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Bench Randal Grichuk and Return Matt Carpenter to the Leadoff Spot…

By Kevin Reynolds (@deckacards) (Note: All stats are accurate entering play Thursday, May 25th.) Mike Matheny admitted to Jennifer Langosch of MLB.com that he has considered moving struggling leadoff hitter Dexter Fowler down in the order to spark his bat. If that’s the case, then why not put everything on the table? Replace Fowler at … Continue reading

Quick Thought: Muddled Messages are Messing with Cardinals Mojo…

By Kevin Reynolds (@deckacards) Mike Matheny wants his players to be aggressive. Make something happen. Put the opposition in a position that forces them to execute perfectly. Create game-winning moments by selectively pushing the envelope and counting on things to go awry. So far, the Cardinals are aggressively blowing it. Matt Carpenter, attempting to needlessly … Continue reading

Buckle Up! Next 18 Games are Brutal Test that Could Cost Cardinals NL Central Lead…

By Kevin Reynolds (@deckacards) The Cardinals are rolling. After an agonizing start to the season, St. Louis used an 18-and-6 bum rush to pull away from the only team in the NL Central that matters. As of May 15th, they sit 3.5 games ahead of the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs and a game ahead of the second … Continue reading

The Magneuris Sierra Effect…

By Kevin Reynolds (@deckacards) Mike Matheny occasionally tells the story of the first spring training camp he shared as the Cardinals’ veteran catcher with then-prospect Yadier Molina. “I just met the man who’s going to take my job someday,” he told his wife. I don’t know if Dexter Fowler felt the same when he reported … Continue reading

And Just Like That, the Cardinals are in First Place – How Did That Happen?!

By Kevin Reynolds (@deckacards) If you watched the first two weeks of Cardinals baseball and then bailed, you’re probably scratching your head a bit at the water cooler today. Surprise! That resilient baseball team from St. Louis is in first place atop the NL Central. How in the name of Stan Musial did that happen? … Continue reading

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