Tag Archives: Maikel Cleto

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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Bad play and decision making cost Cards 3 of 4 against Giants

Let’s get to the good news first.  That news is that the Cardinals are still in first place.  Now the bad news.  Ryan Franklin is still on the roster and the Cardinals just dropped 3 of 4 in a series … Continue reading

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Cardinals trade Brendan Ryan to Mariners

The Cardinals traded Brendan Ryan today to the Seattle Mariners for pitching prospect Maikel Cleto.  Cleto was undrafted, signed from the Dominican Republic and has spent the last 4 years traveling between Rookie and A+ for the Mariners and Mets.  … Continue reading

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