Mike Matheny really seems to be trying to loosen up and change his mindset. Not just the ballclub, but the man himself. Maybe a message was sent by upper management in the offseason, or 2016 was a time to look in the mirror and make some changes.
Leadership was the major
After a handful of Cardinals spring games, the roster discussions have started to get interesting. We've been warned by Kyle Reis to not overreact to Spring numbers. But it sure is a lot of fun to try to figure out the thought process of the men in charge.
A number of
Kolten Wong made his Spring debut yesterday in Ft.Myers leading off and playing second base, which hopefully will be a constant sight in the St.Louis lineup.
The injury news over the weekend seemed to be troublesome. Wong has been dealing with a sore shoulder since beginning to throw at the first
Has anyone else become completely addicted to Facebook Live and Twitter feeds from Jupiter? I've watched several rounds of batting practice and almost daily videos of the team taking infield. It's amazing to see the competitions play out in real-time.
We are now five days into full squad workouts and things
One of my most anticipated baseball dates of the season came along and threw us a gut punch. Losing a potential rookie of the year candidate was the not the start to 2017 any Cardinals fans expected. Injuries are a part of Spring, but some sting much worse than others.
The end of the longest offseason in five years has finally arrived. As you read this the Cardinal's pitchers and catchers have already completed the first round of Spring drills. Not required until Friday, several Cardinals position players have arrived into camp early and completed rounds of infield and batting
In less than a week the Cardinal's forty man roster will be on display for all to see. Several non roster invites will be competing for future consideration for a roster spot. We've finally made it to the point where we get to see things unfold on the field and
Growing up in Tulsa, Oklahoma trips to see the Cardinals were always a special occasion. Load up the car and make the six-hour road trip to see the Arch and of course Busch Stadium. This was well before Ballpark Village. The draw was the stadium and baseball itself.
May 9th, 1992
The penalty for the hacking scandal was handed down this week with national consensus being that the organization got off lightly. Our own John Nagel echoed those sentiments in a post on Monday evening. Cardinals Hacking Scandal: A sigh of relief.
A loss of their first two picks in the 2017 draft
The acquisition of Jordan Schafer this offseason has proven to be quite interesting. Originally drafted as an outfielder, the veteran of six major league seasons has converted to pitching. But that's not entirely why he was signed as the Cardinals are going to look at him to be a hybrid