Today we continue our march through the 100 greatest St. Louis Cardinals. In today's episode, we'll find relievers and a couple of Hall of Famers, including one name you might be surprised is this low on the list. To the names!
#35. Jason Motte, RP (2008-2014. RCG Score 139, Extra Credit 1,
The Cardinals' search for an impact bat has dominated a very young offseason. Rumors began to swirl well before Jose Altuve made the throw to first to end the 2017 World Series. While some of the St. Louis fanbase has worried that one middle of the order hitter may not
The season has made the transition from marathon, to sprint, to final push for the playoff contenders. The top four teams in the hunt for the two wild card spots in the National League are all down to the final 25-26 games on the schedule. Arizona is currently the
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
Every week (likely every Saturday morning) I’ll post “Buy or Sell” – where I give a thumbs up or thumbs down to various St. Louis Cardinals trends/topics/musings that are commonly discussed throughout the week.
With that said, let’s get underway for the week of August 18
The Beginning of the End of the
Watching the Cardinal offense flounder for the third time in four games has left little hope for any kind of run in the division. The organization looked to acquire offense at the trade deadline but the market for position players never materialized. The lineup structure has very few options and the
Back on May 4th (may the fourth, get it?) I put together a fun comparison of some of our Cardinals players and an accompanying Star Wars character. With Wednesday night being the return of Star Wars Night at Busch Stadium, I decided to revisit the subject. I have included the
After taking the first two games against the New York Mets the St. Louis Cardinals dropped the second two to split the series. It was a disappointing series to say the least. They've split the first two games in Chicago and look to take the rubber match tonight. Here's a
The Cardinals start the seasons second half in Pittsburgh to face the Pirates for three games. Then off to New York for four games against the Mets and finally three more in Chicago to face newly acquired Jose Quintana. Nearly every road-trip the Cardinals take in the second half will all
Unable to build from a series win over the Nationals, the Cardinals managed to lose ground in the division. With Milwaukee winning and possibly looking to add by the deadline, St.Louis has put themselves in a do or die situation before the break. Daniel and Allen discuss another series of