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
Every Friday (and some Saturday's when I'm too busy to get it out on Friday) until the end of the minor league season we will present you with the awards for the past weeks top pitcher and position player at each affiliate. We will include a capsule at the end
Welcome back for our second leg of our three-part deep dive into the Cardinals' minor league system. Today, we offer to you the middle-third of our Top 30 Prospects in the organization. Yesterday we gave you prospects 30-21. On Friday we will have prospects 10-1 for you.
There is one player that
Every Saturday (and some Fridays, like today, when my schedule allows it) until the end of the minor league season we will present you with the awards for the past weeks top pitcher and position player at each affiliate. We will include a capsule at the end of each list
The St. Louis Cardinals are relishing in opportunities, and are now spoiled with options - and a former All-Star named Jhonny Peralta need not apply.
Yes, the man who started at third base and hit clean up to start the season is due any day to return to the big league club
We are one month into the minor league season and there have been a lot of positives in the Cardinals minor league system, as I wrote about yesterday. But the good must be taken with the bad, so I wanted to take some time to highlight some of the under-performing prospects
Sandy Alcantara, our 5th ranked Cardinals’ prospect is off to an interesting start in his first taste of AA. He has faced the Rangers’ farm team twice now, and the results could not be further apart. The flashes of excellence are evident, while also exhibiting the need for more polish.
Platinum recording artist Drake once said, "I know when that hotline bling, that can only mean one thing."
If that was any reference to the St. Louis Cardinals bullpen situation this season, then yes, the bullpen has been called upon more often than not.
However when that that bullpen phone rings, not only
To paraphrase Harry Dunn in regards to the Cardinals, Just when I thought you couldn't POSSIBLY get any worse, you go and play a game like that...and TOTALLY REDEEM--wait, never mind. No redemption to be found here. The St. Louis Cardinals bullpen outdid their own futility on Monday night in Washington,
The St. Louis Cardinals minor league affiliates had a tough job on Friday. They had to follow a perfect 3-0 night on Opening Night. However, the clubs one-upped Opening Night and went 4-0 on Friday night. All four clubs got the win and three of those were in convincing fashion.