Exit Interview: Mark Ellis

2014 Major League Stats: ..180/.253/.213, 0 HR, 12 RBI in 73 games 2014 Minor League Stats: 1-for-3, 1 R 2015 Role: Bench player in the Major Leagues Mark Ellis signed with the Cardinals this year, turning down longer offers and guaranteed playing time, in the hopes of winning his first World Series. He was here […] Read More

Exit Interview: Tyler Lyons

2014 Major League Stats: 4.42 ERA, 11 G, 36.2 IP, 1.20 WHIP 2014 Minor League Stats: 4.43 ERA, 15 G, 83.1 IP, 1.38 WHIP in AA/AAA 2015 Role: Reliever for the St. Louis Cardinals Tyler Lyons served his second season as the Cardinals' main spot starter before reverting to a reliever late in the year. […] Read More

Exit Interview: Daniel Descalso

2014 Major League Stats: .242/.333/.311, 0 HR, 10 RBI in 104 G 2015 Role: Bench player in the Major Leagues It was a tough year for Daniel Descalso in 2014. He'd been used to getting 350+ plate appearances all around the infield and didn't even get 200 this year, in large part to a reduced […] Read More

Exit Interview: Randy Choate

2014 Major League Stats: 4.50 ERA, 61 G, 36.0 IP, 1.11 WHIP 2015 Role: Reliever in the Major Leagues It was a tough season for Randy Choate. When he signed with the Cardinals before the 2013 season, many of us breathed a sigh of relief as the Cardinals finally had an elite LOOGY for the […] Read More

Exit Interview: Tony Cruz

2014 Major League Stats: .200/.270/.259, 1 HR in 50 G 2014 Minor League Stats: 1-for-5 in 2 G in AA 2015 Role: Backup catcher for the St. Louis Cardinals If you've read my blog for long, you know I'm not Tony Cruz's biggest fan. The reasons why were illustrated a little bit this season when Yadier Molina went […] Read More

Exit Interview: Nick Greenwood

2014 Major League Stats: 4.75 ERA, 19 G, 36 IP, 1.14 WHIP 2014 Minor League Stats: 3.02 ERA, 27 G, 50.2 IP, 1.03 WHIP 2015 Role: Reliever for Triple-A Memphis Nick Greenwood was one of those players who I had high hopes for, but never seemed to be chosen to make the leap to the majors. Since he […] Read More

Exit Interview: Randal Grichuk

2014 Major League Stats: .245/.278/.400, 3 HR in 47 G 2014 Minor League Stats: .259/.311/.493, 25 HR in 108 G in AAA 2015 Role: Outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals When Randal Grichuk arrived in the trade that send David Freese and Fernando Salas to the Angels, he was the overlooked player. By the end of the season, […] Read More

Exit Interview: Joe Kelly

2014 Major League Stats: 4.20 ERA, 17 G, 96.1 IP, 1.35 WHIP for STL/BOS 2014 Minor League Stats: 2.61 ERA, 3 G, 10.1 IP, 1.36 WHIP in AAA 2015 Role: Starting Pitcher for the Boston Red Sox Joe Kelly was one of everyone's favorite Cardinals pitchers. The fun-loving character was a joy to have around, so it made sense when his […] Read More