Author Archives: Jon Doble

About Jon Doble

Jon Doble has been writing about the St. Louis Cardinals since 2010. You can follow him on Twitter at @JonDobleRBD. He also runs a Cardinals forum called RedbirdTalk and you can listen to him host UCB Radio every fourth Wednesday night of the month. Redbird Dugout is a member of the United Cardinal Bloggers.

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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Exit Interview: Audry Perez

2014 Major League Stats: 1 PA, 1 BB 2014 Minor League Stats: .292/.298/.419, 6 HR, 33 RBI in 62 games in AAA 2015 Role: Catcher in the minor leagues Audry Perez made his Major League debut this season with the Cardinals as a stop-gap until the team figured out what to do after Yadier Molina went down with injury. He only managed to play two innings behind the plate during this … Continue reading

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Exit Interview: Jorge Rondon

2014 Major League Stats: 0.00 ERA, 1 G, 1 IP, 1.000 WHIP 2014 Minor League Stats: 3.03 ERA, 51 G, 62.1 IP, 1.27 WHIP in AAA 2015 Role: Reliever for Triple-A Memphis Jorge Rondon made the trip to St. Louis a few times this season, yet only found his way out of the bullpen once where he walked a batter, but otherwise threw a quiet inning of work. Despite being … Continue reading

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NLCS Game 4 Preview: STL @ SFG

The Cardinals found themselves down four runs early in Tuesday night’s game in San Francisco, thanks to a misplayed ball by Randal Grichuk in the bottom of the first. But it was Grichuk’s home run in the top of the seventh that pulled the Cardinals even with the Giants with two innings of regulation baseball yet to play. Neither team would score and that would send the game into extras. There’s … Continue reading

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Molina’s loss could be trouble

As Yadier Molina grimaced in pain with every swing in the sixth inning, Cardinals fans watched and waited with bated breath, as they were hoping it was something temporary. The team’s most valuable player had to stay in the game. How could the Cardinals win without him? With the pronouncement of a strained left oblique injury, that’s the question fans are asking themselves this morning. Even the team is likely … Continue reading

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