It's all the same, only the names will change. Every day, it's seems the Cards are wasting away...versus lefties, at least. It's become normal, and expected, that when the Cardinals face a lefthanded pitcher the results probably aren't going to be very good. We can't explain it. The hitters change,
To this point in the season, through all the ups and downs of mediocrity, José Martínez has been reliable. His bat had helped keep the lineup afloat while DeJong was out. Early on it seemed Pham picked up right where he left off in 2017, possibly on his way to
The rising frustration level with the 2018 St. Louis Cardinals -- which carried over from the 2017 team, which carried over from the 2016 team -- has reached a point where die-hard and smart fans are now entertaining the idea of a complete rebuild. Tear it down. Start from scratch. Tank,
It was announced after Sunday's loss to the Braves that the St. Louis Cardinals would be calling up Tyler O'Neill with Dexter Fowler going on paternity leave. O'Neill has been crushing the ball lately with the Memphis Redbirds as he's hit four home runs in his past five games. Between
It's been a while since I provided a minors update, so let's jump right in.
The biggest story out of Memphis this week was the decision not to promote Dakota Hudson and stick with John Gant. On Thursday night, when the Cardinals played one of the most embarrassing games in recent memory,
Michael Wacha was on his way to a potential All-Star Game appearance this season before suffering a left oblique injury on June 20th. The initial reports sound like Wacha will miss a few weeks at the very least. We've seen in the past how pesky those oblique injuries can be.
On Wednesday afternoon the Cardinals lost to the Phillies 4-3. Unlike the first two games of the series, they were unable to generate offense in the late innings. After Kolten Wong flew out to start the ninth, Jedd Gyorko doubled to put the tying run in scoring position. Yairo Muñoz
Picture the scene. The Cardinals have a runner on 3rd Base with less than 2 outs. The batter hits a groundball on the infield. The runner immediately breaks for home, challenging the infielder to make the perfect play. He does. The throw home is good and the runner is out.
It's been a rough season for Dexter Fowler. Heading into the game on June 13th, Dexter's batting average sits at a dismal .172. With an equally miserable .196 BABIP, the man literally cannot buy a hit. He is one of 4 major contributors to the lineup that opened the season
Every winter the outcry is for the owners to open up the wallet and spend. Believe it or not, they have. It just hasn’t worked out very well. The most recent signings of Brett Cecil, Greg Holland and Dexter Fowler have not had the greatest of returns.