Tag Archives: Jake Westbrook

Cards come home 3-3

The talk has already started about a feast or famine offense in 2013.  It’s about as stupid as it was in 2012.  Stats don’t back it up.  The Cardinals, like most teams, will run into good pitching performances like Game … Continue reading

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Nothing more than a mini-slump

Maybe now most fans will start to realize that the Cardinals offense of 2012 has truly been a thing of beauty.  Because the offense has been so good all year, many Cardinal fans forgot what a slump really is.  With … Continue reading

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Pirates at Cardinals series preview

At this point in the season, the first thing you have to talk about with the Pirates is Andrew McCutchen.  In my mind, he’s the MVP of the NL, whether or not the Pirates make the playoffs.  He’s put his … 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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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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