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Adam Wainwright has surgery on his elbow

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher, Adam Wainwright, underwent surgery on his pitching elbow, getting some cartilage trimmed. FFLockerRoom Sports: While any surgery to the pitching elbow is potentially cause for concern, the fact that no ligaments were involved makes this procedure a minor one. Wainwright should be fine for spring training and will once again maintain his place...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals Top Prospect Countdown: Evaluation process and schedule

It is that time of year, the time of lists. Baseball blogs don’t have any managing mistakes to be critical of, so they turn to lists. I will admit that I am an offender of the latter. Everything from top prospect lists to position lists to top performance lists. We will have it for you this offseason. The first list will be my top 50 prospect list. One that I take great pride in...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bizarre Cards post-mortem leads to confusion, angst

The St. Louis Cardinals’ season ended weeks after most teams’ seasons did. It did end, though, and any conclusion short of a championship is usually declared a loss by fans. This year was no exception. Fans struggling to come to grips with the lack of baseball programming on their television were treated this week to [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

An alternative way of gauging team’s most valuable hitter in 2014

With the advancement of modern statistics, the debate about the most valuable player of any team, or league for that matter, has forever changed. Traditionalists will continue to look at stats you grew up loving, such as batting average, RBIs and home runs. The new wave of statisticians, who rely on sabermetrics, prefer Wins Above Replacement, along with various other measures.....
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adam Wainwright Has Some Sort Of Elbow Surgery

Friday afternoon is a dead zone for media. Most people are focused on wrapping up their week so they can get to whatever plans they have for the weekend. The usage rate for all media – TV, Radio, Internet… they all dip on Friday PM into the night. Dropping news releases during this time is the equivalent of waiting until mom and dad have a bottle of wine in their bellies before...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Looking Ahead

Weekly St. Louis Cardinals-focused chat on KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines. As is the case each week during the season, I joined Ken Miller on KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines in our series to discuss the St. Louis Cardinals. This week, we looked back at the Cardinals’ Championship Series loss to the San Francisco Giants and recapped the season. We looked forward...
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Cardinals' Wainwright undergoes elbow surgery

ST. LOUIS — After getting a second opinion, Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright had what the team described as minor elbow surgery on Friday. The operation was an arthroscopic procedure to trim a small piece of cartilage from the right elbow, according to the Cardinals. The 33-year-old Wainwright is expected to begin physical therapy in two weeks and resume his offseason throwing program...
Via AP on Fox
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Cardinals' Wainwright undergoes minor elbow surgery

ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright has undergone what the team describes as minor elbow surgery that should not set him back for next season. The Cardinals say Friday's operation was an arthroscopic procedure to trim a small piece of cartilage from the right elbow. The 33-year-old Wainwright is expected to begin physical therapy in two weeks and resume his offseason throwing...
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Adam Wainwright Undergoes Procedure On Right Elbow

ST. LOUIS, Mo., October 24, 2014 – St. Louis Cardinals All-Star pitcher Adam Wainwright underwent a minor arthroscopic procedure earlier today to trim a small piece of cartilage from his right elbow. Although an initial MRI of his elbow conducted last week came back negative, Wainwright requested additional tests and the findings of a second [...]
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Cardinals Wainwright undergoes elbow surgery

ST. LOUIS (AP) Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright has undergone what the team describes as minor elbow surgery that should not set him back for next season. The Cardinals say Friday's operation was an arthroscopic procedure to trim a small piece of cartilage from the right elbow. The 33-year-old Wainwright is expected to begin physical therapy in two weeks and resume his offseason...
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UPDATED: Cardinals Injury Update: Adam Wainwright has cartilage trimmed in his elbow

The Cardinals have known for a while that right-hander Adam Wainwright's elbow was not 100%, and the team already planned to limit his work in 2015. After seeking a second opinion, Wainwright had a surgical procedure on his right elbow on Friday, according to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.UPDATE: 10/24/2014 5:15 p.m. The Cardinals clarified that it was cartilage...
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Cardinals Injury Update: Adam Wainwright has ligament trimmed

The Cardinals have known for a while that right-hander Adam Wainwright's elbow was not 100%, and the team already planned to limit his work in 2015. After seeking a second opinion, Wainwright had his right elbow ligament "trimmed," on Friday, according to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.The procedure addressed the irritation on the backside of his pitching...
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Adam Wainwright underwent elbow surgery to “trim” ligament

Earlier this week the Cardinals insisted there was nothing wrong with Adam Wainwright‘s elbow and he wouldn’t require surgery, but now Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post Dispatch reports that the ace right-hander underwent surgery today to have “a ligament trimmed in his right elbow.” Cardinals management downplayed Wainwright’s injury while the team was still playing...
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St. Louis Cardinals: Complete season reviews for all minor league teams

