Tag Archives: Carlos Beltran

Looking at the remaining schedules for Cards, Brewers and Dodgers

The Cardinals extended their lead over the Dodgers and Brewers yesterday to 3.5 games, with 8 games left to play.  The Cardinals are on a roll, but will need to take care of business against the Astros in the final two … 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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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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Should the Cards go all in?

Going into 2012, the biggest question mark for most fans and experts about the Cardinals was if they would have enough offense after the departure of Albert Pujols. After 60 games, the Cards sit at 31-29, and the offense has … Continue reading

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