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Redbird Rants May 24, 2022

Evaluating Paul DeJong’s future with the St. Louis Cardinals

Evaluating Paul DeJong’s future with the St. Louis Cardinals. It looks bleak, and his major-league future may end up being with a different team. When the St. Louis Cardinals optioned Paul DeJong to Triple-A Memphis, the domino effect immediately followed. Tommy Edman transitioned from second base to shortstop while top infield prospect Nolan Gorman took […] Evaluating Paul DeJong’s future with the St. Louis Cardinals - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants May 18, 2022

Cardinals: Dylan Carlson appears to be breaking out of early slump

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Dylan Carlson appears to be breaking out of early slump, and the team needed it in the worst way. The St. Louis Cardinals have had an up-and-down first month on offense, with Paul DeJong’s struggles leading him to the minors. Tyler O’Neill has looked like a shell of his 2021 self. […] Cardinals: Dylan Carlson appears to be breaking out of early slump - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants May 17, 2022

5 shortstop trade options the St. Louis Cardinals should consider

The St. Louis Cardinals have a shortstop problem.  There are a few internal candidates, but is the best option to go outside the organization for a solution? The St. Louis Cardinals finally determined Paul DeJong‘s bat was so flaccid they needed to send him back to … well, the Redbirds – the actual ones in […] 5 shortstop trade options the St. Louis Cardinals should consider - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants May 15, 2022

Cardinals: Checking in on Paul DeJong with Triple-A Memphis

It’s been less than a week since he was optioned, but let’s check in on St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Paul DeJong with Triple-A Memphis. It has been a little less than a week since the St. Louis Cardinals optioned Paul DeJong to Triple-A Memphis. It was a move that was a long time coming yet […] Cardinals: Checking in on Paul DeJong with Triple-A Memphis - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants May 12, 2022

Cardinals Rumors: Xander Bogaerts a “realistic” trade option for St. Louis

Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is reportedly a “realistic” trade option for the St. Louis Cardinals. As we recently wrote, Xander Bogaerts is being connected to the St. Louis Cardinals already. It makes sense, especially in the aftermath of Paul DeJong being optioned to Triple-A Memphis, leaving a gaping hole at shortstop. But I […] Cardinals Rumors: Xander Bogaerts a “realistic” trade option for St. Louis - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants May 12, 2022

How the Cardinals could have avoided their Paul DeJong problem

The St. Louis Cardinals have sent Paul DeJong down to the minor leagues. In doing so, have they admitted a failure? In a surprising move, the St. Louis Cardinals sent shortstop Paul DeJong to the minor leagues. It was a move that needed to be done. Frankly, DeJong has struggled for several seasons now and […] How the Cardinals could have avoided their Paul DeJong problem - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants May 11, 2022

Why didn’t the St. Louis Cardinals call up Nolan Gorman?

Why didn’t the St. Louis Cardinals call up Nolan Gorman? It ranges from not getting consistent at-bats to his high strikeout rate. After it was reported that the St. Louis Cardinals optioned Paul DeJong to Triple-A Memphis, the immediate thought was that it was Nolan Gorman time. Then an hour later, the Cardinals announced that […] Why didn’t the St. Louis Cardinals call up Nolan Gorman? - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants May 10, 2022

Cardinals News: St. Louis options Paul DeJong to Triple-A

According to reporting from The Athletic’s Katie Woo, the St. Louis Cardinals have optioned Paul DeJong to AAA Memphis. For several weeks, the St. Louis Cardinals have been waiting to see some improvements from shortstop Paul DeJong. DeJong has started the season hitting .130/.209/.208 with a WOBA of .198 and a +30 wRC.  Defensively, he has […] Cardinals News: St. Louis options Paul DeJong to Triple-A - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants May 10, 2022

Cardinals Rumors: “Don’t be surprised” if St. Louis pursues Xander Bogaerts

A recent report says “don’t be surprised” if the St. Louis Cardinals pursue a trade for Red Sox star shortstop Xander Bogaerts. The most widely discussed topic surrounding the St. Louis Cardinals is how long the team can stick with struggling shortstop Paul DeJong. Entering Tuesday, he’s hitting a mere .130/.209/.208 with a .417 OPS, […] Cardinals Rumors: “Don’t be surprised” if St. Louis pursues Xander Bogaerts - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants May 4, 2022

Why the St. Louis Cardinals should call up Nolan Gorman

The St. Louis Cardinals should call up Nolan Gorman, who would give some life to an offense in desperate need of a boost. Let’s make one thing clear: while the St. Louis Cardinals have made it clear that they need results, and soon, from Paul DeJong, they have made it clear that they intend to […] Why the St. Louis Cardinals should call up Nolan Gorman - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants May 3, 2022

John Mozeliak indicates Cardinals growing impatient with Paul DeJong

St. Louis president of baseball operations John Mozeliak indicates that the Cardinals are growing impatient with Paul DeJong. The St. Louis Cardinals’ biggest gamble this offseason was easily betting on Paul DeJong. Instead of pursuing Carlos Correa, Trevor Story, Marcus Semien, Corey Seager or Javier Baez, they stood by DeJong and his .197/.284/.390 slashline. It […] John Mozeliak indicates Cardinals growing impatient with Paul DeJong - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants Apr 30, 2022

2 shortstop trade options the St. Louis Cardinals should consider

If the St. Louis Cardinals decide to move on from Paul DeJong, here are two shortstop options trade options that they should consider. It has been a rather slow start to the season for St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Paul DeJong. Entering the week, he was hitting .139/.262/.278 with one home run and four RBI. His […] 2 shortstop trade options the St. Louis Cardinals should consider - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants

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