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Reevaluating The Shelby Miller For Jason Heyward Trade

One of the first big trades of this past winter was between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Atlanta Braves. It was a surprising swap of Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden leaving Atlanta in return for Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins. With Cardinals’ ace Adam Wainwright lost for the year, that trade way back in November becomes significantly more meaningful this season. For the...
Via Baseball Essential
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adam Wainwright has torn Achilles, out 9-12 months

The St. Louis Cardinals announced Monday that Adam Wainwright has a torn left Achilles and will likely miss 9-12 months. Wainwright had an MRI on his ankle in St. Louis on Monday. The Cardinals have not yet announced who will replace Wainwright in the rotation and start against the Phillies on Thursday. “I just know that we have different guys who are ready to take whatever...
Via Sports-Glory
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Adam Wainwright injury leaves innings void for Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals took two of the three games from the Milwaukee Brewers over the weekend, but the wins cannot wash over the losses the team suffered. Over three games, Yadier Molina, Adam Wainwright, and Jason Heyward all left games early due to injury. Molina did not play on Saturday or Sunday, but has […]
Via Fangraphs
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adam Wainwright Expected to Miss Remainder of the Season

In what amounts to a punch to the stomach for the St. Louis Cardinals, it’s being reported that staff ace Adam Wainwright will likely miss the remainder of the year with an Achilles injury. Sources: Expectation is that #STLCards’ Wainwright is done for season with Achilles injury. Has not yet undergone MRI. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 26, 2015 Wainwright, 33,...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals’ Ace Wainwright Done for the Season?

The St. Louis Cardinals suffered a big blow yesterday. Today’s news seems as if it is worse than they initially feared. Adam Wainwright Could Be Out For Season — MLB Trade Rumors (@mlbtraderumors) April 26, 2015 Wainwright hurt himself yesterday in the fifth inning of his start versus the Milwaukee Brewers. It was business as usual for Wainwright, cruising...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adam Wainwright likely done for the season

According to a report from Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, St. Louis Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright is expected to miss the remainder of the regular season following a leg injury suffered during Saturday’s 5-2 win over the Brewers. Sources: Expectation is that #STLCards’ Wainwright is done for season with Achilles injury. Has not yet undergone MRI. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal...
Via The Outside Corner
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Where has all of the Cardinals pitching depth gone?

There was a time, not so long ago, that the Cardinals were the envy of General Managers everywhere for their pitching depth.  You think your team has good pitching depth?  We had 3 guys who can throw 95+ mph (Shelby Miller, Joe Kelly and Trevor Rosenthal) vying for our 5th starter spot in 2013.Now, with the expectation that Adam Wainwright will miss the rest of the season with...
Via Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land
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Adam Wainwright’s Injury Could Cost Him The Season

St. Louis Cardinals‘ ace Adam Wainwright was forced to leave the game during the fifth inning on Saturday. On the one had it was the top of the fifth inning and the Cardinals were in Milwaukee so Wainwright was in the batter’s box, meaning that this it isn’t a shoulder or elbow injury. Still it is an injury that could jeopardize Wainwright’s season. When Wainwright popped...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
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Adam Wainwright injured: Who might replace him in Cardinals' rotation?

In case you missed it, Adam Wainwright was injured tonight trying to get out of the batter's box on a popup of all things.  He will undergo an MRI to see the extent of the injury, but its likely he's headed to the DL.Its uncertain how long he will be out, with some speculating that, if he has a torn Achilles, he could miss the rest of the season.  However, that is the worst case...
Via Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land
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St. Louis Cardinals Minor Leagues: Piscotty doubles up

Piscotty opened the 2015 season as the consensus top position prospect in the Cardinals organization. AP Photo 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...
Via Cardinals Farm
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Travs even series with Springfield Cardinals in Friday night win

April 24, 2015, Springfield, MO – The Arkansas Travelers evened the series against the Springfield Cardinals with a 12-5 win before 4,156 fans at Hammons Field on Friday night. After Cardinals LHP Kyle Hald (L, 0-1) and Travelers RHP Austin Wood (W, 3-0) navigated through a pair of scoreless innings apiece, Arkansas (9-5) cracked the scoreless tie in the top of the third inning...
Via i70baseball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Redbirds Going National Again in 2015

