St. Louis Cardinals

Linda Ronstadt
Benjamin Sabin - Dec 15, 2022

What in the world does Linda Ronstadt have to do with a fastball? Nothing, you say? Wrong you are (thank you, Yoda). Hang on tight, we’re going to start with the Caruso of Rock, Roy Orbison. Blue Bayou In 1961 Joe Melson and the significantly more well-known Roy Orbison wrote and recorded a song called […]

Postseason Home Run

Hitting a postseason home run shows that a hitter can come through on baseball’s biggest stage. Someone like Manny Ramírez fits that mould, as he’s the all-time postseason home run leader. He appeared in 111 major league postseason games while hitting 29 homers in 410 at-bats. Outside of Ramírez, six of these elite October performers […]

Home Run Leaders

The home run leaders since 2017 are surprising at best. Each player’s home run is enough for people to witness one of the most thrilling moments in a baseball game. The all-time home run record in a season is 73, held by Barry Bonds in 2001. But before Bonds, there was a home run chase […]

Collin Carofano - Sep 22, 2022

Albert Pujols and Aaron Judge are two players on different paths. But, baseball fans get to witness each player chase a historic milestone that will mark their names in the Hall of Fame. Both players are both two home runs away from those special achievements. Pujols is sitting at 698 career home runs, whereas Judge […]

2022 MLB Rookie

The 2022 MLB Rookie of the Year race is coming to a close. With two weeks left of the season, these rookie players have performed best as part of a strong first-year class. Both leagues feature a few up-and-comers who have the potential to be future stars of the game. Here’s a final look at […]

Dan Jaycox - Sep 11, 2022

Albert Pujols now has sole possession of fourth all-time on the career home run list. Pujols hit his 697th home run, surpassing Álex Rodríguez, who is now fifth in home runs. Similar to home run No. 696, the tiebreaking 697th was spectacular. The home run came in the ninth inning when Pujols sent a fastball […]

Mark Littell
Dan Jaycox - Sep 6, 2022

Mark Littell, a relief pitcher for the Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals, died on Monday. He was 69 years old. The cause of death is unknown at the time of publication. A Look At Mark Littell’s Career The Royals drafted Littell in 1971 out of high school in Gideon, a small town in […]

Flaherty Cardinals
Dan Jaycox - Sep 2, 2022

A healthy Jack Flaherty is pitching for the St. Louis Cardinals once again. He returned to the mound to face the Washington Nationals on Labor Day. Flaherty lasted five innings and gave up one run in his return, while striking out six batters. If he can remain healthy, he makes the club significantly more dangerous […]

Justin Merrlles - Aug 28, 2022

Canada has produced a plethora of MLB talent over the past two centuries. Many fans of America’s pastime would be surprised how many of their favorite players were born in Canada. Over 200 Canadians have made their mark in baseball. That includes two Cy Young Award winners, three MVPs, four batting titles, 11 Silver Slugger […]

Cardinals Diamondbacks
Evan Thompson - Aug 21, 2022

Cardinals 16, Diamondbacks 7 PHOENIX, Aug. 20 — On June 22, 1962, St. Louis Cardinals great Stan Musial broke Ty Cobb’s record for total bases in a career, tying it with a second-inning home run and breaking it with a single later in the same inning. When Musial retired at the end of the following […]

Cardinals Diamondbacks
Evan Thompson - Aug 20, 2022

Cardinals 5, Diamondbacks 1 Embed from Getty Images PHOENIX, Aug. 19 — Nolan Arenado went 4-for-5 with three doubles and two RBI, giving Cardinals starter Miles Mikolas all the offense he needed as the St. Louis Cardinals thumped the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5–1, Friday night before 32,183 fans. Paul Goldschmidt and Yadier Molina added three hits […]

Caleb Begley - Aug 19, 2022

When looking at league-wide WAR leaders for 1960, one might not expect to find young St. Louis Cardinals hurler Ernie Broglio. Yet, he is right there, stacked alongside some of the greatest names of all time. Indeed, Broglio’s mark of 7.6 was higher than Hall of Famers Eddie Mathews, Don Drysdale, and Mickey Mantle. He […]

