Friday, November 27, 2015

Audio: Fill A Kid's Plate With Randal Grichuk

Besides making a bigger contribution with his play on the field during this past season, Randal Grichuk is now looking to extend his impact off of it.

STL Baseball Weekly

MLB To Investigate Yasiel Puig For Role In Reported Brawl

Yasiel Puig will be investigated by the commissioner’s office under Major League Baseball’s new domestic violence policy after an incident at a Miami bar on Wednesday night.

LA Times

Randal Grichuk Feeling Better, Hasn't Started Throwing Yet

Brian Stull Twitter

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 11-27-15: David Bergin Singles & Drives In Two Runs, Then Pitched Scoreless Inning; Eliezer Alfonzo Collects Two Singles, One Walk, & Two RBIs; Jose Calero Strikes Out Two Over Three Scoreless Innings

Cardinals Winter League

Asdrubal Cabrera Nearing Deal With Unknown MLB Team

Asdrubal Cabrera is close to sign with a major league team, said Miguel Angel Garcia, an adviser to President Luis Avila, adding shortstop want standardized with the Lions this season. "Apparently Asdrubal talks with major league team are ahead. He wants to play in December," said the executive.  (Translated)

El Emergente

Why Cardinals Traded Mickey Owen To Dodgers

The Dodgers had the cash. The Cardinals had the players. That combination led the National League rivals to make their second significant transaction of the year at the end of 1940.


Colombian League Negotiating To Land Cuban Freddy Asiel Alvarez

The Colombian Tigers baseball club Cartagena negotiating the possible acquisition of the international Cuban pitcher Freddy Asiel Alvarez, confirmed today sports authorities of this country.  (Translated)

Cuban Play

Orioles Still In The Running For Chris Davis

No matter where I go, no matter what time of day or night, I'm challenged by friends and fans to place odds on the Orioles re-signing first baseman Chris Davis.

MASN Sports

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Lotte Will Post Jae-Gyun Hwang On Monday, Following Thanksgiving

Han Lee Twitter

Video: Lance Lynn Vows To Help Jim Hayes

When FSMW reporter Jim Hayes asks Lance Lynn, who will be out recovering from Tommy John surgery, if he’ll do some pregame interviews next season, Lynn says he will because he’s heard The Cat “needs all the help you can get.” Delightful.

Fox Sports Midwest

Astros Unlikely To Be Players For Chris Davis

Chris Davis has been connected to the Astros this offseason but a person familiar with the situation suggested that was out of left field. Logically, Davis, who will command a lot of money, doesn’t fit the Astros based on salary or profile. They’ve had a lot of big power, big swing and miss.

Houston Chronicle

Chunichi May Not Include Hector Luna On The Reserve List

As for Luna it was found to be not described in pending roster to be advertised 30 days.  (Translated)


How Colby Rasmus' Big Contract Played A Role In Astros Trading Jed Lowrie

When Colby Rasmus took the Astros' qualifying offer, he took away the Astros' chance to sign another Colby Rasmus.

Houston Chronicle

Scott Radinsky Named Angels Bullpen Coach

Oklahoma City Dodgers pitching coach Scott Radinksy is moving back to Los Angeles, but not for the Dodgers.

News OK

Baby Is Blessing In Special Year For Freemans

Rangers reliever Sam Freeman has much to be thankful for in 2015. He and his wife Jamie were married on Jan. 10, he was traded to the hometown Rangers and the Freemans moved into a new house in the growing Dallas suburb of Prosper after the season.

Texas Official Site

Braves Sign Bud Norris At One-Year/$2.5M

Jon Heyman Twitter

The Cardinals Outfield: Next Generation

Last winter, the Cardinals paid a steep price to acquire one season of Jason Heyward. The club is poised to let Heyward walk via free agency. My colleagues at MLBTR predict a 10-year, $200 million contract. Luckily for St. Louis, there’s very little pressure to bring Heyward back. That’s because Stephen Piscotty and Randal Grichuk had successful seasons.


Gateway Exercised 2016 Option On Brett Zawacki, Declined On Zach Lorraine

Frontier League Official Site

Cardinals Continue To Make An Impact In Community

Already aptly recognized for their on-field success in 2015, the Cardinals should be doubly commended for the work accomplished off the field through a plethora of charity initiatives.

St. Louis Official Site

Chunichi In Negotiations With Dayan Viciedo

Major League Baseball US China and Japan is aiming as new foreign people, the play was Day├ín Viciedo outfielder (26) = 1 meters 80,108 kilometers, right throwing right-handed = negotiations with is in the final stage in the 3A of the White Sox It is 25th I found.  (Translated)


John Axford Cleared Waivers & Elected Free Agency From Rockies

Nick Groke Twitter

Veteran closer John Axford cleared waivers on Wednesday and is now a free agent after being designated for assignment last week by the Rockies.
Colorado Official Site

Everth Cabrera Checks Into Psychiatric Hospital

The exGrandes Leagues Everth Cabrera still getting into trouble , to the point of being admitted to a psychiatric hospital in Managua Tuesday, as reported by the journalist Levi Moon 8 Deportivo , who says that the information was confirmed by the health center staff.  (Translated)

El Nuevo Diario

Demand For David Price To Be Topped Only By His Upcoming Offers

The baseball planets are aligned perfectly for David Price.

Fox Sports

John Axford Could Interest Padres

San Diego Union Tribune

Alex Reyes Ranked #1 On Baseball America's 2015 Arizona Fall League Top Ten Prospects

Perennial Arizona Fall League observers noted a decline in the quality of prospects this year, although that drop wasn’t reflected in the number of interesting hurlers populating the pitching staffs of the six AFL teams. Especially intriguing was the unprecedented number of power arms touching or coming close to 100 mph velocity with their fastballs.

Baseball America

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 11-25-15: Jhohan Acevedo Collects Three Singles & Three RBIs; Anderson Gerdel Strikes Out Three Over Three & A Third Scoreless Innings; Roberto Canache Strikes Out Two Over Two & A Third Scoreless Innings

Cardinals Winter League

Randal Grichuk, Cardinals Host Campaign With Operation Food Search For Holidays

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Randal Grichuk and the St. Louis Cardinals are teaming up with Operation Food Search in a social media fundraising campaign this holiday season, 'Fill a Kid's Plate,' to feed hungry kids in the St. Louis bi-state region. Now through Christmas, for each donation of $35, $50 or $100 made online at, children will receive food and nutrition services provided by OFS, the region's largest provider of free food for the hungry.

St. Louis Official Site

Cardinals Could Pass On John Lackey & Jason Heyward, Sign David Price

“The volume has been turned down for Thanksgiving,” said one general manager Tuesday. “It will be turned back up Friday as we run for the following weekend in Nashville and the Winter Meetings.”

Gammons Daily

White Sox Sign Alex Avila To One-Year Deal

Chicago-A Official Twitter

Orioles Touch Basis With Yovani Gallardo

They also like Yovani Gallardo, and have reached out to him

CBS Sports

Astros Trade Jed Lowrie To Athletics

Jane Lee Twitter

Cardinals Reach Out To Ben Zobrist

The Cardinals have reached out to Ben Zobrist, sources say.

CBS Sports

Red Sox Expected To Make Highest Offer For David Price

Buster Olney Twitter