Cards In The Pros: Mid May Update

The time has come for Brendan McKay to continue his ascent towards Tampa.  The Rays #3 overall prospect, according to MLB Pipeline, was promoted to the A Advanced Charlotte Stone Crabs of the Florida State League on Monday 5/14/2018.  There is the opportunity for a University of Louisville baseball reunion in the Rays organization at…

Cards In The Pros: May Update

Statistics are from 4/30-5/6/2018 What a weekend! The Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo, while wet and soggy in Kentucky, were still a good time.  Matt Koch has done something that hasn’t been done in 71 years, out dueling both Justin Verlander and Clayton Kershaw in consecutive starts.  Brendan McKay was incredible as well after…

Cards In The Pros: April Update

Matt Koch has continued to pitch well for the surging Arizona Diamondbacks who have not lost a series yet this season.  In his second consecutive start in the Big Leagues, Koch picked up the win and 4 strikeouts in another 6 inning start. Josh Rogers is continuing to dominate as he goes 7 innings of…

Final Spring Training Update

Opening Day 2018 is now upon us.  In my opinion, it should be a national holiday; baseball is, after all, America’s past time. A lot of football fans may debate me on that and my argument would be to simply quote James Earl Jones’ monologue in “Field of Dreams.”   The game is a symbol of…

Spring Training Midpoint

At the midway point in this years, Major League Spring Training the transactions between the big league clubs and their minor league affiliates have begun in earnest as front offices and coaching staffs whittle down their spring training squads to the 25 man Opening Day rosters.  At this point, there are still multiple Cardinal 9…