Tag Archives: Carlos Beltran

Cards swept—The big picture

The Cards were swept at home against the Atlanta Braves. As I have mentioned the last few times, there appears to be two flaws with this team which are winning close games and bullpen woes. The starting pitching in this … Continue reading

Posted in May2012 | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Cards get first sweep—Team WAR and Run Differential

Finally, the Cards got a sweep. The starting pitching continued to be great. The offense was again a beast after hibernating for a few days in Houston. Manager Mike Matheny pushed all the right buttons, expect for 1 inning with … Continue reading

Posted in May2012 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Cards denied sweep over Brewers because of a blunder and a brain fart

The Cards bats came back to life over the weekend, and it was looking like they were in the driver’s seat to stretch out their wings over the NL Central. The first 2 games of the series were won easily, … Continue reading

Posted in April2012 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

3 good starting pitching performances, 2 bad calls, 1 win

The Cards streak of winning 6 series in a row is over, but there’s no need to worry. Jaime Garcia and Adam Wainwright both pitched well enough to get the win in the first 2 games against the Cubs, but … Continue reading

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Wainwright 0-3, Cards 9-4

Adam Wainwright continued to struggle as the Cards went for the sweep against the Reds. It really is amazing when you think of the Cards hot start given that Wainwright is 0-3, Chris Carpenter hasn’t pitched a game, Lance Berkman … Continue reading

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