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Let me preface this post saying that I am a massive Jon Jay fan. If you asked me who my favorite Cardinal on the current roster was, it’s unanimously Jon Jay. With Allen Craig playing for the Red Sox now, he doesn’t even have a threat. I don’t even have to think about it. But I think it’s time for the Cardinals to trade Jon Jay while they can because … Continue reading
2014 Major League Stats: 4.66 ERA, 8 G, 9.2 IP, 1.24 WHIP 2014 Minor League Stats: 2.57 ERA, 44 G, 56 IP, 1.18 WHIP in AAA 2015 Role: Reliever for Triple-A Memphis Eric Fornataro had two cups of coffee in St. Louis this season, making his Major League debut on April 21st against the New York Mets, pitching a perfect 1-2-3 inning of relief work. He would go on to pitch two … Continue reading
2014 Major League Stats: 0-for-5, 1 BB, 6 G 2014 Minor League Stats: .360/.481/.547, 4 HR, 20 RBI in 31 G in AAA 2015 Role: Playing in Japan or for a Triple-A team When the Cardinals acquired Joey Butler last October, I pointed him out as a solid platoon outfielder for Jon Jay in center field. That seemed like a good option until the Cardinals acquired Peter Bourjos to do the exact same … Continue reading
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
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