With every season comes a handful of milestones throughout baseball. Homeruns, strikeouts, hits, wins. All fun stats to watch pile up and speak to a player's sustained success at a high level. At arms length, I'm sure there are several Cardinals fans keeping an eye on Albert Pujols as he
On this episode of the Bird Law Podcast, we talk over the happenings of the season's first two weeks and give our general thoughts on all aspects of the team so far.
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Watching the St. Louis Cardinals offense strike out like crazy through the first two weeks of the season has been frustrating. I get it. What we have to remember, though, is that crazy things can happen in small sample sizes. Thirteen games is just not enough to look at any
There's is no need for me to rehash what everyone has already been told, or said themselves. Matt Carpenter can only hit when batting leadoff. That's the narrative. It's false.
The fact is, Carpenter has had a very good career, and has happened to spend 70% of that career (as well
Opening Day didn't go as most Cardinals fans hoped it would. Carlos Martinez was erratic and, when Matheny turned the game over to Matt Bowman, things just got more out of hand. There were a couple of positive takeaways, with Yadier Molina and Jose Martinez homeruns, and Jordan Hicks lighting
In this episode of the Bird Law podcast, Rusty and Adam get set for the 2018 regular season. They talk over the finalized 25-man roster and their expectations for the year, as well as introducing some new segments to the show.
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When I began putting together information to write this piece, Carson Kelly was still in Major League camp, and I planned to make the case that he should be starting the season, and spending the majority of it, as the everyday catcher in Memphis.
Then the Cardinals went and optioned him before I
One of the hotly debated topics of this past winter was the bullpen. With the release of rehabbing Trevor Rosenthal and exit of Seung-Hwan Oh, there were some major holes in the back-end of the 'pen. There were several attractive, higher-end options available on the free agent market (one still
In this episode, Adam and Rusty run over a variety of St. Louis Cardinals topics that have sprouted from the opening weeks of Spring Training.
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There has been a common theme this offseason when the conversation turns to newly added Marcell Ozuna. It goes along the lines of, "He COULD be a force in the middle of the lineup, IF his 2017 was for real," or "It all depends on whether we're getting 2017 or