Will Mark Appel or Jonathan Gray be the Top Pick in 2013 MLB Draft?

Mark Appel Stanford #1

Oklahoma starting pitcher Jonathan Gray and Stanford’s Mark Appel are the consensus top two talents in the MLB draft starting Jun. 6, and each profiles as a potential ace for the team that drafts them. However, if I was the […]

Carlos Zambrano Attempting MLB Comeback with Long Island Ducks

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Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano has resurfaced and actually found a team willing to pay the former three-time All-Star. Unfortunately for “Big Z”, it isn’t a team in MLB, but rather the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League […]

Carlos Marmol’s Struggles A Result of Former Chicago Cubs Managers

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Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Carlos Marmol is the subject of many fans’ ire since the 2012 season, but the scorn and anger has reached new levels after a rocky start to his 2013 campaign to where he currently sports a […]

6-Man Rotation Possible for Chicago Cubs when Matt Garza Returns?

Matt Garza Chicago Cubs

The starting rotation for the Chicago Cubs has been one of the few pleasantries this season for the team that boasts a record of 12-20 and sits in the basement of the National League Central division. With the return of […]

Alfonso Soriano Trade from Chicago Cubs Inevitable

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Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano has been mentioned in a multitude of trade rumors over the last two to three years, but this is the year when all the rumors start to look more like a reality. The 14-year veteran […]

Jeff Samardzija Ascending to Ace Status for Chicago Cubs

Jeff Samardzija Chicago Cubs

It’s hard to call a pitcher that finishes with a 9-13 record an ace, but that’s exactly what Jeff Samardzija was for the Chicago Cubs in 2012 in his first season as a full-time starter, and 2013 promises to be […]

Anthony Rizzo Poised for All-Star Campaign for Chicago Cubs

Anthony Rizzo

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo enters his first full season with the team with expectations as big as his 6-3, 240-pound frame that could earn a trip to the All-Star game. Rizzo started the 2012 season with the AAA […]

St. Louid Cardinals Experimenting With Infield After Rafael Furcal Injury

Matt Carpenter St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals received bad injury news before Spring Training got underway when Chris Carpenter was ruled out for the year, and that  Jaime Garcia may start the season on the disabled list as he recovers from left shoulder […]

Can Carlos Beltran Match 2012 Performance for St. Louis Cardinals?

Carlos Beltran 10-28-12

The St. Louis Cardinals were the beneficiaries of a resurgent season from Carlos Beltran after the club signed the oft-injured outfielder to a two-year deal to help replace departed superstar Albert Pujols in 2012. But was that a fluke or […]

Will St. Louis Cardinals Phenom Oscar Tavares Make the Big League Club?

Oscar Tavares St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals have one of the top farm systems in baseball and the crown jewel of the farm system is Oscar Tavares, who many rank as one of the top two position players in the minor leagues. So […]

The St. Louis Cardinals Have a Replacement for Kyle Lohse

Shelby Miller St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals enter Spring Training without their ERA leader of a year ago, Kyle Lohse who remains unsigned despite a 2.68 ERA and 16-3 record and former CY Young winner, Chris Carpenter who may be forced to retire […]

Will the St. Louis Cardinals Sign Adam Wainwright to an Extension?

Adam Wainwright St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright has one year remaining on his contract and general manager John Mozeliak must sign the 31-year old pitcher to an extension prior to Opening Day. Unfortunately, contract talks have been postponed after he and […]