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Player Profile #103: Matt Holliday | OF | STL

Matt Holiday’s career can be divided into two pieces. The first is as a member of the Colorado Rockies, and the second is as a St. Louis Cardinal (let’s just ignore those 93 games with Oakland). During that first portion of his career, playing half his games in Coors, he was putting up incredible numbers virtually year-in and year-out. He was a fantasy stud. Since, joining the...
Via Baseball Professor
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Matt Holliday exits with illness

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday is a doubt for the crucial season finale today after leaving Saturday's loss early because of an illness. Jenifer Langosch of reports that the left fielder has been suffering from 'flu-like symptoms' for a number of days, which got worse in the sixth inning of Saturday's game and forced his removal. Manager Mike Matheny told...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Holliday strikes again as Cardinals move into sole possession of first place in NL Central for first time this season

While tied atop the NL Central with the Brewers entering the final month of the regular season, the Cardinals turned to Lance Lynn in the series opener Monday afternoon at Busch Stadium against the Pirates. Lynn was looking for his 15th win of the season, which would’ve joined Max Scherzer for the only two pitchers in all of base all to have 15 wins in each of the last three seasons...
Via Cardinals Farm
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Holliday leaves game against Dodgers in 5th

ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday left Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fifth inning after appearing to get hurt. Holliday was shaken up while diving back into second base on a pickoff attempt in the first inning after his two-run single. Holliday seemed to hit his head on the glove of shortstop Hanley Ramirez. Holliday remained on the ground...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hard-hitting Holliday provides plenty of support for Lynn's strong outing

ST. LOUIS -- Matt Holliday wasn't overly impressed with himself after scoring the 1,000th run and delivering the 400th double of his 11-year career Friday night. "It's cool," he shrugged. But Holliday was quite pleased with the 435-foot, two-run homer he launched off an 87-mph fastball from Dodgers right-hander Dan Haren. For one thing, the fifth-inning blast proved to be the difference...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals OF Matt Holliday Angry After Security Guard Kept Him From Making a Play

There are certain things that likely make baseball players mad: (1) having to pay their agents (2) having to sit through yet another Farewell Tour ceremony and (3) stupid fans, ball boys, and security guards that refuse to get out of the way.Just ask Cardinal outfielder Matt Holliday. He'll tell you.via Cut4Friday Holliday tried to make a play on a foul ball. At the time his team...
Via FatManWriting
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Series of the Weekend Preview: Cardinals Try to Fend Off Red-Hot Jays

With a 21-9 record in May that saw them soar to high perch in the AL East, the Toronto Blue Jays have started June in similar fashion—winning four straight to open the month (include three at Detroit). The Cardinals were on the same flight track until two weeks ago. Mike Matheney’s club closed to within one-and-a-half games of NL Central-leading Milwaukee on May 22. Then, it...
Via The Sports Daily
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Holliday has been about as productive with Cardinals as with Rockies

ST. LOUIS -- If Matt Holliday doesn't take a day off this weekend, come Sunday he will reach a special milestone. He will play in his 699th game as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals, which will top by one the number he played for the Rockies, the team that drafted him in 1998. "That's a good thing," Holliday said with a smile Thursday when he was informed of the potential significance...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Holliday hits 2 doubles as Cardinals beat Mets

JUPITER, Fla. -- Matt Holliday doubled in both at-bats and drove in two runs Sunday for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 7-1 win over the New York Mets. Holliday didn't play in the Cardinals' spring training opener on Friday. He singled and walked in two plate appearances as the designated hitter Saturday. "I feel good," said Holliday, who played left field for the first time this...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Holliday has more than lived up to his big contract

ST. LOUIS -- As Matt Holliday enters Year Five of his seven-year, $120 million deal, no longer does anyone (rationally) criticize the deal. Sure, you still hold your breath whenever a fly ball is hit to left. Choice words might be muttered when he grounds into another double play, and hands may well be slammed to the coffee table when he doesn't come through with the game on the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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