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  • Mike Matheny has the potential to be a good manager.
    The pros and cons of Mike Matheny
    Mike Matheny has become a polarizing figure in St. Louis. A majority of the fanbase either loves him or hates him. There are some very valid points on both sides of the argument.There is no denying that the Cardinals have been successful under...
  • Mike Matheny
    Three ways the Cardinals must evolve to advance
    The Major League Baseball playoffs are to some degree a matter of luck. For example, If Kolen Wong’s ground ball had been deflected a few feet further by Pablo Sandoval the Cardinals likely take the lead in game five of the National League...
  • Another Cuban Missile
    Iglesias makes debut in Arizona Fall League
    The Reds unveiled one of their top prospects on Monday in Mesa, Ariz., as Raisel Iglesias made his debut in the United States with stellar results.Iglesias, who is expected to pitch once more before heading to the Winter League in Puerto Rico,...
  • Jon Jay will have surgery this week.
    Cardinal news and notes: Jon Jay, Lance Lynn, and payroll
    The Cardinals held a press conference this morning with manager Mike Matheny and GM John Mozeliak. They discussed many different players and topics.Jon Jay will have surgery this week on his left wrist; the centerfielder has been battling the pain...
  • second Series MVP
    Giants will capture their third World Series title in five years
    Each year, no matter the sport or circumstances, a team emerges to capture hearts, minds and emotions.This time around, it’s the Kansas City Royals and their improbable to rise to the top of the baseball world has given hope to the dreams of...
  • Less Than Jake: Over 20 years and still doing it their way
    Less Than Jake: Over 20 years and still doing it their way
    Less Than Jake has been in the music biz for over 22 years. Their style of music can be classified as a mix of Punk, Ska and Reggae. While that caters to a wide variety of generations and people, it's rarely if ever heard on the radio. Unless...
  • Mike Matheny is a safe bet to be back in 2015.
    The St. Louis Cardinal to do list for 2015
    The Cardinals came up just shy of their World Series goal for the 3rd consecutive year on Thursday night, so it’s time to start focusing on next year. There are quite a few things the team needs to do to get back into the World Series, but...
  • Royals win the pennant
    History is against the Miracle Royals in the World Series
    The Kansas City Royals are the seventh team to sweep a best-of-seven league championship series (LCS). If history is an indication, the Royals are in trouble for the World Series. Of the previous six teams that swept a LCS, only the 1995 Atlanta...
  • Table
    A simple solution to determining World Series home field advantage
    As we approach another Fall Classic, we're again confronted with the rank stupidity of home-field advantage being determined by an exhibition game. The Kansas City Royals might get an extra home game because Mike Trout had a good day last July...
  • back in the bigs
    Diamondbacks finalize coaching staff
    Now that the logistics are out of the way, the job ahead is truly formidable.After cleaning house of the previous regime and naming Dave Stewart as general manager and Chip Hale as field manager in the last few weeks, Tony LaRussa, the...
  • Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants
    NLCS Game 5: SF Giants and St. Louis Cardinals preview and lineups
    SAN FRANCISCO---For the seventh time in franchise history, the San Francisco Giants will be entering a best-of-seven series ahead 3-1. The St. Louis Cardinals stand in their way as San Francisco is just one win away from their third World Series...
  • Indy Ball Weekly Perspective: A new Pirate and the Indy's speed it up
    Indy Ball Weekly Perspective: A new Pirate and the Indy's speed it up
    Chris Peacock becomes a PirateThree independent seasons and six teams later, a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates is in the cards for Chris Peacock. It's been a long road for Peacock, who went undrafted out of the University of...
  • Nick Markakis During Playoffs
    Seattle Mariners rumors: Nick Markakis an option to play right field?
    Seattle Mariners rumors now include presumed free agent Nick Markakis. The Mariners might look to improve in the outfield for the 2015 MLB season and it looks like the Baltimore Orioles won’t be bringing the veteran back. According to a...
  • Coming up the ranks
    Winker and Waldrop off to fast starts in AFL
    The season may be over for 27 teams including the Reds, but for a handful of prospects, the Arizona Fall League is another chance to develop their skills and work their way towards the Majors.Two Reds prospects got off to a fast start in the first...
  • Giants near another pennant
    Giants a win away from return to World Series
    The San Francisco Giants know that a 3-1 lead in an NLCS is no guaranteefor victory. This is the only thing that can bring the St. Louis Cardinals hope after Game 4 of the NLCS on Oct. 15. The Cardinals were suddenly slaughtered by the 2012 Giants...