Rusty Groppel

As the Redbird Daily continues to merge with the Cards Conclave, we are proud to feature some of our most popular articles from the past as part of the Redbird Daily Flashback series. This article was written in February of 2017 by Adam Butler of our very own Bird Law blog and the Bird Law podcast. Following the announcement that Chris [...]

This is not what you would consider a hot take. Jordan Hicks has been touted as the Cardinals’ closer-of-the-future for quite some time. The line is an easy one to draw, considering the man sports a high-octane fastball (sinker) and a slider that is dominant at times. His repertoire plays for the role. At only [...]

This series was originally published at the Redbird Daily, but is now proud to call Cards Conclave home. This installment was written by Rusty Groppel. If you haven’t, check out the Introductory Article to gain understanding of how these rankings were built. That article can be found by clicking here. If this were an episode [...]

This series was originally published at the Redbird Daily, but is now proud to call Cards Conclave home. This installment was written by Rusty Groppel. If you haven’t, check out the Introductory Article to to gain understanding of how these rankings were built. That article can be found by clicking here. At long last, we [...]

This series was originally published at the Redbird Daily, but is now proud to call Cards Conclave home. This installment was written by Colin Garner. If you haven’t, check out the Introductory Article to to gain understanding of how these rankings were built. That article can be found by clicking here. Without further ado, I [...]

So here’s the deal. With last night’s win over Pittsburgh, the Cardinals have 10 consecutive series wins. This is a feat achieved only twice previously (’44 & ’09) in the franchise’s history. They have not lost back-to-back games since dropping a finale in Chicago and an opener in Cincinnati on July 22nd and 23rd, 38 [...]

This series was originally published at the Redbird Daily, but is now proud to call Cards Conclave home. This installment was written by Allen Medlock. If you haven’t, check out the Introductory Article to to gain understanding of how these rankings were built. That article can be found by clicking here. The pressure builds as [...]

This series was originally published at the Redbird Daily, but is now proud to call Cards Conclave home. This installment was written by Austin Lamb. If you haven’t, check out the Introductory Article to to gain understanding of how these rankings were built. That article can be found by clicking here. 4. Rogers Hornsby – [...]

When Mike Matheny was fired on July 14th, who did you think would be managing the Cardinals in 2019? Joe Girardi? Stubby Clapp? Mark McGwire? Those were just a few of the names bandied about in the hours after the managerial change. But what about Mike Shildt, the man given the interim gig? Well, at [...]

This series was originally published at the Redbird Daily, but is now proud to call Cards Conclave home. This installment was written by Colin Garner. If you haven’t, check out the Introductory Article to gain understanding of how these rankings were built. That article can be found by clicking here. 5. Chris Carpenter – SP [...]

This series was originally published at the Redbird Daily, but is now proud to call Cards Conclave home. This installment was written by Austin Lamb. If you haven’t, check out the Introductory Article to gain understanding of how these rankings were built. That article can be found by clicking here. #6. Dizzy Dean – SP [...]

It can be argued that the truest pivot point for the St. Louis Cardinals was the July 27th rearrangement of the bullpen. The team is 22-7 since that point and has not lost a series. The bullpen has been a boon for the team, holding a 2.58 ERA since that day — a mark still [...]

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NL Central Standings

TeamWLPct.GB
Brewers9667.589 -
Cubs9568.5831.0
Cardinals8874.5437.5
Pirates8279.50913.0
Reds6795.41428.5

Last updated: 10/01/2018

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