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Holliday, Heyward and Carpenter out of Cards' lineup against Mets

Holliday, Heyward and Carpenter out of Cards' lineup against Mets

Matt Holliday and Jason Heyward will sit out Sunday's game. Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter will also sit.
Viva El Birdos Jul 16, 2015

St. Louis Cardinals podcast - All-Star Game; how good is Jhonny Peralta; Matt Holliday, Randal Grichuk, and outfield playing time; why is Pete Kozma on the team; Stephen Piscotty and first base; and the franchise four

Craig Edwards, Fangraphs writer and Viva El Birdos Editor, joins VEB Editor-in-Chief Ben Humphrey on the VEB Podcast to discuss Major League Baseball generally and the St. Louis Cardinals in particular. The pair discussed: 2015 MLB All-Star Game Wanting to watch Carlos Martinez pitch How good Jhonny Peralta is as a shortstop Why Pete Kozma is on the roster The outfield picture after Matt Holliday's activation Randal Grichuk as everyday players and trade bait How bad first base has been Stephen Piscotty at first base experiment The Cardinals' Franchise Four The VEB Podcast is available to...
Viva El Birdos Jul 11, 2015

Should the Cardinals from their outfield surplus?

With the emergence of Tommy Pham and the impending arrival of top prospect Stephen Piscotty, the Cardinals appear to have strong outfield depth. Could they look to move one of these players at the trade deadline this month? Not long ago, I wrote about how the Cardinals had five good outfielders and only three starting spots, and I looked at some of the possible ways the team could distribute playing time between these players. As it turned out, Matt Holliday strained his quad just days after I wrote that article, making all decisions on outfield playing time much easier for Mike...
Matt Holliday out another week

Matt Holliday out another week

PITTSBURGH • Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday, out just more than a month with a quadriceps tear, went through a lengthy midafternoon workout of sprints and other running drills Friday at …
Viva El Birdos Jul 6, 2015

Three Cardinals joining Holliday and Peralta at All-Star Game

Molina, Wacha, Rosenthal will join teammates in Cincinnati on July 14; Wong, Carpenter snubbed; Martinez a Final Vote candidate. The 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game rosters are now complete. Pitchers and reserve position players for the American and National Leagues were announced earlier this evening. Just one position player with the St. Louis Cardinals will join teammates Jhonny Peralta and Matt Holliday at the festivities on July 14. That player is none other than Yadier Molina, who will be making his 7th ASG appearance. Two Redbird pitchers, Michael Wacha and Trevor Rosenthal,...
Athletics Nation Jul 5, 2015

MLB All-Star Game starters announced: Which Oakland A's will be named reserves on Monday?

The 2015 MLB All-Star starters have been announced, based on fan voting. The full lineups: Pos American National C Salvador Perez, Royals Buster Posey, Giants 1B Miguel Cabrera, Tigers Paul Goldschmidt, D'Backs 2B Jose Altuve, Astros Dee Gordon, Marlins SS Alcides Escobar, Royals Jhonny Peralta, Cards 3B Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays Todd Frazier, Reds OF Mike Trout, Angels Bryce Harper, Nats OF Lorenzo Cain, Royals Matt Holliday, Cards OF Alex Gordon, Royals Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins* DH Nelson Cruz, Mariners N/A (manager will pick) More analysis on these picks in...

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