Thursday Morning Notebook

Thursday Morning Notebook

Thursday Morning Notebook By Jeff Jones Twitter – @jmjones   LAS VEGAS – Cardinals general manager Michael Girsch met with the assembled media in the team’s suite on Wednesday afternoon and kicked off the press conference with a simple promise: “You guys can all...
Mike Shildt, Though Low Key, Is “Blessed” By His Status

Mike Shildt, Though Low Key, Is “Blessed” By His Status

By Jeff Jones Twitter – @jmjones    LAS VEGAS — He has a few new suits, but Mike Shildt still drives the same twelve-year-old truck. He ate at Waffle House last week. He talks to his mom most nights about the Cardinals, both St. Louis and Springfield, as...
Wednesday Morning Notebook

Wednesday Morning Notebook

Wednesday Morning Notebook By Jeff Jones Twitter – @jmjones   LAS VEGAS – The Cardinals made two trades on Tuesday afternoon from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Conference Center in Las Vegas, though only one involved roster players. That trade will be discussed...
Torey Lovullo on Paul Goldschmidt

Torey Lovullo on Paul Goldschmidt

Torey Lovullo on Paul Goldschmidt “He’s just such a special human being” – Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo welcomes Kelly and Weaver, says goodbye to Goldschmidt By Jeff Jones Twitter – @jmjones   LAS VEGAS — When discussing the impact that the trade of...
Tuesday Morning Notebook

Tuesday Morning Notebook

Tuesday Morning Notebook By Jeff Jones Twitter – @jmjones   LAS VEGAS – The first day of the 2018 MLB Winter Meetings was headlined by a Hall of Fame press conference featuring Lee Smith and Harold Baines that was funny, introspective, and emotional in turn. It...
Lee Smith – Hall of Fame

Lee Smith – Hall of Fame

Lee Smith, an underappreciated Cardinal, achieves baseball immortality By Jeff Jones Twitter – @jmjones   LAS VEGAS — Baseball is perhaps the ultimate team game, so no matter how great an individual effort may be, it can be difficult for elite players...