Yearly Archives: 2014

Exit Interview: Keith Butler

2014 Major League Stats: 2 G, 2.0 IP, 6 ER, 6 H, 1 BB 2014 Minor League Stats: 0.84 ERA, 9 G, 10.2 IP, 0.94 WHIP in AAA 2015 Role: Rehabbing from Tommy John Keith Butler was expected to be one of those guys that played a pivotal role as the 4th or 5th right handed reliever out of the bullpen this season for St. Louis, but that role never developed for him. He … Continue reading

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Exit Interview: George Kottaras

2014 Major League Stats: .233/.351/.533, 3 HR, 5 RBI in 18 games 2014 Minor League Stats: .190/.284/.345, 4 HR, 13 RBI in 27 games in AAA 2015 Role: Backup catcher in the Majors After the injury to Yadier Molina, the Cardinals claimed George Kottaras off waivers from the Indians to give themselves a veteran backup option for Tony Cruz. He would start just one game with St. Louis and catch a total off … Continue reading

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The organizational vision for 2015 begins to focus

John Mozeliak and Mike Matheny spoke to the media this afternoon to discuss a little bit about how the season ended, but mainly where the club goes from here to prepare for the 2015 season. As a result of today’s discussion we now have begun to get a clearer picture of where Mozeliak intends to take the club over the offseason and what it’s goals are. We heard from Bill … Continue reading

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Exit Interview: Sam Tuivailala

2014 Major League Stats: 2 G, 1.0 IP, 4 ER, 5 H, 2 BB 2014 Minor League Stats: 3.15 ERA, 48 G, 60.0 IP, 1.25 WHIP in A/AA/AAA 2015 Role: Reliever for Triple-A Memphis A fast riser this season, Samuel Tuivailala started his season with High A Palm Beach. He got promoted in July to Double-A Springfield and then briefly to Triple-A Memphis at the end of the season. Once Memphis’ … Continue reading

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Exit Interview: Tommy Pham

2014 Major League stats: 0-for-2, 2 K 2014 Minor League stats: .324/.395/.491, 10 HR, 44 RBI in 104 games in AAA 2015 Role: Outfield for Triple-A Memphis Tommy Pham parlayed a career minor league season into a September call-up this year. After hitting .286 between Springfield and Memphis last season, he broke out this year in a crowded Memphis outfield that included at times Oscar Taveras, Randal Grichuk, and Stephen Piscotty. … Continue reading

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