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 ...

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). ...