Tag Archives: Jake Westbrook

Cards #1 farm system continues to be tested

The Cards made an interesting roster move this morning, calling up Victor Marte and sending down Carlos Martinez.  Marte is probably only up until Thursday, and then the Cards have to move someone into the rotation to start for John … Continue reading

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Tyler Lyons, Michael Wacha and Pitcher Abuse Points (PAP)

Originally thought of as just a quick fix for the injured Jake Westbrook, John Gast may end up being in the Cards rotation for quite a while with the recent news of Jaime Garcia.  I’m surprised Garcia lasted as long … Continue reading

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Looking back and then ahead to the Mets series

The Cardinals were due for a bad game.  It happens.  Jaime Garcia pitched like he was on the road today, getting in trouble with 2 outs and no one on base.  Other than that, there’s not much to complain about except for … Continue reading

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Cards SP leads the way

The Cardinals swept the Nationals in Washington with the things that define championship teams, leading with dominant starting pitching.  In a time in which the BP is having some problems in the middle innings, the Cards SP’s are stepping up in a … Continue reading

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Cards take 2 of 3 from Reds after Opening Day jitters—Motte probably done for 2013

There seems to be something about Opening Day in St. Louis that adds to the pressure on the players.  The Cardinals are now 1-6 in their last 7 home openers.  I think a little of it has to do with … Continue reading

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