Here is what went down yesterday at Viva El Birdos:
- How seriously should we take Paul DeJong?: John takes a look at whether or not Paul DeJong can keep the hot start to his Major League career.
- Daily Farm Report: Pitchers Galore - Flaherty, Helsley, O’Reilly: Nick has the details on the five Cardinals farmhands that saw action on Wednesday.
- Assembling the Ideal Cardinals Lineup: I analyzed the Cardinals lineup and how to best optimize it.
- Cardinals should destroy the Pirates: Craig previewed the upcoming series in Pittsburgh.
- Look at baby Carlos! - A Hunt and Peck: The Tsunamy Thursday things occurred courtesy of the little scooter.
- Here are last night's game recap–written by As You Van Slyke It–and game thread
Today in Birdos history: August 18th, 1995
Righty reliever Tom Henke fans two en route to a four-out save, sealing a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves. The save was #300 of his career, making Henke just the seventh pitcher in MLB history to reach the milestone.
Have a good one,