While success has been the constant for the 2015 St. Louis Cardinals, so has been the ever-present element of doing it in spite of a crucial injury. It begs the question: have the Cardinals still managed to be lucky in loss?
Over the weekend, there will be an opportunity to see baseball at is absolute most stereo-typically, nostalgic. The St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals will face off in a … Read More
Day 2 of the Cardinals Care Winter Warm Up, the unofficial kick-off event to Cardinal baseball season, will get underway shortly at the Hyatt Regency in downtown St. Louis. The … Read More
The rumor mill regarding the Cardinals and Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price is spinning at a nearly 24 hour a day pace now as the trade deadline approaches. However, one thing is for certain: the team has not had a clearer and more present need to swing a major move than it does now in several years.
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.
From a string of uncanny, timely pitching performances, to just the right hits to get by, they have found a seamless way to survive. However, on Wednesday night in Boston, those seams popped and the Cardinal chances quickly followed suit.
For all that can be said about Matt Holliday, one thing that can’t be taken from him is his flair for the moment. In considering criticism of him, it is as important to measure the body of work, as it is the moment.
Down 2-1, and faced with nothing elimination games ahead in their Divisional Series match up with the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Cardinals find themselves in a familiar place.
The situation at the back end of the Cardinals’ bullpen four years later is nearly exactly the same.
The loss of the designated hitter in their return to National League play might actually help the team.