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Every Saturday (and some Fridays, like today, when my schedule allows it) 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 of each list
ARTICLES FROM THE FUTURE, Vol. 1
September 27, 2017
Tommy Pham should have gone home happy.
Tied at 2-2 with one out in the bottom of the 9th against their hated rival, the Chicago Cubs, Tommy Pham came to bat with Magneuris Sierra 90 feet away from giving the Cardinals a walk off
The Phillies are a very bad baseball team, we were witness to this two weeks ago when they came into St.Louis. Philadelphia has won 11 of their last 50 games. This is what a rebuild looks like and its not pretty. The Cardinals have to take advantage of these opponents.
When the Cardinals called up Magneuris Sierra on May 7, Sierra's first thought wasn't even about himself.
"All those outfielders, in Double-A and Triple-A, I bypassed all of them," he said through Johnny Rodriguez, Springfield's manager. The implication wasn't a boastful one, either. Sierra didn't expect to make the jump from
The St. Louis Cardinals' minor league full season affiliates have been playing for over two months now and the top flight prospects like Jack Flaherty and Carson Kelly have performed up to expectations. However, there have been a couple of 2016 draftees who were selected late that are having nice
While much of the attention has turned toward selling assets and planning for the future, the second half of this season still remains. Last night was the beginning of a twenty game in twenty day slate to finish the first half. Starting with the series in Philadelphia, the Cardinals have
Our Cardinals are in a strange situation. At the current rate, they are facing the prospect of their first losing season since 2007. It would also be the first during John Mozeliak's tenure as GM. A lot of things have led to this point, but those are topics for a
For the Bill DeWitt Jr. and the St. Louis Cardinals, sustained success is the name of the game. Since the DeWitt family took over in 1996, the Cardinals have had just three losing seasons. Since their last losing season (2007), the club has added four division titles, two pennants, and
The State College Spikes are the St. Louis Cardinals' Short Season "A" affiliate and began their season on Monday night. The Spikes feature a mix of recently drafted players and international signees. The Spikes play in the New York-Penn League and would be considered one step below a full season