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 […]
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…
Did Yadi Get Hurt Again?
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…
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…
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…
Here are the ground rules for playing at Angles Stadium in Anaheim. Dugout and Photographer Areas • Ball striking any forward facing green padded dugout or photographer well railing and rebounding onto playing field: In Play. • Ball striking or resting on padded flat area at the home plate end of the Angels’ dugout […]
LAA510 GAME NOTES for May 5, 2016
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 […]
Things aren’t going real well with the Major League club so I thought maybe a look at the Top 30 Prospects in the Cardinals organization might give me a “pick-me-up”. After looking through all of the numbers I found myself getting more depressed than excited for what is coming down the pipeline. However, we have […]
Memphis outlasted Omaha 8-6 as the offense came alive. Tommy Pham, on rehab assignment, went 1-for-2 with 2 runs batted in. Mike Ohlman and Matt Williams each had 2 RBI’s and Patrick Wisdom added two hits. Arturo Reyes pitched 5.1 innings and allowed 7 hits and five earned runs before giving way to […]
2016 Cardinals – What Went Wrong Analysis Things can change. Players can get hot. Managers can do things differently. Players from the Minor Leagues can be impactful. Organizations can make changes. All that is said to remind all of us that this is a very long season. But the facts are the facts on […]