CBS Sports Network is back for a second season of live national telecasts of Minor League Baseball games during 2015. St. Louis Cardinals top prospects will be included in one of the 10 games, showcased on July 16 – the Memphis Redbirds contest in Des Moines against the Iowa Cubs. This matchup will be a reprise of one of CBS’ best games last season. On May 29, 2014, national...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lee and the Springfield Cardinals blank the Travs, 5-0

April 23, 2015, Springfield, MO - RHP Thomas Lee, RHP Corey Baker and RHP Chris Thomas combined to shut out the Arkansas Travelers as the Springfield Cardinals took the series opener, 5-0, before 3,422 fans at Hammons Field on Thursday night. The shutout win is the Cardinals first of the 2015 season, with Lee notching his first Double-A victory. Lee (W, 1-2) kept the Travelers ...
Via i70baseball
3 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: Offense heating up

The Cardinals took two of three from the Nationals in their mid-week series concluding with a 4-1 win over Max Scherzer on Thursday. The game marked a continued improvement by the Cardinals as they continue winning to the tune of a 10-4 record, tops in the NL Central and hotter than any team not on an 11-game win streak (New York Mets). Against one of the best starting pitchers baseball...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Wacha continues to impress as Cardinals pull away from Nationals 4-1

It was a great pitcher’s duel on paper, and the match up between Michael Wacha and Max Scherzer lived up to the hype in the series finale between the Cardinals and Nationals on Thursday afternoon in Washington D.C.Matt Carpenter would lead off the game with a double, per usual. He then came around to score on a wild pitch as the Cardinals took a 1-0 lead in the Top of the 1st....
Via Cardinals Farm
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wong Went Ahead And Had Himself A Night

Alright, now. Do your thing Kolten Wong. LINK HERE He pretty much strapped his teammates on his back last night and carried them to a win against a team that many picked to represent the NL in World Series. Tre-men-dous game. We even got some e-mail about Mr. Wong… OK, I’m finally on the Kolten Wong bandwagon. Call me a skeptic, but whenever the Cards bring up a top prospect...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Think There’s No Offense? Wong Answer.

For the second straight night, the Cardinals put up double digits in hits .  We talked yesterday about St. Louis not getting hits at the right time and last night proved it.  They scored seven runs on 11 hits instead of one run on 12.  When and what kind matter. There’s no doubt that Kolten Wong was the Hero.  It was his second [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Springfield Cardinals Outlast Missions, 3-2, in 10 Innings

April 21, 2015, San Antonio, TX - The Springfield Cardinals claimed a hard-fought 3-2 win in 10 innings against the San Antonio Missions before 2,853 fans at Wolff Stadium on Tuesday night. With the win, the Cardinals take the series, two-games-to-one, and wrap up the Texas road trip by winning three of their last four contests. Cardinals RHP Mike Mayers battled San Antonio RHP...
Via i70baseball
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Adams Not Off To The Ideal Start

It’s fair to say that the Cardinals had questions about Matt Adams. Signing Mark Reynolds served a duel purpose: 1) Let Matt Adams know that he’s going to have to earn his playing time in 2015 and that if he doesn’t perform, the team has viable options to replace him on a regular basis. 2) Actually replace Matt Adams if he isn’t able to get the job done. A $2M insurance policy...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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 singled. Diaz’s last start came on Saturday as the Cuban started...
Via Cardinals Farm
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Will lack of power hurt St. Louis Cardinals in 2015?

The St. Louis Cardinals opened the season with a win on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball two weeks ago, and added another victory on the national telecast this Sunday. With their work in between, the Cards sit atop the NL Central after two weeks of baseball. Their 8-3 record would indicate that there’s not much to scrutinize with the team at this time; however, there is still one...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Catching up with the Cardinals

OK, its been a while.The problem with any blog, where you're the sole writer, is that often "real" life gets in the way.So, with all the background noise finally starting to die down some, its time to get caught up with the Cards.The Cardinals did most of the offseason moves before Christmas, acquiring Jason Heyward (for Shelby Miller) and adding Mark Reynolds to the bench.  Heyward...
Via Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals’ Lance Lynn Comforts Teammate During Oscar Taveras Tribute (Video)

Monday was a bittersweet day for St. Louis Cardinals fans. The Cardinals returned to St. Louis for the first time since last season, as they made their home debut in front of one baseball’s best fan bases. However, Monday also represented one more chance to reflect on a life lost far too soon. The return to Busch Stadium also marked the Cardinals’ first home game since the tragic...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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