Is Jon Lester a Hall of Famer?

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Former Red Sox hurler Jon Lester made headlines when he announced his retirement after a 16-year career. Throughout his career, Lester won three World Series titles (two with the Boston Red Sox), amassed 200 wins, and made five All-Star teams. 2021 wasn’t the best swan song, as a 5.29 ERA isn’t the ideal way to […] READ MORE


The Carlos Martinez Story

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Carlos Martinez walked off the mound at Coors Field on July 4, 2021, with one out in the bottom of the fourth inning. Neither he nor anyone else knew that he had likely just thrown his last pitch as a St. Louis Cardinal. In the weeks following, it was discovered that the thumb injury which […] READ MORE


Late-Inning Heroics Carry Cardinals to Record Win

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The St. Louis Cardinals continued their winning ways, topping the Chicago Cubs on Saturday afternoon. The Cardinals have now set the franchise record with their 15th consecutive win. The 1935 ballclub held the previous record. They will attempt to wrap up their fourth consecutive sweep on Sunday afternoon. The Cardinals remain well short of the […] READ MORE


Cardinals’ Winning Streak Ties Franchise Record

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After topping the Chicago Cubs in both games of a doubleheader, the St. Louis Cardinals have now matched the franchise record for consecutive wins in the modern era. The 1935 ballclub reeled off 14 straight wins as well. The Cardinals’ current winning streak began on September 11th, and has carried them into playoff position. The […] READ MORE


Cardinals Take Control of Second Wild Card

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The St. Louis Cardinals have shifted the outlook for their season dramatically. A nine-game winning streak can do that. On September 7th, the Cardinals were 69-68 and trailed both the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds by three and a half games for the last wild-card spot. The Philadelphia Phillies led them by a game […] READ MORE


Flaherty to Rejoin Cardinals Rotation

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Jack Flaherty is slated to return to the St. Louis Cardinals when they face the Kansas City Royals on Friday. Flaherty will join a rotation decimated by injuries and plagued by control issues. His injury coincided with the fall of the team in the standings. Flaherty’s return should trigger some improvement in the standings, but […] READ MORE


2021 New York Mets Week 11 In Review

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To start off the week, the 2021 New York Mets faced off against the Chicago Cubs. The struggling southpaw David Peterson started against veteran Jake Arrieta. This was an important start for Peterson and he definitely delivered. In his six innings of work, he allowed just one hit, in easily his best start of the […] READ MORE


MLB Career Milestones to Watch for in 2021

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Last year, plenty of MLB milestones occurred. One that stood out the most was when Albert Pujols surpassed Willie Mays for fifth-most home runs in MLB history, where Pujols currently sits at 662. The future Hall of Famer needs 35 home runs to move into fourth place all-time. Now, we’re quickly approaching the 2021 MLB season. […] READ MORE



Five Best Chicago Cubs Offseason Acquisitions in the Last 20 Years

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The Chicago Cubs are hesitant to make a splash in the free agency market this offseason. It doesn’t look like that will change anytime soon. So, it’s only fitting that we look back on some of their best offseason acquisitions in the last 20 years. These five players were vital additions to rosters that outperformed […] READ MORE