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Offseason Training Camps

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    September 25, 2014
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    May 21, 2014

    Four Reasons The Rams are Perfect for HBO's Hard Knocks

    There's little chance HBO's camera crews will set foot inside the Rams' Earth City practice facility this offseason. It's a shame. The 2014 Rams would make the perfect subject for the cable channel's annual documentary series Hard Knocks, a program that stands alone in delivering the kind of access- ... More >>

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    April 3, 2014
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    October 8, 2013

    St. Louis: Lukewarm on an NBA Franchise?

    Last night, the Chicago Bulls hosted the Memphis Grizzlies at the Scottrade Center in an NBA preseason game with the Bulls dominating the Grizzlies 106-87, giving the throngs of red-clad fans what they came to see: Derrick Rose (pictured above) and a Bulls win. In a highly unscientific survey condu ... More >>

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    August 22, 2012

    Shelby Miller: Back on the Road to Uber-Prospectdom

    The 2012 season has been, by and large, a somewhat forgettable one for Shelby Miller. He entered the season as the number one ranked prospect in the Cardinals' system and one of the top rated pitching prospects in all of baseball. It didn't seem like things could get much better, even with the mild ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Adam Wainwright Returns and Shaun Marcum's Sore Shoulder

    ​Just a couple quick mid-day baseball related notes: Adam Wainwright made his return to the mound today, even if only in a spring training capacity, and did so quite successfully, throwing two scoreless innings against the Minnesota Twins. It was the first time Wainwright had appeared in ... More >>

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    February 21, 2012

    Spring Training Brings Out the Amateur Photographer in Baseball's Beat Writers

    Tampa Bay Rays beatwriter Marc Topkin took this beauty.​[UPDATED: See following page]The combination of Twitter and cell phone photography meets its zenith -- and nadir -- in the work of America's baseball beat writers. These reporters have been set free from offices after their long winter naps, ... More >>

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    February 21, 2012

    Five Fringe Players to Watch in Spring Training

    ​Spring Training is finally underway, promising an end to winter and a return of sunny days and the smell of stadium hot dogs. The St. Louis Cardinals enter the 2012 iteration of spring training looking to defend an unlikely championship, the result of a magical late-season run and one of the ... More >>

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    February 15, 2012

    Ozzie Smith Returns to the Cardinals

    ​Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith is finally going to spring training with the Cardinals. The perennial Gold Glover never saw eye to eye with Tony La Russa when he took over the reins in 1996 -- it had something to do with Ozzie beating out incoming young short stop Royce Clayton in spring training, and ... More >>

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    February 7, 2012

    Albert Pujols Plans to Report to Camp Early

    (c) Topps Inc​The presumptive Anaheim Angels first baseman told ESPNDeportes.com that he intends to report to spring training a week earlier than position players are scheduled, because "For the last 12 years I've lived in the city of St. Louis, where it's cold ... I'm going to try to get there (T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Stocks Up, Stocks Down From the Rams' Preseason Opener

    Wow, fantasy football has really gotten complex, hasn't it? ​I have to tell you, after watching the Rams run roughshod all over the Indianapolis Colts Saturday night, it's tough to remember the preseason mantra. "These games don't count. These games don't count. These games don't count." Repeat it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Is It Time to Worry About Jaime Garcia?

    commons.wikimedia.org​Last year Jaime Garcia was the darling of spring training. He came in the longest of longshots, a talented youngster coming off a 2009 spent mostly rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, expected to spend most, if not all, of 2010 proving his health and mettle in Triple A. He lef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Lance Lynn Gets His First Shot At the Limelight

    Lynn during his time pitching for the University of Mississippi. ​Lance Lynn, suddenly one of the most intriguing names in Cardinals' spring camp, made his 2011 debut yesterday in the Cards' 3-2 victory over the New York Metropolitans of Port St. Lucie, Florida. (I envision one day all major leagu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Reason to Rejoice: Cardinals' Pre-Season Begins Today

    Crocus Cardinals = Spring around the corner.​With temperatures plunging back into the 30s today we here at Daily RFT were desperate for some kind of sign that this miserable winter will one day end. We think we've found it. Just as the first crocus blooms suggest the thawing of the spring, so too ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Adam Wainwright Has 'Significant' Elbow Injury; Mass Panic Ensues

