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Tommy Pham Sees Clear Path to Greatness…

  By Kevin Reynolds (@deckacards) John Mozeliak, President of Baseball Operations for the St. Louis Cardinals, took a look at his team’s roster at the end of the 2017 season and came to one revealing conclusion. “They’re all good,” the former GM said, “But we need great.” Tommy Pham may take issue with that. “Personally, … Continue reading

It’s not ‘Hosmer or Carpenter,’ It’s ‘Hosmer or Jose Martinez…’

By Kevin Reynolds (@deckacards) I spent a lot of time defending Matt Adams last year. Understandable. He’s a polarizing player, much like Chris Duncan was during his time in the Redbird dugout. Many fans wanted his playing time cut, his role reduced, and ultimately applauded the trade that banished him from Mike Matheny‘s lineup card. … Continue reading

Inconsistent Cardinals Need to Find Out What Luke Voit Can Do…

By Kevin Reynolds (@deckacards) After Matt Carpenter‘s return to leadoff and the Cardinals’ clubhouse shakeup, offense hasn’t been a significant problem for the Busch Stadium boys. St. Louis is averaging over five runs a game since kicking off a dramatic homestand against the Phillies last Friday night. In fact, aside from the opening contest – which they won 3-to-2 … Continue reading

Bird Watching: It Doesn’t Help to Say It, But the Cardinals are a Bad Team…

By Kevin Reynolds (@deckacards) Continuously beating up on the Cardinals doesn’t help much. Actually, it probably doesn’t help at all, aside from making sure the front office continues to hear the fan angst beating on the office windows. Believe me, they know. Mozeliak and Company are not deaf to the moaning and wailing in St. … Continue reading

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

CLICK TO READ: Cardinals May Pry Nolan Arenado Away from Rockies this Winter…

CLICK TO READ: MLB Players Have a Problem and the Machinations of Mad Mad Manfred…

CLICK TO READ: Tommy Pham Sees Clear Path to Greatness…

CLICK TO READ: Winter Warm-Up Reveals Fragile Cardinal Bullpen with Potential…

CLICK TO READ: It’s Not ‘Hosmer or Carpenter,’ It’s ‘Hosmer or Jose Martinez’…

CLICK TO READ: If Giancarlo Stanton Delays Decision, Cardinals Must Move On…

CLICK TO READ: Here’s What You Should Hear When You Hear Stanton News…

CLICK TO READ: Tony La Russa Belongs with the St. Louis Cardinals…

CLICK TO READ: The Last Word on the Matt Adams Trade…

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