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Oscar Taveras Fulfills His Promise

It seems like we've been hearing his name forever. It started as a whisper three years ago, followed by increased press and praise for his incessant, natural ability to hit baseballs. He went from promising pro...
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Past Pujols

You may have heard the news: Albert Pujols hit his 500th home run tonight in Washington. Here's how it happened: Regardless of the hard feelings still lingering in the hearts of Cardinal fans, this is a ...
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The Troubles With Wong

To my chagrin, the Cardinals and the Post-Dispatch have spent the last two days openly discussing the continued struggles of Kolten Wong. The talented infielder endured a tough debut last year, including an emb...
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The Worst Of The Best

I originally founded this website so that I could share my love of baseball and communicate with as many Cardinal fans as possible. By most statistical measures, that effort has been a success; our Facebook pag...
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Saying Goodbye To Beltran

It shouldn't really be this difficult. Players come and go these days. A modern baseball team rarely keeps every great player who wears their uniform, and modern baseball players usually feel more allegian...
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In Defense Of Matt Holliday

Why do so many Cardinal fans hate Matt Holliday? It's incomprehensible, really - the 2013 Cardinals are playing the best stretch of baseball in DECADES, yet a strange and vocal minority is fixated on the percei...
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A King’s Ransom To Wainwright – The Right Deal?

Preliminary reports say that the Cardinals and Adam Wainwright agree to a five year, $97.5M contract that will keep the lanky, upbeat ace in a Cardinal uniform through the 2018 season. And just like that, th...
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Is Any Player Indispensable?

I've been somewhat surprised (also frustrated) by the tone of Cardinal fans this offseason. The repeated demands (still ongoing at this late date) to re-sign Kyle Lohse were wrong-headed and tiresome. Now the ...
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Musial’s Final Lesson For Pujols

In the hours following the death of Stan Musial, many players, coaches, and commentators expressed their appreciation for the life and legacy of the Cardinal icon. One interview, however, stood out from the res...