Are Craig’s RBI numbers sustainable?

I've heard El Maquino, in fact we had a discussion about it tonight, and others claim that Allen Craig's RBI pace from 2012 is unsustainable because he had runners on base ahead of him 47% of the time. So I wanted to do some digging. The statistic being used seemed like one of those that […] Read More

Memphis Redbirds begin play tonight

The Triple-A Memphis Redbirds will begin their 2013 season tonight at Auto Zone Park against the Oklahoma City Redhawks, an affiliate of the Houston Astros. Major league third baseman David Freese will be in town, expected to begin a rehab stint this weekend, which will be a treat for Memphis fans. John Gast, talked about […] Read More

Cards drop series to Diamondbacks

It was a pretty weird series against the Diamondbacks and it was capped off by a marathon game that sent most Cardinal fans to bed before completion. There's a good energy around the Diamondbacks already just three games into the season. My favorite hockey team, the Ottawa Senators, have been calling themselves the "Pesky Sens" […] Read More

Cards lock up Adam Wainwright

After an offseason of uncertainty around Adam Wainwright's future with the Cardinals, the team put that to rest today, introducing Wainwright's new deal. The team's number one pitcher put ink on a reported 5 year, $97 million extension that will keep the 31 year old righthander in Cardinal red through 2018. He'll be 37 the […] Read More

Cardinals release Ronny Cedeno

In a surprise move to me, the St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have unconditionally released shortstop Ronny Cedeno. The move leaves Pete Kozma uncontested as the primary shortstop entering the season and opens up a spot on the bench which is expected to be filled by slugging first baseman Matt Adams. Cedeno, 30, […] Read More

Position Battle: Starting Pitcher #5

With the Cardinals getting into the final two weeks of camp, the final jostling for spots on the roster are beginning to take shape. For the Cardinals they have a handful of positions up for grabs. There's the fifth spot in the rotation that is up for grabs after Chris Carpenter's injury. There's a bullpen […] Read More

Conversations w/ C70: Episode 31

I had the pleasure on Friday evening of being the latest victim of Daniel Shoptaw's (C70 at the Bat) podcast, Conversations with C70. We talked about how I became a baseball fan, some of my favorite baseball memories, blogging, and the current state of the Cardinals. You can hit up the podcast below. http://cardinal70.podomatic.com/entry/2013-03-16T18_14_34-07_00 […] Read More

Furcal injury opens door

"The sky is falling!" That's been the common sentiment I've seen over the last couple days,  since the news came that shortstop Rafael Furcal is still feeling the effects of the elbow injury he sustained last season and has been shut down. News came out yesterday that he's going to Dr. James Andrews for a […] Read More