First game starts tomorrow, Here we go! #CardinalNation— Sam Tuivailala (@Stuivailala) March 4, 2015
Mike Shannon tells of seeing "itchy row" suzuki— Aaron Finkel (@Aaron_Finkel) March 5, 2015
Viva el gallo. #stlcards— alex fritz (@boxcar_fritz) March 5, 2015
Carlos Martinez has set down all six batters faced. 2-0 @Cardinals after 2 innings in Jupiter— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) March 5, 2015
Carlos Martinez is done after two innings, 29 pitches (22 strikes), six batters, six outs, three strikeouts, two groundballs. #Cardinals— Derrick Goold (@dgoold) March 5, 2015
Carlos Martinez FB, CB, great change, worked quickly like Buerhle..."Midseason great " said Marlin exec— Peter Gammons (@pgammo) March 5, 2015
Carlos Martinez is now on pace for a perfect season if you just extrapolate it out. This would break records.— Aaron Finkel (@Aaron_Finkel) March 5, 2015
what else is going on in baseball...
- Other teams have been playing baseball. - SBNation
- Two "over-rated" pitchers (Cole Hamels might be one). - Fangraphs
- How difficult is it to hit these career milestones? - Beyond the Box Score
- The purpose of sports media has been debated some. - The Hardball Times
Yasiel Puig (@YasielPuig) March 4, 2015
- A Negro Leagues Baseball Museum exhibit dedicated to Minnie Minoso is set to soon tour around the country. - Chicago Tribune
- Players on the pace of play clock: Meh. - SBNation
- WHO BOUGHT THE SUPER-COMPUTER? I thought we had our best investigators on this? - TechGraphs
- TIm Lincecum might be getting his last chance to start and make buckets of money. - Fangraphs
- Coco Crisp is moving to left field. - Hardball Talk
- An arbitrator will decided whether Josh Hamilton will be suspended or sent to rehab. - SBNation
- This top prospect for the Blue Jays lives in a van. The reason why is sort of interesting. - ESPN
Jim Joyce calling game from behind pitcher. pic.twitter.com/5XhGsto5ye— Paul Sullivan (@PWSullivan) March 5, 2015
- These teams have cut payroll in recent years. - Fangraphs
- A very interesting article on pitcher injuries. - Baseball Prospectus
what the cardinals are up to...
Mike Matheny, doubling as manager and catcher. pic.twitter.com/sG3wmBXxqy— Jenifer Langosch (@LangoschMLB) March 4, 2015
Matt Carpenter practicing for his upcoming role in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. pic.twitter.com/HWxy2DcNZ4— Daniel Doelling (@Daniel_Doelling) March 6, 2015
KNOW THINE ENEMY...
the nl central
- Here is a look at how the Reds' first game went. - MLB
- Cubs prospect Kyle Schwarber hits a grand slam on his 22nd birthday and oh great, he is younger than me. It is happening. - MLB
- Will the Cubs purposely delay Kris Bryant's call-ups? - Grantland
viva el stuff...
- johnjf125 writes about the 2003 Tigers and each players modern Cardinal equivalent. - Viva el Birdos
- dr. howl projects the Cardinals position players and pitchers. - Viva el Birdos; Viva el Birdos
- matt.bush looks at the NL Central. - Viva el Birdos
Not to brag but I wrote arguably 1 of the top 250 NL Central previews available for free on the internet http://t.co/DNMudEIuw6— Matt Bush (@SenorBush) March 5, 2015
- The Blues lost to the Flyers... poo. - St. Louis Game Time
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