VEB Daily

A collection of Viva El Birdos's daily feature articles.

*Examining the first start of Marco Gonzales


An in-depth look at the debut start of Cardinals' prospect Marco Gonzales using the data available from

Trade Targets Not Named David or Clifton

The two guys mentioned in the headline have gotten most of the trade scuttlebutt around VEB lately and for good reason: They're two of the best pitchers in baseball over the last five seasons. But...

*2014 Adam Wainwright versus 1968 Bob Gibson

Adam Wainwright has been superb through 16 starts in 2014, but how do his numbers compare to those of 1968 Bob Gibson? It's not fair to compare pitchers from different eras, but it's fun to do anyway.

*Marco Gonzales and a Cardinals' rotation in flux


With Marco Gonzales' addition to the mix of starters for the Cardinals, the future and present of the Cardinals' rotation is difficult to tell, but it looks like Gonzales will get at least one more...

*2014 Draft Review Two


The final look at the '14 MLB Draft, compiled primarily by disagreeing with everything the real-world scouting directors did.

*State College Spikes Preview


Short season baseball is now in full swing, so here's a list of players to keep an eye on when combing over boxscores or Daily Farm Reports from the Cardinals' Penn League affiliate.

*Michael Wacha & Jaime Garcia to the DL. What now?


A look at the news and the road ahead.

Unsurprisingly, Cards place Wong on DL


After attempting to fight through the adversity of an injured shoulder, rookie second baseman Kolten Wong now finds himself on the disabled list.

*Are the Cardinals suffering from BABIP woes?


How do the Cardinals stack up against the rest of the league when it comes to the BABIP monster?

*The Cardinals and David Price


The trade deadline is still weeks away and the Cardinals are a team of few needs. If they are to make any move, the player coming to the Cardinals needs to make a significant impact. Only David...

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