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Cardinals vs Astros

Cardinals vs Astros

July 25, 2011 -- Cardinals' Colby Rasmus in the dugout during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Houston Astros at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo. In background is Cardinals manager Tony La Russa. Chris Lee clee@post-dispatch.com

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Tipsheet: Rasmus reunites with Luhnow

Tipsheet: Rasmus reunites with Luhnow

The former top Cardinals prospect gets another chance with the man who oversaw his development.

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Bernie: The risk of giving up on Craig

If Allen Craig recaptures his hitting form in Boston, the Cardinals will come to regret trading him. But GM John Mozeliak has a history of knowing when to let go. 

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Gordon: Cards need Oscar's ability — and his low salary

Gordon: Cards need Oscar's ability — and his low salary

Club has many outfield prospects, but the top few can’t match the projections for Oscar Taveras.

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St. Louis Cardinals Casey Rasmus

St. Louis Cardinals Casey Rasmus

St. Louis Cardinals minor league (AA) catcher Casey Rasmus practices fielding balls on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 during informal workouts in the Cardinals complex at Roger Dean Stadium before the official start of spring training in Jupiter, Fla. Casey's older brother is former Cardinal Colby R…

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Goold: What Taveras just did that Rasmus did first

Goold: What Taveras just did that Rasmus did first

A look at the top 20 prospects lists from the minor leagues shows what a difference five years have made for the Cardinals.

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Bonus Bytes: Notes on a scorecard

Bonus Bytes: Notes on a scorecard

Quick takes on Molina, Kelly, Pirates' rotation, Cards' destruction of Reds pitching ... and Colby Rasmus vs. Jon Jay. 

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Gordon: Revisiting the Rasmus trade

The Cardinals have zero players left from the blockbuster three-way trade, while Rasmus is emerging as a player the Jays can build around.

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Tipsheet: Rasmus still whiffing at stardom

Tipsheet: Rasmus still whiffing at stardom

Ex-Card still reigns as the strikeout king. No position player in the majors swings and misses more often.

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Happy Birthday, Red   21

Happy Birthday, Red 21

February 16, 2011 -- Cardinals center fielder Colby Rasmus (left) sits with Red Schoendienst during Cardinals spring training at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Fla. Chris Lee clee@post-dispatch.com

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Annual Cards prospect rankings: Revisiting the hits and misses

Annual Cards prospect rankings: Revisiting the hits and misses

From "sleeper" picks to "breakout" predictions, the past shows how inexact lists can be, but how accurate they eventually are.

December 11, 2012 10:40 am Related Loading…
A lineup of La Russa's memorable moments

A lineup of La Russa's memorable moments

In upcoming memoir, it's clear the skipper knows numbers. 

September 15, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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Bernie Bytes: Jay vs. Rasmus

Bernie Bytes: Jay vs. Rasmus

It's not even close: Cardinals are far better off with their current center fielder.

August 24, 2012 12:15 am Related Loading…
Goold: The Cards' search for a shortstop

Goold: The Cards' search for a shortstop

Greene trade and 'Save Raffy' campaign puts spotlight on how first-round picks didn't provide desired solution at premium position.

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Tipsheet: Colby Rasmus can hold a grudge

Tipsheet: Colby Rasmus can hold a grudge

Ex-Card declined to meet La Russa to accept a World Series ring from his former manager.

July 20, 2012 12:40 pmLoading…
Recruiting notebook: Lafayette's DuPont signs with Toronto Blue Jays

Recruiting notebook: Lafayette's DuPont signs with Toronto Blue Jays

Every day for more than a month, William DuPont thought about the decision he was going to have to make — either head to college or sign to play professional baseball.

July 11, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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Tipsheet: Tony Rasmus, stage father

Ex-Card Colby Rasmus is finally hitting, but his dad is still hanging on every pitch he faces.

June 19, 2012 12:10 pmLoading…

Craig, Freese and their longest drive competition

Monday's power display in the desert included homers that had both direction and career-best magnitude.

