The Bird Law podcast seeks to bring added perspective to our Cardinals coverage. With the opportunity to converse back and forth, we can go beyond what can be discussed in individual, written articles. We hope to give opinions from a fan's point-of-view, but with a sensible and pragmatic approach.
Our Cardinals are in a strange situation. At the current rate, they are facing the prospect of their first losing season since 2007. It would also be the first during John Mozeliak's tenure as GM. A lot of things have led to this point, but those are topics for a
For the Bill DeWitt Jr. and the St. Louis Cardinals, sustained success is the name of the game. Since the DeWitt family took over in 1996, the Cardinals have had just three losing seasons. Since their last losing season (2007), the club has added four division titles, two pennants, and
I remember the first time I held a live hand grenade.
Not fully realizing how loud the blast was going to be after I threw it, I did realize that what I held in my hand needed to be let go, because the longer I held it, the more potential for
When Dexter Fowler was signed this past offseason, it seemed like a sure thing that he would fit in nicely as the St. Louis Cardinals new leadoff hitter. Coming off of a season with a .393 on-base percentage, it seemed like a perfect fit. Well, 2.5 months into the season,
On April 13th, I wrote a post on 5 stats that were surely to get better. At the time, the Cardinals were 3-6 and off to the worst start in the Mike Matheny era. The club has not really turned things around, but have these individual stats improved? Let's take
The MLB June draft is a complete crap shoot. Even in this day and age with advanced analytics and a stat to measure nearly every aspect of every game, it is estimated that barely over 50% of first round picks will ever make a Major League Debut.
At this point, we
Michael Wacha's shoulder issues have been one of the most talked about subjects among St. Louis Cardinals fans the past few years. He's always been a good pitcher when healthy, but keeping him healthy has always been a problem. It has seemed like any time there has been a decline
The St. Louis Cardinals are searching for any kind of traction on offense. Far from alone, the most notable, and most surprising, struggles on the team have come from should-be catalysts Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler. Having two of the most prolific lead-off hitters in baseball over the past few
The St. Louis Cardinals season would get over quicker, therefore pleasing our supreme galactic timekeeper overlord Rob Manfred. All Hail Manfred.
ESPN will move St. Louis up on the short list for a "30 for 30" entitled "You lost the Rams, now kick yourselves in the balls."
We can all start our