Tony La Russa Is Still Smarter Than All Of Us

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

In case you didn't know, Tony La Russa is the smartest guy in the room every time he is in the room. And as Tony proved once again on Monday night, the only guy who can outsmart Tony La Russa is Tony La Russa. The Master's undisputed genius has the ...

Cardinals Suspend Top Prospect For Alcohol-Related Altercation

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

The St. Louis Cardinals have one of baseball's best young pitching prospects in Shelby Miller. The 20-year-old is 7-3 with a 2.97 ERA for Double-A Springfield this year and features a mid-90s fastball and a devastating curve. One thing is clear: Miller certainly isn't far from the big leagues as ...

Colby Rasmus Not Leaving The St. Louis Cardinals…Yet

Monday, July 18th, 2011

As recently as Thursday there were rumors swirling that the St. Louis Cardinals were actively seeking to move outfielder Colby Rasmus. Apparently those reports were vastly overblown. Reports today claim Rasmus is not, in fact, being shopped and Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak says it is highly unlikely he would ...

Albert Pujols Moves Back To Third Base For St. Louis Cardinals

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Tony La Russa returned to the St. Louis Cardinals last night after missing a six-game road trip while battling shingles. The skipper made some noise in his comeback by shifting his best player from his position, as he moved Albert Pujols from first to third base. A few hours before the ...

Albert Pujols Sets Yet Another Major League Record

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Over the past few years we've all gotten used to hearing that Albert Pujols has surpassed yet another career milestone. It has been almost constant. He's the youngest or fastest to do (insert achievement here) or racked up the most (insert statistic here) in his first (insert time frame here). ...

Eat Sh*t, Theriot

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

When former Cub fan favorite Ryan Theriot was traded to the Cardinals from the Dodgers on Tuesday, the response amongst myself and friends was a universal "Shit." Even if he hits .120 against every other opponent next season, none of us had any doubt in our minds that Theriot will bat ...

Chris Young To Start For Padres On Saturday

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Chris Young, the San Diego Padres' No. 1 starter at the outset of the 2010 season, hasn't pitched in a Major League game since April 6. During that start against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Young tossed six shutout innings, allowing just one hit and three walks, while striking out five. He ...

Trevor Hoffman Notches Save No. 600

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

This one is really personal for a few of us here at Rumors and Rants. Trevor Hoffman, the best closer in baseball history (shut up Yankees fans) got career save No. 600 tonight in Milwaukee. For Hoffman, it's an amazing mark. He became the first closer to reach that number in ...