Tag Archives: Lance Lynn

Lynn’s trip to the DL is concering

With the Cardinals’ history in the diagnosis of arm issues and the current state of their roster, Lance Lynn being placed on the 15 day DL by the Cardinals is extremely concerning. The official diagnosis was a forearm strain after having experienced some discomfort in his last couple starts. He had left the team and returned to St. Louis to undergo an MRI to help diagnose the issue. In Lynn’s … Continue reading

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Win or lose, Lynn was the right call

I’ve spent quite a bit of time this evening defending Mike Matheny‘s decision to let Lance Lynn start this game over Shelby Miller or Joe Kelly, and I don’t usually find myself in the business of defending Matheny either. In the end, it didn’t work out as the Lynn struggled through the game, allowing 5 earned runs over 4 1/3 innings of work. The main complaint was that Lynn can’t … Continue reading

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Wainwright, Lynn announced as starters

Mike Matheny announced today that Adam Wainwright and Lance Lynn will start games one and two, respectively, of the National League Divisional Series. The Cardinals are home in St. Louis where they await the winner of tonight’s NL Wild Card between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds. It represents a change in the order of the rotation as we enter the playoffs as Lynn had been scheduled to start on days … Continue reading

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Three questions entering the postseason

On Sunday afternoon the St. Louis Cardinals put the finishing touches on their 2013 campaign that saw them finish with a 97-65 record, good for best in the National League. For a team that spent most of the first half of the season in that position before floundering mid-summer, it was a happy ending. The team, however, will enter postseason play for the tenth time in the last fourteen seasons … Continue reading

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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 4 wins and 0 losses. Which we all know is the end-all-be-all of pitching statistics … Continue reading

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