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Hummel: Suppan shines, but 3 ex-Cards teammates don't

Hummel: Suppan shines, but 3 ex-Cards teammates don't

Rasmus, Ryan ... and of course, Pujols, continue to struggle

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Tipsheet: Rasmus can't snap out of funk

Tipsheet: Rasmus can't snap out of funk

After hitting .185 this spring, Colby bats ninth in Jays' order and goes 0 for 7 in opener.

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The continuing legacies of Renteria and Rasmus

The continuing legacies of Renteria and Rasmus

Cardinals have had scattered success with comp picks, but they'll have plenty of chances in 2012.

February 03, 2012 11:00 am Photos

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Rasmus, Blue Jays agree on a one-year contract

The Toronto Blue Jays and center fielder Colby Rasmus agreed Sunday to a one-year, $2.7 million contract, avoiding arbitration.

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Cardinals decline options on Furcal, Dotel

Molina's option is officially picked up for 2012.

October 31, 2011 11:06 pmLoading…
Mozeliak seemingly makes all the right moves for 2011

Mozeliak seemingly makes all the right moves for 2011

Given the results, a general manager could be pardoned for taking a bow.

October 30, 2011 12:05 am Photos

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Goold: Cardinals must find an intentional answer

By walking Pujols over and over, Texas invites Cardinals to do what they had done -- cash in

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Tipsheet: Rasmus was the real NLCS MVP

Tipsheet: Rasmus was the real NLCS MVP

Colby earned the eternal gratitude of Cards fans everywhere by insisting he be traded.

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Goold: Jay is the center of attention

Goold: Jay is the center of attention

Positioned to take over full time in center next year, how does Jay compare with his new peers?

September 07, 2011 9:46 am Photos

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Goold: Cards seek 1st-rounder who can play for keeps

Former first-round pick Tyler Greene returns as Cards await next top pick to provide an impact

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All you need is glove: Furcal's impact on Cards

All you need is glove: Furcal's impact on Cards

Lost in the swoon of August was a Cardinals team that improved one of its flaws -- defense.

September 01, 2011 9:37 am Photos

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Coaches of teams can learn from La Genius

Want to play a game with me the remainder of the major league baseball season?

August 16, 2011 12:23 pmLoading…
Colby Rasmus takes his talent to Toronto

Colby Rasmus takes his talent to Toronto

He respected organization and teammates but never completely trusted manager.

July 31, 2011 12:35 am Photos

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Van Slyke critical of Rasmus

Van Slyke critical of Rasmus

In each of the last four decades, the Cardinals have used a high draft pick - three first-rounders and one third-rounder - on a lefthanded-hitting outfielder who would rise to big-league prominence at various levels. The first three didn't turn out to be the next Stan Musial but weren't at a…

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Cards didn't mortgage future by dealing Rasmus

Cards didn't mortgage future by dealing Rasmus

Even if Albert Pujols landed somewhere else, would Tony La Russa walk away from players like Adam Wainwright, Matt Holliday and Yadier Molina? That's still a pretty good roster.

July 29, 2011 10:34 am Related Loading…

Rasmus has hitless debut for Blue Jays in victory over Orioles

TORONTO • Edwin Encarnacion and Eric Thames hit back-to-back home runs, Carlos Villanueva won for the first time in five starts and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Thursday night.

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Cardinals lose a game, but also lose players

Cardinals lose a game, but also lose players

Cardinals fall, 5-3, to Houston. Two catchers (Laird, Cruz) and infielder Punto leave game with injuries.

July 28, 2011 10:30 pm Photos

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Colby Rasmus and STLtoday traffic

Colby Rasmus and STLtoday traffic

The trade news delivers our fourth biggest traffic day.

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What they're writing about Rasmus in Toronto

What they're writing about Rasmus in Toronto

Colby's dad tells the Toronto Sun La Russa was out to "belittle" the outfielder to the fans.

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Tipsheet: Critics hammer away at Cards, La Russa

As you expect, the Cardinals got mixed media reviews after general manager John Mozeliak dealt Colby Rasmus and some unwanted extras for lots of near-term pitching help and (perhaps) some players to be named later.

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