Every Friday (and some Saturday's when I'm too busy to get it out on Friday) until the end of the minor league season we will present you with the awards for the past weeks top pitcher and position player at each affiliate. We will include a capsule at the end
On Friday July 21st the Cardinals traded LHP Marco Gonzales to the Seattle Mariners for Power hitter and Top 100 outfielder Tyler O'Neill. It was a great move for the Cardinals, for many different reasons, for which I hope to have time to talk about in the near future. But
Every week (likely every Saturday morning) I’ll post “Buy or Sell” – where I give a thumbs up or thumbs down to various Cardinals trends/topics/musings that are commonly discussed throughout the week.
With that said, let’s get underway for the week of July 16th.
Trade Block gets hot, J.D. Martinez and Todd Frazier
After Mike Leake got rocked for 7 runs in just 2 innings of work on Wednesday John Brebbia stepped in and really saved the bullpen. In his first appearance since the all-star break Brebbia threw three scoreless innings. This was huge in keeping the bullpen from being overworked as well
The St. Louis Cardinals stink like leftover pizza sitting out in the hot blazing sun right now, so that means fans take pleasure is scolding other fans opinions. You know how it goes in Cardinal Nation during July, whether the team is winning, losing, or thinking about the two: one
Cardinals minors report for games happening Wednesday, July 19, 2017.
Memphis 3, Oklahoma City 4
John Gant (L, 1-5): 5.1 IP, 6 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 7 K
Mike Mayers: 1.2 IP, 3 K
Zach Duke: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 K
Carson Kelly: 3-for-4, HR, 2 RBI
Jose Adolis Garcia: 1-for-4, 2B
If you were
Tommy Pham has quickly emerged as a fan favorite for the St. Louis Cardinals. Between his great interviews, a never satisfied attitude, and great play on the field, there's a lot to like. As the team limps toward the trading deadline currently in 4th place, it's hard to imagine where
What in the White Walker hell are the St. Louis Cardinals doing this season? If this is baseball, I'm calling bullshit.
In order to solve this epic mystery, we are going live to an imaginary diner where old men eat donuts, drink coffee, and gripe about sports teams.
Stanley: The Birds lost
As we approach the end of the 4-6 week timetable that John Mozeliak set for the St. Louis Cardinals back in June, this team is still sort of stuck in limbo. They are still 6.5 games back in the NL Central and 7.5 games back of the second wild card
Over the course of four days during the second week of July I released my list of the Top 30 Prospects in the Cardinals system. You can find prospects 1-10 HERE, prospects 11-20 HERE, and prospects 21-30 HERE.
Since publishing the list, SS Paul DeJong, our 8th ranked prospect at the