When Billy Hamilton smoked a line drive into the Great American Ballpark left field seats yesterday, I officially started to become concerned with the 2018 version of Tyler Lyons. After all, the switch hitting speedster Hamilton possesses a career .322 slugging percentage. He is known for his speed, not his
One of the hotly debated topics of this past winter was the bullpen. With the release of rehabbing Trevor Rosenthal and exit of Seung-Hwan Oh, there were some major holes in the back-end of the 'pen. There were several attractive, higher-end options available on the free agent market (one still
Day 2 of the St. Louis Cardinals Winter Warm Up was full of high profile players. We also got to see Marcell Ozuna for the first time. From up and coming prospects like Oscar Mercado to veterans like Adam Wainwright, this day had it all. Here are the biggest takeaways.
With the St. Louis Cardinals 2017 season in the rear view mirror, mercifully, there has already been a ton of speculation about what the Cardinals' front office should do to bolster their roster for a playoff run in 2018. According to Derrick Goold's piece in this Sunday's St. Louis Post
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
Every Saturday until the end of the minor league season we will present you with the past weeks top pitcher and position player at each affiliate. We will include a capsule at the end of each list on an under the radar performer that has had a very good week.
It was another strong day/night for the St. Louis Cardinals minor league affiliates on Wednesday. Three clubs were in action and three clubs were victorious, all by one run. Memphis beat Colorado Springs 2-1, Palm Beach topped Charlotte 8-7, and Peoria beat Quad Cities 3-2. It was an exciting night
On Thursday night in Memphis, John Mozeliak took part in a Q&A for paying customers at the Redbird Club in Autozone Park. I went ahead and bought a ticket, traveled to Memphis from St. Louis, recorded the interview, and will now provide you with the transcript. This Q&A touches on
It is apparent that the St. Louis Cardinals are comfortable with their roster heading into opening day. Internal solutions will fill the remaining open roles. While my major concern is the lack of outfield depth (sorry Tommy Pham), today my focus is on the bullpen, and specifically Tyler Lyons role