The Cardinals and Cubs will play at London Stadium June 24-25, 2023. It’s part of the new MLB World Tour that MLB announced Thursday morning. The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals were supposed to play in London in 2020, but it was cancelled to the COVID-19 pandemic. London hosted the first set of games […]

Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado will not be able to play in Toronto. According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, both All-Stars will miss the St. Louis Cardinals‘ two-game road series against the Toronto Blue Jays due to their vaccination status. Canada has restrictions on travellers who are not vaccinated against COVID-19. Catcher […]

Ozzie Smith
Evan Thompson - Jul 22, 2022

Ozzie Smith PLAYs Ball in Cooperstown in Education Fundraiser COOPERSTOWN, NY, July 22 — Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith gave dozens of children and adults an on-field experience of a lifetime Friday morning at Doubleday Field. He and fellow Hall of Famers Eddie Murray, Jim Thome, and Cal Ripken, Jr. hosted dozens of baseballers […]

All-Star Relievers
Evan Thompson - Jul 19, 2022

2022 All-Star Relievers The 92nd Major League Baseball All-Star Game is Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. It has not been there since 1980. This season, there are 12 relievers, six from each league when including players who will not participate. Here is a detailed look at the 2022 All-Star relievers. […]

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Lewis Masella - Jul 19, 2022

Wisconsin is best known as America’s Dairyland, but it also has a rich sports culture. Although winter sports such as football and hockey are generally more popular, the Badger State owns its fair share of baseball history. The Milwaukee Braves brought the state its first World Series title in 1957. The Braves’ stint in Milwaukee […]

Jeremy Breland - Jul 19, 2022

Has anyone ever wondered why pitchers and catchers report to spring training before position players? This can sometimes be a point of curiosity for fans both old and new. Per USA Today, this spring training is no different as pitchers and catchers are widely scheduled to report by February 15th or 16th while position players […]

Tony Fernandez
Justin Merrlles - Jul 19, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays have been a significant part of baseball since 1977. The Blue Jays have stories that include iconic playoff moments from Joe Carter in 1993 to Jose Bautista in 2015. Not to mention two World Series titles and nine playoff appearances. But, there’s more to it than just that- former Blue Jays […]

Rockies 2023 Success
Brandon Willman - Jul 19, 2022

The Colorado Rockies will not be competitive in 2023. The team won’t be close to winning the NL West division, nor will they even have a chance of a playoff berth. Betting odds do not have the team going to the playoffs or even playing .500 baseball. According to Vegas Insider, the Rockies have an […]

Ken Griffey Jr. For Babe Ruth
Benjamin Sabin - Jul 19, 2022

How does this sound for the ultimate trade: Ken Griffey Jr. for Babe Ruth? Never happen right? Ken Griffey Jr. was born on November 21, 1969, and Babe Ruth died on August 16, 1948, so there’s that. Also, Ruth played in his last big league game on May 30, 1935, and Griffey played in his […]

Justin Merrlles - Jul 19, 2022

The Montreal Expos were an important part of Major League Baseball’s history. As the first Canadian franchise and first team in a French-speaking area, it brought in new fans. All-time greats like Randy Johnson, Vladimir Guerrero, Pete Rose, and Andre Dawson played for them. Even players such as Russell Martin and Eric Gagne may not […]

Caleb Begley - Jul 19, 2022

The state of Washington is known for many things. Beautiful mountain scenery, the Space Needle, and one of the most consistently top-rated college basketball programs in the nation. That said, we are not here to divulge which Gonzaga player is best, or which of the many Seattle-based coffeehouses serves the best cup of joe. No, […]

Ranger Suarez, key member of the Phillies' optimal rotation

After taking a trip down the lineup card, we now turn our attention to what would make up the Phillies’ optimal rotation. Entering the 2023 season with a perennial Cy Young contender, one of the most underrated pitchers in baseball, and a pitcher that had his breakout season in 2022, just how should they be […]