The trade was disastrous, but didn’t look that way at the time Yesterday marked the 49th anniversary of the most infamous trade in Cardinals history. On February 25th, 1972, the Cardinals sent their lefty wünderkind, Steve Carlton, to the Phillies in exchange for righty starting pitcher Rick Wise.
The Cardinals have been pretty good over the last half-decade or more of letting the bloggers submit questions to John Mozeliak during the offseason and, at some point, Mo will answer some of them. (I always try to list out 8-10 questions so as to more likely get 1-2 answered.) This year, we sent in ...
With the acquisition of Nolan Arenado, the St. Louis Cardinals lineup has improved a decent amount from last season. Additionally, by acquiring Arenado, the Cardinals seem to have a clear plan for the starting lineup.
Gorman is working out at second base. Let’s hear from some prospect experts on whether he can stick there. When the Cardinals acquired Nolan Arenado, it immediately brought into question the future of another Nolan – Nolan Gorman, one of the top third base prospects in the minors.
How have other superstars rebounded from down years? As you’ve surely heard, the Cardinals made one of the most impactful deals of the off-season a few weeks ago when they acquired third baseman Nolan Arenado from the Rockies.
A good 2020 season that never happened doesn’t mean they’re still stuck where they were at the end of 2019. I recently completely a fantasy baseball auction - don’t worry this post is not about fantasy - and in that auction, Keegan Akin was drafted.
Devastating. “In the end, I just hope that I made you proud.” It is the final line of Kolten Wong’s written goodbye to St. Louis, but the message is peppered throughout the entire letter as the thesis.
Currently, it appears that Carlos Martinez will be the fifth starter for the St. Louis Cardinals in 2021. There are plenty of pitchers competing for the job, but it seems likely that the Cardinals will see if Carlos Martinez can have a bounce back year in 2021.