Cubs 8, Cardinals 5
W: Jon Lester (2-0) L: Luke Weaver (2-1) S: Brandon Morrow (3)
Luke Weaver didn’t have the magic this time, as his career ERA against the Cubs ballooned to 13.09. The first hit he allowed was a triple to Javier Baez, and from there it was
Theoretically, there are no 'big games' in April. Tuesday's game at Wrigley Field, where the temperature was 35 degrees but dropped as the night wore on, felt like a big game.
Maybe it was because the Cardinals were 1-8 last season at The Friendly Confines. After all, if you take out
Cardinals: 3, Reds: 2
W: Carlos Martinez (2-1) L: Homer Bailey (0-3) S: Bud Norris (3)
There was some doubt as to whether or not the weather would allow the final game of this four game series to be played. Luckily, of the 6 postponements in baseball on the day (including one
Greg Garcia starred as he went 3 for 4 with 2 home runs and the Cardinals downed the Reds 6-1.
Miles Mikolas took the mound for the birds for the third time this season. He showed how efficient he can be with only 83 pitches through 7 strong innings in which
Game recaps aren't something we've done over the last year and a half here at Redbird Daily. As a staff, we've typically focused on thoughtful, argument based pieces, like this one. That's not a knock on recaps, which are by nature more heat of the moment. By recapping each game,
Opening Day didn't go as most Cardinals fans hoped it would. Carlos Martinez was erratic and, when Matheny turned the game over to Matt Bowman, things just got more out of hand. There were a couple of positive takeaways, with Yadier Molina and Jose Martinez homeruns, and Jordan Hicks lighting
With the 2018 regular season finally upon us, the Redbird Daily staff gathers around to provide their predictions on how the divisions and individual awards will shake out in the National League. We hope you are all as excited for the coming season as we are!
Rusty Groppel - Washington Nationals
With the 2018 regular season finally upon us, the Redbird Daily staff gathers around to provide their predictions on how the divisions and individual awards will shake out in the American League. We hope you are all as excited for the coming season as we are!
Rusty Groppel - New
Today was the final day of the 2018 St. Louis Cardinals Winter Warm Up. There were a few less players interviewed today but I think there was more news than any other day. Here are the highlights:
Brett Cecil has started his throwing program a few weeks early. He was
Tommy Pham's eyesight has been a much talked about topic of conversation since he debuted. Pham broke out in a huge way in 2017. After being sent down to Memphis in spring training he got the call to the big leagues in early May and he made the most of