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Cards in the News – March 23, 2006


General Interest
"Ponson grabs last spot in rotation"
by Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Cards Notebook: Edmonds has MRI for pain, numbness"
By Joe Strauss and Tom Timmermann, St Louis Cardinals

"Ostermeier Answers Your Questions"
by Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

"Cards send Reyes back to Memphis"
by Matthew Leach, MLB

"Notes: Pujols returns to Grapefruit play"
by Matthew Leach, MLB

"Ponson named Cards' fifth starter"
by Matthew Leach, MLB

" COMMENTARY: Cardinals well counseled by 'genius' manager"
by Furman Bisher, Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel

At the Birdhouse
"Cards Major League Morning in 16 Photos"
by Brian Walton

"Reyes Among Four Cuts Announced Wednesday"
by Brian Walton (an audio interview w/TLR. subscription)

"Cards Minor League "Working Rosters" "
by Brian Walton (subscription)

"Spring Training Notebook –Wednesday, March 22"
by Brian Walton (subscription)

The Blogsphere
"Ponson earns spot"
by Eric Pfahler, TC Palm

"Quick update: Ponson is fifth starter"
by Matthew Leach, Obviously You're Not a Golfer

"if you build it…"
- Viva El Birdos

"Cards name fifth starter"
by Fox Sports(Scroll down for link)

"Molony on Ponson making team"
by MLB(Scroll down to mid-page under heading "Sights and Sounds". Molony actually discusses the entire NL Central plus Ponson, 9 minutes plus)

AAA - Memphis Redbirds 6, Albuquerque Isotopes 4
"ST - 'Birds Fly by 'Topes, 6-4"
by Kyle Parkinson, Memphis Redbirds staff

"Redbirds Headed to Southaven"
by Ryan Bradley, MLB

Other Minor League News
"Discerning eye, dangerous bat"
by Matt O'Donnell,

Elsewhere in Baseball
"Book: BALCO founder urged athletes to keep quiet about steroids"
by Justin M. Norton, The Associated Press/Belleville News-Democrat

"Another Switch: Soriano Plays Left Field"
by The Associated Press/Springfield News-Leader

"WBC could see some changes next time"
by Ken Rosenthal, Fox Sports

"Prior has just 17 wins in last two years"
by Phil Rogers, Special to ESPN

"Hating the Yankees can be good for business"
by Darren Rovell, ESPN

From a Feb. 22nd SI article by Phil Taylor-
‘Our first thought upon hearing of Soriano's defiance was that he's lucky his combative manager, the 70-year-old Robinson, isn't 20 years younger. If he were, Soriano would have wound up either in left field or an emergency room on Monday.'
Link to article

"drew wants to stay"
by Bill Plunkett, Orange County Register (Scroll down)

"Top 50 Prospects of 2006: 31-35"
by Aaron Gleeman, The Hardball Times

"Rollie Fingers still likes talkin' baseball"
by Joel Badzinski, La Crosse Tribune

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