I remember the first time I held a live hand grenade.
Not fully realizing how loud the blast was going to be after I threw it, I did realize that what I held in my hand needed to be let go, because the longer I held it, the more potential for
When Dexter Fowler was signed this past offseason, it seemed like a sure thing that he would fit in nicely as the St. Louis Cardinals new leadoff hitter. Coming off of a season with a .393 on-base percentage, it seemed like a perfect fit. Well, 2.5 months into the season,
Prior to this year, Oscar Mercado's name was mentioned along with the word " bust". The former 2nd round pick in the 2013 draft was always known as a strong defender with a developing bat out of high school in Florida. Prior to is senior year he had first round
Dakota Hudson and Oscar Mercado continued their good play Saturday night, as the Springfield Cardinals blew out the Arkansas Travelers 16-1 at Hammons Field.
Hudson, he of six straight quality starts, made tonight his seventh as he pitched 7 innings of run one ball. His fastball sat 95-97 on the stadium
With the 2017 MLB draft completed, many of those players selected will be playing for a short season club this summer. The St. Louis Cardinals have three domestic short season clubs, the State College Spikes, the Johnson City Cardinals, and the Gulf Coast Cardinals. The Spikes open play Monday June
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
On April 13th, I wrote a post on 5 stats that were surely to get better. At the time, the Cardinals were 3-6 and off to the worst start in the Mike Matheny era. The club has not really turned things around, but have these individual stats improved? Let's take
The 2017 Minor League Baseball season is about two months old and the St. Louis Cardinals minor league affiliates have had an up and down start to the season. Several top prospects have lived up to expectations, while there have also been sleeper prospects who will be well-known by season's
The MLB June draft is a complete crap shoot. Even in this day and age with advanced analytics and a stat to measure nearly every aspect of every game, it is estimated that barely over 50% of first round picks will ever make a Major League Debut.
At this point, we
On Sunday, bloggers from around Cardinals Nation were invited to the game against the Phillies. We were fortunate enough to participate in a question and answer session with General Manager John Mozeliak. We touched on just about every topic imaginable, so this post is pretty long. I've broken it up