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How bad is the Cardinals bullpen?

St. Louis Cardinals bullpen

Entering the season, the Cardinals bullpen projected to be a strength. Instead, it’s been the team’s biggest hindrance. The Cardinals bullpen has 20 losses and only 9 wins. Their .310 winning percentage is the worst among all MLB bullpen units. Yet, despite that glaring problem, some suggest the bullpen is fine.

CardsCards: The classic Matheny double switch

Matheny, Cardinals, double switch

Photo Credit: @cardinalsgifs Let me take the time here to offer my hearty congratulations to Mike Matheny for being manager of a team that has won a game for the 500th time in his career. Did I dance around that well enough? Did the verbal gymnastics get their point across? Because it’s awfully

The importance of slider spin rate for Trevor Rosenthal

St. Louis Cardinals Podcast Trevor Rosenthal

photo by @cardinalsgifs Trevor Rosenthal began the 2016-17 offseason preparing to stretch out as a starter. Consequently, I’d speculate, he spent the offseason working on the pieces of his repertoire he featured as a starter in the minor leagues but put aside as a full-time reliever. Specifically, those discarded pitches included a curveball, which

An early look at Trevor Rosenthal

St. Louis Cardinals Podcast Trevor Rosenthal

photo by @cardinalsgifs It’s hard to find many positives about the start to 2017 for the St. Louis Cardinals. They’ve been terrible. Yet, as it stands now, they still have a 26.4% chance of making the playoffs, the sixth highest odds in the National League. While the percentage has dropped, sixth is