Today Major League Baseball will celebrate the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in baseball. The legend of Jackie Robinson has been handed down from generation to generation as we learn how he endured endless abuses of jeers, hate mail, and even death threats. The story is
Coming into the 2017 season, I had already circled Jhonny Peralta as question mark. Over the past three years we have seen a decline in his production numbers, and with Diaz being the new shortstop Peralta was moved to third base. This move is what started a chain of events
Wong’s on second:
I know what you are thinking already, but you are going to need to deal with the facts. Kolten Wong is the Cardinals 2nd baseman, and really it’s not going to be all that bad. As I wrote about first base, I realized, Kolten is the only infielder
The Cardinal infield is going to be a carousel of who’s where and when this season. I thought we should take a moment and reflect on the situation at hand. There are definite plus and minuses to having infielders with the capability of playing multiple positions, however it makes your
The last two games have highlighted a necessary skill the St. Louis Cardinals must have in 2017. Win the one run games. Having the ability to win a one run game is a true test of a team's overall ability. It shows the ability to hold a lead with your
Large payrolls are becoming a common place in baseball as 12 MLB teams have total payrolls over $150 million. Over the past two decades teams have been throwing money at ball players convincing themselves that it is a worthwhile investment. A lot of the time these mega contracts fall flat
Over the next week, The Redbird Daily writers will be participating in a few roundtable discussions on the upcoming Major League Baseball season. We would love for you to join the discussion by commenting below with your picks! Today we will tackle the National League.
National League West
Kyle Reis - The
First of all, put down the sharp objects and step back for a moment, and be honest with yourself. Adam Wainwright will be turning 36 in August, and that is an advanced age for any athlete. (Maybe not Vince Carter) Not every pitcher can be Nolan Ryan throwing bullets for
Over the next week, The Redbird Daily writers will be participating in a few roundtable discussions on the upcoming Major League Baseball season. We would love for you to join the discussion by commenting below with your picks! Today we will tackle the major awards.
National League MVP:
Clay - I'll get
There has been a lot of discussion among St. Louis Cardinals fans over the playing time scheduled for Jedd Gyorko. With Matheny naming Jhonny Peralta the starter at third, it looks as though Jedd will be a super utility player once again. Many fans have been calling for Gyorko to