It was quite the shocking news to hear on Thursday afternoon. The Los Angeles Angels announced Thursday the legendary first baseman Albert Pujols was designated for assignment in the final season of his 10-year, $254 million contract. The 41-year old slugger currently sits fifth all-time in MLB history with 667, recently passing Hall-of-Famer Willie Mays, … More One last hurrah?
Jacob DeGrom wishes he could get the run support Jack Flaherty does. When Flaherty starts, the Cardinals have scored five-plus runs in each of his six starts, scored 61 runs in the games that he’s started, and they have scored 49 runs while Flaherty was still in each game, the most for any pitcher in … More Flaherty shuts down Pirates, offense shines
Poor Adam Wainwright. In his best start this season, and one of his best starts in recent memory, the longtime Cardinal ace went seven innings (just the third quality start this season by a Cardinals starter) struck out ten batters, and allowed just one run on five hits. And then the bullpen came in and … More Bullpen wastes quality start from Wainwright
For the St. Louis Cardinals, it was almost like a home run derby. Home runs by Justin Williams, Tommy Edman, Paul DeJong and Paul Goldschmidt all catapulted the Cardinals over the Washington Nationals 12-5 on Monday night. DeJong hit two home runs, including a grand slam. “We were just really disciplined today as a group… … More Home runs galore lift Cardinals over Nationals
For some, there’s no doubt about it. For others, they still want to know why. On this edition of The Cooperstown Case, we take a look at one of baseball’s greatest catchers, and one of the all-time great St. Louis Cardinals… Yadier Molina. Molina, 38, reached yet another historic mark on April 14th, 2021. He … More The Cooperstown Case for Yadier Molina
Everything went right. For the St. Louis Cardinals, that is. Everybody in the starting lineup got at least one hit. It was the opposite of the past week, where the Cardinals have been striking out almost 10 times per game. Matt Carpenter went 3-4 with his first home run of the season, as the Cardinals … More Carpenter finds his swing in Cardinals rout!
Welcome to Baseball Heaven, Nolan Arenado. In what was a pitchers’ battle all game long, Arenado broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the eighth, as the Cardinals came back to beat Milwaukee 3-1 in the home opener on Thursday. The victory was the Cardinals’ fourth straight after sweeping Miami. It had been over … More Arenado powers Cardinals to home opener victory!
There has not been many athletes who have spent a longer time with one organization than Mike Shannon has with the St. Louis Cardinals. Whether it has been in a uniform or in a broadcast booth, Shannon has been part of over half a century of Cardinals baseball. Beloved by multiple generations, and millions of … More Mike Shannon should receive the Ford C. Frick Award
Everything went right for the Cardinals on Wednesday. Jack Flaherty had the type of start we’d expect from an ace, Dylan Carlson hit his first career grand slam, and the bullpen continued to shine as the Cardinals swept the Marlins with a 7-0 victory in Miami. It was their third straight win as they head … More Cardinals dominate as they sweep Miami!
The Cardinals’ bullpen went to work early on Tuesday night, but it was less so because of John Gant‘s performance, and more so because the Marlins just hung in there during every-at bat. Nevertheless, the offense did just enough, coming back from a 2-0 deficit, and the defense was solid as the Cardinals came back … More Bullpen shines in Cardinals comeback win