Checking on the Cardinals Vegas Odds

John Mozeliak is very confused

Whether you are a bookie, a weekend slots players, or addicted gambler - everybody loves talking about odds. Yes, the time old tradition of odds-making even finds its way into Major League Baseball, as every season Las Vegas casinos release their win total projections for each MLB team. While they change on

St. Louis Cardinals: 2017 Weekly Prospect Awards Wrap Up

Jack Flaherty will be a good MLB pitcher soon enough

Once a week for the last 22 or so weeks I have compiled a list of the top performers at each of the full season clubs in the Cardinals minor league system. I highlighted one pitcher and one hitter at each of the four full-season levels (Memphis, Springfield, Palm Beach,

St. Louis Cardinals: Making Sense of the Juan Nicasio Trade

Juan Nicasio is the newest Cardinal

Early Wednesday afternoon I was notified that the St. Louis Cardinals had acquired right-handed reliever Juan Nicasio from the Phillies in exchange for minor league infielder Eliezer Alvarez. "Why now?", was my first reaction. On the surface the reason for the trade is pretty obvious. This move helps a bullpen

Buy or Sell: Leake, Flaherty and Tha Real MVP

MVP

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 August 28th.  Mike Leake Gone, Jack Flaherty In The obvious news that

St. Louis Cardinals: 40-Man Scramble

John Mozeliak is very confused

Considering that the St. Louis Cardinals still have a month of baseball yet to play, and are still within reach of a playoff spot, it seems a bit early to start thinking about the offseason. But this is baseball, and part of the fun of being a fan is looking

St. Louis Cardinals: Predicting The September Call Ups

Major league transactions and roster construction are weird things. You have The 25 man roster. The 40 man roster. Minor League free agents. Minor league transactions. Promotions. Demotions. Designation for assignment. Waivers. The 10 day DL. The 60 day DL. September Call Ups. It can get pretty dizzying. Then, every year on

St. Louis…Wild ‘Cards’? A Look at the Playoff Push

The Cardinals are in the heart of a playoff push

It was not all that long ago that the St. Louis Cardinals sat below .500. Third place (and briefly fourth) in an underwhelming National League Central Division. They had under-performed even the most modest expectations and were threatening fans with the prospects of a losing season. Yet even then, there