The St. Louis Cardinals knew rookie right-handed starting pitcher Shelby Miller had talent since they drafted him No. 19 overall in the 2009 draft, but others in baseball questioned if the Houston-native’s maturity level would allow him to succeed at the sport’s highest level.
The unofficial second half began Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals got back into action following the All Star Break.
No matter what you thought of Tony La Russa, one had to respect his ability to keep an entire roster sharp and ready to compete. There were no “Ripkens” on La Russa’s teams.
The St. Louis Cardinals entered the 2012 season with a potent, yet aging, offense that was prone to injuries.
The hits, or lack of hits, kept coming last week as the St. Louis Cardinals continued a rough stretch that included becoming the victim of the New York Mets first no-hitter in franchise history.
Questions about the health of the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals started popping up before the ink was dry on the contracts signed by Rafael Furcal and Carlos Beltran.
Decisions based on small sample sizes can kill you.
The staff ace is experiencing nerve irritation affecting his neck and throwing arm that has shut him down indefinitely, though as of now he will be treated with rest and strengthening exercises and surgery is not being discussed.
Not choosing Kyle McClellan to spot start may be due to more than just his appearance on the trade block this winter.
Yadier Molina is staying a Cardinal. So who’s the next player approaching free agency the Cardinals need to keep long-term?