Jakubauskas to DL

Pittsburgh pitcher Chris Jakubauskas will miss at least 15 days after being placed on the disabled list following a scary incident against the Houston Saturday. Lance Berkman’s line drive smashed into the head of the veteran right-hander, striking him just […]

Swing and Miss

The Cardinal lineup has been inconsistent to say the least this season. A big reason is the alarming climb in strikeouts. The team has gone down on strikes 146 times in 637 at-bats. The strikeout total ranks fifth-to-last in the […]

Lohse Struggling

While the majority of the St. Louis Cardinals rotation has been lights out, the exception has been Kyle Lohse. Chris Carpenter has the next highest ERA of 3.60. The team as a whole has a remarkable 2.72 mark. Lohse sits […]

Bullpen Relief

Now entering in the 8th inning: Carlos Zambrano? Get used to it Cubs fans, at least for now. In a move that may become more permanent, Big Z was sent to the Cubs bullpen. In an effort to relieve a […]

Bryan Anderson’s First Start

Bryan Anderson is being given his first major league start for the St. Louis Cardinals tonight against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The recent call-up from AAA is 0-2 in two pinch hit opportunities so far. Anderson is in the majors with […]

Power of the Fist(er)

[picappgallerysingle id="8516222"] When you look at Doug Fister’s stuff you wouldn’t think to yourself: this is a guy who is capable of holding a major league team hit-less for six innings. But that is exactly what the Seattle Mariners starter […]

Brendan Ryan Hitting Again

Brendan Ryan is a heck of a defensive player. Many made the case for him to win a gold glove last season. While his glove has been solid this season again, his start with the bat was not so golden. […]

Berkman Back

[picappgallerysingle id="8182617"] The Houston Astros are set to get slugger Lance Berkman back tonight against the Florida Marlins. Its a moment that couldn’t come too soon. Though they have actually won three of their last four, the Astros still sit […]

Brewers Pitching?

The experts were right, the Milwaukee Brewers pitching is the problem. But on a scale like this, we may not have guessed. The bullpen has been okay. Sure Trevor Hoffman and LaTroy Hawkins have been rocked, but Carlos Villanueva and […]

Pirates early, pleasant surprise

Now it is way too early to be talking about anything for the Pittsburgh Pirates, but at least the team is competing. The franchise with the longest string of losing seasons in the majors has started a respectable 7-5 and […]

Cards Starters Dominant

If anyone was worried about the St. Louis Cardinals rotation beyond the big 2 you can stop worrying. Quite simply these guys may be the best rotation in baseball. The rotation has put together seven straight starts of 7+ innings […]

Matt Holliday to Miss Series Opener

St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday will miss at least the series opener at home against the New York Mets. It was not clear what he was sick with or if it could last beyond today. Manager Tony La […]