Normally Carlos Martínez news is published every Thursday in the critically acclaimed recurring series Tsunamy Thursday, but this news is so breaking that it cannot wait another day! Guess who the Cardinals named as the Opening Night starter?
Per Jen Langosch:
Carlos Martinez will start opening night for the #stlcards. Adam Wainwright gets game two.— Jenifer Langosch (@LangoschMLB) March 22, 2017
Opening Night cannot get here soon enough!
what else is going on in baseball...
- World Baseball Classic needs serious commitment -- or just get rid of it | Buster Olney Blog | ESPN
- Team USA defeats Japan to reach Classic final | MLB.com
- USA's Brandon Crawford makes up for mistake | MLB.com
- Justin Bour and Dee Gordon switched uniforms for warmups, and it was stunning | MLB.com
- USA, Puerto Rico meet in Classic final | MLB.com
- Position by position breakdown: USA vs. PR | MLB.com
- The United States is in a WBC title game, and it’s about time | SBNation.com
- Whether USA or Puerto Rico wins, we’ll have a first-time WBC champion | SBNation.com
- Puerto Rico's WBC success is causing a hair dye shortage | SBNation.com
- USA vs. Puerto Rico live stream: Start time, TV schedule, and how to watch WBC 2017 final online | SBNation.com
- What to watch for in the 2017 WBC Championship game | SweetSpot | ESPN
other baseball stuff
- Yankees' Didi Gregorius will miss Opening Day | MLB.com
- 2017 Positional Power Rankings: Shortstop | FanGraphs Baseball
- 2017 Positional Power Rankings: Second Base | FanGraphs Baseball
- The Present Imperfect | FanGraphs Baseball
what the cardinals are up to...
- Wong heads to back fields to 'jump start' his swing | Derrick Goold: Bird Land | stltoday.com
- Holliday rooting for Molina to stay with Cardinals | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com
- Goold: Cards prospect Perez inspired by Puerto Rico's success in WBC | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com
KNOW THINE ENEMY...
the nl central
- Spring-Training Divisional Outlook: National League Central | FanGraphs Baseball
- Addison Russell and the Perils of Improvement | FanGraphs Baseball
- The Cubs are getting a World Series movie, so let's cast it with Muppets | SBNation.com