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Cardinals: Why Nolan Arenado is frustrated by his 2021 season

St. Louis Cardinals star Nolan Arenado is frustrated by his 2021 season. Nolan Arenado has been the St. Louis Cardinals’ best hitter this season, slashing .256/.311/.503 with 32 home runs and 99 RBI, and yet expressed frustration when recently asked about his performance. Why? There are goals that Arenado has accomplished, such as hitting 30 […] Cardinals: Why Nolan Arenado is frustrated by his 2021 season - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants 8 hours ago

Nolan Arenado expresses “love” for St. Louis Cardinals

Once again, Nolan Arenado expressed his love for the St. Louis Cardinals. There are no indications that Nolan Arenado will opt out of his contract after the 2021 season. But the question of whether he will do so following after the 2022 season looms as a realistic possibility if the St. Louis Cardinals are not […] Nolan Arenado expresses “love” for 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
9 hours ago

Tipsheet: Padres stop skid, look forward to Cardinals showdown

The Padres have that winning feeling again after taking consecutive games from the San Francisco Giants. So they sound good to go for this showdown with the Cardinals.
19 hours ago
Echoes of 2011 as Cardinals make another last-minute September push for October, try to avoid fall

Echoes of 2011 as Cardinals make another last-minute September push for October, try to avoid fall

In their last two World Series titles, the Cardinals persisted despite the long odds facing them.
Redbird Rants Sep 16, 2021

St. Louis Cardinals prepare for pivotal rematch with San Diego Padres

The St. Louis Cardinals welcome the San Diego Padres to town this weekend for a three-game set with massive playoff implications. The St. Louis Cardinals might have their most pivotal series of the entire season this week. Having just taken the lead the wild card race, they welcome the San Diego Padres for three games […] St. Louis Cardinals prepare for pivotal rematch with San Diego Padres - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants Sep 16, 2021

Cardinals’ Lars Nootbaar just filed for the perfect trademark

Just after a season-defining catch, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Lars Nootbaar filed for the perfect trademark. If you’re hungry, have a Snickers. If you’re in need of a game-saving catch, have a Nootbaar. Nootbaar, 24, had the game-saving catch against the New York Mets. The catch, which increased the St. Louis Cardinals’ lead for the […] Cardinals’ Lars Nootbaar just filed for the perfect trademark - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants Sep 16, 2021

Lars Nootbaar’s ridiculous catch brings Cardinals closer to playoffs

Lars Nootbaar’s ridiculous catch brings the St. Louis Cardinals one step closer to the playoffs. The St. Louis Cardinals are among the hottest teams in baseball. They are 7-3 in their last 10 games and now lead the second National League wild card spot by one game, with their playoff odds increasing to 41 percent. […] Lars Nootbaar’s ridiculous catch brings Cardinals closer to playoffs - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants Sep 16, 2021

Good, Bad and Ugly: Cardinals sweep pivotal series with Mets

The St. Louis Cardinals have kicked things into another gear as they swept the New York Mets overtook the second wild card position. After weeks and months of struggle, the St. Louis Cardinals have kicked things up a notch with a series win over the New York Mets that leaves this once struggling team in […] Good, Bad and Ugly: Cardinals sweep pivotal series with Mets - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Sep 15, 2021
Bright lights, bigger sweep: Surging Cardinals thump Mets, 11-4, to increase lead for NL's second wild card

Bright lights, bigger sweep: Surging Cardinals thump Mets, 11-4, to increase lead for NL's second wild card

Arenado, Goldschmidt hit two of four solo homers as Cardinals get first sweep in Queens since 2001 and claim a 1 1/2-game lead on slipping Cincinnati.
Sep 15, 2021
'Goldy' glove: Goldschmidt's deft double play illustrates how league-leading defense keeps Cardinals 'relevant'

'Goldy' glove: Goldschmidt's deft double play illustrates how league-leading defense keeps Cardinals 'relevant'

'He knows what he's doing out out,' says Mets broadcaster Hernandez, an 11-time Gold Glove-winner at first base, where Goldschmidt has been golden in 2021.
Sep 15, 2021
New York sweep of mind: Lester, Cardinals look to set pace in wild-card race, dust off Mets

New York sweep of mind: Lester, Cardinals look to set pace in wild-card race, dust off Mets

On Roberto Clemente Day, Molina is one of the players on the field to wear the Hall of Famers No. 21.
Sep 15, 2021
Tipsheet: Collapsing Padres, Reds, Phillies clear playoff path for Cardinals

Tipsheet: Collapsing Padres, Reds, Phillies clear playoff path for Cardinals

Every immediate rival for the Cardinals in their wild card playoff push has hit the skids. So that slot is there for the taking.
Sep 15, 2021
BenFred: Cardinals fans should be breaking out their black and yellow the rest of the regular season

BenFred: Cardinals fans should be breaking out their black and yellow the rest of the regular season

Entering Tuesday’s games the Cardinals had an 18.6 percent chance of making the postseason, per FanGraphs. The Reds were at 43.3 percent.
Redbird Rants Sep 15, 2021

The St. Louis Cardinals move into second NL wild card spot

If the season ended today, the St. Louis Cardinals would be in the playoffs. Who saw that coming? The St. Louis Cardinals have surged. The rest of the teams contending for the second National League wild card spot have plummeted. And here we are, with 18 games left in the regular season, and they have […] The St. Louis Cardinals move into second NL wild card spot - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Redbird Rants Sep 15, 2021

St. Louis Cardinals: Looking back on Matt Carpenter’s career

St. Louis Cardinals infielder Matt Carpenter will likely be gone after 2021. His career has been an eventful one. A strong St. Louis Cardinals career from the team’s third longest-tenured player appears to be wrapping up not with a bang, but with a whimper. Infielder Matt Carpenter has stated that he wants to play beyond […] St. Louis Cardinals: Looking back on Matt Carpenter’s career - 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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