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Greatest Cardinals Moment: #3 Boyer WS slam vs. #11 Wong NLCS walkoff

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The round of 32 in the Best Cardinals Moments tournament continues with Ken Boyer vs. Kolten Wong. The 3-seed, Boyer's World Series home grand slam, defeated Scott Spiezio's 2006 triple in the opening read. To read more about that match up, click the link below. Facing off against Boyer's big moment as

What should we make of Kolten Wong?

Photo Credit: @cardinalsgifs In his age 26 season, Kolten Wong is finally breaking out offensively. As of this writing, his 118 wRC+ would be a career high by 22 points. His .399 on-base percentage puts him in the top twenty among hitters with at least 250 plate appearances. That OBP places

What can Cardinals fans expect from Alex Mejia?

This last week the St. Louis Cardinals promoted a not-very-well-known infielder to the major league roster, Alex Mejia. The move was made when the club decided to send shortstop Aledmys Diaz to Memphis for a reset similar to that of Randal Grichuk or Kolten Wong last year. As I did with

Evaluating the St. Louis Cardinals baserunning with Statcast

St. Louis Cardinals baserunning

Photo Credit: @cardinalsgifs Yesterday, I examined the Cardinals baserunning talent using Statcast’s new sprint speed metric. We found that the Cardinals actually have six of ten qualified players with an above average sprint speed. However, we also found that every Cardinals player save Yadier Molina is slower this year than last.

Jhonny Peralta designated for assignment; evaluating his Cardinals contract

St. Louis Cardinals Jhonny Peralta

photo by @cardinalsgifs This afternoon, the St. Louis Cardinals announced that Jhonny Peralta would be designated for assignment, with Kolten Wong being activated from the 10-day disabled list. The move puts a justified end to Peralta’s time in St. Louis, which has been incredibly frustrating over the last two seasons. With Peralta’s Cardinals tenure now

Cracks in the batted ball profile of Kolten Wong

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photo by @cardinalsgifs Kolten Wong made a very bad play last night in extra innings that arguably cost the St. Louis Cardinals a win. I’m not here to talk about Wong’s defense, though. I expressed my take on that subject in the offseason and have commented on it here and here. Instead,