The big question regarding the Cardinals going ahead is how will all of the assets they have fit into one roster. One thing that is for certain is that the biggest variable is the team’s most versatile player, Matt Carpenter.
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.
It was not too long ago that the mere mention of Jon Jay’s name sparked a conversation about every way that he could be replaced. Yet now, he the most unlikely (and occasionally most undesirable) catalyst of the year.
Now playing meaningful games in August and September for the first time in years, the Royals have made several moves recently to add depth to their team as they try to make the playoffs for the first time since 1985.
Speed kills and Jarrod Dyson has speed to burn.
The Royals finally crawled back to around .500, but they still have a lackluster offense.
The St. Louis Cardinals have one of the most balanced attacks in all of Major League Baseball. Their pitching staff leads in earned-run average, the defense has the fewest errors in baseball and the lineup is ranked fourth of the 30 teams, but every power-producing engine needs a spark plug.
Two of the most storied English Premier League clubs, Chelsea and Manchester City, will be in St. Louis this week for a historic exhibition match at Busch Stadium on Thursday, May 23rd.
Of all positions in the Cardinals system, first base is perhaps the one that developed the most unexpectedly. But how will the future play out overall at the position? And will the surplus of talent lead to moves being made at spot, or will other issues make the team gun shy about jumping to any conclusions still?
The most official, yet unofficial, annual holiday in St. Louis is here again: Opening Day. And this year, the return home of the Cardinals brings much into its fold, both traditional and not.