MOLINA CARDINALS GRADE

First Half Report Card

So we've reached the halfway point in the season, and after 81 games the Cardinals are 49-32. They are owners of baseball's second-best record,...
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Regression To The Mean

The Cardinals stormed out of the gate in 2013, reaching June with a MLB-best record of 35-18. The team seemed completely unfazed by season-ending...
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GAME 42: Late Inning Lapses

With the flurry of today's news and activities, I'm going to keep this recap short. The Cardinals (27-15) lose the second game of the series with a...
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The Beltran Problem

We've reached the quarter mark of the 2013 season, and, like last year, Carlos Beltran is leading another dynamic Cardinal lineup. Beltran has been...
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GAME 39: Resilient Redbirds

After throwing the greatest game by a rookie in Cardinal history, what do you do for a follow-up? Throw another shutout, of course! Despite...
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GAME 38: Blast From The Gast

For five spectacular innings, rookie John Gast (1-0) bewitched the Mets with precise off-speed stuff in his Major League debut. Although eventually...
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GAME 31: History So Sweep

Since the Brewers entered the National League and began head-to-head in-season battles with the Cardinals, the Cardinals had never managed to sweep a...
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GAME 30: Thriller At Miller

In a see-saw battle between division rivals, the Cardinals pounded two more homers and ripped through six pitchers to overcome the Brewers in a...
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Down on the Farm: End of April

One month of the season has already passed and though the Cardinals are looking pretty good (except the bullpen), many people are wondering on the...
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Crisis Mismanagement

The first three weeks of the season have been a bit of a puzzle. The offense scores runs in titanic bunches, followed abruptly by 25 consecutive...