Series Notes @ San Diego

I know, one more game to go but with the events of the last two nights, I couldn't wait any longer! While the Cardinals offense has not been prolific over the last two nights in San Diego, it's gotten the job done and that's the important part. Albert Pujols ended his homerless streak on Monday […] Read More

Cox promoted to Springfield

The Cards top pick from the 2010 MLB Draft, Zack Cox, was promoted from Palm Beach (High A) to Springfield (AA) today. In a corresponding move Niko Vasquez (2008 3rd Rdr) was demoted to Palm Beach. This move shouldn't come as any big surprise as we signed Cox to a ML deal with a reported […] Read More

Schumaker back from the DL

Skip Schumaker will return tonight from his month long trip on the disabled list. The question facing the team is who makes a road trip to Memphis. I can already hear the cries for Ryan Franklin to be finding a new home, but the team is standing behind him and I understand that. Ryan Franklin […] Read More

April Approval Ratings

This year's monthly project continues with April's Cardinals' Approval Ratings. Once again I questioned Cardinals' fans on their satisfaction with current Cardinals' players on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most satisfied and 1 being the least satisfied. Response was about equal with the preseason approval ratings, however I did lose […] Read More

Kozma up, Punto to DL

Somehow I missed this news today. I heard rumblings of Pete Kozma getting the call, but hadn't seen anything on it. However, here it is.Nick Punto is headed to the DL for the second time this season. This time for what the Post-Dispatch describes as a "strain near his right elbow." That's trouble for the […] Read More

Quad City River Bandits at Busch

Exciting news for prospect geeks like myself came out semi-recently that the Quad City River Bandits (Cards Low A affiliate) were playing Kane County Cougars (Royals Low A affiliate) at Busch Stadium on Thursday, May 26th. Tickets are all GA and are $10 and all concessions are half price. The more exciting news is Carlos […] Read More

Game 43 Notes: Cardinals 2, Phillies 1

Jaime Garcia picks up no decision for the fourth time this season as he baffled the Phillies and held them to just 5 runs. Meanwhile Lance Berkman provided the walk off hit as I turned to my brother and said, "If we don't score in this inning (that started with bases loaded, none out) we […] Read More

Game 42 Notes: Cardinals 3, Phillies 1

The Cardinals successfully christened by new television as Jake Westbrook out-dueled Cliff Lee in a surprising pitcher's duel against Philadelphia tonight on ESPN.After his worst start of the season, Jake Westbrook turned in one of his best. He went 7 innings and allowed just 4 hits and 3 walks while holding Philadelphia to just the one run […] Read More