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Viva El Birdos Jul 6, 2015

St. Louis Cardinals podcast: Jason Heyward's resurgence; Carlos Martinez's excellence; Mark Reynolds's putridness; MLB trade deadlines; and FBI investigation

Site manager Ben Humphrey and editor emeritus Aaron Finkel recorded a podcast on the morning of July 5 while Finkel watched catbirds eat blueberries in his backyard. The duo discussed St. Louis Cardinals baseball; specifically: Jason Heyward's resurgence Carlos Martinez's excellent first half How bad Mark Reynolds is as an everyday first baseman The MLB non-waiver trade deadline Considerations for GMs at the trade deadline in the two-wild-card era The latest news in the FBI investigation of Cardinals employees for computer intrusion The VEB Podcast is available to listen to via the below...
The Cub Reporter Jun 26, 2015

Cubs @ Cardinals: Arrieta vs. Lackey (Game 72 Thread)

CHC (38-34): RHP Jake Arrieta (7-5, 3.07) STL (48-24): RHP John Lackey (6-4, 3.41) First pitch: 7:15pmCT Fowler# cf Rizzo* 1b Bryant 3b Montero* c Coghlan* lf Castro ss Baxter* rf Arrieta p Russell 2b   Wong* 2b Carpenter* 3b Peralta ss Reynolds 1b Heyward* rf Molina c Grichuk lf Jay* cf Lackey p Arrieta threw 122 pitches and had what we like to call a complete game shutout his last time out, against the Twins. This matchup is a redo of the May 7 game in St. Louis, when Arrieta gave up 5 runs (4 earned) in 5.1 and took the loss. The Cards are 28-133 (.211) against him. Heyward is...
Viva El Birdos Jun 22, 2015

Jason Heyward's bat is heating up with the weather

Sunday was the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year and the first of summer. It's fitting that St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward pushed his batting production over the league-average mark with a three-hit performance against the Phillies. It's been a long, hard climb, but Heyward's stats have emerged from the crater that was his slow start to the season. Today we're going to take a look at the path Heyward's stats took to reaching their current totals. I used the game logs at Baseball Reference to put together a chart for the right fielder's batting average (BA),...

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