St. Louis Cardinals: Recapping Week Two Of The Arizona Fall League

*Picture of Oscar Mercado courtesy of the incomparable @cardinalsgifs. FOLLOW THIS MAN ON TWITTER* Week two of the AFL is in the books and it belonged to Andrew Knizner, as you are about to find out. Every week I'm going to try to update you on how everyone is doing in

St. Louis Cardinals: A Potential 25 Man Shit Show

With the St. Louis Cardinals 2017 season in the rear view mirror, mercifully, there has already been a ton of speculation about what the Cardinals' front office should do to bolster their roster for a playoff run in 2018. According to Derrick Goold's piece in this Sunday's St. Louis Post

Cardinals: 2017 End Of Season Minor League All-Star Team

2017 was a great year for the Cardinals minor league affiliates. The top six affiliates went a combined 384-312, 62 games over .500. There were a ton of great season by a ton of different players, and what we are going to do here is name one player at each

Shades of ’06? Should Cardinals Reach Playoffs, Health Could Key Run (or An Optimist’s View)

The pennant race has certainly gotten warm. Much is left to be decided, and the picture could be much more clear following a weekend series in Chicago, but the Cardinals are certainly in the thick of things. The pessimists out there believe that it would all be for naught. Any

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