Cards in the News - Thursday

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Cards in the News – December 8, 2006


General Interest
"King traded; Grudzielanek, Sanders are let go"
By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Owners cash in, make Jocketty pinch pennies"
By Bernie Miklasz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Roundup of Cards' roster moves"
By St. Louis Post-Dispatch staff

"Memories are all that's left of old Busch Stadium"
By Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

"Cards offer arbitration to Morris"
By Belleville News-Democrat

"Cardinals trade King to Rockies "
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Redbirds offer arbitration to Morris"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Cards part ways with Grudzielanek"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"La Russa content with Cards' payroll"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"St. Louis Cardinals Yadier Molina to play for Puerto Rico in World Classic"
By The Associated Press/Fort Wayne News Sentinel

"Fact or Fiction?"
By Rich Lederer, Baseball Analysts (Must Read)

"Walker out of World Classic"
By Bob Elliott, Toronto Sun/SLAM

" MLB winter meetings recap"
- Ken Rosenthal, Fox Sports (video)

"LaRussa on latest offseason strategies"
- St. Louis Cardinals website (audio)

" GOODBYE BUSCH: Demolition photo gallery"
- St. Louis Post-Dispatch (slide)

Low-A – Swing of the Quad Cities
"Play-By-Play Voice to Depart Swing"
- Swing of the Quad Cities press release

Short-A – State College Spikes
"Former Rhody pitcher details life in minors"
By Kayla Panu, The Good 5 Cent Cigar

"Miserable weather doesn't slow down baseball talks"
By Rick Janac, GM of the State College Spikes/Centre Daily Times

Other Minor League News
"Chisox lefty Castro to go No. 1 in Rule 5"
By Jonathan Mayo, MLB (Gives team-by-team analysis of projected moves)

"The ABCs of the Rule 5 Draft"
By Jonathan Mayo, MLB (from December 5th)

Elsewhere in Baseball
"Lobby Buzz: Re-signing Grudzielanek not in the Cards"
By Ken Rosenthal, Fox Sports

"Mets decline arbitration to 12-time All-Star Piazza, Looper"
By Sportsline wire reports

"Astros decline seven-time Cy Young-winner arbitration"
By Sportsline wire reports

"Giants decline arbitration to Snow, Tomko"
By Sportsline wire reports

"Rangers deal Soriano for Wilkerson, Sledge, prospect"
By The Associated Press/SI

"Trade deficit: Red Sox pull fast one on penny-pinching Padres"
By Tom Verducci, SI

"Padres re-sign Hoffman to two-year contract"
By The Associated Press/SI

"Jays acquire Overbay from Brewers"
By The Associated Press/SI

"Managers fear injuries during World Baseball Classic"
By Jorge L. Ortiz, USA Today

"Roundup: Wickman still in Cleveland; Estrada dealt to D'backs"
Compiled by USA Today staff from wire reports (Good compilation of many moves)

"Renteria talks heat up: Brave new world for SS?"
By Michael Silverman, Boston Herald

"Minaya tries to deal Benson to Rangers and free up more cash"
By David Lennon, Newsday

"FIP and the Long Ball"
By Dave Studeman, The Hardball Times

"2005 Winter Meeting Interviews: Jim Tracy"

At the Birdhouse
"Cardinals Arbitration Decisions Made"
By Brian Walton

"Though This Be Madness..."
By Joe Mammy

"King Traded to Colorado"
By Ray Mileur

"Cardinals Prospect #33 - Jarrett Hoffpauir"
By The Birdhouse staff (subscription)

"Winter Ball Update – December 7"
By Brian Walton (subscription)

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