For some reason, Matt Carpenter has been one of the more frustrating members of a frustrating team, the 2017 Cardinals. As you probably know, Matt Carpenter was tasked with filling the third spot in the batting order once manned by Matt Holliday and Albert Pujols before him. I'm on record
Every week (likely every Saturday morning) I’ll post “Buy or Sell” – where I give a thumbs up or thumbs down to various Cardinals trends/topics/musings that are commonly discussed throughout the week.
With that said, let’s get underway for the week of July 16th.
Trade Block gets hot, J.D. Martinez and Todd Frazier
After Mike Leake got rocked for 7 runs in just 2 innings of work on Wednesday John Brebbia stepped in and really saved the bullpen. In his first appearance since the all-star break Brebbia threw three scoreless innings. This was huge in keeping the bullpen from being overworked as well
Tommy Pham has quickly emerged as a fan favorite for the St. Louis Cardinals. Between his great interviews, a never satisfied attitude, and great play on the field, there's a lot to like. As the team limps toward the trading deadline currently in 4th place, it's hard to imagine where
For the last year and a half, Adam Wainwright has been singing the same tune after bad starts.
"My arm feels great. My body feels great. I know what adjustments I need to make. I'll be back." Cardinals fans have heard those lines from Uncle Charlie since his struggles began. For
The St. Louis Cardinals came into the season hopeful that the bullpen would be a bright spot. Seung-Hwan Oh posted fantastic numbers in his first season in the United States, including a strikeout rate that neared 33%. John Mozeliak signed Brett Cecil to a $30 million contract. Management expected Trevor
As the MLB all-star break is coming to a close the St. Louis Cardinals sit at 43-45. It's been a disappointing and frustrating first half for the Redbirds as they're currently 5.5 games behind the Milwaukee Brewers in the NL Central.
Four days without Cardinals baseball can be a pretty serious
In the third installment of the Bird Law Podcast, Rusty and Adam take a look at some aspects of the Cardinals first half, including surprises, disappointments, and some of the big story lines. Then they take a look at some things that may happen as we move into the second
For weeks the conversation surrounding the St. Louis Cardinals and the trade deadline has been intriguing. Their underachieving record makes some fans scream "SELL!". Meanwhile their position in an underwhelming division makes going "all-in" an interesting proposition. Based on the quotes coming out of Bill Dewitt, Jr., John Mozeliak, and
How many more chances will St. Louis Cardinals' outfielder Randal Grichuk get? When it time to call a spade a spade, and stop the rehab process?
Something strange happened today. Jose Martinez, owner of a .272 average and many big hits in June, was sent down to Memphis to make room