Found March 26, 2013 on Razzball:
Houston-astros-louis
And the Prospect Gods looked down at the Cardinals pitching staff and proclaimed, "And so it Shelby..." But the Gods decided to keep Oscar Taveras for themselves -- at least for a little while. Bunch of Federalist-loving pigs. So, the Cardinals make up for starting Jon Jay over Oscar Taveras by giving prospect, Shelby Miller, the 5th starter role over non-descript-in-every-way, Joe Kelly. When I say, boo, you say ya. Boo...ya! Boo...ya! Cherimo...ya! Ah, fooled you. In November, I wrote a Shelby Miller 2013 fantasy. There I said, "The final answer on (whether he makes the rotation) will probably be decided on the last few days of Spring Training. In 2012, he was called up towards the end of the season and gave a 10.54 K-rate and a 1.32 ERA in 13 2/3 innings. If you look up that stat line in the thesaurus, its synonym is “lights out.” Due to a butterfly flapping its wings in Indonesia, Miller also had a 10.54 K-rate in Triple-A through 136 2/3 IP. His ER...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Could Kyle Lohse become the next Jeff Suppan?

Kyle Lohse finally found a team.  After waiting almost to the brink of opening day, Lohse signed with the Milwaukee Brewers for 3 years/$33 million. A bit less than what he and agent Scott Boras were hoping for, but at least they got a deal done. However, when I first heard about the signing, I immediately thought back to the Brewers signing of Jeff Suppan.  In case you forgot...

Jason Motte injury might have helped St. Louis Cardinals’ Shelby Miller decision

The St. Louis Cardinals finally made their most-anticipated decision of their 2013 spring training camp Monday when they announced Shelby Miller would be the team’s fifth starter to start the regular season. And while Miller truly might be the better choice, circumstances surely made the decision easier. Miller began spring training in a competition with teammates Trevor Rosenthal...

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/25/13

Monday marked the St. Louis Cardinals’ fourth of six scheduled camp days this spring. Memphis and Springfield met as did Palm Beach and Peoria on the Cardinals side of the Roger Dean complex. The remaining players in camp formed into two squads for an additional intersquad game. The higher level clubs, Memphis and Palm Beach, were victorious as was Intersquad team 2. The Cardinals’...

Cards top Twins, Miller earns spot

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Shelby Miller pitched into the fifth inning, then found out he'd won the fifth spot in the St. Louis rotation as the Cardinals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Monday. Miller, who had been competing with Joe Kelly for the last spot, gave up one run and six hits in 4 1-3 innings. He struck out two and walked two. Twins starter Mike Pelfrey struck out four...

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/26/13

On Tuesday, the St. Louis Cardinals’ two upper level minor league clubs traveled to Port St. Lucie to take on their New York Mets counterparts. Palm Beach and Peoria welcomed New York’s two Class-A clubs to the back fields in Jupiter. Memphis and Palm Beach, were victorious and Springfield and Peoria fell. The Cardinals’ spring record against external minor league competition...

Cardinals place David Freese on disabled list

The St. Louis Cardinals placed third baseman David Freese on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain. Infielder Ryan Jackson was recalled from Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday to replace Freese, who hopes to return in time for the home opener April 8 against Cincinnati. Left-hander Sam Freeman was optioned to Triple-A. In 12 spring training games, Freese was batting .267 with...

Fantasy Take: Kyle Lohse Signing

Kyle Lohse finally signed with a team today, and that means he should be off your fantasy team by this weekend.Look, if he's on your waiver wire, you've got to add him. Unless you found a mega sleeper, he's going to be better than your last-round pick. And if you drafted him in a late round, waiting for the day he would sign, that's a smooth move. But I don't...

Cardinals 4, Twins 3

Shelby Miller pitched into the fifth inning, then found out he'd won the fifth spot in the St. Louis rotation as the Cardinals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Monday. Miller, who had been competing with Joe Kelly for the last spot, gave up one run and six hits in 4 1-3 innings. He struck out two and walked two. Twins starter Mike Pelfrey struck out four, walked one and gave up...

Cards look to build off last October's near-miss

One more win. After again hitting their stride in October, the St. Louis Cardinals got tantalizingly close to making it back to the World Series. Instead, three straight losses to San Francisco led to an agonizing offseason of what-ifs, and has served as a driving force all spring for a team deemed good enough to contend without any major roster upgrades. Adam Wainwright, now the...

Cards’ Freese out, Freeman down, Jackson back

The St. Louis Cardinals placed 3B David Freese on the DL, optioned out LHR Sam Freeman and recalled IF Ryan Jackson.

Kyle Lohse Signs With Milwaukee Brewers

LHP Kyle Lohse has finally found a home for 2013. The former-Phillie and former-St. Louis Cardinal starting pitcher has signed a contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, as first reported by CBS' Jon Heyman. The 34-year-old spent the last five seasons of his career with the Cardinals, where he won a...

Cards lose lead, fall to Mets

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- After spending almost five years in the U.S. Navy, simply being on the mound at Roger Dean Stadium was exhilarating for St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Mitch Harris -- even if the results were disappointing. Harris gave up a pair of two-run homers and took the loss as a New York Mets split squad beat the Cardinals 10-7 on Sunday. St. Louis played with a short...

Brewers Sign SP Kyle Lohse to 3 Year Deal

Photo by: Keith Allison Kyle Lohse has packed his bags and now he can buy his plane ticket because he finally has a destination for 2013, Milwaukee.  The Brewers have reached an agreement (pending a physical) with Lohse for 3 years and $33 million.  The 34 year old right-hander should slot in behind Gallardo as the Brew Crew’s 2nd starter once he is ready to join the rotation...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.