn’t just Alcantara who was sent to Miami. Zac […] Looking back on the St. Louis Cardinals’ decision to trade Zac Gallen - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants Jan 24, 2022

How the 1942 St. Louis Cardinals season almost never happened

2022 marks the 80th anniversary the best team in franchise history, the 1942 Cardinals. But the season almost never happened. At the end of the 1941 major league season, the St. Louis Cardinals finished second behind the Brooklyn Dodgers for the National League pennant in manager Billy Southworth’s first full season with the team. Hopes […] How the 1942 St. Louis Cardinals season almost never happened - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants Jan 23, 2022

3 designated hitter possibilities for the St. Louis Cardinals

The designated hitter is expected to be implanted in the next CBA and the St. Louis Cardinals have a few options to fill that slot. The MLB and MLBPA are scheduled to meet Monday regarding the MLBPA’s counterproposal for a new collective bargaining agreement. It’s rumored that the use of the designated hitter will be […] 3 designated hitter possibilities for the St. Louis Cardinals - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants

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    Nolan Arenado

    Cardinals: “Good chance” Nolan Arenado doesn’t opt-out after 2022 season

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    An argument for the Cardinals to sign Kyle Schwarber or Nelson Cruz

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    Looking back on the St. Louis Cardinals’ decision to trade Randy Arozarena

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