Tag Archives: St. Louis Cardinals

Posted on August 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The St. Louis Cardinals are continuing the growing trend of moving prominent starting pitchers to the bullpen. However, this move is more strategic than punitive. The club has announced that Carlos Martinez will spend the rest of the season in the bullpen once he returns from the […]

Posted on July 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The St. Louis Cardinals have made sure all-star weekend gets off to an interesting start. Well, unless your manager Mike Matheny. The Cardinals fired Matheny Saturday night following the team’s loss to the Reds. Hitting coach John Mabry and assistant hitting coach Bill Mueller have also been let […]

Posted on June 21, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine In what has become a recurring theme this season, the St. Louis Cardinals have placed another pitcher on the DL. Michael Wacha is the latest to hit the injured list. The Cardinals placed Wacha on the 10-day DL Thursday because of a strained oblique. The move comes […]

Posted on June 7, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After four innings and one start, the 2018 season is over for St. Louis Cardinals prospect Alex Reyes. The team announced Wednesday night that Reyes has undergone surgery to reattach a tendon in his right lat. Recovery time for the surgery is six months, effectively ending his […]

Posted on June 5, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine As they fight for the top spot in the uber-competitive NL Central, the St. Louis Cardinals are about to add two all-stars to their roster. On Tuesday, the Cardinals activated both ace Carlos Martinez and catcher Yadier Molina from the DL. The St. Louis roster continues to […]

Posted on May 30, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Wednesday began with a great deal of optimism for the St. Louis Cardinals. The team’s top prospect Alex Reyes made his long-awaited return from Tommy John surgery. Reyes started off well, tossing four scoreless innings against the Milwaukee Brewers. However, the club’s optimism over Reyes’ return was soon […]

Posted on May 18, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The injuries are coming fast and furious for the St. Louis Cardinals. The latest player added to the DL is starting shortstop Paul DeJong. The Cardinals placed DeJong on the 10-day DL on Friday with a broken left hand. DeJong suffered the injury in the 8th inning […]

Posted on May 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Injuries continue to run rampant in Major League Baseball, and on Thursday, yet another ace landed on the DL. The St. Louis Cardinals have placed Carlos Martinez on the 10-day DL because of a lat injury. The extent of the injury is unclear at this time, but […]

Posted on May 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine On Saturday, the St. Louis Cardinals saw three players leave their win over the Cubs due to injury. Now at least one of those players is going to the DL. Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak announced Sunday morning that catcher Yadier Molina is expected to miss […]

Posted on March 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The St. Louis Cardinals have endured back-to-back seasons without making the playoffs for the first time since 2008. As a result, they’ve been quite busy this offseason, as they attempt to catch up to the Chicago Cubs in the NL Central. But will those moves be enough […]

Posted on March 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Slowly but surely, the top free agents left on the market are finding a home. The latest is starting pitcher Lance Lynn. Multiple reports have confirmed that the Minnesota Twins have agreed to sign Lynn to a one-year deal worth $12 million. Signing Lynn figures to be […]

Posted on February 12, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine As the St. Louis Cardinals continue to rebuild their bullpen for the 2018 season, they’ve added another name to the mix. The Cardinals have reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with veteran righty Bud Norris. The deal is worth $3 million plus incentives. Norris has had plenty […]

Posted on February 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine With Yu Darvish signing with the Cubs, the free agent market finally has some movement at the top. The next domino to fall figures to be former Cubs starter Jake Arrieta. Earlier this offseason, the Twins and Brewers were the perceived favorites to sign him. That may […]

Posted on February 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Of all the free agents that remain unsigned, one of the most overlooked has been former St. Louis Cardinals starter Lance Lynn. Before he missed all of 2016 because of Tommy John surgery, he was one of the most consistent pitchers in baseball. He also bounced back […]

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