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The Faceless Ace: Johnny Cueto

It feels like the last time we heard anything about Johnny Cueto was when he signed a multi-year multi-million dollar deal in San Francisco.  That statement certainly has some element of east-coast bias in it, but it is rather remarkable how little buzz there was and is about Cueto among fantasy baseball prognosticators and players alike.   748 more words

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Farewell, Jaime...

The trade of Jaime Garcia signified a few things to me. Here is what stands out immediately:

  1. Flexibility. The Cardinals HAD flexibility after picking up Jaime’s option, and gave themselves more with this deal.
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St. Louis Cardinals have a Logjam of Starting Pitching ... Not Much of it Good

As we wait for the St. Louis Cardinals to underwhelm us with a free-agent acquisition (likely a mediocre outfielder who doesn’t have a draft pick tied to him), and we cry for the need for a more consistent (higher average/OBP) bat and better defense (atrocious last year), we also need to address the elephant in the room: 1,167 more words

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Evaluating a Potential Carlos Martinez Extension

The St. Louis Cardinals have a long tradition of outstanding starting pitching. It extends all the way back to the inception of the franchise and has continued to present day. 1,972 more words


Diamond-full of offseason questions for St. Louis Cardinals

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- The St. Louis Cardinals will be remembered for their home run prowess, a penchant for pinch-hitting, Carlos Martinez’s rise towards a staff ace and Alex Reyes’ elevation to the majors. 727 more words

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Who Owned Baseball September 30, 2016 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

Miguel Cabrera homered twice and singled, scoring 3 and driving in 3, as the Tigers stayed very much alive in the Wild Card race by topping Atlanta, 6-2. 1,312 more words

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St. Louis Cardinals' most valuable players of 2016

Most valuable players of 2016

  1. Carlos Martinez – The 25-year-old right-handed starting pitcher was sensational last year. But in 2016 he took a huge leap toward becoming more consistent, which is exactly what he needed to do to become an ace-quality big league hurler.
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