It is only eleven games into the season, the sample sizes are small, blah, blah, blah, you know these are still fun to look at.
what else is going on in baseball...
ICYMI: Alex Rodriguez hit 2 HR, bringing his career total to 658, 2 shy of tying Willie Mays for 4th-most all-time. pic.twitter.com/TZ2IE0i6Dj— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 18, 2015
- Here is a cute story about Terry and Tito Francona. - Cleveland
George Springer's 114 MPH home run yesterday tied for the hardest hit ball with Hanley Ramirez... Puig 3rd, 112 MPH http://t.co/cPE9ikImjy— Daren Willman (@darenw) April 19, 2015
- Is there a problem in San Francisco? - The Boston Globe
- Pete Rose is joining FOX Sports. - FOX Sports
- Fenway opened 103 years ago, today. - Cut4
- The number two hitter is the new number three hitter. - Beyond the Box Score
- Andrew McKirahan of the Braves has been suspended for 80 games for PEDs. - Hardball Talk
Yasmany Tomas (@eltanquetomas) April 20, 2015
All the qualified hitters with .000 ISOs so far: pic.twitter.com/ZGQSN9X26d— Beyond the Box Score (@BtBScore) April 20, 2015
what the Cardinals are up to...
Have a day, J-Hey. pic.twitter.com/7gxuJk1bwH— MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) April 18, 2015
- Randal Grichuk hit the DL, Dean Anna was promoted. - Viva el Birdos
STL Bound.— Dean Anna (@D_No_A) April 18, 2015
- The weight room has been the Cardinals biggest enemy so far. - STLToday
- Matt Carpenter and the elusive doubles record. - Mad em Dashes
Bonus note on Carpenter's 7-game multi-hit streak inc XB hit: It's longest single-season streak of that kind since Paul Molitor in 1991.— Rob Rains (@RobRains) April 20, 2015
- Jason Heyward hit his first homer as a Cardinals. - STLToday
- Here is an interesting, old article talking about the sacrifice bunt. - Baseball Prospectus
- Compare that article to this one from Goold about the Cardinals thoughts on Bunt Theory. - STLToday
- The Cardinals rotation members are pitching with a chip on their shoulders. - Sporting News
#STLCards RS/G: 3.91 RA/G: 2.18— bgh (@b_g_h) April 20, 2015
Cards bullpen: 27 2/3 IP, 33 Ks, 13 BBs, 1.95 ERA, 0.7 WAR (which over a full season would be 10.3 WAR if that looks unimpressive) #STLCards— Urban Clarence Faber (@thestlcardsfan4) April 20, 2015
KNOW THINE ENEMY...
the worshington nationals
the nl central
- Aroldis Chapman's changeup is so darn good. - Just a bit outside
- Should Chapman be a starter? - Red Reporter
- Jon Lester throws entire glove to first. - Hardball Talk
- Kris Bryant was called up and his family's reaction was precious. - SBNation
- Standings: See Above
|Friday, April 17||Reds||1||Cardinals||6||VEB Recap||RR Recap|
|Saturday, April 18||Reds||2||Cardinals||5||VEB Recap||RR Recap|
|Sunday, April 19||Reds||1||Cardinals||2||VEB Recap||RR Recap|
Off day today, but feel free to check out the Blues as the take on the Wild in the Stanley Cup Playoffs at 7:00pm. Here is a really cool video of a "Let's Go Blues" chant breaking out a Busch Stadium.
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