Cards in the News - Wednesday

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Cards in the News – December 7, 2005


General Interest
"Birds move on to Plan B"
By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Cards ticket packages go on sale"
By St. Louis Post-Dispatch staff

"Passes on sale for Winter Warm-Up"
By St. Louis Post-Dispatch staff

"Burnett spurns Cardinals offer of $40 million"
By Belleville News-Democrat staff

"Cardinals shift attention to bullpen"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Schoendienst offers a mix of conservation, celebrity sportsmen"
By Lew Freedman, San Jose Mercury News

AA – Springfield Cardinals
"Ryan, Hanson make 40-man roster"
By Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader

Short-A – State College Spikes
"Winter meetings mean 'World Series' for club officials"
By Rick Janac, GM of the State College Spikes/Centre Daily Times (from December 5th)

"Baseball meetings Day 2: Spikes, new ballpark attracting attention"
By Rick Janac, GM of the State College Spikes/Centre Daily Times (from December 6th)

" Spikes' GM experiences big day"
By Rick Janac, GM of the State College Spikes/Centre Daily Times (today)

Other Minor League News
" Teams examine potential Rule 5 draftees closely"
By Jonathan Mayo, MLB (Don't miss - Article's focus is the Cardinals)

" Ripken to extend Minor League reach"
By Kevin T. Czerwinski, MLB

"Midwest League does not give Marion green light"
- Midwest League press release

Elsewhere in Baseball
"Winter Meetings Notebook: Dodgers hire Little as manager"
By The Associated Press/St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Will Jays' big spending pay off? It'll be tough"
By Ken Rosenthal, Fox Sports

"Astros may not offer Clemens arbitration"
By Ken Rosenthal, Fox Sports

"Braves working hard on Renteria deal"
By Ken Rosenthal, Fox Sports

"Reds agree to send Casey to Pittsburgh for lefty Williams"
By Sportsline wire reports

"Bullpen swap: Giants acquire Kline from Orioles for Hawkins"
By Sportsline wire reports

"Seller: Get set to pay $600,000 for DiMaggio uniform"
By Mike Schneider, USA Today

"Winter meetings buzz"
By Bob Nightengale, USA Today

"Stories about 1919 White Sox scandal missing"
By The Associated Press/Memphis Commercial Appeal

"Red Sox now shopping Renteria"
By Gordon Edes, Boston Globe

"Cubs pursue centerpiece"
By Dave van Dyck, Chicago Tribune

"Can Batters Successfully Modify Their Batting Approach?"
By John Walsh, The Hardball Times

At the Birdhouse
" Former Cardinal Pitcher Still A Role Model"
By Tim Ellsworth, Special Guest Columnist

"Cardinals Prospect #34 - Mitchell Boggs, RHP"
By The Birdhouse staff (subscription)

"Jocketty's Arbitration Record"
By Brian Walton (subscription)

"Ask The Insiders"
By Ray Mileur and Brian Walton

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