Youth has been served this season for the Cardinals, as the prophecy of their top ranked minor league system was fulfilled. But moving forward, there are even more young Birds that have a chance to make a breakthrough impact next season.
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
While a playoff spot this season is improbable for the Royals, a strong second half by Moustakas and Hosmer should have Royals fans feeling good about the future.
A day after major changes for both franchises, the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets completed a trade that alters the remainder of the season for both.
The Cardinals continued to make the future the present, by promoting second baseman Kolten Wong from Triple-A Memphis. While the long-term are clear, in an immediate sense, his presence is just as strategic as it is symbolic
The Kansas City Royals have caught fire after the All-Star break, winning 11 of 13 games and nine in a row after a 7-2 victory over the Twins on Thursday afternoon.
To say the first half of the season for the Cardinals was good would be a gross understatement. The parts create the sum, and here is the rank of the how each portion of the club played into the first half, 1-38
If you are a fan of the long ball, the Kansas City Royals may not be the team for you.
With Francoeur out and Giavotella in, the Royals still need to win games.
Entering the season, the St. Louis Cardinals wealth of top notch prospects was the spotlight of all organizations in baseball. But the season has proven that depth, not names, is truly the strength of the system.