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A look at the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team from a GM perspective.

Why Allow Harper to Get a Pitch to Crank?


Face it, we all were thinking the same thing at the same time except for Mike Matheny and Derek Lilliquist. Why pitch to Bryce Harper? Don’t throw him a strike. Keep the ball down, very down. Even when he’s struggling at the plate, Bryce Harper knows how to put a good swing on a bad pitch […]

Did Yadi Get Hurt Again?

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  The Cubs fans here in Central Illinois are giddy and a few of the younger ones are becoming quite rude. You can’t have a baseball conversation with out them “digging into” Cardinals fans. I know, it’s a fact. they have been bad for a long team and now they are good. Likely, they are […]

Cardinals Fall- Minor League Results


The St. Louis Cardinals lost 3-1 to the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday evening. The bats were silently and the swings were horrid as many of them chased strike three out of the zone. At AAA-Memphis. David Washington led the offense with 3 hits but lost the game 10-3 moving their record to 15-21. JC Sulburan […]

Looking at the Schedule for the Homestand


The Cardinals embark on a 9-game homestand. First the Colorado Rockies come to town with a 19-18 record and are 1.5 games back of the National League West leading San Francisco Giants. Tuesday –  Bettis vs Garcia Wednesday Rusin vs Wainwright Thursday  Gray vs. Wacha   The weekend series is the Diamondbacks that are 17-23 […]

Minor League Action from Monday


  Here is a look at the Cardinals minor league affiliates from Monday night.   First of all, Peoria Chiefs had the day off and will begin on Tuesday at Kane County as Sandy Alcantara takes the hill. He is currently 3-2 with a 3.95 ERA on the season. Springfield got rained out at Hammons […]

Cardinals Conundrum Continues


Why can’t the Cardinals beat good teams? That is the conundrum.     The 2016 version of the St. Louis Cardinals is not very good. They are really poor on defense Let’s chat about that. We have a new, young shortstop and I am not real surprised he has issues with the field in the […]

Monday’s Minor League Action Results


  The Memphis Redbirds were 5-0 winners behind the stellar pitching of Arturo Reye. He pitched 6.2 innings and allowed 6 hits while walking none and fanning 5 batters in the game. Ryan Sherriff took over and Juan Gonzalez followed him to the mound to preserve the shutout. Alberto Rosario had 3 hits and Patrick […]

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