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If Molina Wants to Retire as a Cardinal, He Has to be Reasonable

By Randy Karraker | March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the course of the last week, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina and his brother Bengie have said, among other things, that; 1) Yadier wants to end his career as a Cardinal, 2) wants a four-year contract, 3) wants to be the highest paid catcher in baseball, 4) and isn’t afraid of testing free agency. And, …

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Covering All the Bases: The Yadier Molina Debate and 2017 Predictions

By Chris Files | March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

-Yadi’s success in the World Baseball Classic -Assessing Bengie Molina’s comments on MLB Network Radio – is Bengie speaking as a big brother? Or is he saying what Yadi wants to say? -The World Baseball Classic and why it caught our interest…one word; FUN…stop telling these players to cut down on celebrations, they put a …

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Daily Bernie: Mar 24 – Will the Cards Be 2017 NL Wild Card Frontrunners?

By Luke Schnake | March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

We’re getting closer and closer to Opening Day and we won’t know diddly-poo about the standings until things get cooking into mid-summer. But it’s okay to speculate. Bernie does just that while welcoming CBS Sports baseball scribe Dayn Perry to Friday’s program. Your host also talks Blues hockey with 101ESPN insider Jeremy Rutherford and covers …

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Fortune Magazine Confirms the Cubs Are the Biggest Thing Since Catholicism

By Luke Schnake | March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s official. The Chicago Cubs are the hottest thing since sliced bread, remote controls and apparently Catholicism according to Fortune Magazine. Well, they didn’t use those exact words, but the publication did rank Cubs president, Theo Epstein as the worlds’s greatest leader, two slots up on Pope Francis and one above Chinese tech executive Jack Ma. …

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Food for Thought: What It Would Take for the Cards to Eventually Trade for Jose Quintana

By Kevin Wheeler | March 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

So, we’ve had a lot of discussions about Cardinals catchers here lately, both about the current guy and the guy who may represent the future. Yadier Molina is still playing like an All-Star, he can be a free agent at the end of the season (mutual option means both sides must choose to exercise it) …

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The Cardinals’ 2017 Rotation: Better Defense Means Better Pitching

By Bernie Miklasz | March 24, 2017 | 8 Comments

No one put in a request, but … as we prep for the April 2 season opener, I offer some quick thoughts on the Cardinals’ five-man rotation heading into the 2017 season: The Overview In 2016, Cards starters ranked 13th in MLB and 7th in the National League with a 4.33 ERA. They weren’t bad …

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The Heat Is On: Five Hitters On the Spot For Your 2017 Cardinals

By Bernie Miklasz | March 23, 2017 | 13 Comments

Here’s my take on five Cardinals position players that are under pressure to come through in 2017: 1. Kolten Wong, second base  The storyline: Will he deliver on his talent and potential? The delivery already is behind schedule, and Wong isn’t a kid. He’s been in the bigs since late 2013 and is entering his …

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Watch Yadier Molina Dazzle In This WBC Highlight Compilation

By Luke Schnake | March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yadier Molina has spoiled St. Louis baseball fans with sharp and hyper-intelligent play for over a decade now. Cardinal Nation is a lucky bunch. Yadi loves us and the rest of the world so much that he decided to treat us to an early World Baseball Classic showcase before the 2017 MLB campaign. The past …

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The 2017 Cardinals: In Only 675 Words, Here Are 30 Things That Can’t Happen

By Bernie Miklasz | March 22, 2017 | 24 Comments

We know that the 2016 Cardinals won 86 games, a drop of 14 victories from 2015. We know that their five-season streak of making the playoffs came to an end. We know that it was awfully weird around the village last fall, depressed and feeling left out as other teams engaged in the clash to …

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Remember When the Cardinals Dressed as Camels on Hump-Day? Here It Is Just in Case.

By Luke Schnake | March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ah, Wednesdays. The day we’re almost over the work week’s hump, but not quite on the other side. If only we could dress as camels to liven things up and break the monotony. Former Cardinal John Axford got the same idea in 2013 and persuaded many fellow pitchers to do the same before a mid-week …

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