St. Louis Cardinals: Harrison Bader homers, Jack Flaherty strong

It was minor league Opening Night on Thursday and the St. Louis Cardinals affiliates had a pretty strong evening. The only defeat was to the rain as the Peoria Chiefs were washed out in their opener in Burlington. A couple of top prospects, Jack Flaherty and Harrison Bader, showed why

St. Louis Cardinals: Minor League Cheat Sheet

On Tuesday, the Cardinals announced the rosters for their four full-season affiliated teams. For prospect nerds like myself, minor league roster release day is a joyous occasion that we celebrate and freak out about. Although the Cardinals have been playing for a few days now, tonight marks the start of the minor league

Analyzing the Opening Day roster of the Peoria Chiefs

On Sunday, the Peoria Chiefs announced their preliminary roster for the 2017 season. According to their press release, the Chiefs include 11 players that were drafted last year by the Cardinals, two former first round picks, and five top 30 prospects (according to MLB.com and Baseball America). The Chiefs also

Analyzing The Spring Success of Harrison Bader

Cardinals Prospect Harrison Bader had a tremendous spring for the Cardinals. He slashed 346/404/538/942 with 5 extra base hits in 52 AB. Bader was one of the last cuts from camp, and he definitely impressed the parent club during his turn with the team this spring. Spring success is a weird thing, though.

St.Louis Cardinals: Visiting the affiliates

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

St. Louis Cardinals: Q&A With John Mozeliak

John Mozeliak is damn good

On Thursday night in Memphis, John Mozeliak took part in a Q&A for paying customers at the Redbird Club in Autozone Park. I went ahead and bought a ticket, traveled to Memphis from St. Louis, recorded the interview, and will now provide you with the transcript. This Q&A touches on