Tag: St. Louis Cardinals

Carlos Beltran Signed With Mets 10 Years Ago Today

An article by posted on January 13, 2015 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Signed With Mets 10 Years Ago Today

On January 13, 2005, ten years ago today, the Mets signed free agent  Carlos Beltran to a seven year, $119 million dollar contract. I can’t recall a greater Mets player who was as under-appreciated as Beltran was when he was with the Mets, despite always giving it everything he had and delivering countless big hits and big […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Fan Shot: What Run Differential Doesn’t Tell You

An article by posted on January 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: What Run Differential Doesn’t Tell You

An MMO Fan Shot by Joey D. While I expect the Mets to take a significant step forward this season, I have to disagree with the case many make for the Mets based on their run differential last season. Run differential numbers are useless because of the missing nuts and bolts that are hidden behind […]

Continue Reading »

Red Sox To Sign Justin Masterson

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Red Sox To Sign Justin Masterson

According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, the Red Sox have agreed to sign free agent right-hander Justin Masterson. Masterson, 28, spent last season splitting time between the Cleveland Indians and St. Louis Cardinals. In 28 games (25 starts) he compiled a 7-9 record with a 5.88 ERA. For his career, Masterson owns a 60-72 record, with a […]

Continue Reading »

Braves Trade Jason Heyward To The Cardinals For Shelby Miller

An article by posted on November 17, 2014 0 Comments
Braves Trade Jason Heyward To The Cardinals For Shelby Miller

Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals have agreed on a trade that sends OF Jason Heyward and RHP Jordan Walden to the Cardinals in exchange for RHP Shelby Miller and RHP Tyrell Jenkins. He also noted that there are more pieces involved in the trade. Jason […]

Continue Reading »

Cardinals Prospect Oscar Taveras Dies In Car Accident

An article by posted on October 26, 2014 0 Comments
Cardinals Prospect Oscar Taveras Dies In Car Accident

Sad news out of St. Louis…. According to Brian Mejia, the agent for Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, the young outfielder has passed away after he and his girlfriend were involved in a car accident in Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. Taveras, just 22, was called up to the big league club at the end of […]

Continue Reading »

Las Vegas 51′s George Greer Hired By Cardinals

An article by posted on October 16, 2014 0 Comments
Las Vegas 51′s George Greer Hired By Cardinals

Las Vegas 51′s hitting coach George Greer has been hired by the St. Louis Cardinals a source told ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin this evening. It is not yet known what position Greer will hold with the Cardinals. Former major leaguer John Mabry is currently the Cardinals hitting coach and was recently praised by manager […]

Continue Reading »

Young Fans Are Being Denied Great October Baseball

An article by posted on October 13, 2014 0 Comments
Young Fans Are Being Denied Great October Baseball

Last night the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants played an incredible baseball game. There were big hits, huge strikeouts and some of the most heads-up baseball I’ve seen in a long time (see Matt Duffy running the bases). A few minutes before midnight, after the Giants tied the game in the 9th inning, […]

Continue Reading »

It’s Tough to Snooker Sandy in a Trade

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Tough to Snooker Sandy in a Trade

Long before becoming General Manager of the Mets, Sandy Alderson was the longtime General Manager of the Oakland A’s. He took over the helm of the A’s after Billy Martin was fired after the 1982 season in which the A’s went 68-94 and finished 5th in the American League West. During his run with the […]

Continue Reading »

Collins Doesn’t Get It

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Doesn’t Get It

Here’s what Mets manager Terry Collins said about infielder Wilmer Flores before the game against the Cardinals on Wednesday. “We’ve got to start winning. We don’t have time to develop players right at the moment.” It’s amazing that Collins would make such an admission even though most of us have always known he is clueless […]

Continue Reading »

DeGrom’s Rotation Spot Safe, Needs To Get Sharper

An article by posted on June 17, 2014 0 Comments
DeGrom’s Rotation Spot Safe, Needs To Get Sharper

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Terry Collins said rookie Jacob deGrom is not losing his rotation spot anytime soon. He just needs to get sharper. “You’ve got to make pitches against a team as good as they are,” Collins said after the Mets’ 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night. “It’s one of those nights. […]

Continue Reading »