Fernando Salas: The Unsung Hero

I heard it again today after the Cardinals optioned Mitchell Boggs to Memphis. "Alright Boggs down, now can we get rid of Salas?" And I have to say that I really don't understand the dislike of Fernando Salas by a large portion of the fan base. I see it often, people wishing Salas wasn't a […] Read More

Boggs optioned, Martinez gets the call

Thursday night's struggles were apparently the final straw for the Cardinals' organization. Getting the call in the 7th inning to help get Joe Kelly out of a mess, Mitchell Boggs proceeded to walk the first two batters he faced, allowing Milwaukee to score their third run of the ballgame. Trevor Rosenthal came in at that […] Read More

Mozeliak makes bullpen move

Yesterday was the UCB trip to the ballpark where select members received the opportunity to have a brief Q&A session with John Mozeliak and Bill DeWitt III. My question for the team's General Manager would have been when do the bullpen issues reach critical mass and require the team to start making moves? The answer? […] Read More

ESPN’s Best Pitchers?

ESPN posted this image to their Baseball Tonight Facebook page tonight with the caption, "The best pitcher in baseball is ____?" I just want to know how anyone with any knowledge of baseball kept a straight face while creating and then posting this graphic. I get what they were doing. These are all pitchers who have […] Read More

Matt Adams hits the DL

Matt Adams' hot start will have to wait for its next chance to burn as the Cardinals announced today that they have placed him on the 15 day disabled list retroactive to April 22nd. Adams had complained about tightness in his back and visited the club doctor yesterday to review the injury. Apparently it's bad […] Read More

UCB Radio Hour 4/24/2013

Kevin Reynolds and I host this week's UCB Radio Hour and bore you all to death with harrowingly awkward subject changes or a whole hour on Mike Matheny's mangerial development. It could go either way. Check out the podcast below. UCB Radio Hour for April 24, 2013 […] Read More

Nationals fans are doing it wrong

Last night it was quite active on Twitter and he even got boos in the stadium, the Nationals fans hate Pete Kozma. And all I can do is laugh about it. It's like, what did Pete Kozma ever do to them? Only got a critical hit to beat them in Game 5 of last season's National […] Read More

Should Lance Lynn move to closer?

It's easier to make a defense for Lance Lynn staying in the rotation after he tossed 7 innings of 1-hit baseball opposite a guy who makes 50 times what he does in a year. But even without that game, his merits and performance stand on its own over the last season as to why he […] Read More