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Cardinals Do The Right Thing And Pay Jon Jay

Jon Jay is one of the more controversial figures on the major league roster. Fans obsessed with statistics and scouting report jargon generally despise Jay because he doesn't hit for power, isn't particularly f...
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A Redesigned Offense

Late last night John Mozeliak made another move of some potential significance, sending Springfield right-handed pitcher Sam Gaviglio to Seattle for triple-A infielder Ty Kelly. This doesn't mean the Cardinals ...
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Is There Anybody Else Besides Matt Carpenter?

Anybody who has watched the Cardinals consistently this year recognizes the offense we've seen so far in this series: long stretches of exasperation punctuated by short bursts of hope. Last night's 3-2 loss to ...
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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 a...
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The Problem With Craig

Allen Craig is one of my favorite current Cardinals. When he's right, he's one of the most dangerous RBI hitters in the National League. But that's the problem -- Craig isn't right at the moment. After an ab...
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Is Mabry To Blame For The Sluggish Cardinal Offense?

On paper, the 2014 Cardinals should be among the most dangerous offensive teams in baseball. The projected everyday lineup features five hitters with 15+ home run power, a doubles machine at leadoff, and at lea...
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Is It Time For Taveras?

I've mostly avoided the issues surrounding the possible promotion of Oscar Taveras, mainly because I think the organization had a plan with Taveras ever since the beginning of spring training. The Cardinals are...
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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 producti...
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In Defense Of Wong

Yesterday's surprise signing of veteran second baseman Mark Ellis prompted the mentally-defective members of Cardinal Nation to reach across their couches, grab their food-stained laptops, and resume their sens...