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Taking a sabermetric look at hot starts within the St. Louis Cardinals farm system

Taking a sabermetric look at hot starts within the St. Louis Cardinals farm system

The St. Louis Cardinals’ farm teams are less than two weeks into the season and are quickly out of the gates. The two lower level affiliates, Palm Beach and Peoria, are off to winning records and playing some great baseball. Memphis and Springfield, the highest affiliates, are struggling to start the season. I wanted to […]

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Springfield Cardinals place Aledmys Diaz on the Disabled List

Springfield Cardinals place Aledmys Diaz on the Disabled List

On Monday, the Springfield Cardinals placed top-20 prospect Aledmys Diaz on the 7-day disabled list. The club also moved infielder Cesar Valera up from Palm Beach. Diaz was 8-for-33 (.242) to start the season with 1 home run and 2 runs batted in. On Sunday, Diaz pinch hit for pitcher Andrew Morales in the 7th and […]

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Palm Beach Cardinals Week 2 Recap

Palm Beach Cardinals Week 2 Recap

Good morning, and welcome to the second weekly Palm Beach Cardinals recap! This week, the Cardinals were up and down, starting with a 4 game sweep of the Lakeland Flying Tigers and ending by getting swept in a 3 game series against the Charlotte Stone Crabs. Their 4-3 record over seven games was good enough to bump […]

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Daily Farm Reports

St. Louis Cardinals Minor Leagues: Reyes dominates in Palm Beach loss

St. Louis Cardinals Minor Leagues: Reyes dominates in Palm Beach loss

Top pitching prospect Alex Reyes missed a lot of bats once again for the Palm Beach Cardinals. Despite his efforts, the bullpen couldn’t hold the lead for him, and Reyes ended up with a no decision. Reyes got through 5.1 innings for the Cardinals. As customary, he gave 3 hits in the outing. He has […]

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St. Louis Cardinals Minor Leagues: Speedster McElroy runs Palm Beach to victory

St. Louis Cardinals Minor Leagues: Speedster McElroy runs Palm Beach to victory

Lightning-fast center fielder C.J. McElroy led the way for the Palm Beach Cardinals as they doubled up the Fort Myers Miracle by a score of 4-2 on Sunday. McElroy raised his season average to .258 with 4 singles on the day. He scored twice on singles from Luke Voit and Bruce Caldwell. McElroy has raised […]

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St. Louis Cardinals Minor Leagues: Piscotty doubles up

St. Louis Cardinals Minor Leagues: Piscotty doubles up

When Albert Pujols left St. Louis, many tears were shed. Venom flowed as the St. Louis faithful turned on their once-beloved hero as he took his talents to Southern California. In the wake of Pujols’ departure, though, St. Louis received two selections in the 2012 First Year Player Draft, the Angels’ first pick (#19) and […]

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MLB Related

Series Preview: Phillies at Cardinals; Adam Wainwright officially out for the season.

Series Preview: Phillies at Cardinals; Adam Wainwright officially out for the season.

It’s been a rough sports weekend for the city of St. Louis. Injuries to Yadier Molina, Adam Wainwright, and Jason Heyward in Milwaukee and then the Blues were eliminated in the first round yet again. Though it can get better, as the Cardinals begin an 11-game homestand tonight, which is their longest homestand of the […]

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Carlos Martinez Mows Brewers Down as Cardinals Win 3-0

Carlos Martinez Mows Brewers Down as Cardinals Win 3-0

There’s something special about seeing a talented young pitcher come into his own on a pitching mound early in the season. A promise slowly being upheld. Coming into the 2015 season, Carlos Martinez had as many doubters as supporters. Some felt he didn’t have the endurance to become a starting pitcher, even though he did […]

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Remembering Troy: A Cardinals Fanatic

Remembering Troy: A Cardinals Fanatic

The setting was a Cardinals-Orioles game. Possibly in 2003 at the old Busch. The game was tied 5-5 and headed for extras. Albert Pujols came up to bat with two men on base. All the Cards needed was a base hit. Instead, Pujols cranked a game winning walkoff home run that gave the Birds an […]

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MLB Recaps

Cardinals can’t solve Cole Hamels in 4-1 loss to Phillies

Cardinals can’t solve Cole Hamels in 4-1 loss to Phillies

As the Adam Wainwright news officially broke prior to the game on Monday afternoon, the Cardinals starting rotation looked to pick up their ace to start this 11-game homestand. The starting pitching wasn’t all that bad. It was the offense that struggled to deliver on Monday night. One of the reasons was because Phillies starter […]

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Series Preview: Phillies at Cardinals; Adam Wainwright officially out for the season.

Series Preview: Phillies at Cardinals; Adam Wainwright officially out for the season.

