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Feb 18, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals: Mike Moustakas is not in the cards for the Cardinals

MIke Moustakas has reportedly signed a one year deal with the Milwaukee Brewers. The former Royals’ return to the Brewers confirms Matt Carpenter’s role at third base for the St. Louis Cardinals and ends the debate. St. Louis Cardinals fans need to start realizing when President of Baseball Operations, John Mozeliak, says the Cards lineup […] St. Louis Cardinals: Mike Moustakas is not in the cards for the Cardinals - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 18, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals: Don’t count out Brett Cecil in 2019

After off the field issues threw St. Louis Cardinals’ reliever Brett Cecil off in 2019, there are signs that 2019 has much more potential. Way back in the 2017 offseason, the St. Louis Cardinals signed a solidified left handed reliever that they thought would pay out over his age 30 to 34 seasons. So far, […] St. Louis Cardinals: Don’t count out Brett Cecil in 2019 - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 14, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: Yairo Muñoz

Yairo Muñoz is another player that the St. Louis Cardinals have for the super utility role but last year found his defense lacking. Will he improve in 2019? Yairo Muñoz was acquired by the St. Louis Cardinals last offseason in the trade that sent Stephen Piscotty to Oakland for Muñoz and fellow prospect Max Schrock. […] St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: Yairo Muñoz - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 13, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals: A seven man bullpen is best for the Cardinals

In a change from recent strategy, the St. Louis Cardinals seem open to taking 12 pitchers on the Opening Day roster. What makes this change great? Roster construction is, in general, consistent among the vast majority of teams in Major League Baseball. That being said, there are a few places that teams can look different […] St. Louis Cardinals: A seven man bullpen is best for the Cardinals - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 11, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: John Gant

John Gant hasn’t necessarily been heralded by St. Louis Cardinals fans during his career in St. Louis, but he fills a very important role. What will his 2019 look like? What may be the most thankless role in all of baseball, the long reliever/spot starter role is also one of the most critical. For the […] St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: John Gant - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 11, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: Dominic Leone

2018 was a lost year for St. Louis Cardinals’ reliever, Dominic Leone. Coming off a year of injury, what could his 2019 look like? The St. Louis Cardinals acquired Dominic Leone just over a year ago in a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays in which they gave up their ‘Ferrari’ Randal Grichuk. On paper, […] St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: Dominic Leone - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 9, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: Alex Reyes

The highly touted, fire balling St. Louis Cardinals prospect hasn’t been able to stay healthy long enough to compete in the majors. Is that all that’s holding him back in 2019? Well, the short answer to that question is that it’s tough to say considering that we haven’t actually seen Alex Reyes pitch much. The […] St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: Alex Reyes - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 9, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: Jack Flaherty

Jack Flaherty burst on the scene for the St. Louis Cardinals and finished the year in the top 5 in ROY voting. How can he build on that in 2019? Jack Flaherty wasn’t considered a top-of-the-rotation arm when he was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals all the way back in 2014. He was drafted in […] St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: Jack Flaherty - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 9, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals: The difficult path for prospect Luken Baker

Luken Baker is a rising prospect in the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system. But due to the arrival of Paul Goldschmidt and three current third base prospects, Baker may find his rise to the major league obstructed. First base prospect Luken Baker has been an under-the-radar piece in the St. Louis Cardinals system since being […] St. Louis Cardinals: The difficult path for prospect Luken Baker - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 8, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals: A 2019 starting pitching preview

It’s almost time for the 2019 Spring Training to begin every pitcher who could possibly receive a start that is currently on the St. Louis Cardinals 40-man roster. It’s finally February! That means all the St, Louis Cardinals‘ pitchers and catchers report in a week or two and baseball begins for real in 2019. Final […] St. Louis Cardinals: A 2019 starting pitching preview - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 8, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals: Shildt’s potential defensive methodology

As Spring Training quickly approaches, the St. Louis Cardinals seem to have the 12 hitters on their Opening Day roster set, but how will manager Mike Shildt balance their playing time? Even before we start to think about how many people can fit in right field, I want to bring up how I saw Shildt […] St. Louis Cardinals: Shildt’s potential defensive methodology - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 6, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals: Is the DH coming to the National League?

Both the MLB and the MLBPA have stated their demands and goals for changes in the starting as soon as 2019. How does that effect the St. Louis Cardinals? Back in mid-January, the MLB submitted a proposal to the MLBPA arguing for multiple rule changes prior to the 2019 season. last week, the MLBPA responded […] St. Louis Cardinals: Is the DH coming to the National League? - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 4, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: Carlos Martinez

Carlos Martinez was injured for parts of the 2018 season and served as the St. Louis Cardinals’ closer at the end of the season. What will he do in 2019? I don’t think many people realize just how young Carlos Martinez really is. We all remember the fireballer who began his career out of the […] St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: Carlos Martinez - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 3, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals: Paul Goldschmidt ranked number one by MLB Network

In MLB Network’s yearly ‘Top 10 Right Now’ rankings, St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt was ranked first at his position. The St. Louis Cardinals have still made the biggest acquisition of any team this offseason. No, they may not be making the most acquisitions or trade, but they have no doubt made the highest […] St. Louis Cardinals: Paul Goldschmidt ranked number one by MLB Network - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 1, 2019

St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: Chasen Shreve

Chasen Shreve joined the St. Louis Cardinals at the trade deadline in 2018 and was more or less solid for the rest of the season. What is his 2019 outlook? Chasen Shreve was acquired with fellow pitcher Giovanni Gallegos at the 2018 trade deadline for Luke Voit from the New York Yankees. Voit, who didn’t […] St. Louis Cardinals Player Projections: Chasen Shreve - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More