For the last two months, Scott Schook, has been reviewing the seasons of all of the Cardinals minor league affiliates, from the Dominican Summer League Cards to the Memphis Redbirds. As you will read from Schook’s posts, it was quite a year for the Cardinals affiliates with several teams making it to the playoffs and the organization, as a whole, producing more major league talent...
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End of Year Recap: Memphis Redbirds

Despite sending up several players to the major league club and not getting much filled from the lower minors, the Memphis Redbirds won the Pacific Coast League American Southern Division with a 79-64 record, 2.5 games better than the second-place Nashville Sounds (Milwaukee affiliate) and with the 3rd-best record in the PCL behind the Reno Aces (Arizona affiliate) and the Las Vegas...
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2015 MLB Draft: A look at possible 2015 qualifying offers and how they could effect the Cardinals draft

With the 2014 World Series underway, we can start looking at the offseason schedule. Last week, I brought you a full schedule of events for the offseason. First up on the agenda are qualifying offers. Teams have 5 days from the end of the Fall Classic to offer up the $15.2MM, one year qualifying offer. A week later is the deadline for those players to accept the offer. After a rough...
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St. Louis Cardinals Holding 7-Game Intrasquad World Series The Right Way

While the World Series is being held in Kansas City and San Francisco, the St. Louis Cardinals have opened an intrasquad The Right Way World Series being played exclusively at Busch Stadium.  “The Royals and Giants are having their World Series and that’s fine,” said Cardinals team chairman Bill DeWitt. “But it robs the fans of this great game if a year goes by without a...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Wainwright, Yadier Molina named Rawlings Gold Glove finalists

The Rawlings Gold Glove finalists were announced earlier today and the only Cardinals to be named finalists were Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina. Wainwright is one of three finalists for National League pitcher along with both Dodger pitchers Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw. Molina is one of the three finalists for National League catcher along with NL Central foes from Milwaukee’s...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals Minor Leagues: Traditional stat pitching leaders for 2014

Earlier this week, I brought you the Cardinals’ minor league pitching leaders in a few advanced stats. Today, I made it simple and added the traditional stat categories. While WHIP may not be considered standard, I am including it in here as I think most people know what it is. For wins, strikeouts, and saves, I added separate rankings for the full season clubs of Memphis, Springfield...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Just A Game

A week ago, the Cardinals were eliminated from postseason play. Their season came to an end on a long game winning home run off the bat of Travis Ishikawa that was delivered by Michael Wacha. The lights didn’t dim. They were shut off for the winter. When it happened, I felt anger, resentment and foolish [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stadium Journey Reviews Every Ballpark In STL Cardinals System

You’re a Cardinals fan. So by proxy, you’re a Memphis fan. And a Springfield fan. And a Palm Beach, Peoria, State College and Johnson City fan. After all, that’s where the Baby Birds are hatching, right? Some of you might not have an interest seeing anything but the finished product… So our friends over at Stadium Journey have worked their butts off in 2014 to review every...
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Analyzing the ascent of Jacob Wilson through the St. Louis Cardinals farm system

In June of 2012, the St. Louis Cardinals drafted a senior second baseman from the University of Memphis in the 10th round. When a team selects a senior in the top 10 rounds, they are usually trying to save money, money that would probably go to a young stud prep player. For Jacob Wilson, this was the exact scenario that played out. The Cards inked Wilson to a $20,000 bonus, well...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Poll Results: Where should Marco Gonzales begin the season for the Cardinals in 2015?

(Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post) On Monday, I asked Cards fans where they thought Marco Gonzales should start next season. I felt like there were three possible outcomes, a spot in the starting rotation, a spot on the major league bullpen, or a spot in the Triple-A Memphis’ starting rotation. Also on Monday, John Mozeliak and Mike Matheny had their end-of-the-year press conference...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Rumors: Could shop outfielders this winter

The St. Louis Cardinals won 90 games this season and a National League Central division championship, but lost in five games in the NLCS to the San Francisco Giants. Heading into the off season, the Cardinals will look to improve on an offense that was 23rd in the Major Leagues in runs scored. With much depth in the outfield, the Cardinals could shop one or more to improve next season...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals 2014 season in review

Despite a disappointing exit in the NLCS, 2014 has to be considered a successful season for the St. Louis Cardinals. The pitching was excellent, especially from the top of the rotation with Adam Wainwright and Lance Lynn. While the offense scuffled for most of the season, the power came out in the postseason and the team seemed to always find ways to score in the late innings to...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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