Ankiel Gets The CallLeitch8/09/07 11:10amFiled to: forgive us as we weep sweet tears of hopeBaseballRick AnkielSt. Louis CardinalsTop941EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink He is the The Natural, he is Young Musial, he is the alpha, the omega, the beginning, the end. And, as of today, he is a member of the St. Louis Cardinals. Sources tell us that an announcement that Rick Ankiel has been called up to the big leagues is scheduled for later this afternoon/weekend.His first series should be this weekend against the Los Angeles Dodgers. And yes, now that you mention it: We are going to be at Busch Stadium this weekend.