There has been a common theme this offseason when the conversation turns to newly added Marcell Ozuna. It goes along the lines of, "He COULD be a force in the middle of the lineup, IF his 2017 was for real," or "It all depends on whether we're getting 2017 or
In this episode of the podcast,, Rusty and Adam take a lot at the pitchers for the 2018 St. Louis Cardinals as they prepare to begin Spring Training.
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Credits: Intro Audio: "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" (FOX), Music: Take Me Out by Franz Ferdinand, Outro Music:
With the Cardinals 2018 Winter Warm Up in the rear view mirror, spring training is just around the corner. It's that time of year where we can start to envision how this team will look when opening day arrives. Part of that is obviously trying to figure out what the
Last Saturday at Winter Warm-Up in downtown St. Louis, President of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak made extensive comments on the bullpen. One name he tossed out as a possible internal option was Jordan Hicks, the 21-year-old flamethrowing righthander. Mozeliak's comments centered on the organization's evaluation of Hicks as a "one-trick
There were several things that did not turn out in the St. Louis Cardinals favor during 2017. The team was reliant on the ascension of Randal Grichuk and Stephen Piscotty. The latter regressed. The former, while a good and useful player, did not become the fixture as hoped. Adam Wainwright
One of the St. Louis Cardinals' goals coming into the offseason was to add a closer. So far, they still haven't done that. They added Luke Gregerson, who does have some closing experience and could potentially fill that role but the back end of the bullpen is still a mess.
In just about six weeks the St. Louis Cardinals will be headed to Jupiter for Spring Training. We've made it past the halfway point in the offseason, yet there is still a ton of work to be done throughout baseball. The Cardinals have addressed the biggest weakness in the 2017
The rankings roll on as we bring out another great St. Louis Cardinals' player.
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#13 - Jim Edmonds, CF
Traded For Kent Bottenfield and Adam Kennedy. Played from 2000-2007. RCG Score: 205, EC: 5, Total:
When the Cardinals acquired Max Schrock, the first thing I did was find as much YouTube video of him as I could. I found a lot of tape from the Arizona Fall League, and I compared him to Daniel Descalso on Prospect To Be Named Later. That wasn't what stuck
John Mozeliak, to the surprise of some Twitterers, understood the Cardinals' need for an impact bat. After pursuing Giancarlo Stanton to the point of a formal rejection, Mo quickly pivoted to another Marlins outfielder, Marcell Ozuna. Ozuna had a career year in 2017, so there are doubts that he will repeat