    ​Well, just in case everyone wasn't already bummed enough about the whole Albert-Pujols-is-leaving-after-the-season storyline for 2011, we now have the news that Adam Wainwright, ace of the Cardinals' staff and eternal Cy Young runner-up, has left spring training camp in Florida and is headed to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Confidential: Jason Brown's Butt Makes Sam Bradford Quiver

    Image viaWait, how did Sam Bradford hurt his arm again?​Or at least that's the the take home message from the Rams installment of ESPN.com's "Camp Confidential" series.  The column is the work of several ESPN writers on a tour of the training camps of every team in the NFL. The Rams' time in ... More >>

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    August 11, 2010
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    March 25, 2010

    Milton Bradley: The Kanye West of the Baseball World

    ​In news which should come as no shock to anyone who's been paying even minimal attention, Milton Bradley is shooting his mouth off again. Already having been ejected from two spring training games, Bradley recently compared himself to a couple of other prominent troublemakers in various ... More >>

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    August 19, 2009
  • News

    April 1, 2009
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    March 23, 2009

    U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S- Oh, Wait, Nevermind.

    Well, the United States is out of the World Baseball Classic. Honestly, I'm not particularly surprised, and you shouldn't be either. What I am surprised by, though, at least a bit, is how little I care. 

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    February 27, 2009

    Tony La Russa: "The Mozart of Overmanagers"

    Kansas City Star columnist Joe Posnanski penned a piece for Sports Illustrated today that attempts to break down what happens inside the manic mind of Cardinals manager Tony La Russa during spring training. In short, Posnanski suggests that TLR spends much of his time reveling in how much more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Top 10 Stories about the 2009 St. Louis Cardinals

    Spring training is officially underway, with real, no-foolin' games being played and everything. The beginning of a long, twisty road that leads through summer and into autumn, hopefully ending late in October with a nice, new piece of hardware to add to the trophy case at Busch Stadium.At the very ... More >>

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    February 20, 2009

    Tony La Russa is Ruining My Life

    Ladies and gentlemen, the dream is over. It was just a small, simple dream that I had; a dream of a Cardinal rotation without Joel Pineiro. A simple dream for a simple man, with simple tastes. A dream of summer evenings spent on the veranda, listening to the baseball match on the Victrola, sans ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Baseball Card of the Week: The Ghost of Spring Trainings Past

    Sometimes, there's a man. Sometimes there's a man who, well, is the right man for his time and place; he just fits there. And that man is Jim Edmonds. Today is one of the holiest days of the baseball calendar; Pitchers and Catchers Report Day. And while I am all kinds of excited, I'm also just ... More >>

  • News

    February 11, 2009
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    February 5, 2009

    How Larry Bigbie Became the Most Important Man in Baseball

    Hey, you guys remember Larry Bigbie? No? Outfielder? Played a little for the Cards one year, actually? He got hurt quite a bit. No, never really made it big. Oh, yeah, plenty talented; just didn't quite seem to ever get the breaks to fall his way, you know? No, that's Kerry Robinson. Bigbie was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008

    Albert Pujols Going Under the Knife

    Was anyone else aware that Albert was going to have surgery? I know I sure wasn't, and then all of a sudden, there it is in print. "Hey, everybody, guess what? Yeah, our franchise player decided to go ahead and get opened up. When? Oh, I don't know. Like a week ago." How the Cardinals managed to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2008

    Top Ten Off-Field Cardinals Moments of '08

    By AARON SCHAFER (e-mail) Here at The Rundown, we pay a lot of attention to the action on the field. It is kind of our job, after all. But what happens on the field is only part of the story. It's been a busy year for the St. Louis Cardinals, and only a fraction of the action has occurred between ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2008

    Minor Leagues: Cardinals Youngsters Show Promise

    Back before the season even started, I picked out seven players in the Cards' minor league system that I thought bore watching. Well, the minor league seasons are right about a third of the way through, and I thought the off-day would make a good opportunity to take a look at those players and see h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2008

    Cards Blog: Was Pineiro's Return a Rush Job?

    Joel Pineiro made his 2008 season debut on Sunday afternoon, and it did not go very well. He exited the game before the end of the fourth inning, having given up six earned runs (although three of those could have easily been unearned, as third baseman Rico Washington misplayed a line drive into a d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2008

    Cards Blog: Was Pineiro's Return a Rush Job?

    Joel Pineiro made his 2008 season debut on Sunday afternoon, and it did not go very well. He exited the game before the end of the fourth inning, having given up six earned runs (although three of those could have easily been unearned, as third baseman Rico Washington misplayed a line drive into a d ... More >>

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