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Top 10 starting pitchers in baseball heading into spring training

Without a doubt, pulling apart the ten best arms in the game at any point is a tough-to-nearly-impossible task. However, in today’s game, with a firmly established group of top arms between the ages of 27-33, it is a specifically tough group to crack. It could be argued that even cracking the top 20 is a feat, as even last year’s American League Cy Young winner is the third best...
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Cardinals, Martinez agree to 5-year extension

It was less than three weeks ago that, when asked about his looming arbitration hearing, Carlos Martinez turned the conversation away from his 2017 contract status, and toward his long-term future.
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Cardinals shutting down Carlos Martinez for rest of season

The St. Louis Cardinals’ rotation took a big hit on Saturday when the club announced that starter Carlos Martinez would be shut down for the rest of 2015, including the Postseason, with a strained shoulder. Carlos Martinez (shoulder strain) will miss remainder of season, Mozeliak announces #cardinals #stlcards News coming soon at @StlToday. — Derrick Goold (@dgoold) September...
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September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

5 instant reactions to Carlos Martinez’s shutdown 

The news is in. Carlos Martinez, the hot young phenom starter for the St. Louis Cardinals, is done for the season. The shoulder tightness that pulled him from Friday’s start has also cut his season short. When the 24 year old phenom left the field in tears, something bad was in the forecast. Something only an athlete knows right away. Your body flashing a check your engine light...
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Cardinals rest Carlos Martinez?

It’s safe to say Carlos Martinez has proved critics completely wrong this season. Many doubted whether the Cardinals young righty could pitch deep into games. Martinez has gone six innings or more in 16 of his 22 starts so far. Check. Others, early on, doubted Martinez could maintain good enough command of his pitches when he accumulated a 4.25 walks per nine in the first month...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The Exact Moment Carlos Martinez Became My Favorite ’15 Cardinal

It wasn’t shaping up well Tuesday night for the Cardinals against the Pirates Carlos Martinez gave up 3 runs in the first 4 innings and needed 2 double plays to get out of jams later in the game. In totoal, 9 times the Pirates came to the plate with runners in scoring position Now if you’d just read those two sentences and didn’t see a second of the game, you’d have figured...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Moustakas, Martinez win final All-Star Game vote

By TOC Staff Next week’s All-Star Game just got a double dose of Missouri added to the festivities. The winners of the All-Star Game Final Vote were announced on Friday evening, and baseball’s two Missouri teams each claimed a winner – Mike Moustakas of the Royals in the AL, and Carlos Martinez of the Cardinals in the NL. Moustakas led the AL voting wire to wire, and was...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Martinez Found His Pitch

Carlos Martinez is a starting pitcher now. He’s not some guy who throws 75 pitches and four innings a game. This year he’s often exceeded triple digits, and he’s one of the big reasons why the St. Louis Cardinals are where they are despite the loss of some important players. Before the season, there was […]
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Martinez Has A Great Day

Carlos Martinez had a big day on Tuesday. Are you ready for all the ‘DAAAWWWWWWS’? Then Brian Stull’s Twitter feed should tell the story. Carlos Martinez is celebrating Cinco de Mayo w kids are St. Cecelia #Cardinals #STLCards — Brian Stull (@StullySTL) May 5, 2015 Best recess EVER. Majority of the students have never been to a #STLCards game...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Carlos Martinez Cannot be Traded

With the 2015 St. Louis Cardinals reporting to spring training, the subject of Oscar Taveras’ tragic death is again front and center. While memorializing the late outfielder is on the minds of some, the club is also reinforcing with Taveras’ teammates the importance of sound decision-making when drinking is involved. The entire subject of how to properly remember Taveras remains...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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