Here is what went down yesterday at Viva El Birdos:
- Who will eat the innings for the 2018 Cardinals?: John takes a look at the 2018 rotation with Mike Leake no longer in the picture.
- Daily Farm Report: Wisdom hits #30, Mercado with 2 Hits, Hudson and Gallen Start: Nick has the rundown on all eight minor league games from Wednesday.
- Carlos Martínez hosts the Pujols Family Foundation Golf Tournament - A Hunt and Peck: Carlos Martinez is good. In related news, water is wet.
- Cardinals should destroy the Giants: Craig previews the Cardinals' four game set in San Francisco.
- Speaking of the Giants, the Cardinals destroyed them last night. Heather recapped the 5-2 win here.
Today in Birdos history: September 1st, 1998
Mark McGwire homers twice to power the Cardinals to a 7-1 road win over the Florida Marlins. McGwire’s first homer of the night, a solo shot off Livan Hernandez, broke Hack Wilson’s NL record for single-season home runs (56 for the Cubs in 1930) that had stood for 68 years.
Have a good one,