Photo Credit: @cardinalsgifs Welcome to the second episode of On the Black, a St. Louis Cardinals pitching-focused podcast with Joe Schwarz (@stlcupofjoe) and Zach Gifford (@zjgifford). If you missed our first episode, you can find it here. The audio for this episode is available at the end of this article. Again,
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.
In this latest podcast, Brenden Schaeffer discusses the promotions for John Mozeliak and Michael Girsch, and answers questions from Twitter about what the Cardinals should look to accomplish with the trade deadline only a month away. Subscribe to The Intrepid STL Podcast on Soundcloud and iTunes so you never miss a
photo by @cardinalsgifs As of this writing, the St. Louis Cardinals are playing legitimately terrible baseball. Despite what the playoff odds say, the Cardinals are looking more like a team who should sell this summer. In that case, the team could put short-term or non-core pieces on the market for prospects in
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
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