Here’s to hoping Cardinal Nation doesn’t forget how good Matt Carpenter was

There’s a particular disconnect between a sports fan base and a declining player. It develops around the time that particular player starts to struggle consistently, no longer able to do what he once was able and expected to do. Once that divide forms, it’s not easily vanquished. Instead of remembering all the good seasons that … More Here’s to hoping Cardinal Nation doesn’t forget how good Matt Carpenter was

Waino, Yadi, and The Machine: Stop worrying about a disappointing season, and just witness good baseball

Do me a favor and stop worrying about the St. Louis Cardinals’ current state of affairs for one evening. Inconsistent, expensive, and sitting comfortably third in the National League Central. Sounds like a cold plate of classic breakfast food. Embarrassing isn’t the right word but overall, this team just isn’t worth your tears. Forget about … More Waino, Yadi, and The Machine: Stop worrying about a disappointing season, and just witness good baseball

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