12:50 AM EDT, Thu September 23, 2021
15 hours ago

Cardinals Rumors: Matt Carpenter wants to return in 2022

Matt Carpenter wants to return in 2022, but should the St. Louis Cardinals bring him back? The answer, simply, is no. Matt Carpenter is in the midst of the worst season of his career, hitting .175/.306/.289 in 194 at-bats, and has an $18.5 million club option for next season that the St. Louis Cardinals are […] Cardinals Rumors: Matt Carpenter wants to return in 2022 - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
17 hours ago

Cardinals: Mike Shildt hints Jack Flaherty could return Friday

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt hinted that Jack Flaherty could return Friday. When Jack Flaherty was placed on the injured list for a second time, the expectation was that the St. Louis Cardinals rotation would crater. Instead, on the back of Adam Wainwright’s dominant performance in his age-40 season, they have won nine straight […] Cardinals: Mike Shildt hints Jack Flaherty could return Friday - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Sep 21, 2021

St. Louis Cardinals: Finding comps for a Tyler O’Neill extension

The St. Louis Cardinals have a gem in Tyler O’Neill and may want him to stick around a while. What could an extension look like? It took a few years, but the Tyler O’Neill that the St. Louis Cardinals believed they’d get when they traded for him has finally shown up in 2021. Since his […] St. Louis Cardinals: Finding comps for a Tyler O’Neill extension - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Sep 21, 2021

Cardinals Playoff Odds: St. Louis likely to make postseason

The St. Louis Cardinals are now likely to make the postseason, something that seemed unimaginable on Aug. 10. If you would have told me on Aug. 10 that the St. Louis Cardinals, then 8.5 games out of the second National League wild card spot, would be in position to make the postseason, I would have […] Cardinals Playoff Odds: St. Louis likely to make postseason - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Sep 21, 2021

Jon Lester’s resurgence coincides with St. Louis Cardinals breakout

It’s no coincidence that Jon Lester’s resurgence has coincided with the St. Louis Cardinals’ breakout. The deal to acquire Jon Lester looks like the steal of the trade deadline. Since being acquired, Lester has been a revelation for the St. Louis Cardinals, allowing two or less runs in seven of his 10 starts, with the […] Jon Lester’s resurgence coincides with St. Louis Cardinals breakout - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Sep 21, 2021

St. Louis Cardinals: 3 things to watch for in 2022

Here are three things that I’ll be interested in seeing unfold for the St. Louis Cardinals next season. The St. Louis Cardinals are rocketing their way toward the wild card spot, and it’s an exciting time to be a Cardinals fan. This season has been a roller coaster, with injuries aplenty and some unexpected breakouts […] St. Louis Cardinals: 3 things to watch for in 2022 - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Sep 20, 2021

Cardinals News: St. Louis parts ways with once-promising pitcher

The St. Louis Cardinals have parted ways with a once-promising pitcher. Daniel Ponce de Leon entered the regular season in the St. Louis Cardinals rotation, partly because of injuries to Miles Mikolas and Kwang Hyun Kim. But manager Mike Shildt trusted him enough to start games and envisioned him sliding into the bullpen once Mikolas […] Cardinals News: St. Louis parts ways with once-promising pitcher - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Sep 20, 2021

Tyler O’Neill has emerged as a star for St. Louis Cardinals

Tyler O’Neill has emerged as a star for St. Louis Cardinals in 2021. Entering the regular season, the St. Louis Cardinals envisioned Tyler O’Neill taking the next step. After all, they didn’t sign a veteran outfielder when many analysts thought they should, believing that O’Neill would benefit from extended at-bats. Boy, were they right. O’Neill, […] Tyler O’Neill has emerged as a star 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
Sep 20, 2021

Good, Bad and Ugly: How the St. Louis Cardinals swept the Padres

The St. Louis Cardinals marched to victory over the San Diego Padres, extending their winning streak to eight games. September baseball is fun once again in St. Louis! The Cardinals won their eighth game in a row Sunday as they swept the San Diego Padres. The Cardinals won Friday 8-2, Saturday 3-2, and Sunday 8-7. […] Good, Bad and Ugly: How the St. Louis Cardinals swept the Padres - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Sep 19, 2021

7 pleasant surprises for the St. Louis Cardinals in 2021

It’s been a wild ride for the St. Louis Cardinals, who are on the verge of making the playoffs. As we get closer to October, it’s hard to believe how much the St. Louis Cardinals have actually been through this season. Several pitchers went down with injuries. The most prominent being the team’s presumptive ace […] 7 pleasant surprises for the St. Louis Cardinals in 2021 - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Sep 19, 2021

How Cardinals’ comeback may have dismantled the Padres

The St. Louis Cardinals’ comeback on Saturday night may have dismantled the San Diego Padres. On Saturday, the San Diego Padres led for the first seven innings of the game. Yu Darvish dominated, making the St. Louis Cardinals offense look lifeless. But once he exited, they took advantage, rallying for a 3-2 win in their […] How Cardinals’ comeback may have dismantled the Padres - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Sep 18, 2021

Cardinals: The change that has made the difference for J.A. Happ

J.A. Happ was an underwhelming addition to the St. Louis Cardinals at the time, but now the lefty has made a change and found success. Even with how things are going right now for the St. Louis Cardinals, it’s impossible to say that the 2021 trade deadline was exactly what fans wanted. Coming into the […] Cardinals: The change that has made the difference for J.A. Happ - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants
Sep 18, 2021

Cardinals: St. Louis favorites to win second NL wild card spot

The St. Louis Cardinals are favorites to win the second National League wild card spot. Following a loss to the Atlanta Braves on Aug. 5, the St. Louis Cardinals were eight game back of the second National League wild card spot. While the season was not over, of course, they were on the brink of […] Cardinals: St. Louis favorites to win 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
Sep 17, 2021

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
Sep 17, 2021

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