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
Once a week for the last 22 or so weeks I have compiled a list of the top performers at each of the full season clubs in the Cardinals minor league system. I highlighted one pitcher and one hitter at each of the four full-season levels (Memphis, Springfield, Palm Beach,
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
I like chicken wings. Crispy, double-fried, and breaded wings with just enough kick to register the taste. If you are going to eat wings, don't half-ass it.
As I sit down to ponder Redbird musings on a beautiful Saturday in South St. Louis city, I am thinking about Johnny's Restaurant in
Every week (likely every Friday morning) I’ll post “Buy or Sell” – where I give a thumbs up or thumbs down to various Cardinals trends/topics/musings that are commonly discussed throughout the week.
With that said, let’s get underway for the week of July 23rd.
Is Lance Lynn done as a St. Louis Cardinal?
Welcome to St. Louis, Harrison Bader. The sixth rated prospect in the St. Louis Cardinals system has officially received the call-up to the big club, and it's past due.
With Dexter Fowler landing on the disabled list for a bum wrist, Bader should receive ample playing time with the Cards to
In his age 23 season St. Louis Cardinals prospect Harrison Bader has had a breakout year for the Memphis Redbirds. It appears that the team is prepared to call the Redbird Daily's #6 prospect up to the majors according to a tweet from Derrick Goold.
The Memphis Redbirds are currently 66-35
Welcome back for our third leg of the three-part deep dive into the Cardinals' minor league system. Today, we offer to you the front-third of our Top 30 Prospects in the organization. These are the marquee names. Yesterday we gave you prospects 20-11. On Wednesday we provided prospects 30-21 for
Cardinals minors report for Thursday, July 6th, 2017.
Memphis 7, Round Rock 4
Mike Mayers: 3 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 2 K
Tyler Bray (W, 1-0): 2 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 K
Nick Martini: 4-for-5
Aledmys Diaz: 1-for-5, HR, 3 RBI
Harrison Bader: 1-for-4, HR, 2 RBI
Jose Adolis Garcia: 2-for-4
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