St. Louis Cardinals offseason 2013

A look at the St. Louis Cardinals' 2013 offseason, with news, rumors, and analysis.

Cards sign Ty Wigginton for some reason

The St. Louis Cardinals signed erstwhile utility-man Ty Wigginton to be their right-handed bench bat, which makes no sense at all.

Wainwright extension could happen in spring

Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals plan on discussing a contract extension during spring training.

In trade, Cards add depth for a post-Wong infield

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In trading Skip Schumaker for Jake Lemmorman, the St. Louis Cardinals rearranged their second baseman around top prospect Kolten Wong.

Josh Hamilton deal creates Peter Bourjos questions

The Los Angeles Angels signed Josh Hamilton to a five-year, $125 million contract, which means hot stove leaguers will now be able to mock up Peter Bourjos trades with impunity.

Scott Hairston still in Cardinals' sights

Scott Hairston is still rumored to be a St. Louis Cardinals target, but will they go multiple years on a bench bat?

Lemmerman described in Kozma-esque terms

The St. Louis Cardinals' prospect-watcher-in-chief compares Jake Lemmerman to Pete Kozma, which is no longer the insult it was this time last year.

Where will the Dodgers put Skip Schumaker?

The Los Angeles Dodgers are trying to sign every free agent baseball player on earth, but they might still have room for new acquisition Skip Schumaker.

Where will Jake Lemmerman play?

The St. Louis Cardinals added Jake Lemmerman in trade for Skip Schumaker on Tuesday, but he might find playing time hard to come by--even in the minor leagues.

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