Randal Grichuk (@RGrich15) May 20, 2015
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha was pretty excited to finally meet Andy Cohen's dog, Wacha. #STLCardsPosted by FOX Sports Midwest on Wednesday, May 20, 2015
what else is going on in baseball...
- David Letterman is retiring. Here are his top ten baseball moments. - Cut4
- Corey Kluber's 18 strikeouts visualized in Python. - Beyond the Box Score
- The Closer is alive. - Fangraphs
- Wil Myers is on the disabled list. - Hardball Talk
- What have we learned a quarter way through the season? - Sports on Earth
- Where are these missing baseball cards? - Hauls of Shame
- The White Sox Stadium has a very unfortunately placed door handle. - SBNation
- The Marlins middle infield is good. - Fangraphs
- Bryce Harper is channeling The Babe. - Sports on Earth
- Matt Joyce was late for a game but he won't ever be again. - Sports Illustrated
- The Tigers have a good lookin' shirt. - SBNation
- Madison Bumgarner hit a dinger off Clayton Kershaw. - MLB
- Who is an All Star second baseman: Dee Gordan or Kolten Wong? - MLB
- What about third base: Todd Frazier or Matt Carpenter? - MLB
- Check out these weird baseball rules. - Cut4
- Keith Law has done his first mock draft. (Paywall) - ESPN
He projects the Cardinals to take Nate Kirby, a left-handed pitcher from Virginia.
- Here is the draft order. - MLB
- The Major's slowest fastballs. - Sports on Earth
- Rafael Furcal has hung up his cleats. - CBSSports
what the cardinals are up to...
Do it Matt… pic.twitter.com/UxSPHbCsP2— #TeamSTL (@Team_STL) May 19, 2015
Most games reaching base to start season (NL only since 1914): '86 Raines 42 '08 Pujols 42 '95 Karros 39 '15 Holliday 37 '61 Mathews 37— Tim Trokey (@tim_trokey) May 20, 2015
Michael Wacha, 23, has a 2.13 ERA in 50 2/3 innings this season. Cardinals are 8-0 in games he's started.— Drew Silva (@drewsilv) May 20, 2015
THE TRIFECTA! 3 Matts Matted In on a Matt Adams 3-run homer. #saberMATTrics— viva el birdos (@vivaelbirdos) May 21, 2015
KNOW THINE ENEMY...
the kansas city royals
- Check out this article about Salvador Perez, who doesn't seem to be taking walks (still heart u, tho, Sal). - Beyond the Box Score
- Here is an interesting fanpost scouting the Cardinals from Royals Review. I was going to say stop in and say "hi" in the comments as long as you behave, but after reading some of the comments I am going to recommend not doing that. - Royals Review
- Check out Royals Review for more Royals coverage. - Royals Review
the nl central
Since Doug Melvin mocked statheads who predicted doom for the Brewers (June 28, 2014), the Brewers have gone 45-73. He sure showed us!— Dan Szymborski (@DSzymborski) May 18, 2015
|St. Louis Cardinals||27||14||.659|
viva el stuff...
- Don't stress the Jason Heyward-for-Shelby Miller deal. Just remember these things mdred wrote. - Viva el Birdos
- Or stress about it just like johnjf125. - Viva el Birdos
- Or don't stress about us and join on for VEB day as we aim to watch Jason Heyward majestically, effortlessly soar across the field like a feather in the wind in person. Hopefully he will jack a dinger, too. - Viva el Birdos
Thank you, Fookie! Never forget: STL@PHI Gm5: Furcal leads off the game with a triple http://t.co/PBnk38D5T6— Aaron Finkel (@Aaron_Finkel) May 19, 2015
|Monday, May 18||Cardinals||1||Mets||2||VEB Recap||AA Recap|
|Tuesday, May 19||Cardinals||10||Mets||2||VEB Recap||AA Recap|
|Wednesday, May 20||Cardinals||9||Mets||0||VEB Recap||AA Recap|
|Thursday, May 21||Cardinals||0||Mets||5||VEB Recap||AA Recap|
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