Saturday marked the annual Progressive Game Blog collaboration by the United Cardinal Bloggers, where a host of the member site from the UCB come together to cover a game, frame by frame. Here at I70, we were assigned the second inning and ninth inning, with me carrying the front end. Coming into the second inning, the Cardinals had just scored the first run of the game and carried a 1-0 lead.
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 mid-summer, mid-America, early summer, regional rivalry-based series between two teams that are by and large based in the fundamentals that make the game great. It will be the first time that two clubs have ever met while both have been in first place in their...
the clear cut Cardinal who stands to benefit the most is Peter Bourjos. With a path clear to an uncontested everyday opportunity, it is the best chance that the speedy glovesmith will likely have to show that what he can completely offer on a daily basis.
The Cardinal starting rotation has been its hallmark unit over the past few years, as it has annually produced among the top starting staffs in all of baseball.
Not much more than a month or so ago, it all seemed so simple when it came to evaluating the Cardinals’ fifth rotation slot. However, somewhere along the line, things changed due to the quiet return of a veteran stalwart that had been cast off to the desert of indefinite return status, Jamie Garcia.