Tag Archives: Fernando Salas

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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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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Houston series, Garcia’s replacement and more on the draft

The Cards took two of three in their latest visit to Houston, where they played the AAAstros. Game 1 was another bummer, as they once again scored more than 5 runs and lost the game, 9-8. If those kinds of … Continue reading

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After the mirage

I hate to beat a dead horse, but the 2012 Cardinals just cannot win close games. The bullpen can’t hold a lead, and it’s becoming a major problem. The recent sweep over the Padres was just what I thought it … Continue reading

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Cards pick up where they left off in Opening Day Win

How sweet it is to watch the Cardinals win on opening day. Kyle Lohse arguably pitched one of the best games of his career going 7 and 1/3 innings and allowing only 2 hits and 1 ER, keeping the Miami … Continue reading

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