With the St. Louis Cardinals 2017 season in the rear view mirror, mercifully, there has already been a ton of speculation about what the Cardinals' front office should do to bolster their roster for a playoff run in 2018. According to Derrick Goold's piece in this Sunday's St. Louis Post
Major league transactions and roster construction are weird things. You have The 25 man roster. The 40 man roster. Minor League free agents. Minor league transactions. Promotions. Demotions. Designation for assignment. Waivers. The 10 day DL. The 60 day DL. September Call Ups.
It can get pretty dizzying.
Then, every year on
Memphis 6, Tacoma 0
Memphis continued their incredible season with another win and great outing by Jack Flaherty. He threw seven shutout innings, giving up only two hits, one walk and struck out nine. Flaherty lowered his AAA ERA to 2.83 and now posts a 2.11 across the board. The California
Cardinals minors report for games happening Monday, July 24, 2017.
Memphis 6, Las Vegas 4
John Gant (W, 2-5): 7 IP, 9 H, 4 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
Ryan Sherriff: 1 IP, 1 K
Sam Tuivailala (S, 6): 1 IP, 2 H, K
Breyvic Valera: 2-for-3, BB, 2 R, SB
Alex Mejia: 2-for-3, 2 R,
Memphis 10, Round Rock 1
Jack Flaherty: 3.2 IP, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
Aledmys Diaz: 2-for-6, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 SO
Harrison Bader: 3-for-5, HR, 2 RBI, 2 SO
Jose Adolis Garcia: 4-for-4
Jack Flaherty, the most dominant of the Cardinals pitching prospects this year, lasted only 3 2/3 last night, and allowed
Memphis 5, New Orleans 1
Aledmys Diaz went 2-4 with a run scored. He started at shortstop and hit 5th in the Redbirds' lineup. Carson Kelly hit his eight home run of the year, while Wilfredo Tovar notched his second. Jose Adolis Garcia also launched his first AAA home run and
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On Wednesday evening the Cardinals chose to option Aledmys Diaz to Triple A Memphis. The corresponding move was a bit of a shocker: They purchased the contract of 26 year old middle infielder Alex Mejia.
As shocking as it was to see Diaz, the Cardinals starting SS be optioned to
Aledmys Diaz has regressed severely in the first half of 2017. While a sophomore slump was to be expected, the results are alarming. Diaz was lauded last year for his ability to adjust his approach quickly to combat the advanced scouting reports. That ability has been lacking this year. Diaz
Shape up or ship out ladies and gentlemen - the holiday weekend is over, time for your patriotic nostalgia to end.
For all of us not named Mike Shannon, we actually might have a job this morning to get to.
FTR - Shannon probably still has a job, but THAT RANT THOUGH...
I am 100% certain