Monthly Archives: March 2011

Game 1: Padres 5, Cardinals 3

It was a game that the Cardinals had every opportunity to win. Chris Carpenter turned in 7 stellar innings for the Cards, but that wasn’t enough for the bullpen to hold on. Or the offense to secure the win. The same issues that plagued the Cardinals last season reared their ugly heads once again. Base running miscues and defensive mistakes cost the Cards this one. During the first seven innings, … Continue reading

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2011 Predictions

AL East Winner – Redsox (#1 Seed) AL Central Winner – Tigers AL West Winner – Rangers AL Wildcard – Rays NL East Winner – Phillies (#1 Seed) NL Central Winner – Cardinals NL West Winner – Rockies NL Wildcard – Braves NL Winner – Rockies AL Winner – Redsox WS Winner – Rockies (in 6 games) WS MVP – Tulo AL MVP – Longoria NL MVP – Pujols AL … Continue reading

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Opening Day Lineup Revealed!

The Post-Dispatch has posted the Cardinals’ planned Opening Day lineup for tomorrow’s afternoon game against the San Diego Padres. You can catch the game at 3:15 pm Cardinals time (central time zone) on ESPN. The Cardinals will be facing the Padres’ Tim Stauffer tomorrow. Stauffer, 28, has racked up some service time on the major league roster, but has been unable to stick. However, last season he posted a 1.85 … Continue reading

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Opening Day Roster Set

According to Derrick Goold, the final two players have been sent out of major league camp to set the Cardinals’ Opening Day roster. Those two players would be Fernando Salas and Nick Stavinoha. Salas, 25, was heavily expected to get the final bullpen spot after Miguel Batista secured the first open bullpen spot. In Spring Training, Salas posted a 0.73 ERA over his 12.1 innings and a 0.89 WHIP with … Continue reading

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Youngsters in Spring Training

As Spring Training Winds down and all the Cardinals’ fans are itching for Opening Day let’s take a look back at how our youngsters did in Spring Training. The future of the Cards will include many of these guys, so it’s always nice to know the names, what they bring to the table and how close to the majors they are. Keep in mind it is a small sample size, … Continue reading

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