The Cards and Cubs at a packed Wrigley brings out the best in the baseball rivalry

Wrigley Field, one of the last standing original baseball parks in America, is a special place to play-that is if you like grape vines covering the outfield wall, winds taking flyouts into the stands and streets, and an endless blend of blue and red colors spread out around a summer-glazed baseball diamond. In short, it … More The Cards and Cubs at a packed Wrigley brings out the best in the baseball rivalry

The Cardinals made a mistake in passing on Lance Lynn

“He won’t age well as a pitcher.” That was the main takeaway from every Lance Lynn critic. As he gets older, his effectiveness on the mound would die away like a Thanos finger-snap in slow motion. Narrator: They were wrong. Lynn aged like a secluded but still beloved can of 4 Hands Pilsner, pumping out … More The Cardinals made a mistake in passing on Lance Lynn

Calling out Paul Goldschmidt and getting an immediate answer

When you’re hanging with the old man, the need to impose your way grows–or so I think. Tuesday night, as the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers dragged a 1-1 duel into extra innings at the ballpark formerly known as Miller and I drove around the city with my dad, I tweeted out a demand … More Calling out Paul Goldschmidt and getting an immediate answer

Albert Pujols hitting #700 at Busch: An imaginary play-by-play

Imagine something for me, it’ll just take a few minutes. 2022. Busch Stadium, St. Louis. Clark and Spruce are jam-packed. It’s a few minutes before five and first pitch is just about two hours away. Jose Alberto Pujols won’t take the field, but he will have a shot at home run #700. Could he do … More Albert Pujols hitting #700 at Busch: An imaginary play-by-play

Blame Rob Manfred and timid umpires, not Genesis Cabrera, for Wednesday’s debacle

Sports and reacting emotionally go hand in hand like heat making water in a pot boil. Something happens and the reactions come in. Baseball claims a lot of these minor disturbances. After hitting two batters with two pitches on Wednesday night in a game between the Philadelphia Phillies and St. Louis Cardinals, Genesis Cabrera will … More Blame Rob Manfred and timid umpires, not Genesis Cabrera, for Wednesday’s debacle

Why the Cardinals should wear navy blue caps for every road game

There’s one reason why the Cardinals should wear navy blue caps for every road game, and it’s simple. They are so much better than the red ones, and we are talking about St. Louis sports baseball addicts who pitch a tent of deep anger when the little things go wrong. Mixing up the road cap colors … More Why the Cardinals should wear navy blue caps for every road game

Nolan Arenado’s game-winning blast culminates a memorable homer opener in St. Louis

According to Adam Wainwright, it was an acquisition many hitting videos in the making. Nolan Arenado to the Cardinals. Adam Wainwright said over the last two years, Arenado would send Wainwright videos of him hitting to show to "Mo" (John Mozeliak) …. "when he was trying to get traded over here." 🧐 — Katie Woo … More Nolan Arenado’s game-winning blast culminates a memorable homer opener in St. Louis