Redbird Rants Recap: 1/22/12 - 1/28/12

The NFL Pro Bowl is today. Is anyone actually interested? If not, turn your attention to this past week’s coverage of everything St. Louis Cardinals on Redbird Rants.

I wrote about MLB appointing Tony La Russa manager of the 2012 NL All-Star team and how it shows MLB continues to make a mockery of the importance of the game. Is this is an exhibition game or a game that matters?

Alex Brown writes about first base prospect Matt Adams and his chance of becoming the first baseman of the future.

Jason Evans tells us that Prince Fielder‘s signing with the Detroit Tigers gives the Cardinals an added edge heading into the season.

Chris Ferguson contends that in order for him to succeed and make his mark on the team, Mike Matheny needs to do things his way.

Marilyn Green details the legal issues surrounding the Ryan Braun PED case. She notes that Braun’s anticipated defense of mishandling the drug test is tough to prove. She also touches on the break in confidentiality. Remember we shouldn’t know anything about this right now.

Justin McClary debuted his weekly Cardinals Minor League Report beginning with his look at catcher prospects. Who is on the horizon if Yadier Molina moves on?

Dennis McHawes wrote a historical review of the catchers who have donned a Cardinals uniform and gives us his explanation of who is best and who is next in line.

Daniel Solzman spelled out his top 5 iconic moments in Cardinals history. There are some great moments here. Do you agree with his choices?

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Tags: All-Star Game Cardinals Matt Adams Mike Matheny MLB PEDs Prince Fielder Ryan Braun St Louis Cardinals Tony La Russa Yadier Molina

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