First things first. The media types like Jim Hayes and Dan McLaughlin are going out of their way to make a media blitz yesterday and today that the Cardinals are not out of it. While I tend to agree that things are likely to get better, I also want to state the Cubs are very […]
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…
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 […]
The 1/8th point of the 2016 St. Louis Cardinals season has arrived. The Cardinals have certainly been a talking point with their wide array of lineups, and youngsters stepping up and succeeding. The Cardinals have also had numerous disappointments from several key members of the team. Here is a look inside the numbers at the […]
The Cardinals begin a series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. It’s good to know the rules that they are playing by. Here are the Ground Rules….. Arizona Diamondbacks — Chase Field Outfield Area • Batted ball in flight strikes fence of right field corner wall and leaves the field: Home Run. • Batted ball in flight […]