Mike Leake Seeks His First Win As A Cardinal Pitcher And Neither Succeeds Nor Fails

The Cardinals looked to take the rubber match of a three game series in sunny San Diego. They did with an 8-5 rather eventful win. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS SAN DIEGO PADRES Matt Carpenter - 3B: 1/4 2BB, RBI Jon Jay - CF: 0/5, R Stephen Piscotty - RF: 0/5, 3K Wil Myers - 1B: 2/3, 2BB, R Brandon Moss - 1B: 0/3, BB, 2R Matt Kemp - RF: 2/5 Randal Grichuk - CF: 3/5, 3RBI Melvin Upton...
Via Viva El Birdos
5 days ago

Leake looking for first Cardinals win in his hometown

It took just one inning to spark the St. Louis Cardinals to a decisive victory against San Diego and out of their recent doldrums at the plate.The Cardinals seek to build on that performance and win their road series against the Padres on Sunday.St. Louis never looked back from a 2-1 deficit when Jeremy Hazelbaker hit a three-run homer and Matt Carpenter had an RBI single in the...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Leake seeks first win in rubber game vs. Padres

The Padres' Colin Rea goes for his second straight win as San Diego faces the Cardinals to complete the three-game series Sunday. St. Louis is sending Mike Leake (0-2) to the mound.
Via Cardinals.com
5 days ago

Leake, Milone pitching duel ends in Minnesota victory

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Pitching took center stage Monday as St. Louis' Mike Leake threw six strikeouts while Tommy Milone bolstered his bid to break camp as a member of Minnesota's rotation in the Twins' 5-3 victory. Making his second start of the spring, Leake, a free-agent signing in the offseason, allowed only one hit in four shutout innings. The right-hander threw 38 of 54 pitches...
Via Associated Press
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

TCN Blog 2015 Top Story #14: Mike Leake Signing

Earlier this winter, the St. Louis Cardinals said goodbye to starting pitcher John Lackey and lost Lance Lynn for the 2016 season due to Tommy John surgery. They offered $200 million to free agent David Price, but lost out to the Boston Red Sox. The Cardinals addressed the rotation need on December 22nd by an agreement with free agent pitcher Mike Leake on a five-year contract...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

How to Justify the Cardinals’ Mike Leake Contract

Word for a while has been that Mike Leake was looking for a five-year contract worth something in the neighborhood of $80 million. The most recent thing we wrote about him was called The Upcoming Mike Leake Mistake. The Cardinals have now signed Leake to a five-year contract worth exactly $80 million, with a mutual option that won’t be mutually exercised. The Cardinals are without...
Via Fangraphs
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign Mike Leake to five-year, $80M deal

The St. Louis Cardinals and former Cincinnati Reds pitcher Mike Leake have agreed to a five-year deal worth $80 million reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The deal has a mutual option that could push the deal in the $93-94 million dollar range. Rosenthal reports the deal also includes a full no-trade clause. Source: Leake deal is five years, $80M with mutual option that could...
Via The Outside Corner
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Leake tries for career-best stretch

The last time Mike Leake won three straight starts, he followed it up with possibly the worst outing of his career. He probably doesn't have to worry about such drastic struggles against San Diego. The right-hander will try to win a career-best fourth straight start Tuesday night when his Cincinnati Reds face the Padres at run-starved Petco Park. Despite their offensive deficiencies...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

What Should the Reds Do with Mike Leake?

#451293536 / gettyimages.com The Reds Starting Pitcher, Mike Leake, had a brilliant performance recently when he went up against the San Francisco Giants. He’s usually nothing more than a popular name in Cincinnati, he doesn’t get he national attention like many other pitchers do, especially those who have stats similar to his. Mike is a strong and reliable 3rd or 4th starter...
Via TopSportsReport
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Leake in full command for Reds

CINCINNATI -- No one needed to tell Mike Leake what was needed from him. The Reds' right-hander watched the bludgeoning the rest of the pitching staff took Friday night at the hands of the Toronto Blue Jays. He knew the bullpen could use a day of rest because of the long week it has had. Knowing a situation is one thing. Going out and doing something about it, especially when you...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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