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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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MLB Hall of Fame: A look at the 10 best players

MLB Hall of Fame: A look at the 10 best players

| December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Voting is currently underway for the MLB Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The class will be elected by selected members of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) who have been on the beat for at least 10 years. A player can stay on the ballot for up 10 years, then he goes to […]

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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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Roo Review: Kolten Wong, Harrison Bader, Dexter Fowler

Roo Review: Kolten Wong, Harrison Bader, Dexter Fowler

| December 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

After having The Roo’s best week last week, we shattered our week old record again this week. December has already been the best month the Roo has ever had. This past week, Corey wrote about Kolten Wong, Seung Hwan Oh, and much More. I covered the impact Dexter Fowler will have on Harrison Bader, while […]

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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: Looking back at the 2016 draft class

St. Louis Cardinals: Looking back at the 2016 draft class

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2016 St. Louis Cardinals draft was the first for new Scouting Director, and former Cardinal, Randy Flores. Flores brought stability to the scouting department after the departure of Chris Correa, who was terminated for his role in the hacking of the Houston Astros. This change of leadership at the top of the scouting department […]

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St. Louis Cardinals: The art of trading top prospects

St. Louis Cardinals: The art of trading top prospects

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

As the 2016 MLB Winter Meetings reach their halfway point on Wednesday, rumors are circulating at a frenzied pace. The St. Louis Cardinals have been named in quite a few rumors involving the trading of top prospects, something that I like to compare to visiting the dentist in that if you want to succeed (be […]

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