St. Louis Cardinals: Slow start reminiscent of 2011

Yadier Molina

After falling to the Reds on Sunday afternoon, the Cardinals record dropped to 2-4. After going toe-to-toe with the Cubs, the Cards looked flat against Cincinnati. They were shut out twice, on Friday and Sunday, and Carlos Martinez was roughed up in his second outing. The slow start reminded many of

Route 66 Rumble Fan Experience

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

St. Louis Cardinals Top Prospects #10

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

Reyes MRI and A Reason For Optimism

Anyway you look at it, the news that dropped today about Alex Reyes needing an MRI after experience elbow discomfort is bad news. It's a blow anytime that a player is positioned to have a key role but ends up injured. And it usually hurts even more when it's a

St. Louis Cardinals: Mike Leake’s Unlucky 2016

Mike Leake was victimized by bad defense

Only weeks into a five-year, $80 million contract, the theme of Mike Leake's season surfaced. Leake, owner of a career 3.99 ERA, suffered from what John Mozeliak described as a "porous" defense. A quick glance at the numbers revealed that Leake had a career-best numbers in FIP (3.83) and BB/9 (1.53),