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The Cardinals And 3.5 Million Fans

On the final game of the 2014 regular season, the Cardinals will cross the 3.5 million attendance mark. It's the second time in franchise history that the team received that kind of overwhelming fan support...
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Is This The Postseason Offense?

I hate to be the one to deliver bad omens in the midst of a wildly-successful stretch of baseball, but here's the truth: the Cardinals aren't consistently scoring runs again. On the season, the Cardinals have...
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Defending Rosenthal

Cardinal fans demanded the head of Trevor Rosenthal on a pike last night when the team's closer blew a 2-1 ninth-inning lead to the third-place Brewers. The blown save eventually led to a 3-2 loss in 12...
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Should Lackey Be A Part Of The Postseason Rotation?

In a desperation move, the Cardinals used the final off-day of the regular season as an opportunity to skip a start from John Lackey. This gives the struggling righthander, brought over from Boston in an...
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Is Something Wrong With John Lackey?

Cardinal fans on Twitter and Facebook exploded with fury last night as the Brewers jumped on starter John Lackey for nine hits and six runs en route to a 6-2 Cardinal loss at Miller Park. Needless to say, fans...
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A Familiar Fire

Does this 2014 Cardinal team remind you of anything? It certainly no longer looks like the team that stumbled through the first five months of the season. That team had the league's second-worst offense,...
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The Not-So-Small Sample and Taveras

We're entering an awkward stretch of time in the development of most rookie talents: The Not-So-Small Sample Size. It's an ill-defined statistical point in time when rookie mistakes start to become rookie...
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Grading John Mozeliak – Trade Deadline 2014

Baseball fans and analysts like to bark and whine about every trade at the moment they're made, but trades and other moves are fluid things that improve or deteriorate over time. That is why we revisit and...
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The Cardinals Dump Craig and Kelly for JOHN LACKEY?

Okay, John Mozeliak ... you lost me. The Cardinals made a second move in the final hours of the 2014 trade deadline, sending popular young righthander Joe Kelly and struggling-but-popular outfielder Allen...