GAME RECAP Cardinals Nationals 4-17-14

GAME 16: Slopsided Win

In his first three starts of the season, Adam Wainwright received fewer than two runs of support in two of them -- not exactly the kind of run support Lance Lynn enjoys every night. That lack of support is the...
GAME RECAP Cardinals Brewers 4-16-14

GAME 15: Hamstrung

The biggest pitching surprise of the young season has been the incredible start of Joe Kelly. After narrowly beating out Carlos Martinez for a spot in the rotation, Kelly raced out to a 1-0 start and a...
GAME RECAP 4-15-14

GAME 14: Miller’s Field

At this early point in the season, all of the starters have produced at least one quality start except Shelby Miller. Despite having indisputable talent, Miller has had an inconsistent career to this point....
pete kozma cardinals

The Inevitable End

News reports last week indicated that infielder Mark Ellis was close to returning from a spring training knee injury. At that moment, vultures began circling in the sky above Pete Kozma. His season-long death...
jhonny peralta cardinals help

The Problem With Peralta

I've been distressed by the number of Cardinal fans making PED jokes about Jhonny Peralta over the first nine games of the season. Peralta has started off very slow, and fans, frustrated by his lack of...
GAME RECAP 2014

SERIES 1 RECAP: Winnings And Warnings

The Cardinals opened their 2014 NL pennant defense against the Revoltin' Reds with a desperate, sometimes terrifying 2-1 series win at Great American Ballpark. After a gorgeous season-opening game on Monday,...
wong piscotty martinez cardinals

Spring Training Surprises And Disappointments

The Cardinals finally wrapped up their spring training schedule today with a 6-4 loss to the Marlins. The team finished their Grapefruit League preparations with a record of 11-13, a disappointing mark given...
CARDINAL FANS BALLPARK VILLAGE RULES

Cardinal Fans Unwelcome At Ballpark Village?

UPDATE: Since the writing of this article, the participating vendors at Ballpark Village have wisely decided to relax the dress codes somewhat. In particular, they seem to be willing to allow jerseys there...
piscotty robinson cardinals

The Piscotty Problem

After several consecutive springs hobbled by key injuries and a roster bound together with scotch tape and hope, the Cardinals finish their 2014 spring training with an unusual and enviable problem: too many...
carlos martinez tsunami cardinals stlcardinalbaseball

Can The Cardinals Hold Back The Tsunami?

Spring training didn't start off the way Carlos Martinez wanted. He arrived in camp with the hope of making the rotation after he was passed up on the depth chart last year by Michael Wacha. Shortly...