Every winter the outcry is for the owners to open up the wallet and spend. Believe it or not, they have. It just hasn’t worked out very well. The most recent signings of Brett Cecil, Greg Holland and Dexter Fowler have not had the greatest of returns.
When Billy Hamilton smoked a line drive into the Great American Ballpark left field seats yesterday, I officially started to become concerned with the 2018 version of Tyler Lyons. After all, the switch hitting speedster Hamilton possesses a career .322 slugging percentage. He is known for his speed, not his
Following another bullpen meltdown for the Cardinals on Tuesday night, and the shaky 9th last night. I began to wonder if Brett Cecil would be a good option to close given his recent success. Seung-hwan Oh (5.73 ERA, .304 average against) and Trevor Rosenthal (7.15 ERA, .302 average against) have both
Coming into the 2017 season I think many fans thought the biggest strength of the St. Louis Cardinals team would be their bullpen. Seung-Hwan Oh was coming off of a dominant season as their closer. Trevor Rosenthal was seemingly healthy again. Kevin Siegrist appeared to have another solid season and
Platinum recording artist Drake once said, "I know when that hotline bling, that can only mean one thing." If that was any reference to the St. Louis Cardinals bullpen situation this season, then yes, the bullpen has been called upon more often than not. However when that that bullpen phone rings, not only
To paraphrase Harry Dunn in regards to the Cardinals, Just when I thought you couldn't POSSIBLY get any worse, you go and play a game like that...and TOTALLY REDEEM--wait, never mind. No redemption to be found here. The St. Louis Cardinals bullpen outdid their own futility on Monday night in Washington,