The St. Louis Cardinals have struggled at the plate so far in 2017, however that doesn't have to be the case throughout the remainder of the season. Royals first baseman, Eric Hosmer will be a free agent at season's end and it doesn't appear he will be a part of their long-term plans. [caption id="attachment_97090" align="alignleft" width="437"] Jun 13, 2017; San Francisco, CA, USA; Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric
The St. Louis Cardinals are set to enter the 2017 season with a talented team. The only problem, the Chicago Cubs are still in the NL Central. But the Cards and their fans need not worry about that right now. Spring Training is here and they simply need to stay focused on their own business. With Spring games now underway, the Cardinals will get a look at some new faces.
If you have not heard the news, big-time pitching prospect Alex Reyes of the St. Louis Cardinals has at least a partial tear of his UCL (ulnar collateral Ligament) in his right elbow. The right-hander is seeking a second opinion on the the injury, but the most likely outcome will be that the promising rookie will be needing Tommy John Surgery. That would end his 2017 season before it even
You can never have too much starting pitching. When it comes to the St. Louis Cardinals, the 2017 they are set to enter the upcoming MLB season with a slight abundance of starting arms. For a team like the Cardinals, such a luxury will lead to a little extra competition during Spring Training. They actually felt they had enough depth to trade Jamie Garcia to the Atlanta Braves earlier this
When the St. Louis Cardinals take the field for the 2017 MLB season, the lineup will look a little different compared to last season. The biggest difference being long-time Cardinal Matt Holliday is gone and now wearing Yankee pinstripes and former Cubs' center fielder Dexter Fowler will now be donning the Cardinal red. Matt Carpenter looks for a fully healthy season as he takes over as the everyday first baseman's
The St. Louis Cardinals are coming off a season that left them and their fans disappointed, as they failed to earn a playoff birth. Despite finishing with am 86-76 record, good for second in the NL Central, the team was on the outside looking in when things mattered. They finished 17.5 games behind the World Series champs, the Chicago Cubs, and never really had a chance to win the division.
As promised earlier this week, we are back to talking about Michael Wacha of the St. Louis Cardinals. To start the week, we discussed a possible deal that would send Wacha from the Cardinals to the Miami Marlins for Marcell Ozuna, which you can read here. But today we will look at a different angle, one that is certainly worth monitoring if Wacha stays in St. Louis. As things stand
While the winter is known for cold temperatures, snow and the lack of baseball, there is something that keeps MLB fans content between the free agent signings and trades their teams make. And that is the constant flow of rumors that are flying around at this time, with names being bandied about and associated with numerous teams. It is these rumors that get baseball fans minds spinning. They get to
The St. Louis Cardinals have added strength to their bullpen. It was reported earlier this morning that the Cardinals had acquired Left-handed pitcher Zach Duke from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for OF Charlie Tilson. This trade helps the Cardinals a lot because they have had bullpen problems as of late and are currently tied with the Miami Marlins for the 2nd Wild Card spot. Zach Duke has had
We see so many good, hard-throwing pitchers in our minor leagues today, that we're almost inundated with high-90s fastballs and dazzling breaking balls. No joke: of the top 20 prospects on the MLB.com Top 100 Prospect List, 8 of them are young, high-ceiling pitchers with plus velocity and plus breaking balls. As we see the trend of pitchers going from Wainwright-esque, Halladay-like finesse guys to flame-throwing beasts in the mould