It’s been a rough sports weekend for the city of St. Louis. Injuries to Yadier Molina, Adam Wainwright, and Jason Heyward in Milwaukee and then the Blues were eliminated in the first round yet again. Though it can get better, as the Cardinals begin an 11-game homestand tonight, which is their longest homestand of the […]

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Cardinals Lose In More Ways Than One on Sunday

Cardinals Lose In More Ways Than One on Sunday

Things were going so well as Saturday night’s game at Miller Park unfolded. The Cards carried a deadly 2.06 team ERA and easily mowed down the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 on Friday. Staff ace Adam Wainwright was taking the mound on Saturday and carried a 2-0 lead after finishing off the Brewers in the bottom of […]

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Opinions

Cardinals Lose In More Ways Than One on Sunday

Cardinals Lose In More Ways Than One on Sunday

Things were going so well as Saturday night’s game at Miller Park unfolded. The Cards carried a deadly 2.06 team ERA and easily mowed down the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 on Friday. Staff ace Adam Wainwright was taking the mound on Saturday and carried a 2-0 lead after finishing off the Brewers in the bottom of […]

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Carlos Martinez Mows Brewers Down as Cardinals Win 3-0

Carlos Martinez Mows Brewers Down as Cardinals Win 3-0

There’s something special about seeing a talented young pitcher come into his own on a pitching mound early in the season. A promise slowly being upheld. Coming into the 2015 season, Carlos Martinez had as many doubters as supporters. Some felt he didn’t have the endurance to become a starting pitcher, even though he did […]

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Remembering Troy: A Cardinals Fanatic

Remembering Troy: A Cardinals Fanatic

The setting was a Cardinals-Orioles game. Possibly in 2003 at the old Busch. The game was tied 5-5 and headed for extras. Albert Pujols came up to bat with two men on base. All the Cards needed was a base hit. Instead, Pujols cranked a game winning walkoff home run that gave the Birds an […]

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Roster Moves

Springfield Cardinals place Aledmys Diaz on the Disabled List

Springfield Cardinals place Aledmys Diaz on the Disabled List

On Monday, the Springfield Cardinals placed top-20 prospect Aledmys Diaz on the 7-day disabled list. The club also moved infielder Cesar Valera up from Palm Beach. Diaz was 8-for-33 (.242) to start the season with 1 home run and 2 runs batted in. On Sunday, Diaz pinch hit for pitcher Andrew Morales in the 7th and […]

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Analyzing the preliminary roster for the Springfield Cardinals

Analyzing the preliminary roster for the Springfield Cardinals

The Springfield Cardinals held their media day on Monday, and our S-Cards Beat Writer, John Oliver, was in attendance and was able to pick up their preliminary roster. He was also able to secure a couple of one-on-one interviews with a couple big name minor leaguers. Look for those later in the week. Here is […]

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Analyzing the preliminary roster of the Memphis Redbirds

Analyzing the preliminary roster of the Memphis Redbirds

The Memphis Redbirds have finalized their preliminary Opening Day roster for the 2015 season. After playing in an exhibition with the St. Louis Cardinals last Friday night, a couple of changes have been made to the 2015 version of the Cardinals’ AAA club. Like I did with the Peoria roster, I will give you the […]

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St. Louis Cardinals: Should a veteran starting pitcher be on John Mozeliak’s radar?

St. Louis Cardinals: Should a veteran starting pitcher be on John Mozeliak’s radar?

| November 28, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak has already shown this offseason that he plans on being aggressive.  The only proof you need is that he traded a prized, 23-year old, cost controlled pitcher for an outfielder that is looking at heading for free agency in the near future with no guarantee that he will […]

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2015 MLB Draft Preview: College LHP

2015 MLB Draft Preview: College LHP

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

As the calendar turns from winter to spring, many amateur talent evaluators are reorganizing their draft rankings and mock drafts, and this year, much of that is due to injury. Last year’s #1 overall pick, Brady Aiken, and this year’s potential #1 pick, Michael Matuella, have both fallen to Tommy John surgery. Another potential #1 […]

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St. Louis Cardinals Minor Leagues: Reyes dominates in Palm Beach loss

St. Louis Cardinals Minor Leagues: Reyes dominates in Palm Beach loss

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Top pitching prospect Alex Reyes missed a lot of bats once again for the Palm Beach Cardinals. Despite his efforts, the bullpen couldn’t hold the lead for him, and Reyes ended up with a no decision. Reyes got through 5.1 innings for the Cardinals. As customary, he gave 3 hits in the outing. He has […]

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Cardinals can’t solve Cole Hamels in 4-1 loss to Phillies

Cardinals can’t solve Cole Hamels in 4-1 loss to Phillies

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

As the Adam Wainwright news officially broke prior to the game on Monday afternoon, the Cardinals starting rotation looked to pick up their ace to start this 11-game homestand. The starting pitching wasn’t all that bad. It was the offense that struggled to deliver on Monday night. One of the reasons was because Phillies starter […]

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