Tag Archives: Eduardo Sanchez

Motte has tear in elbow, Boggs to start 2013 as Cards closer

The Cards just announced that Jason Motte will be shut down with a tear in his right elbow, and Mitchell Boggs will be the Cards closer to start the year.  As I always say, you never have a pitching surplus.  … Continue reading

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Michael Wacha and Eduardo Sanchez

We all remember Eduardo Sanchez from 2011.  He struck out 35 in 30 IP.  He had an ERA of 1.80 and a WHIP of 1.0.  He looked like the closer of the future with the Cards.  His stuff was electric … Continue reading

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Comparing the 2012 Cards vs. the 2003, 2008 and 2011 teams

If the Cards didn’t go on a late season run, the 2011 season would have been another lost opportunity that was lost due to a terrible bullpen just like in 2003 and 2008.  The Cardinals made all the right moves … Continue reading

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Cards big win and the next 5 games

The Cardinals finished the homestand 1-4 after beating the Cubs yesterday. The win was a big one, as they did not want to take a 5 game losing streak to San Francisco. The bullpen once again had problems as Jason … Continue reading

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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

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