The Cardinals started Carlos Martinez, a floppy-eared Labrador Retriever puppy with three plus pitches and a career 3.19 FIP.
That is absolutely the perfect description of Carlos Martinez I am really angry I did not think of it first.
Now imagine the person described above at the Butterfly House.
Has your day been made yet? Because mine has.
what else is going on in baseball...
- The Lake Elsinore Storm will host a home run derby on a decommissioned aircraft carrier | MLB.com
- Bryce Harper is hammering his way into history. | Sports on Earth
- The Case for Noah Syndergaard as Baseball’s Best Pitcher | FanGraphs Baseball
- Crowdsourcing MLB Broadcasters: Day 3 of 10 | FanGraphs Baseball
- Wright’s Stuff: Talking Knuckleballs with a Knuckleballer | FanGraphs Baseball
- What’s Up With Greinke’s Slider? | FanGraphs Baseball
- Marco Estrada on Spin, Speed Differential, and Simplicity | FanGraphs Baseball
- Bryce Harper is going to overshadow Mike Trout for the next decade - SBNation.com
- ESPN fires Curt Schilling for 'unacceptable' conduct after latest Facebook controversy | SBNation.com
- Jonathan Papelbon thought a Nationals reporter called him 'Johnny Jonathan' and got so confused | SBNation.com
what the cardinals are up to...
- Cardinals win waiting game with Cubs | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com
- Cards' Bowman thrives as Maness struggles | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com
- Watch: Cardinals' Carlos Martinez improves to 3-0 | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com
- Redbirds Reverb, Game No. 15: The Cardinals Slow the Cubs' Roll | 101Sports.com
- Redbirds Reverb, Game No. 14: The Changing of the Guard Continues | 101Sports.com
KNOW THINE ENEMY...
the nl central...
- Hammel, Heyward's arm lead Cubs past Cardinals | MLB.com
- The Reds go full Road Runner, steal five bases in one inning | MLB.com
- Six Robert Louis Stevenson poems that predicted Robert Stephenson's rise to the Majors | MLB.com
- Pirates' Jeff Locke bounced a wild pitch into an umpire's pocket like it was magic | SBNation.com
- Padres 8, Pirates 2. Or: Suggestions to improve Major League Baseball's appeal to young audiences | Bucs Dugout
- Tyler Cravy optioned to Triple-A, Alex Presley reported call-up | Brew Crew Ball
- Is 2016 Scooter Gennett Here to Stay? | Brew Crew Ball
- Milwaukee Brewers Pitchers Have Some of the Best "Stuff" in the MLB | Brew Crew Ball