Cardinals Snap Losing Streak behind Wainwright

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The St. Louis Cardinals haven’t had a lot of positive news of late. A rash of injuries, sub-par pitching, and a spotty offense has caused the longest losing streak for the team since June 2017. Adam Wainwright took the mound against the visiting Cleveland Indians as the likeliest member of the Cardinals rotation to snap […] READ MORE


Cardinals Losses Continue to Pile Up

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Alarm bells are officially ringing for the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cardinals’ last off day before Monday was May 20th. A lot can change in 17 games. On May 20th, they enjoyed a three-game lead in the Central Division. They looked to be the team to beat at seven games over .500. Since then, the Cardinals […] READ MORE


Rangers Designate Khris Davis for Assignment

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A major league front office makes a number of changes each year. Some are easy, and some are difficult. In response to their recent road trip in which they lost nine straight, the Texas Rangers made a very hard change. This week, the Rangers have opted to designate Khris Davis for assignment. The announcement came […] READ MORE


Astros Aledmys Diaz Out With Left Hand Fracture

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The Houston Astros have taken another injury-hit with Aledmys Diaz hitting the shelf. Diaz left Saturday’s game after being hit by a pitch on the left hand. As it turns out, the hand was fractured and he is expected to miss approximately six to eight weeks. Houston originally hoped it was just a contusion, but […] READ MORE


Astros Kent Emanuel to Undergo Elbow Surgery

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The Houston Astros bullpen has had its struggles in 2021 and now it is losing one of its better arms. Astros reliever Kent Emanuel announced on social media Thursday that he will be undergoing elbow surgery. He will miss the remainder of the 2021 season. Emanuel explained his situation in detail on his Instagram. While […] READ MORE


National League Awards Check-In

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Almost every team is right around a third of the way through the 2021 season. It is a good time to look at the four major award races in the National League. In looking at the top three candidates for each award, it will be interesting to see if they can stay in the race […] READ MORE


Dodgers Set Records in Cardinals Crush

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To say that the Los Angeles Dodgers had a good night against the St. Louis Cardinals would be a gross understatement. The Dodgers brought their bats with them and pounded Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez right out of the game after 2/3 of an inning. Furthermore, the Dodgers set multiple records on Wednesday night. The first […] READ MORE


Flaherty Injury Raises Rotation Questions

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For only the third time this season, Jack Flaherty of the St. Louis Cardinals was pulled from his start before pitching in the sixth inning. Flaherty sustained an injury while batting in the top half of the inning–something that National League starters inexplicably still do. Flaherty underwent tests on Tuesday and the team has placed […] READ MORE


Giants Beat The Dodgers: Prove They Belong

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The San Francisco Giants have been a great story in 2021. At the start of the year, they weren’t even in the conversation in the NL West. The word on the street was that not only the NL West, but arguably the National League as a whole was a two-team race. It was all about […] READ MORE


Giants Bounce Back To Sweep Diamondbacks

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After being humbled by the Los Angeles Dodgers, we saw the San Francisco Giants bounce back to take both games vs. the Arizona Diamondbacks. The D-backs have now lost ten straight and hold onto the worst record in the National League at 18-32. The wins for San Francisco propelled the Giants to a record of […] READ MORE