The Astros Are Still The Very Best

Who else misses the Astros in the NL Central? They haven’t had a winning season since 2008. Their combined record since 2011 is 232-416. And now they’re going all in on Pat Neshek for 2 years and 12.5M dollars, snagging him from the Pirates in the final seconds of his decision. Yeah, yeah… BUT THE […]


Jon Lester Is A Cub – What It All Means

Jon Lester asked the Cubs to accept the final rose. They accepted with a 6 year, $155 million dollar engagement ring. Dawwww. But what does it all mean? 1) The Red Sox worst to first to worst to first strategy that hinged on trading Lester to the A’s for Yoenis Cespedes so they could overpay […]


A Check-In With All The NL Central Offseasons

Not much news has come through on the Cardinals front in the past week. Maybe that changes with the start of the annual MLB winter meetings this week. Maybe it doesn’t. But the lull prompted me to take a look around the NL Central and check in with what’s happening with the competition. I’ll be […]

The Friday Links

The Friday Links + “Shia LaBeouf”

So I’ve been trying to put the most viral video of the week as the new lede of the ‘Friday Links’ space. Maybe provide some commentary. Expose a couple of you eight reading this to something new. It wasn’t the best week, at least not for me. The best I could do is this live […]


Again, No, The Cardinals Aren’t Signing Jon Lester

Jon Lester is back in the Cardinals off-season mix? On right now there’s this story. The identity of the fourth team isn’t known to the other clubs involved. But there is speculation among rival teams that the St. Louis Cardinals remain interested in the free-agent left-hander. Did you read the whole story? Ok, now […]


New Bodies Coming; Old Bodies Going

The process of creating the 2015 Cardinals continued with two significant moves on Tuesday. Matt Belisle, a RH relief pitcher, was signed to a one year deal worth 3.5M. While at the non-tender deadline last night Daniel Descalso was not offered a contract, effectively ending his time with the Cardinals and making him a free-agent. […]


Reviewing the 2015 STL Cardinals Promotional Giveaways

There will be 45 freebies at Cardinals games in 2015. You can see the entire roster: LINK HERE As is life, there are some good promo items, some meh promo items and some stinker promo items. We’ve combed through the list and dug out the dates you should be circling on your calendar for the […]


Original St. Louis Cardinals Art From Stephen Burkett

Maybe it was all the Cyber Monday deals yesterday that got me thinking about gift giving. After all, we’ll have the 12 days of ‘Cardinals Crapmas’ coming up later this month. But if you’re in the mood to give the gift of art, friend of the site



1) Winter Warm-Up Tickets are on sale now. They’re $40 for fans 16 and over. $15 for fans 5-15. $0 for fans 5 and under. If you have an active military, police or fireman’s ID, you can get 1 free pass (must get in person). The Warm-Up will be JAN 17-19 @ the Hyatt Regency […]


It Is Thanksgiving

When you’re on the internet, you have to feed the beast. Little dudes like us can miss posting new content for a day (or three) without much blowback. And by much, I mean any. You 8 are very, very polite. But other sites? No rest. Even on Thanksgiving. That’s why you’ve been served up a […]


Happy Skanksgiving Everybody!

Ed Note: This article was originally published in 2008 on Cards Diaspora by Mountain Fresh (nee Fresh WC) after the devastating news that Rusty’s, an Edwardsville IL ‘Skanksgiving’ tradition was shuttered. For whatever reason, this article got put up in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013 and by giving it some run again, we’ve created […]


Chris Carpenter To “Take A Break” From Duties With Cardinals

From the New Hampshire Union-Leader via Redbird Rants, Chris Carpenter will be “taking a break” from his duties at a Special Assistant to the General Manager of the Cardinals. In a January 2014 report by the Post-Dispatch: Mozeliak announced this morning that they came to an agreement on a position, one that would not be […]


New Cardinals Player Has A Cooking Blog & YouTube Channel

The Cardinals made a move on Thursday to acquire IF Ty Kelly from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for RHP Sam Gaviglio. Kelly was also added to the Cardinals 40-man roster. Finally. A Kelly is back in St. Louis. Cardinal fans love Kelly’s. The trade in and of itself isn’t huge news. Kelly looks like […]