ALEDMYS DIAZ OPTIONED TO MEMPHIS (AAA); REYES MOVED TO 60-DAY D.L. ST. LOUIS, MO., June 28, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to this evening’s game in Phoenix that they have purchased the contract of rookie infielder Alex Mejia from Memphis (AAA) and optioned shortstop Aledmys Diaz to the triple-A club.  The team [...]

Your mission (should you choose to accept it) is to find a meaningful baseball statistic related to team performance that indicates the Cardinals aren't doomed to mediocrity this season.  You may have to ignore small sample size issues and suspend disbelief to do this. We're talking about data mining a mountain of data with a [...]

Three Additional Players Join List of Cardinals 2017 Signees       ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 28, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today the signing of three more players from the 2017 First-Year Player draft, as well as one non-drafted free agent who have agreed to terms with the organization, highlighted by the Cardinals [...]

Is Tommy Pham the hero the Cardinals need?   Previous episodes of Bird Seeds HERE.

It's not been a fun few days for Cardinal fans.  Scratch that.  As we talked about in the All-Star Roundtable on Saturday night (the latest Conversations With C70, which you can find here), it's not been a fun season for Cardinal fans.  However, losing the last to the Phillies and the first two to the [...]

Holding On

The Cardinals started the season on a rollercoaster and have quickly become the Tea Cup ride...they are simply spinning in circles. Their wins happen against losing teams, and sometimes, that is not a given. They lost 2 of 3 to the Orioles and failed to sweep the supposed worst team in baseball, the Phillies. The two games [...]

Two Non-Drafted Free-Agents Also Join Cardinals Organization ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 22, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today the signing of six more players from the 2017 First-Year Player draft, as well as two non-drafted free agents who have agreed to terms with the organization.  Five pitchers, two outfielders and a catcher are among [...]

An Alternate Reality…

The Cardinals exist in two realities lately: when they play the Phillies, and when they play everyone else. Going into our first series against the Phightin' Phils, we had lost 6 in a row, including losing a series to a team that had lost 5 of it's previous 6 (Cincinnati). We proceeded to sweep the Phils, [...]

Lots of Extra Baseball

So, when your team goes into Philadelphia, what you don't expect is to be playing two extra-inning affairs.  The fact that the Cardinals can't put the Phillies completely away until the very end might counteract the fact that they've won two in a row and are now four games under .500 and four games out [...]

Matt Gifford Returns to St. Louis, Joe Abernathy Takes on A New Role, and Dan Reiter Takes Over As Springfield GM ST. LOUIS, MO JUNE 20, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced a series of staffing changes and promotions in both the St. Louis and Springfield front offices earlier today. “We are excited to [...]

Also Announce Signing of Non-Drafted Free-Agent Catcher out of Univ. of Miami   ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 20, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today the signing of seven additional players from the 2017 First-Year Player draft, a day following an announcement that they had agreed to terms on minor league contracts with 13 picks.  [...]

Discounted Tickets Available for Four Games vs. Marlins on July 3-6 ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 20, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals are proud to team up with Budweiser to present fans with a special holiday ticket promotion.  On sale now, fans can purchase specially priced $4 Loge, Pavilion and Terrace level seats to watch [...]

 

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