Tag Archives: Matt Carpenter

Matt Carpenter at 2B gives the Cards a lot of flexibility

By most accounts, it appears Matt Carpenter will be the primary 2B in 2013 for the Cardinals.  With this move, the Cardinals bench goes from somewhat of a weakness to a strength.  Ronny Cedeno was cut, and it appears Matt … Continue reading

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An early look at the Cards vs. the Reds: How the Cards #1 farm system will keep them in the race in 2013

There’s always a surprise team in MLB each year and in most cases, one in both the NL and AL.  In the NL Central, the Pirates are starting to put it together and the Brewers still have some talent to … Continue reading

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That “phony” offense keeps on rolling

The Cardinals are taking care of business, led by an offense that continues to rake, along with some strong SP and finally, a winning combination in the BP.  Edward Mujica to Mitchell Boggs to Jason Motte to close out close … 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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The knuckleball effect and other news

There was no way the bats were going to be held down for long.  Getting Jon Jay, Skip Schumaker and Matt Carpenter back didn’t hurt either.  Matt Adams was sent back to AAA Memphis to work his plate discipline, but … Continue reading

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