Sigh. It’s an off-day for the Cardinals, and off-days suck. Forget ties, off-days are like kissing your sister, and my sister uses way too much tongue.
The worst thing about off-days is that I suddenly feel lost in life, wondering what I’m going to do with the 3, or if you’re
At 3-6, the St. Louis Cardinals are off to their worst start in the Mike Matheny era. We know the Cardinals will not continue to play .333 ball (that would be 54 wins on the season), but how deep of a hole is the club in? Yes, it's too early
The first series of 2017 for your St. Louis Cardinals is in the books.
It's officially time to freak out.
Fans were treated to a walk off win in game one, a fart of a loss in game two, and a bullpen blow up loss in game three.
When all was said in
On Friday March 31st the St. Louis Cardinals faced of with their AA club in Springfield, MO at Hammons Field. This was the first exhibition between the two since 2012. With Colin handling media coverage for the "Route 66 Rumble", I was able to soak in the fan experience. In
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
On Thursday night in Memphis, John Mozeliak took part in a Q&A for paying customers at the Redbird Club in Autozone Park. I went ahead and bought a ticket, traveled to Memphis from St. Louis, recorded the interview, and will now provide you with the transcript. This Q&A touches on
Baseball's opening night is near. But what it will bring? Well, I can tell you exactly how it will unfold, for last night I had a vision that was both clear and true. Shall we begin?
Prologue: The Top of the 1st
‘Tis the 2nd of April in the year 2017; the
On Tuesday, I looked at catch probability to evaluate the St. Louis Cardinals outfield. Using CPR+, I determined that Statcast was significantly lower on the Cardinals outfield than DRS and UZR.
At that time, however, I made no adjustments for positioning. For example, while Piscotty is 11% below average (89 CPR+)
A couple weeks ago, Statcast unveiled a new catch probability statistic. While this metric is currently only used for outfielders (it will be expanded to infielders soon), it gives us a new way to evaluate players defensively.
The main metrics used in defensive evaluation are Ultimate Zone Rating (UZR) and Defensive
If you are into fantasy baseball, then you'll know exactly where my head is at. Draft season is upon us. As far the off-season goes, my fantasy draft is symbolically the final hurdle before we get back to baseball, Cardinals baseball, on Opening Day. But as a fan I always