Wacha gets win in last Spring start

Michael Wacha was somewhat shaky in his last spring training start, but came away with the win despite giving up lead-off doubles in the first 3 innings of the 5 innings he pitched. He also walked 3 batters after only walking 1 all spring before today’s game. As I’ve said before, Wacha is the key […]

Spring Training Keeps Rolling for the Cardinals

Michael Wacha looked good in his last start and John Lackey got his spring training started with 3 perfect innings yesterday. Today Marco Gonzales pitches and tries to get Mike Matheny and the organization to back down from their Carlos Martinez is the fifth starter notions. Jaime Garcia has pitched well also, even with the […]

Wacha Wacha Wacha…

…that never gets old.

The Cardinals have now played five spring training games and won 3 and lost 2. The wins and losses don’t really matter but it’s always nice to see more W’s than L’s. Far more important is the development of the starting squad and the avoidance of any injury. In the grand […]

Today’s Game: Cardinals at Marlins (ST)

Let’s just drink in the beauty that is the two words “Today’s Game” before we move on. Ok. Hopeful starter Carlos Martinez gets the start for the Cardinals and we’ll surely see lots of prospects and some players we’ve never heard of. Actually, unless we’re going to the game, we won’t see anything as the […]

Cardinals Infielders

The infield for the Cardinals is set as much as the outfield seems to be – this is probably the most planned a team has been for many years. First however, we said goodbye to our long-time backup Daniel Descalso, a jack-of-all trades going back to the Tony La Russa era. Hopefully he gets a […]

Cardinals Outfielders

Tuesday is the official day that all players must report to Cardinals Spring Training. I decided to just cover the outfielders in this post instead of trying to cover every player. The projected 2015 Cardinals outfield may be the most solidified it has been for many years. Matt Holliday in Left Field, Jason Heyward in […]