In the unlikely event of a water landing, your seat cushion may be used as a flotation device…or as a weapon to bludgeon someone.
The Cardinals are now well past the technical halfway point of the season, but the ceremonial one that is the All-Star Break is still ahead. With that coming, it is a fair time to assess where the individual parts of the team stand thus far, via the time tested and approved method: the good old grade card.
Over the last week, the Cardinals have made two moves that have locked up and solidified the left side of the infield for years to come.
Follow the third and final Cardinals Winter Warm Up Progressive Blog here today. Comments from Mike Matheny, Matt Holliday and Michael Wacha, among others, to come.
To kick off Cardinals Winter Warm Up weekend, the official announcement of the forthcoming Cardinals Hall of Fame was made, including inductee plans, both past and to come.
Everything from Day One of the Cardinals Winter Warm Up, including player comments, event happening and breaking news.
While the Cardinals will host the annual Winter Warm Up event this weekend in downtown St. Louis, they will also take to the road for the first time this calendar year via the Cardinal Caravan.
While much of the success that a team has comes from its own preparation, what goes on around them also plays a huge factor. The Cardinals have been among the most successful clubs at concisely addressing their needs this winter, but how has the rest of the National League Central done?
It was a day of coming and going for the Cardinals as a franchise on Wednesday. General Manager John Mozeliak announced that the organization was furthering its leadership on the bench with Mike Matheny, while also making official that Chris Carpenter would be retiring from professional baseball as well.
As the St. Louis Cardinals face the final weekend of the National League Championship Series, and the baseball year as a whole rolls into its final go around shortly, the show still goes on, regardless of outcome.