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St. Louis Cardinals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Game 47 open thread - May 27, 2015

Lance Lynn vs. Josh Collementer The St. Louis Cardinals (30-16) go for the sweep against the Arizona Diamondbacks (21-24) at Busch Stadium this evening. The Cards will do so without primary first baseman Matt Adams, who they placed on the 15-day disabled list this morning with a quad tear. Mark Reynolds will start at the initial sack in place of the injured Adams. Jhonny Peralta slides into the cleanup spot. Randal Grichuk bats fifth. The Cardinals Lineup: Kolten Wong, 2B Matt Carpenter, 3B Matt Holliday, LF Jhonny Peralta, SS Randal Grichuk, CF Yadier Molina, C Mark Reynolds, IS Jason...
Viva El Birdos May 24, 2015

St. Louis Cardinals podcast: Assessing the Shelby Miller for Jason Heyward trade; assessing the John Lackey for Joe Kelly and Allen Craig trade; Jaime Garcia's 2015 debut; Marco Gonzales's injury; and whether a base-runner impacts the pitcher

Ben is joined by Nick Lampe to discuss the St. Louis Cardinals and MLB. On Viva El Birdos Podcast episode 29 (the Chris Carpenter episode? Vince Coleman?), editor-in-chief Ben Humphrey and Nick Lampe discuss the St. Louis Cardinals' trade of Shelby Miller (and Tyrell Jenkins) for Jason Heyward (and Jordan Walden), how well Joe Kelly will have to pitch in order for the Boston Red Sox to win the deal in which they traded John Lackey to the Cardinals in exchange for Kelly and Allen Craig, Jaime Garcia's 2015 debut, Marco Gonzales's shoulder injury, and whether having a base-runner on first...
Plain Dealer May 23, 2015
Atlanta's Shelby Miller leads 2015 National League Cy Young watch

Atlanta's Shelby Miller leads 2015 National League Cy Young watch

The Atlanta Braves went into the offseason knowing they had to improve their starting pitching. New GM John Hart, in one of his first moves, acquired right-hander Shelby Miller from St. Louis for right fielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden.
Viva El Birdos May 17, 2015

Tigers @ Cardinals recap 5.17 - Cards avoid sweep

Lynn turns in great performance, offense just enough to avoid the sweep at home to the Tigers. Detroit Tigers @ St. Louis Cardinals Alfredo Simon vs. Lance Lynn7:05 p.m. CT Busch Stadium - St. Louis, Missouri Today's Lineups - #STLCards vs. Detroit (5/17): Heyward RF Carpenter 3B Holliday LF Peralta SS Adams 1B Molina C Wong 2B Bourjos CF Lynn RHP — St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) May 17, 2015 #Tigers lineup at STL: Gose CF Kinsler 2B Cabrera 1B J.D. Martinez RF Cespedes LF Castellanos 3B McCann C Iglesias SS Simon P — #VoteTigers (@tigers) May 17, 2015 Some News - ...
Viva El Birdos May 5, 2015

Do not bail on Jason Heyward

Jason Heyward's numbers at the plate have been lower than expected thus far, but Heyward has a solid track record and moving forward he should have much better results. When a player gets off to a hot start in April, lower figures in May and even June often go unnoticed. We get into out heads the idea that a player is having a good season, and we can look at the overall statistical line for the season and it reinforces what we are thinking, what we have known since the first few games of the season. A slump here or there does not materially affect our opinion, and for the most part we are...

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