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JHONNY PERALTA RUMORS

What Jhonny Peralta Tells Us About Defensive Metrics

Five years ago, the Cleveland Indians decided that Jhonny Peralta just wasn’t capable of playing shortstop at the Major League level anymore, shifting him to third base to allow Asdrubal Cabrera to move back from second base to shortstop, the position he had primarily played in the minors. Peralta had never put up particularly good […]
Via Fangraphs
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jhonny Peralta leads Cardinal shortstops in HR since 2004

Make no mistake, when John Mozeliak reached out this off-season and signed Jhonny Peralta to a multi-year contract to play shortstop (for now) for the Cardinals, it was about improving the offense at the position. While Peralta has been very good on defense this season (2nd in defensive runs saved with 14, according to Baseball Info Solutions – Zack Cozart is 1st with 15), it...
Via The Cardinal Conclave
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Peralta powers Cardinals past Giants 7-2

SAN FRANCISCO -- Jhonny Peralta hit a two-run homer among his two hits and Carlos Martinez earned his second win as a starter, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the reeling San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Thursday. Martinez (2-3) also drove in a run for the Cardinals, who won their second straight after losing three in a row. Martinez allowed a run and five hits in five innings. He walked...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Peralta's two-run double helps Cards beat Dodgers 3-1

LOS ANGELES -- Jhonny Peralta hit a tiebreaking two-run double and Yadier Molina homered, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez couldn't make it out of the fifth inning despite the two-run lead. Manager Mike Matheny pulled him after a one-out single by Dee Gordon and a walk to Yasiel...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals: Grading the first third of the season

The first third of the MLB season has come to an end and the next two thirds will be here and gone in no time. What have the St. Louis Cardinals accomplished in the first third of the season? Simply put, nothing special. The Redbirds are two games above .500 and are four games in second place to the NL Central division leading Milwaukee Brewers. Based on the tradition of “The Cardinal...
Via isportsweb.com
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jhonny Peralta: Cardinals are receiving excellent return on investment thus far

When the St. Louis Cardinals signed Jhonny Peralta to a four-year deal this past winter, there were many eyebrows raised for many different reasons.  We will discuss some of those eyebrows in a second. But now that we are over a quarter of the way through Peralta’s first campaign in a St. Louis uniform, one thing has quickly become quite clear.  The Cardinals are receiving excellent...
Via Cardinals Farm
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Early Returns On Jhonny Peralta Not Favorable For Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals took a bit of a risk when they signed shortstop Jhonny Peralta to a four-year $53 million deal in the 2013 off-season since he was coming off a season in which he was suspended 50 games for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. The Cardinals hoped they were getting the Peralta that had hit more than 20 home runs on four occasions and topped 80...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jhonny Peralta faces a lot of pressure as St. Louis Cardinals starting shortstop

The St. Louis Cardinals solidified their largest trouble spot from the 2013 season Nov. 24 when they signed veteran free-agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta to a four-year, $53-million contract.  Peralta will also probably face pressure unlike any he has experienced in his 11-year career. By giving Peralta the largest contract of their offseason, the Cardinals in effect told Peralta...
Via i70baseball
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Peralta Signing Creates Best-Case Outcome

The aggressive Cardinal offseason continued this weekend, when the club came to terms with free agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta. It is a signing that seems contrary to how the team has operated in years past, but it certifies one thing above all others: the team is ready to get over the hump. The woes that the club had at shortstop began early in the year, and continued on through...
Via i70baseball
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers move into the post Jhonny era

As everyone already knew would be the case, Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta has been suspended by MLB for 50 games for PED violations. Initially, Peralta said reports of his involvement were not true and that anyone saying otherwise was “lying”. Well, as usual, the joke was on us. GM Dave Dombrowski saw the writing on the wall and acquired slick fielding shortstop Jose...
Via isportsweb.com
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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