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
Cardinals Minors Report for games happening Wednesday, July 13, 2017. Springfield 2, Arkansas 5 Dakota Hudson: 4.2 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 0 K Magneuris Sierra: 2-for-4 Andrew Knizner: 1-for-4 Tommy Edman: 1-for-2, R, BB There wasn't much to talk about on offense, since Springfield failed to record an extra base hit. So, let's
The Cardinals' have struggled to run the bases for the better part of two years now. So far, the only tangible effect has been Chris Maloney's "reassignment". Nevertheless, Matheny has continued to preach aggresiveness, to this dismay of those actually watching the games. I intend to show the effect the Cardinals'
When the Cardinals called up Magneuris Sierra on May 7, Sierra's first thought wasn't even about himself. "All those outfielders, in Double-A and Triple-A, I bypassed all of them," he said through Johnny Rodriguez, Springfield's manager. The implication wasn't a boastful one, either. Sierra didn't expect to make the jump from