The past couple of weeks I've sat back and watched my Redbird Daily colleagues do a fantastic job rolling out these top 100 rankings. Now it's finally my turn to get into the action with a group that has so many relievers that this post should be sponsored by Rolaids.
Considering that the St. Louis Cardinals still have a month of baseball yet to play, and are still within reach of a playoff spot, it seems a bit early to start thinking about the offseason. But this is baseball, and part of the fun of being a fan is looking
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 week (likely every Saturday morning) I’ll post “Buy or Sell” – where I give a thumbs up or thumbs down to various St. Louis Cardinals trends/topics/musings that are commonly discussed throughout the week.
With that said, let’s get underway for the week of August 18
The Beginning of the End of the
Things have gone south for the St. Louis Cardinals since their 8 game winning streak was snapped. After dropping the series finale to Atlanta on Sunday they went to Boston and dropped both games in grueling fashion. Despite the three consecutive losses, the Cardinals are still just 2.5 games back
As we approach the end of the 4-6 week timetable that John Mozeliak set for the St. Louis Cardinals back in June, this team is still sort of stuck in limbo. They are still 6.5 games back in the NL Central and 7.5 games back of the second wild card
This week Cardinals manager, Mike Matheny, made a move that he had been considering for a little while. A move that fans had been bouncing off of bar room walls for a month or more. This idea was to swap the roles of Seung-hwan Oh and Trevor Rosenthal. The move
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
Coming into the 2017 season I think many fans thought the biggest strength of the St. Louis Cardinals team would be their bullpen. Seung-Hwan Oh was coming off of a dominant season as their closer. Trevor Rosenthal was seemingly healthy again. Kevin Siegrist appeared to have another solid season and
If you were paying attention over the weekend to anything St. Louis Cardinals baseball (a friend of mine did not realize the news until this morning), you noticed the Birds on the Bat traded a man to the Atlanta Braves.
That man was Matt Adams.
Yes, despite the rapid weight loss, and an outfield