Category Archives: July2012

Cards will need another miracle run

The Cincinnati Reds won their 10th in row today to pull 7.5 games ahead of the Cards.  The Reds are looking like the Brewers of 2011.  The Cards continued to fail in close games by losing in extra innings today, … Continue reading

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Why is Victor Marte still being used in close games?

Once again, the Cardinals failed to win a close game last night.  I wanted to wait until after the Cubs series to see if the Cards could keep the momentum going before bringing it up, but the use of Victor … Continue reading

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Trevor Rosenthal called up after Cards get swept by Reds

The Cardinals picked the perfect year to hire Mike Matheny.  After the WS victory in 2006, Tony LaRussa led the 2007 Cards to a 78-84 record.  It’s common for teams to have a WS hangover for a number of reasons.  … Continue reading

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Sabermetrics, common sense and the Cards middle relievers

The Cards offense is close to being the best in all of MLB, even with the pitcher hitting instead of the DH.  For those out there who like or dislike Wins Above Replacement (WAR), it’s hard to argue with how … Continue reading

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Extra Wild Card puts Cards in tough position as trade deadline nears

The years of having a healthy Chris Carpenter and Adam Wainwright pitching together and leading the Cards to the postseason may have passed.  Carpenter is going to undergo thoracic outlet syndrome surgery on July 19th by Dr. Gregory Pearl in … Continue reading

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