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AN Exclusive: Stephen Piscotty, Rooted In Oakland

On Sunday, March 11th, new A’s RFer Stephen Piscotty was kind enough to spend a few minutes chatting with me about his time growing up as an A’s fan, as well as at Stanford, where on the field he was a student of Mark Marquess’ hitting philosophy and in the classroom he chose an unusual major. Enjoy... Nico: I had a couple things I wanted to check in about. One was, just knowing...
Via Athletics Nation
9 days ago

Cardinals trade Stephen Piscotty to Oakland to be closer to ailing mother

The St. Louis Cardinals worked on Wednesday to trade Stephen Piscotty closer to his home in the Bay Area to be near his ailing mother. According to a report, he is heading to the Oakland A’s.Fan Rag Sports’ Jon Heyman reported Wednesday evening that the A’s and Cardinals agreed on a trade that sends two prospects to the Cardinals for Piscotty. Piscotty’s mother was diagnosed with...
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December 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Where the top MLB trade chips could land this winter

At this point, unless you've been on vacation on Jupiter for the last month, you know that Giancarlo Stanton is the biggest name on the holiday wish list for many teams this winter.He's been linked to many teams, but with a full no-trade clause, the prolific slugger is in control of where he goes.As such, we do not need to waste any further space here breaking into the why and what...
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November 27, 2017  |  Discuss

The Cardinals have their season back by the unlikeliest of means

Inspiration comes from all variety of places. Sometimes it is a breakthrough year from players already in place and sometimes it is a big-name offseason addition that makes good upon arrival. In some cases, it's a big in-season trade provides the adrenaline shot that propels a team down the stretch, or a divisional rival will collapse presenting a new window of opportunity.And in...
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August 15, 2017  |  Discuss

National League's top up and comers for 2017

While the established stars such as Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Clayton Kershaw need no introduction, and the big name prospects are having their name made by the plethora of ‘top 100’ lists that make minor league hype the machine that it is, there is a middle ground of young players spread around the game that provide the true building blocks of the game. Each team has them and...
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March 07, 2017  |  Discuss

The top 10 MLB right fielders headed into spring training 2017

The right field position traditionally has one job, and one job amongst all others: to rake. Some of the most potent power threats in the history of the game have called the right corner of the outfield home, including Hank Aaron, Frank Robinson, Reggie Jackson, Mel Ott and none other than Babe Ruth himself. In today’s game, the tradition of the spot being home to some of the most...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals may have interest in Marcell Ozuna

As the St. Louis Cardinals look to shore up their outfield, a team from across the National League may be of some assistance to them. According to a report by Mark Saxon of ESPN on Monday, Miami Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna is “one name to keep an eye on” with the Cardinals in the market for a center fielder. Ozuna, 26, was an All-Star last season, hitting .266/.321/.425 with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen Piscotty: Mr. Versatile

A legitimate claim can be made that the Cardinals would not have fared as well as they did in the 2015 season’s last couple of months without the stunning emergence of praised prospect Stephen Piscotty. Piscotty is in a class of his own on the team, being the only player with such defensive versatility and a heavy bat. Stephen was drafted out of Stanford University in 2012 as a...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Cardinals: Assumption to use Stephen Piscotty at first base is curious

Now that we know who the St. Louis Cardinals will be facing in the NLDS, the Chicago Cubs, the focus of Cardinals fans and armchair managers can focus more on the same topics that have been beaten to death for weeks already. Topics such as: Why Jon Jay is the worst outfielder in the history of the universe and since he is Mike Matheny’s pet rock, he will start in center field and...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals' Stephen Piscotty suffers 'head contusion' after violent collision with teammate (VIDEO)

Stephen Piscotty, a rookie outfielder of the St. Louis Cardinals, was taken off the field on a cart after a frightening collision with center fielder Peter Bourjos in the seventh inning of Monday night's game against the Pirates in Pittsburgh.  After the horrific incident, the team announced on Twitter that Piscotty suffered a "head contusion" and was sent to a local hospital...
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September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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