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Viva El Birdos Feb 3, 2016

The myth of the Cardinals aging core

A much discussed topic this offseason, the Cardinals are viewed as an aging team despite evidence to the contrary. That Matt Holliday, Adam Wainwright, Yadier Molina, and Jhonny Peralta are getting older is not new. That is how time works. Also not a new concept for the Cardinals is a sens of their core. The concept of a core player has been a malleable one over the years. Albert Pujols, Chris Carpenter, Yadier Molina have been called core players, but so has Jon Jay. That is not a knock on Jon Jay, but a core player is not always synonymous with best player. It often is, but it is not...
Viva El Birdos Feb 1, 2016

The pressure is on Stephen Piscotty - A Hunt and Peck

And the Cardinals think he is ready. After the tragic and untimely death of Oscar Taveras last offseason, the Cardinals traded Shelby Miller to the Braves in order to acquire the graceful and slick-fielding rightfielder, Jason Heyward, with the intention to not only fill a need for the 2015 season, but to sign him long-term. In order to remain perennial contenders a perfect balance of youth and experience on the roster must be struck. Heyward was the perfect player to continue carrying the torch that Matt Holliday, Adam Wainwright, and Yadier Molina before him. The Cardinals (or at least...
Viva El Birdos Jan 27, 2016

Who will replace Yadi in the long-term?

the internal options are thin to say the least It's hard to imagine the Cardinals without Yadier Molina. Yadi has been with the Cards since he was called up in 2004 to serve as Mike Matheny's back-up. From 2005 on, the least PA Yadi had in any year was 396.  The Cardinals have went to playoffs 8 times in those 11 years, only missing the playoffs in '07, '08, and '10. They've also won two World Series, appeared in another, and played in a total of six NLCS series. Three of those years were pretty incredible. From 2011 to 2013, Yadi was worth nearly 16 wins (just over over half of his...
All Cardinals spring training games to be broadcast

All Cardinals spring training games to be broadcast

For the first time, all Cardinals spring training games will be broadcast — albeit some only online.

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