Five quick STL sports thoughts from columnist Ben Frederickson
E'Twaun Moore will begin his 10th season with the Phoenix Suns, according to New York Times reporter Marc Stein.
QUESTION: You’ve reported Yadier Molina’s intention to play two more years. For non-Cardinals teams that have interest in Yadi’s service, what would convince them to offer a two year deal? … With his legacy, wouldn’t the Cards be the only team willing to go that length?
QUESTION: Play GM now. How would you go about upgrading this offense, not only to make it deeper but also to give it some balance. Speed never goes into a slump and can put a lot of pressure on a defense. I would like to see more Whiteyball type players incorporated into the lineup as opposed to all-or-nothing types.
QUESTION: After next year when Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler salaries finally are off the books, who might the Cardinals go after? It sounds like Francisco Lindor and Nolan Arenado will be playing for new teams next year and probably will be under new contracts as well.
Martinez participated in a boardwalk event that allegedly did not meet social-distancing policies in his hometown, according to reports. Agent says he was not taken into custody.
Here is a collection from the archives of Post-Dispatch tributes to the greatest St. Louis Cardinal, Stan "The Man" Musial, who was born 100 years ago on Nov. 21, 1920.
The greatest Cardinal ever, Stan "The Man" Musial, was born Nov. 21, 1920 and died on Jan. 19, 2013. On the 100th anniversary of his birthday we take a look back at Musial through the years.
A Post-Dispatch assignment, back in spring training 2007, was for a baseball writer to seek how the legacy of Musial, 86 at the time, still resonated within baseball.
“It’s been special, the memories that have been made," Marcus Hanel said of his 21-year career as Brewers bullpen catcher. "Putting on that uniform, that is something that I’ll never forget. I never took it for granted, either."
40-man roster stands at 38, pending any signings or trades. Gorman, Liberatore, Thompson did not have to be protected.
Theo upped the stakes in the NL Central. He changed Cardinals history by changing Cubs history.