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Should The Cardinals Use Wainwright?

I think most Cardinal fans were thrilled (perhaps stunned) by the news that Adam Wainwright would begin throwing from a mound during the first week of September. One of the National League's best starters, pres...
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The Wainwright Injury – What Now?

UPDATE 9:00 am CT: Ken Rosenthal reports that sources close to the team suspect Wainwright's injury is indeed a  season-ending Achilles' tendon tear. Bad news. A palpable sense of terror gripped Cardinal Na...
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A Stunning Debut

Anyone who listened to the ESPN announcers during last night's season opening 3-0 Cardinal win probably got the same impression of the Cubs: they're young, talented, hungry, and on the rise in the National Leag...
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Limitless Pitching Possibilities

All winter a persistent collection of Cardinal fans stalked Twitter and various websites demanding that the team trade for or sign one of the big-name starting pitchers floating around on the market. To these f...
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The Risks And Rewards Of Gambling On Pitching

Cardinal fans have spent the last month or two being teased and titillated by rumors of impending deals and trades for starting pitching. According to sports media pundits, the Cardinals have considered every a...
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The 2014 Report Card

A turbulent, exhausting 2014 season is over. A Cardinal team picked by many to run away with the National League Central struggled for much of the season before finally coming to life in the final month. The te...
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No, Wainwright Is Not Okay

In a valiant postgame interview, Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright stood in front of his locker and reassured everyone that he's just dealing with mechanical issues. He's dropping his foot too early, he said. And h...
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Breaking Down The Cardinals vs. The Giants

By some incomprehensible set of circumstances the Cardinals and Giants find themselves facing off against each other in the NLCS that starts Saturday night. Both teams entered the NLDS as underdogs against the ...