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Cardinals Hacking Scandal: John Mozeliak and company get off easy

Cardinals Hacking Scandal: John Mozeliak and company get off easy

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Finally, we have clarity on the St. Louis Cardinals hacking scandal. Six months after Chris Correa (evidently, the lone bad wolf)  plead guilty in a federal court to hacking the Houston Astros database of prospect info, among other things, MLB has handed the Cardinals organization its punishment. The Cardinals have been fined $2 million (the max […]

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St. Louis Cardinals: It’s Time To Try A 6-Man Rotation

St. Louis Cardinals: It’s Time To Try A 6-Man Rotation

| January 23, 2017 | 4 Comments

Photo courtesy: Associated Press, MLB.com Different is not bad, it’s just different. Heading into the 2017 season, the St. Louis Cardinals are by far the team with the best depth at starting pitching. In fact, I would say that they have the best rotation in the National League. Take a minute to consider the number […]

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The top starting pitchers in the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system

The top starting pitchers in the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system

| December 20, 2016 | 1 Comment

Over the next couple of weeks, I am going to profile each position group in the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system. I will rank the players based on their future contributions at the major league level. Players with MLB experience will be left out. As several players play multiple positions, I will put them […]

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St. Louis Cardinals: Dexter Fowler comps should be a concern

St. Louis Cardinals: Dexter Fowler comps should be a concern

| December 15, 2016 | 1 Comment

St. Louis Cardinals fans rejoiced last week when it was finally announced that general manager John Mozeliak was able to land his big fish, Dexter Fowler. Mozeliak certainly pushed some of his own boundaries with this deal, extending Fowler to five-years at a price tag of $82.5 million to bring him to St. Louis. The […]

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St. Louis Cardinals: Evaluating the highest risks

St. Louis Cardinals: Evaluating the highest risks

| December 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

As the St. Louis Cardinals prepare for the upcoming 2017 season, the club has made two significant upgrades in reliever Brett Cecil and outfielder Dexter Fowler. While the club looks to be in a better position right now, December 13th, than they were when the ’16 season ended, there are still several high risks to […]

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St. Louis Cardinals: Finding a comparison for top prospects

St. Louis Cardinals: Finding a comparison for top prospects

| December 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

Everyone enjoys playing the “comparison” game. A game where you try to find a current major leaguer to compare to a current minor leaguer. I get these questions frequently and I get it. Fans want a quick snapshot of what to expect from to prospects. While I don’t really think it’s fair to the prospect, […]

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Ranking the outfielders in the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system

Ranking the outfielders in the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system

| December 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over the next couple of weeks, I am going to profile each position group in the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system. I will rank the players based on their future contributions at the major league level. Players with MLB experience will be left out. As several players play multiple positions, I will put them […]

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St. Louis Cardinals: What happens to Harrison Bader?

St. Louis Cardinals: What happens to Harrison Bader?

| December 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The St. Louis Cardinals made a significant splash in free-agency with the signing of outfielder Dexter Fowler on Friday. While terms haven’t been disclosed at the time of this publication, it appears the length of the deal could be 5 years. This puts a pretty significant dent in Harrison Bader‘s path to the major leagues. […]

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St. Louis Cardinals: A look at Rule 5 gains and losses

St. Louis Cardinals: A look at Rule 5 gains and losses

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The highlight (at least for me, anyway) of MLB’s Winter Meetings, is the Rule 5 Draft, which is held on the Thursday of the week of the meetings. Basically, the Rule 5 Draft is a way for career minor leaguers to get a fresh start with a new organization in hopes of seeing MLB time. […]

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St. Louis Cardinals: Seung-hwan Oh’s price just sky rocketed

St. Louis Cardinals: Seung-hwan Oh’s price just sky rocketed

| December 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

As St. Louis Cardinals fans sit around, frustrated with the lack of action taken by general manger John Mozeliak, there is plenty that can be learned from this “Hot Stove” season. As rumors continue to swirl around the St. Louis Cardinals and what they might still do to fill a gap in the outfield, improve […]

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