Viva El Birdos Interviews

Q&A with pitching prospect Sam Tuivailala

From shortstop to third base to the mound, Tuivailala is enjoying success down on the farm.

Interview with Double-A 1B Jonathan Rodriguez


If the slugging first baseman of the Springfield Cardinals can develop the consistency he is striving for, he could be quite the asset for the St. Louis Cardinals someday.

Player profile and interview with Sasha Kuebel


Sasha Kuebel, out of St. Louis, looks to make a name for himself in a pitching-rich organization like the Cardinals.

Interview with 2014 MLB Draft sleeper Ty Barkell

Ty Barkell, first baseman from Division II USC-Aiken, is a player to watch for as the 2014 MLB Draft progresses, especially in the later rounds.

*Q&A with Cardinals pitching prospect Nick Petree

Nick Petree appears to be yet another hidden gem for the Cardinals organization. The 2013 ninth round draft pick hopes to build on early minor league success as he climbs his way up through the...

*Cardinals Chat with ESPN's Buster Olney

The Cardinals are on Sunday Night Baseball for the second time in as many weeks. Here, you will find an in-depth interview with ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney, talking all things Cardinals.

Q&A with Chris Rivera (April 29th at 3 PM Central)


St. Louis Cardinals prospect Chris Rivera agreed to participate in a live question and answer with the Viva El Birdos community. Thus, ask him anything (within reason) before time runs out.

*Interview with Jason Simontacchi

Jason Simontacchi appeared in 83 games for the Cardinals, and though his playing career may be over, he is still playing a key role in the future of the organization as the pitching coach for...

*Anthony Ray Interview (+ batting gloves giveaway)

Anthony Ray, the Cardinals 36th round draft pick from 2013, looks to rebound at the plate this season. In this post, you will not only find an interview with the prospect, but also an entry form...


Randal Grichuk Says He Can Play Center Field


To my knowledge, this is the first interview Grichuk has given with the Cardinals blogging community. We ask him about everything from jaguars to his defensive ability in center field.

Interview with Pitching Prospect Marco Gonzales


Marco Gonzales was drafted by the Cardinals in the first round of last year's draft. He is already projected to start in Springfield next season. How far will he rise in 2014?

Interview with Cardinals Pitcher Joe Kelly


Despite being extremely busy with Spring Training, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Joe Kelly took the time to answer some questions for Viva El Birdos. Questions ranged from In-N-Out Burger to what it...

Interview with Shortstop Prospect, Oscar Mercado


Oscar Mercado, drafted in the second round of the 2013 Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals provided Viva El Birdos with an interview just before the start of Spring Training. Is he the future at...

Interview with Pitching Prospect, Rob Kaminsky


Interview with Cardinals 2013 first round draft pick, Rob Kaminsky.

Interview with Catching Prospect, Carson Kelly


Carson Kelly, newly-converted catching prospect, graced Viva El Birdos with an interview before he left for big league Spring Training. We thank him and wish him the best in 2014.

Interview with Alex Reyes, 98th-Ranked Prospect


Cardinals pitching prospect, Alex, Reyes is a bright, young talent. At 19 years old, who knows what the future holds, but the Cardinals are glad to have him in their organization. Here, you will...

Interview with 2012 Draft Pick, Joe Cuda


Joe Cuda, St. Louis Cardinals 2012 draft pick, is the feature of this interview post at Viva El Birdos. In it, he answers 15+ questions, and we took a brief look at his numbers so far in the...

Interview with pitching prospect, Kurt Heyer


Here, you will find a Viva El Birdos interview with St. Louis Cardinals 2012 sixth round draft pick, Kurt Heyer. Before the interview, we will take a look at his minor league numbers so far.

Interview with Pitching Prospect, Lee Stoppelman


I take a look at Lee Stoppelman's numbers from last season and do a brief prospect profile. The post finishes with an interview. Exclusively at Viva El Birdos.

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