The season of Adam Wainwright has taken some interesting parallels to what his complete body of work has displayed. It is the type of campaign that speaks to the legacy that Wainwright is in route to crafting: brilliant, yet underestimated.
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.
In this week’s edition of the Triple Play, I take a look back at how well (poorly?) I fared with my second-half predictions, plus I make some postseason predictions (because why not?), and more
Let’s just appreciate the greatness we have had the privilege of watching for the past 13 seasons. There will be plenty of time to debate Ichiro’s place in history after he has retired.
Have you noticed just how many ridiculously brilliant pitching performances there have been since the All-Star break?
This week’s edition of the Triple Play is a change-up: instead of looking back at the previous week, we look ahead and make some predictions for the rest of the season
It’s late June and the Royals are in first place. No, they aren’t at the top of their division nor are they leading the wild card race.
Is it too early to start thinking about the trade deadline? That used to be an easier question to answer.
No big-league pitcher has won more games than St. Louis Cardinals right-handed starter Lance Lynn in the past year-and-a-half, but that doesn’t mean Lynn has been the best pitcher in that time period.
This is the Adam Wainwright the St. Louis Cardinals think is worth $97.5 million for the next five years.