15-year major-league pitcher Ron Villone has hung up the cleats for his playing career, and has stepped into a new role in the game of baseball, serving as the Peoria Chiefs' pitching coach. Villone now sees the game from a different perspective.
The St. Louis Cardinals did not offer arbitration to any of their eight free agents, including pitchers Braden Looper, Russ Springer and Jason Isringhausen.
December 1, 2008
With MLB's release of the yearly Elias Player Rankings, the potential compensation for the eight remaining potential Cardinals free agents is clear, as well as what it would take to sign other teams' free agents.
November 1, 2008
On Tuesday, the St. Louis Cardinals announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Ron Villone to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to the team's Major League spring training camp.
February 19, 2008