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More on why I'm so bullish on the OTHER Martinez

I wanted to add something to my post from yesterday where I advocated for using Jose Martinez to be a major part of the team’s infield during 2018. 621 more words

Maybe the impact bat the Cardinals need is already on the roster

A few days ago, I had this interaction with @GirschMo on Twitter:

I'd rather have Martinez than Moustakas and it's not close.

— Chuck Brownson (@chuckbrownson) …

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2017 Best Offensive Rookies

This is a list of the best rookie position players based solely on their 2017 performances. While a position player needs only 130 at bats to exhaust their rookie status to qualify for this list a player needs a minimum of 300 plate appearances. 142 more words


Can Cardinals rest on their laurels? Still need a Closer. Jose Martinez vs. Eric Hosmer, a viable bat.

St. Louis Cardinals fans are clambering to see the organization to add (1) a solid closer; and, (2) another solid proven bat to “protect” their newly added young gun, Marcell Ozuna.  948 more words


It's not 'Hosmer or Carpenter,' It's 'Hosmer or Jose Martinez...'

By Kevin Reynolds (@deckacards)

I spent a lot of time defending Matt Adams last year. Understandable. He’s a polarizing player, much like Chris Duncan… 1,460 more words

What Happens If the Cardinals Don't Add Another Bat?

Perhaps the biggest need for the St. Louis Cardinals entering this offseason was an impact bat for what was often a stagnant offensive attack in 2017. 558 more words


From Zero to Hero: What Inspires Jose Martinez?

This is a supplement to the profile that I published on adjunct psychology professor Jose Martinez. To listen to the audio version of this post, … 940 more words

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