The end of the first road trip in 2017 finished just like first home stand: Another uninspiring loss where the team looked more prepared to board the charter than avoid a series sweep. An unenthusiastic, apathetic, and downright complacent team has shrugged its shoulders and made the early part of
The St. Louis Cardinals finally had a bit of good fortune Wednesday, beating Washington ace Max Scherzer. The good feelings the club felt after Opening Day were eroded by bad baseball over the next seven games. Beating Scherzer behind a fantastic start from Mike Leake my be the win needed
Losing two out of three in the opening series isn't the ideal start to the season, but there were plenty of positives to take away. From the newfound ace of the staff to the new lineup configuration, the 2017 Cardinals have taken a new shape. Look for each Cardinals -
For, lo, the winter is past,
The rain is over and gone
The flowers appear on the Earth
The time of the singing of birds is come
And the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.
The legendary Ernie Harwell led off with this poem before the first broadcast of Tigers baseball season
This is without a doubt the greatest time of the year. We have the Final Four on Saturday and Opening Night is to follow on Sunday. Spring Training is wrapping up and the Cardinals will head north to visit a couple of the minor league affiliates.
"Walking in Memphis"
Certainly a trip
The United States survived another round in the quest to win their first World Baseball Classic championship. They defeated an undefeated Japanese team in a steady rainstorm, rare in the Los Angeles area. Team USA advances to the championship to face Puerto Rico in what could possibly be the dream
The 2017 edition of the World Baseball Classic rolls on and the United States is still alive. If you were able to stay up late on Saturday, you had the chance to witness a classic. The United States and Dominican Republic played an elimination game with a playoff-type atmosphere.
This years edition of the World Baseball Classic is in full swing and its time to sit back and enjoy. The tournament doesn't come without its flaws and as Americans it's easy to point those out. But baseball has set the stage for a great worldwide competition.
Undeniable support from Latin
Mike Matheny really seems to be trying to loosen up and change his mindset. Not just the ballclub, but the man himself. Maybe a message was sent by upper management in the offseason, or 2016 was a time to look in the mirror and make some changes.
Leadership was the major
After a handful of Cardinals spring games, the roster discussions have started to get interesting. We've been warned by Kyle Reis to not overreact to Spring numbers. But it sure is a lot of fun to try to figure out the thought process of the men in charge.
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