Sports commissioners are the head honchos. The biggest decisions run through them, and there who meet with the owners of the respective leagues before and during the season. Currently, the “Big Four” commissioners are Roger Goodell (NFL), Adam Silver (NBA), Gary Bettman (NHL), and Rob Manfred (MLB). And sports commissioners also have been at the … More Is Rob Manfred the most despised commissioner in sports?
For six legendary ballplayers, the long wait is finally over. As per the results of this weekend’s special selection committee meetings, Bud Fowler, Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat, Minnie Minoso, Tony Oliva, and Buck O’Neil have all been elected to Cooperstown, and will be officially inducted on July 24 along with any players voted in by … More Buck O’Neil, Jim Kaat among others (finally) inducted into Cooperstown
Heading into the off-season, the biggest priority for the St. Louis Cardinals was boosting their starting pitching. They’ve just made a big step in doing so. Per Ken Rosenthal, the Cardinals signed left-handed starter Steven Matz to a four-year deal worth $44 million. With incentives included, Matz would have the chance to earn over $48 … More Cardinals sign Steven Matz to 4-year, $44 million deal!
In a defense reminiscent of the “Whiteyball” era, the St. Louis Cardinals are baseball’s best defensive team. MLB announced on Friday that the Houston Astros won the 2021 Rawlings Gold Glove Team award as the best defensive team in the American League, while the St. Louis Cardinals won the National League award. This season, the St. Louis Cardinals had … More Cardinals rated best defensive team by Rawlings
It was never done in St. Louis Cardinals history before. It was never done in MLB history before. But now, history has been made. On Sunday, it was announced that the St. Louis Cardinals had not one, not two, not three, not four, but FIVE Gold Glove Award winners! 1B Paul Goldschmidt, 2B Tommy Edman, … More The Bird is the Word!
Cardinals President of baseball operations John Mozeliak had made it clear Monday morning that he did not expect to have to hire a manager this winter, did not expect a manager search to absorb several weeks of October, but did see the potential in Oliver Marmol to some day be a major league manager. Well, … More Mozeliak showcases confidence in Marmol
Wow. Just…. just wow. The St. Louis Cardinals are back in the playoffs!!!! Now, that’s usually nothing new. But when you take into account the circumstances this season, it’s an unheralded moment. In his 17th season, the ageless ace Adam Wainwright notched his 17th win on the night of the 17th consecutive victory of the … More WE’RE IN THE PLAYOFFS!
Despite all of the playoff appearances, pennants, and World Series titles in the 21st century, it had been 21 years since the St. Louis Cardinals experienced a streak like this. It’s the 13th time in 130 years they’ve had a winning streak of 10 games or more. That’s right folks….they’ve now won 10 straight games. … More A perfect 10!
Back on June 27th, the St. Louis Cardinals were four games under .500, and they were fourth place in the National League Central. Milwaukee is running away with the division and the National League West is dominating the Wild Card scenario. With the trade deadline looming, and other star players being shifted around baseball in … More Who’s laughing now?!
Heading into the Cardinals’ 2021 season, it was believed Jack Flaherty would be the star among the pitching staff, and that he would be the one carrying the load. But injuries derailed that train until further notice. Leave it to 40-year old Adam Wainwright, who I like to call the “ageless wonder”, to take the … More Believe it or not, Adam Wainwright is a Cy Young contender