Tag Archives: Ryan Franklin

Sending down Mitchell Boggs is a mistake

The Cardinals made a few roster moves today.  The first was calling up catcher Tony Cruz as Gerald Laird heads to the DL.  Skip Schumaker returns from the DL and will play 2B and hit 7th.  Then there’s the move … Continue reading

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Cards swept by Reds (Thugs); Franklin needs to be released

The Cincinnati Reds completed a three game sweep of the Cardinals today, winning 9-7.  As usual, one of Dusty Baker’s players ran their mouth at the Cardinals.  This time it was Francisco Cordero.  Cordero claimed he only ran his mouth … Continue reading

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Don’t call Boggs a closer

Mitchell Boggs is now 3 for 3 in save opportunities, but don’t call him the Cardinals closer.  Tony LaRussa doesn’t want Boggs to have the title of the Cards closer because he doesn’t want any added pressure on him.  All … 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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