Watching Carlos Martinez has been a bit of a roller-coaster ride as he’s come out of the bullpen this season. However, despite some scary moments, he has turned out 21 saves in 24 opportunities behind a solid 3.50 ERA and 26.5% Strikeout-rate. Unfortunately, a bad outing struck at the wrong time on Thursday night at [...]

Apr 28, 2019; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty (22) throws the ball against the Cincinnati Reds during the second inning at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Puetz-USA TODAY Sports — — — — We’ve been talking about it — staring at it on the calendar — for couple months [...]

Wrigley

All season, we’ve said that the road to the division goes through Chicago.  Even when the schedule came out last August, these four games (and the three next week at Busch) loomed large.  Now, they are here. The Cardinals go into Wrigley in better shape than many thought, especially a few days ago.  With a [...]

Tickets for Potential NL Wild Card Game & NLDS Home Games on Sale Thursday at Noon  ST. LOUIS, Mo., September 17, 2019– As postseason play approaches, tickets for potential Cardinals Wild Card and Division Series games will go on sale Thursday, September 19, at noon CT.                 Based on the final standings, the Cardinals could [...]

Team Will Host Free Workshop for Educators on Monday, September 16th ST. LOUIS, September 12, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals today announced the launch of the Budgeting Buddies Program presented by Scott Credit Union.  The Cardinals and Scott Credit Union teamed up to create the free financial literacy program that introduces students to the importance of making [...]

Those Day-After-Off-Day Blues

Everyone was feeling good about the Cardinals going into last night’s game.  They’d just finished winning two of three in Pittsburgh and had completed a stretch where they won eight of 11.  They were in first place, the pitching was great, the offense was clicking, and things overall were looking bright.  There was just one [...]

Aug 31, 2019; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha (52) pitches during the fourth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports — — — — What a year it has been for Michael Wacha. What a frustrating year. Going into the season, one [...]

The Cardinals lost to the Giants last night.  Earlier in the season, that’d have been a reason to gnash some teeth and talk about how this team didn’t really rise to the occasion.  Now, it’s a disappointment, but not a tragedy. That’s what happens when you put on a remarkable run of baseball.  As you [...]

As the Cardinals leadoff hitter, Skip Schumaker would hit .302 and .303 during the 2008 and 2009 seasons, respectively. Image Credit: UPI/Bill Greenblatt — — — — Recently pondered on a Cardinals broadcast was how the game has changed — with contact being traded for power — and how the number of .300-hitters has likely [...]

During my commute on Thursday evening, I flipped the radio on to The Fastlane, 101 ESPN’s drive-time show. Greg Amzinger of MLB Network, regular Thursday guest of the show, was on discussing baseball and was presented with the question, “Should or will the Cardinals re-sign Marcell Ozuna?” His answer was that he didn’t think they [...]

Military Appreciation Night & Yadi Funko POP! Giveaway Highlight Eleventh Homestand ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 29, 2019– After taking two of three from the Brewers in Milwaukee, the Cardinals return to Busch Stadium as winners of 15 of their last 19 contests.  The eight-game homestand kicks off with a four-game weekend series (including a Saturday [...]

Mar 21, 2019; Jupiter, FL, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jake Woodford (80) delivers a pitch to the New York Yankees during a spring training game at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports — — — — On Wednesday, the Cardinals gave IF/OF Drew Robinson his outright release, removing him [...]

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NL Central Standings

TeamWLPct.GB
Cardinals8767.565 -
Brewers8470.5453.0
Cubs8272.5325.0
Reds7282.46815.0
Pirates6589.42222.0

Last updated: 09/21/2019

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