Early Wednesday afternoon I was notified that the St. Louis Cardinals had acquired right-handed reliever Juan Nicasio from the Phillies in exchange for minor league infielder Eliezer Alvarez. "Why now?", was my first reaction. On the surface the reason for the trade is pretty obvious. This move helps a bullpen
With the 2017 MLB draft completed, many of those players selected will be playing for a short season club this summer. The St. Louis Cardinals have three domestic short season clubs, the State College Spikes, the Johnson City Cardinals, and the Gulf Coast Cardinals. The Spikes open play Monday June
On Tuesday, the Cardinals announced the rosters for their four full-season affiliated teams. For prospect nerds like myself, minor league roster release day is a joyous occasion that we celebrate and freak out about.
Although the Cardinals have been playing for a few days now, tonight marks the start of the minor league
The 2017 Palm Beach Cardinals could be loaded with top talent. There are several top St. Louis Cardinals prospects who could see time in South Florida. The Florida State League has a bad reputation for hitters, and rightfully so, but it's a great place for the team to monitor prospects.
Every other day over the next two months, John Nagel and Kyle Reis will announce a new prospect on The Redbird Daily’s Top 30 St. Louis Cardinals Prospect List. For each prospect, John and Kyle will reveal where that prospect landed on their personal lists and also few thoughts on
For the last few years, talk of the St. Louis Cardinals' farm system started with Alex Reyes. After Reyes, the discussion turned to Yadier Molina's heir apparent, Carson Kelly. The praise is deserved. Reyes features a 100+ MPH fastball and Kelly is regarded as one of the finest defensive catchers