Tag Archives: Mariano Rivera

Why is Victor Marte still being used in close games?

Once again, the Cardinals failed to win a close game last night.  I wanted to wait until after the Cubs series to see if the Cards could keep the momentum going before bringing it up, but the use of Victor … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The Good The Cardinals bats came alive over the past week.  Patience was abundant throughout the lineup, and the Cardinals were able to overcome a 2-6 start to now sit at 8-8.  Aside from the 2-1 loss today to the … Continue reading

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How long can the Cardinals stick with Ryan Franklin as the closer?

While the Cardinals improved to 3-6 today, it’s still very frustrating that they could easily be 6-3 or 5-4.  There’s a lot of blame to go around, but the fact is that the Cardinals do not have a dominant closer.  … Continue reading

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