St. Louis Cardinals April Analysis

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The St. Louis Cardinals April has wrapped up. April is a unique month for baseball fans. After months without Cardinal baseball, a handful of games can feel like a full season. But as Cardinal teams of the past have shown us, the MLB season is very much about how a team finishes and not how […] READ MORE


Miguel Cabrera Joins 3,000 Hit Club

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Miguel Cabrera has 3,000 hits. The future Hall of Famer reached the prestigious milestone with a first-inning single off Colorado Rockies starter Antonio Senzatela Saturday afternoon in Detroit. Cabrera, 38, is the 33rd player to reach the milestone and the first Venezuelan. A double made him the third player in Major League history with 3,000 […] READ MORE


2022 St. Louis Cardinals Season Preview

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The St. Louis Cardinals are perennial contenders in the NL Central. They are an imperfect team going into the year. The offense should be stout enough, and the team defense is elite. While many fans wanted to see the addition of a free agent shortstop, the pitching staff presents the biggest question mark on a […] READ MORE


Albert Pujols and St. Louis Cardinals to Reunite

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The St. Louis Cardinals and Albert Pujols appear to be headed for a reunion. According to reports, the two parties are finalizing an agreement, pending a physical. The contract is for one year. The signing might be criticized as a move to sell tickets as opposed to winning ballgames. Certainly, many fans will be very excited […] READ MORE


MLB Free Agents Who Could Benefit From Universal DH

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MLB free agents remain unsigned, including Albert Pujols. An interesting thing about Pujols is that he’s 21 home runs away from 700. Last season, he had a 101 OPS+ in 85 games with the Los Angeles Dodgers. 60 percent of those plate appearances came against left-handed pitching. Pujols will be a platoon DH for whichever team […] READ MORE


Padres upset Cardinals to advance in LWOS All-Time Tournament

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Padres 7, Cardinals 3 (This game was the result of a simulation done through What If Sports. It matched the San Diego Padres All-Time Team against the St. Louis Cardinals All-Time Team. This game did not actually happen, but this simulation took place at Sportsman Park in St. Louis, Missouri.) This game was a battle of […] READ MORE


Examining the Active WAR Leaders at Each Position

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The active WAR leaders in MLB are surprising. Wins above replacement measures a player’s value in all assets of the game by how many more wins they’re worth than a replacement-level player at his same position. For example, Albert Pujols, according to WAR, is the 32nd-best baseball player of all time. But he’s under the […] READ MORE


St. Louis Cardinals All-Time Tournament Team

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There are few franchises as storied as the St. Louis Cardinals. But, when it comes to making any all-time roster, it can be vulnerable to significant omissions. The best anyone can do is try to avoid gross oversights, knowing that a team full of the second-best Cardinals at each position would still be a remarkable […] READ MORE


Cardinals DH Options Are Both External and Internal

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The DH has officially arrived in the National League. The baseball-progressives cheer, and the traditionalists sigh. No matter what side of the issue St. Louis Cardinals fans lie on, there will officially be a designated hitter in the Cards lineup in 2022 and beyond. Sadly, there will be no more gritty Adam Wainwright at-bats or […] READ MORE


MLB Lockout Puts Batting Milestones in Jeopardy

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A number of batting milestones are likely to be reached in the upcoming season. With players currently locked out by ownership, there is no guarantee that the 2022 baseball season will start on time. Of course, an agreement and normal season is the most likely scenario. Peace is profitable in professional sports and both sides […] READ MORE