St. Louis Cardinals make a series of minor league roster moves on Tuesday

Prior to Tuesday, all had been quiet down on the farm related to the minor league rosters. About a week and a half went by and not a move was made. That changed on Tuesday with the news that Mark Ellis was traveling to Milwaukee to join the big club. Let’s take a look at the moves that were made on Tuesday: St. Louis Cardinals activate Mark Ellis from the disabled list Ellis had...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

What does Daniel Descalso do well?

On Tuesday, the St. Louis Cardinals activated Mark Ellis from the disabled list and sent shortstop Pete Kozma down to Triple-A Memphis. It took just hours for manager Mike Matheny to insert Ellis in to the lineup.The activation of Ellis obviously had an effect on Kozma, but what kind of effect does it have on the other backup infielder Daniel Descalso?With Ellis active, and able...
Via STLSportsMinute
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals activate 2B Mark Ellis from DL

MILWAUKEE -- The St. Louis Cardinals have activated Mark Ellis from the 15-day disabled list and inserted him into the starting lineup at second base for Tuesday night's game against the Milwaukee Brewers. Ellis missed the first 13 games of the season with left knee tendinitis. He went 1 for 3 while playing five innings during a rehab game Sunday at Triple-A Memphis. Ellis signed...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals update: Mark Ellis, Jason Motte

The St. Louis Cardinals are awaiting the returns of their veteran second baseman Mark Ellis and hard-throwing reliever Jason Motte. Ellis is on the disabled list with tendinitis in his left knee, and Motte is close to returning from Tommy John surgery. Here are the latest updates on each player via Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.Mark EllisEllis is close to rejoining...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ellis to DL could be opportunity for St. Louis Cardinals to showcase Daniel Descalso for trade

On Sunday, as many have speculated, the St. Louis Cardinals sent Mark Ellis to the disabled list, opening a roster spot for evil enemy No. 1 among #BFIB, Pete Kozma, to make the 25-man roster.Mark Ellis to begin season on DL. Kozma (sorry for the earlier autocorrect) makes opening day roster. #stlcards— Jenifer Langosch (@LangoschMLB) March 30, 2014While Kozma is the beneficiary...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals' Mark Ellis to start season on DL

As the St. Louis Cardinals look to avenge their 2013 World Series loss to the Boston Red Sox, they will have to begin the season with a short-handed infield as veteran Mark Ellis will start the season on the shelf, according to a tweet from St. Louis beat reporter Derek Goold, Ellis, who during his 11 year tenure in the big leagues has been known as a scrappy, sure-handed and capable...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

The St. Louis Cardinals sign Mark Ellis; Are they done?

The St. Louis Cardinals continued their busy offseason by signing veteran second baseman Mark Ellis.  Ellis most recently played with the Dodgers, and he will turn 37 next season, but the Cardinals just want him as insurance at second for young Kolten Wong, who they plan to play regularly in 2014.  Ellis has played 11 seasons in the majors and is seen as a steady player and a good...
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals make excellent decision to sign Mark Ellis

The St. Louis Cardinals took care of the vast majority of their offseason needs before the Major League Baseball Winter Meetings last week in Orlando, but one nagging question remained. What if rookie second baseman Kolten Wong, who hit .153 in 32 games for the Cardinals in 2013, is not ready to handle the everyday duties at second base? The Cardinals scrounged what was left of...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Ellis a huge loss for Dodgers, plus other news and notes

I was definitely in the minority when the Dodgers signed Mark Ellis in November. Perhaps it's because living in Northern California, I get to watch a lot of Oakland Athletics' games, so I saw him play a lot. Perhaps it's because I have no idea what I'm talking about. This is what I wrote the day he signed: "Ellis will likely be the team's starting...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Ellis almost lost a leg

Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis needed emergency surgery after injuring his leg on Saturday night, and a recent report indicates he was dangerously close to losing a leg.

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May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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