Crucial losses to the Tigers and Indians dim the Royals playoff hopes, but they’re still hanging on.
The upcoming week is a crucial time span for the Cardinals as a team, but the starting pitching staff, it is also a chance to earn their keep. With the postseason looming, the team must make a decision about who it will have comprise its starting rotation, a decision that has become a crowded scene in recent weeks.
Is it too early to start thinking about the trade deadline? That used to be an easier question to answer.
No big-league pitcher has won more games than St. Louis Cardinals right-handed starter Lance Lynn in the past year-and-a-half, but that doesn’t mean Lynn has been the best pitcher in that time period.
The series returns to St. Louis with the Cardinals needing to win both games in order to capture the championship.
Handicapping the Cardinals chances against the Phillies. It is certainly not as bleak as some would paint it to be.
Ryan Maloney of Prose and Ivy drops in to preview the 2011 Chicago Cubs.
Special guest writer Christine Coleman from Cardinal Diamond Diaries checks in to break down the battle for first between the Cards and the Reds.
Maybe the Royals should take notes from the Cardinals, cut the poor influences and build with a veteran leadership that complements the rookies.
Brain Bannister lowered his ERA…that’s worth something, isn’t it?