The Bird Law podcast seeks to bring added perspective to our Cardinals coverage. With the opportunity to converse back and forth, we can go beyond what can be discussed in individual, written articles. We hope to give opinions from a fan's point-of-view, but with a sensible and pragmatic approach.
The St. Louis Cardinals' minor league full season affiliates have been playing for over two months now and the top flight prospects like Jack Flaherty and Carson Kelly have performed up to expectations. However, there have been a couple of 2016 draftees who were selected late that are having nice
Our Cardinals are in a strange situation. At the current rate, they are facing the prospect of their first losing season since 2007. It would also be the first during John Mozeliak's tenure as GM. A lot of things have led to this point, but those are topics for a
The State College Spikes are the St. Louis Cardinals' Short Season "A" affiliate and began their season on Monday night. The Spikes feature a mix of recently drafted players and international signees. The Spikes play in the New York-Penn League and would be considered one step below a full season
I remember the first time I held a live hand grenade.
Not fully realizing how loud the blast was going to be after I threw it, I did realize that what I held in my hand needed to be let go, because the longer I held it, the more potential for
Prior to this year, Oscar Mercado's name was mentioned along with the word " bust". The former 2nd round pick in the 2013 draft was always known as a strong defender with a developing bat out of high school in Florida. Prior to is senior year he had first round
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 April 13th, I wrote a post on 5 stats that were surely to get better. At the time, the Cardinals were 3-6 and off to the worst start in the Mike Matheny era. The club has not really turned things around, but have these individual stats improved? Let's take
The 2017 Minor League Baseball season is about two months old and the St. Louis Cardinals minor league affiliates have had an up and down start to the season. Several top prospects have lived up to expectations, while there have also been sleeper prospects who will be well-known by season's
The St. Louis Cardinals are searching for any kind of traction on offense. Far from alone, the most notable, and most surprising, struggles on the team have come from should-be catalysts Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler. Having two of the most prolific lead-off hitters in baseball over the past few