St. Louis Cardinals: Trevor Rosenthal to receive a Visionary Award


Some St. Louis Cardinals news links for your Tuesday afternoon reading.

St. Louis Cardinals reliever Trevor Rosenthal will be receiving a Visionary Award from the Foundation Fighting Blindness tonight at the 6th annual “Dining in the Dark” Event in downtown St. Louis. John Mozeliak, the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, serves as one of the event’s three co-chairs. St. Louis Blues broadcaster Chris Kerber will emcee the event. For more information on the event and how to attend, please click here.

While promoting The Matheny Manifesto: A Young Manager’s Old-School Views on Success in Sports and Life, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny appeared on ESPN Radio’s SVP and Russillo to discuss his thoughts on the tragic passing of rookie outfielder Oscar Taveras, following Hall of Famer Tony La Russa as manager, changes to the front office, and more.

Anthony Castrovince has ranked the top ten MLB pitching rotations. The Cardinals are ranked eighth.

Bernie Miklasz wants to know what should we be expecting to see from catcher Yadier Molina this season. It’s a very good question to ask. Molina’s not getting any younger. Most catchers, as they get older, transition to first base so as to get a few more seasons out of them. Molina is certainly a future Hall of Famer. He needs to add on to his counting stats for a few more seasons.

The Cardinals Nation Restaurant and Bar in Ballpark Village will celebrate their one year anniversary by expanding their menue with 25 new entrees, burgers, sandwiches, appetizers and desserts.

“We had an exciting first year at Cardinals Nation,” Nate Green, Director of Operations at Cardinals Nation, said in a statement. “To celebrate, we’re taking what fans have already come to love and making it even better by adding more. We know fans will have no problem finding the perfect meal at Cardinals Nation Restaurant and Bar.”