Yadier Molina Contract Extension with Cardinals Almost Done

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

The St. Louis Cardinals and catcher Yadier Molina have reportedly agreed on a five-year contract extension worth $75 million. I'm just going to step back and take a deep breath because that's a huge freaking deal. Molina is playing for $7 million this year, and then his extension will kick in ...

Albert Pujols’ Contract Includes A Lot Of Perks

Friday, January 6th, 2012

The Los Angeles Angels really pulled out all the stops to land slugger Albert Pujols a few weeks ago. Not only did they give him a deal worth $240 million over the next 10 years, they also sweetened that pact with a ton of perks. Pujols' contract with the Angels was ...

Marlins Expect Answer From Albert Pujols Shortly

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

UPDATE: The Marlins are officially out of the Pujols chase, but they did sign Mark Buehrle today. The Miami Marlins have made their pitch to free agent first baseman Albert Pujols and they reportedly expect an answer from the slugger shortly. As in, before Wednesday morning. No one is exactly sure what ...

Chicago Cubs Contact Albert Pujols

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

We all knew this was coming - if for no other reason than to annoy the crap out of St. Louis Cardinals fans - but the Chicago Cubs formally made contact with representatives of free agent first baseman Albert Pujols. The three-time MVP is represented by Dan Lozano and while ...

Ry-Noooooooooooooooooooo

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Well, well, well. Those a-holes from St. Louis are already back at it. Just days after I clearly warned the universe that I would blow it up in the case that this happened, the St. Louis Cardinals confirmed that Ryne Sandberg will be one of "less than 10 candidates" interviewed for the ...

I Love Sports!

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Apparently the man upstairs does work in mysterious ways. Just one day after I decided my life would be better by swearing off sports, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa decided to retire. So to use a phrase that I never thought I would utter in my life: Thanks, Tony! I'm back! Much ...

I Hate Sports

Monday, October 31st, 2011

To those of you who have followed my blog posts here at Rumors and Rants for the last four years or however long it has been, thanks. However, I am pretty sure I may be done here, because I hate sports now. Maybe there's still time for me to get into ...

Budweiser Sweater Guy Steals Show In Game 7

Friday, October 28th, 2011

As I type this Game 7 of the World Series between the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals is still going on, but we already have our MVP. He's a guy who got field-level tickets (in the coveted even with third base area no less) to the most-hyped baseball game ...