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After his 1-for-4 performance in the St. Louis Cardinals 13-7 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday, catcher Yadier Molina is now hitting a robust .352 on the season, which is currently tops in the National League.
In fact, only the mighty Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers has a better batting average in all of baseball. Anytime Miguel Cabrera is the only name in front of you, you know you are a big deal.
Molina’s constant stick at the plate does not look to be slowing down anytime soon, but will he be able to prolong his hot hitting long enough to win a NL batting title?
The guys from The Cruddy Show discussed that very subject on Friday night’s show and the resounding response was yes, Molina can win a batting title.
Winning a batting title is difficult to do from the catcher position as the defensive challenges require so much energy and effort. Catchers often wear down behind the plate.
Last season, Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants won the batting title in the Nation...
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The St. Louis Cardinals own baseball’s best record and look to be the most well-rounded team in all of MLB.
The Cardinals can pitch with the best of them, have shown they are solid defensively and can piece together some timely hitting to manufacture runs.
A big part of the Cardinals success this season has been the unexpected play of Carlos Beltran, who after Saturday’s two...
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals announced Friday that they had signed five more 2013 draft picks Friday, along with two undrafted free agents.
The draft picks who signed:
Michael Mayers, pitcher (third round, University of Mississippi)
James Bosco, outfielder (13th round, Menlo College)
Michael Brookshire, pitcher (20th round, Belmont University)
Alex DeLeon, catcher...
After locking down their top three picks, the Cardinals turned to high upside draft picks to lock down. Part of the Cardinals’ draft strategy was to save money by selecting college seniors and to use those savings on high upside high school players.
The Cardinals’ signed their 5th round pick, Ian McKinney out of Boone High School in Orlando, for $303,300 according to Jim Callis...
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In triple-A minor league baseball action Saturday, an ugly bench clearing brawl erupted between the Albuquerque Isotopes (affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers) and Memphis RedBirds (affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals).
It happened in the bottom of the fourth inning when RedBirds pitcher Maikel Cleto hit Isotopes batter Justin Sellers...
The Baby Birds went 2-2 on Saturday, and for the second time in 3 games, there was an altercation between one of the Cardinals’ affiliates. On Thursday, it was the Peoria Chiefs involved in a bench clearing incident and on Saturday it was the Memphis Redbirds involved. There were 8 total ejections in the game and pitchers Jorge Rondon and Mitchell Boggs were ejected for Memphis...
Brian Walton interviews St. Louis Cardinals left-handed starting pitcher Tyler Lyons on his three-year professional journey to date as well as what might be ahead.
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St. Louis Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter struck out in the top of the 5th inning against the Miami Marlins and was not pleased about it. He yelled an audible ********** that the broadcast microphones picked up. Rather than edit out the word before showing a replay, the Marlins broadcast crew showed the replay and replayed the curse word for everyone to hear in case they missed it...
Carlos Beltran homered from each side of the plate and tripled Saturday, and Lance Lynn notched his ninth victory when the St. Louis Cardinals outslugged the Miami Marlins 13-7.
Swinging left-handed, Beltran hit his 15th home run in the second inning and tripled for the first time since May 2012 in the eighth. He hit another home run from the right side in the ninth - the 11th time...
ST. LOUIS - When the Cardinals and Marlins opened Marlins Park in 2012, Kyle Lohse started for St. Louis, Rafael Furcal led off and Jason Motte finished the 4-1 victory. None of the three will be suiting up in Miami this weekend.
But if you think the Cardinals will bring a different look into the three-game series, check the Marlins. Six of the eight position players who started...
The St. Louis Cardinals right-hander shares his insights on jumping from Double-A to the majors.
Why cant we all just get along! The triple A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers were involved in a nasty bench clearing brawl with the St.Louis Cardinals affiliate after Dodgers Justin Sellers was plunked high and tight. Players from both the Albuquerque Isotopes and the Memphis Redbirds exchanged punches and un-pleasantries before order was finally restored. A total of 8 players...
With the short-season teams of State College and Johnson City starting soon, I am going to be modifying the Farm Reports to just include lines of key players and a summary of the key events of the night.
The Baby Birds went 2-1 on Friday night. Ruben Gotay had a huge night with 2 home runs and 5 runs batted in. Patrick Wisdom has been heating up lately and hit his 10th home run on...
Shelby Miller has routinely confounded hitters this season. The St. Louis Cardinals right-hander, though, is still trying to solve his own first-inning struggles.
Miller faces the Chicago Cubs on Monday night when the NL Central rivals meet in St. Louis for the first time this season.
The Cardinals' rotation is tops in baseball with a 2.97 ERA and Miller (7-4, 2.21 ERA) has...