Garcia likely done for the year

The St. Louis Cardinals announced that they have removed Jaime Garcia from the National League Divisional Series roster for the remainder of the series. In his place, the team will add Shelby Miller. This means that Garcia is ineligible to play in the National League Championship Series, should the team advance past the Washington Nationals. After Monday evening’s game Garcia received an MRI exam. Tuesday that exam revealed inflammation and … Continue reading

Posted in Team News | Tagged , | Comments Off on Garcia likely done for the year

Ridiculous playoff game scheduling

The National Football League doesn’t do it. The National Basketball Association doesn’t do it. The National Hockey League doesn’t do it. So why does Major League Baseball continue to do it? Game 2 of the National League Divisional Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Washingon Nationals began at 4:30 pm Eastern time on a Monday. The game was in St. Louis, so that means that the game actually … Continue reading

Posted in Columns | Tagged | Comments Off on Ridiculous playoff game scheduling

Offense shows up in Game 2

The St. Louis Cardinals entered Monday evening’s game down 0-1 to the Washington Nationals in a unique National League Division Series. Depending on the outcome of the game, they may have had to head to Washington needing to sweep the next three games at Nationals Park. Out of the gate Cardinals’ starter Jaime Garcia struggled with his command early in the game. He walked two in the top of the … Continue reading

Posted in Game Recaps | Tagged | Comments Off on Offense shows up in Game 2

Cardinals lose a tight Game 1

It’s been a theme for the Cardinals all season. Missed opportunities. The most glaring from this afternoon being a bases loaded situation in the bottom of the seventh with no outs. Ground balls from Allen Craig and Yadier Molina ended the inning without the Cardinals scoring to extend their 2-1 lead. At that point, the momentum swung firmly in the direction of the Nationals. In the top of the eighth, … Continue reading

Posted in Game Recaps | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Cardinals lose a tight Game 1

Rotations, rosters set for NLDS

The rosters and rotations were set today for the National League Divisonal Series between the Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals today. For the Cardinals, they will add Adam Wainwright, Jaime Garcia, and Chris Carpenter to the roster. The three were left off of the Wild Card Game roster as they would not be being used in the game. In exchange, LHP Sam Freeman, catcher Bryan Anderson, and shortstop … Continue reading

Posted in Team News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Rotations, rosters set for NLDS