Mike Maddux, first reported on twitter by Ken Rosenthal, has been named the new pitching coach of the St. Louis Cardinals. This comes just 23 days after the Redbirds announced that Derek Lilliquist would not return in 2018. So who is Mike Maddux? My initial thoughts on this is that it is good hire for the Cardinals. I think Mike Maddux brings in a lot … Continue reading Mike Maddux Hired as Cardinals Pitching Coach
This article is going to be the first part of a three-part series in which I will be taking a deep dive into the Cubs and really analyzing their roster and how long their championship window will stay open. I want to start is article by saying two things: At some points during this article series it may sound like I am a Cubs … Continue reading How Long Will the Cubs Continue to Be a Force in the National League? Part 1: Their Young Core
With 2017 wrapping up, and the offseason coming, there is a lot of questions posed for the Cardinals. Who’s coming, whose going, and who is going to be thrusted into a new role? It seems more and more likely that the Cardinals are going to have a big offseason, and that the team will look totally different in 2018. First off, looking at who … Continue reading What Does the Off-Season Have in Store for the Cardinals?
Should the Cardinals trade Randal Grichuk? This is a question that surrounds many Cardinal fans these days. Is it worth it to hold on to him and wait for him to pan out or is he is what he is, a streaky hitter that has not really found a consistent spot in this lineup? On the surface when you look at Randal you would … Continue reading Should the Cardinals Trade Randal Grichuk?
I want to start this article by saying I have complete faith in the front office, going into the offseason, that they will take this very mediocre Cardinals roster and make it a contender in the National League. I know this season they left room for doubt by not making a move for a big bat at the deadline but if you dig deep Mo … Continue reading Based on Track Record, I Have Full Faith in the Front Office Going into This Offseason