Way back at the end of April, over at the Redbird Daily, I took a quick look on the first month’s return on the Cardinals winter trades. Now that we have reached the All-Star break, a symbolic half way point (though the season is technically 58% over), it’s a good time to revisit this topic and [...]

Opponent: Los Angeles Dodgers Location: Busch Stadium End of day Sammy Sosa total: 36 End of day Ken Griffey Jr. total: 38 After reaching the 40-homer level, Mark McGwire was pretty quiet for a couple of games.  He basically sat out one, only showing up as a pinch-hitter, but had two extra-inning games around that.  Through that, he [...]

A Breath of Fresh Air

Bear with me a moment as I tell a bit of a personal anecdote that’s related to this weekend’s activity by the St. Louis Cardinals.  I attend a United Methodist church and have my entire life.  For those of you that may not be aware, pastors in the Methodist tradition are not hired by the [...]

If you go to Google News, click on to the full coverage of the Matheny firing, and scroll through all the available headlines; you’ll find 18 different articles on who may fill the position of Cardinals manager in 2019. Social media is abuzz with fans throwing out different candidate names, each one convinced that their [...]

The Reckoning: John Mabry

As all of you are well aware, Mike Matheny got fired over the weekend. I was never his biggest fan and denounced his playing favorites with his players as well as his bullpen usage, but I’m sure I’m not the only one who feels that way and those subjects have undoubtedly been covered in somebody [...]

This episode involves extensive discussion on the Cardinals managerial change, talking over the final days of the Matheny era and looking towards the 2nd Half with Mike Shildt. Listen to this episode on Soundcloud: Or Click the links below to subscribe to Bird Law on the following platforms: Itunes / Apple Podcasts Stitcher TuneIn Soundcloud [...]

The End of Mike Matheny

I can’t remember ever getting up before church on a Sunday to write a post.  I’ve scheduled some for Sunday.  I’ve written some Sunday afternoon.  But it’s rare when the Cardinals do something on Saturday that requires a discussion that can’t wait until Monday.  The first in-season managerial change in 23 years qualifies, however. I [...]

This article was originally published at the Redbird Daily by Colin Garner, and is now proud to call the Cards Conclave home. Throughout July, we’ll be re-running all 30 Prospect articles as we lead up to Colin’s Mid-Season Prospect Update later in the month. In Collaboration with Kyle Reis and Birds On The Black, Colin [...]

This article was originally published at the Redbird Daily by Colin Garner, and is now proud to call the Cards Conclave home. Throughout July, we’ll be re-running all 30 Prospect articles as we lead up to Colin’s Mid-Season Prospect Update later in the month. In Collaboration with Kyle Reis and Birds On The Black, Colin [...]

This article was originally published at the Redbird Daily by Colin Garner, and is now proud to call the Cards Conclave home. Throughout July, we’ll be re-running all 30 Prospect articles as we lead up to Colin’s Mid-Season Prospect Update later in the month. In Collaboration with Kyle Reis and Birds On The Black, Colin [...]

This article was originally published at the Redbird Daily by Colin Garner, and is now proud to call the Cards Conclave home. Throughout July, we’ll be re-running all 30 Prospect articles as we lead up to Colin’s Mid-Season Prospect Update later in the month. In Collaboration with Kyle Reis and Birds On The Black, Colin [...]

With the changes in the Conclave roster, it seemed a good time to let you, our readers, know a little bit more about the guys that you are reading, whether they are coming over from The Redbird Daily or have been a part of the Conclave for a while.  So I (Daniel Shoptaw, also known [...]

 

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