Notes and Observations from El Paso

While Dinelson Lamet’s stellar Thursday night and Jamie Romak’s assault on the minor league home run leader boards were the lead stories from the four days I was in El Paso, there were plenty of other items worth noting.
April 28, 2017

A Look at Padres Minor League Signings

As spring training has begun all across baseball, the Padres’ much-improved farm system has been a popular subject in San Diego, as well as in national publications. Players like pitcher Anderson Espinoza and outfielder Manuel Margot have given fans hope for the future.
March 2, 2017

Cardinals MLB Notebook: Week of Nov 30-Dec 6

Four Cardinals became former Cardinals this past week, while a new Cardinal was acquired. Four arbitration eligible Cardinals were tendered contracts for the 2016 season, and one member of the 2015 starting rotation seeks his fortunes with the Chicago Cubs.
December 7, 2015

Cardinals Deal Cruz to Royals for Martinez

The St. Louis Cardinals traded reserve catcher Tony Cruz to Kansas City for rookie-league shortstop Jose Martinez.
December 2, 2015

Royals acquire Tony Cruz from Cardinals

Kansas City Royals add a backup catcher to their roster, as Tony Cruz comes over from the St. Louis Cardinals.
December 2, 2015

Cardinals Sign Brayan Pena as Reserve Catcher

The St. Louis Cardinals have added their first free agent of the 2015-2016 off-season in catcher Brayan Pena.
November 30, 2015

Cardinals MLB Notebook: Week of Nov. 23-29

It was a quiet holiday week for the St. Louis Cardinals. A major league player receives a minor league honor and seven players await news of future contracts this coming week.
November 29, 2015

Molina has Partially Torn Thumb Ligament

Tony Cruz to fill in as the St. Louis Cardinals starting catcher for a period as short as two weeks as Yadier Molina is out. Adam Wainwright, Travis Tartamella and Xavier Scruggs are also in the news.
September 21, 2015