Prospecting for Second Basemen: A look at the top five second basemen in the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system

Katz Twice a year, I like to look at the depth of each position in the Cardinals organization. What I like to do is to rank them based on which players have the best chance of having an impactful major league career. This is not about who is closest to the majors, we are looking for MLB impact players. In this case, we are looking for a player who could step [...]

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Jimmy Reed shines in his Springfield debut; Nick Martini blasts two homers for Palm Beach

The High Minors went 2-1 on Monday. Jimmy Reed was phenomenal in his Springfield debut as they beat Tulsa 9-4. Palm Beach routed Lakeland 11-0. Peoria got one-hit in a 4-0 loss.     Springfield 9 Tulsa [...]

Big games from Malik Collymore and Jack Flaherty lead GCL Cardinals as Low Minors go 2-2

Flaherty Ontario native Malik Collymore was drafted based on his high potential as a middle infielder with some scouts comparing his ceiling to a Rickie Weeks. In the GCL, he's showing off some of that potential. After [...]

Cardinals Minor League Gameday: Alex Reyes takes the mound, while Nick Martini looks to stay hot

Alex Reyes This is a new type of post that will highlight things like probable pitchers, standings update, news and notes on players and it will be published every day in the morning. It will also serve as a central post [...]

Poll: Which St. Louis Cardinals player would you hate to see traded the most?

Martinez I originally wanted to title this post, "Which Cards player is off-limits the most?" Problem with that is, many reasonable fans would realize that no player is off-limits. If the right deal was proposed, you [...]

St. Louis Cardinals: Thoughts on MLB’s mid-season top 20 prospect list

Taveras2 On Sunday night, MLB.com unveiled their mid-season top 100 prospect list for all of Major League Baseball. Within that, they released top 20 lists for each team. Click HERE to view the Cardinals' mid-season [...]

Randal Grichuk crushes his 20th homer for the Redbirds; Rob Kaminsky tosses another gem

Grichuk The High Minors went 5-1 on Sunday. Memphis swept their second straight doubleheader with Iowa. Springfield edged NW Arkansas 5-4. Palm Beach split their doubleheader with Brevard County. Peoria shutout Great [...]

Cardinals Minor League Gameday: Jimmy Reed likely to make his first Double-A start

Reed This is a new type of post that will highlight things like probable pitchers, standings update, news and notes on players and it will be published every day in the morning. It will also serve as a central post [...]

Homers from Nick Thompson, Chase Raffield, and Collin Radack power State College’s 30th win

NickThompson In a slugfest, the State College Spikes powered over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers to improve to 30-13 on the season, keeping a 9 game lead over the Batavia Muckdogs and Williamsport Crosscutters, who both sit [...]

Adam Wainwright’s gem leads Cardinals to 1-0 win over Cubs

Waino Matt Holliday hit his 10th home run of the season with a solo shot in the Top of the 1st giving the Cardinals a 1-0 lead. That was all Cardinals' ace Adam Wainwright needed. With seven shutout innings this [...]

Jimmy Reed promoted to Double-A Springfield highlights Sunday roster moves

Reed On Sunday, the St. Louis Cardinals promoted Jimmy Reed, a starting pitcher, to the Double-A Springfield Cardinals. Reed's move was the first of several other moves involving pitchers within the Cardinals minor [...]

Adam Wainwright looks to bounce back in rubber game vs Cubs

Waino Adam Wainwright (12-5, 2.02) takes the hill this afternoon in the rubber game of this three game series vs the Cubs. His 2.02 ERA is currently fourth best in Major League Baseball, behind Felix Hernandez, [...]

Memphis sweeps Iowa in their doubleheader; Vaughn Bryan drills his first homer of the season

MiLB.com The High Minors went 3-1 on Saturday. Memphis swept Iowa in their doubleheader. Springfield got shutout by NW Arkansas 4-0. Palm Beach was rained out. Peoria escaped Great Lakes 5-4.   GM 1 Memphis 5 Iowa [...]

Matt Adams, A.J. Pierzynski come through as Cardinals win 6-3 over Cubs to snap four game skid

Shelby Miller returned to the starting rotation Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field in Game 2 of this three game series. Making his first start since July 10th, along came a new battery mate as A.J. [...]

Prospecting for First Basemen: A look at the 5 best first basemen in the St. Louis Cardinals organization

Rodriguez Twice a year, I like to look at the depth of each position in the Cardinals organization. What I like to do is to rank them based on which players have the best chance of having an impactful major league [...]

Peoria wins behind Blake McKnight’s impressive start, while Randal Grichuk and Mason Katz both add to their homerun totals

MiLB.com The High Minors went 3-1 on Friday. Memphis garnered a narrow win over Iowa 3-2. Springfield fell to NW Arkansas 4-1. Palm Beach crushed Brevard County 13-7. Peoria beat Lansing 1-0 behind Blake McKnight’s [...]

St. Louis Cardinals quick hits: A.J. Pierzynski, Matt Adams and Peter Bourjos

The St. Louis Cardinals lost their fourth consecutive game in a row on Friday afternoon in Chicago, against the Cubs, and #CardinalNation is suddenly on edge.  The clubs is just 2-4 since the break and is [...]

Cardinals Minor League Gameday: Mason Katz looks to stay hot at the plate for Palm Beach

Katz This is a new type of post that will highlight things like probable pitchers, standings update, news and notes on players and it will be published every day in the morning. It will also serve as a central post [...]

Low Minors Report: Alex De Leon powers State College to a blow out win

ADeLeon480x270_pmkehzhr_rb9h22an It was an up-and-down night as the State College Spikes scored two touchdowns and a field goal. They are in Penn State territory, right? Jonson City and the GCL Cards combined for three runs. The DSL [...]