Greatest Cardinal Moment: (4) Brock Steals 105 vs (5) Musial 5-HR in 1 Day

Greatest Cardinal Moment

The Next Matchup in the Greatest Cardinals Moments tournament features two record breaking events: Lou Brock Swipes Number 105... And Musial hits five bombs in a day (4) Lou Brock September 10, 1974 against the Philadelphia Phillies, Lou Brock immortalized himself as the greatest base stealer of all-time. Sliding under the tag of

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Rick Ankiel Review

Reviewing Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Rick Ankiel episode airing tonight: Tonight, 'Rick Ankiel and the Yips' will be airing on HBO, and we at Cardsblog were fortunate to have the chance to review the episode prior to its airing. After watching the episode, here are my thoughts: Ankiel's story is one that every

Carlos Martinez pens new five-year deal with Cardinals

There was good news to end the week for Cardinals fans, with All-Star pitcher Carlos Martinez signing a new five-year contract to stay in St. Louis, with reports suggesting the deal is worth around $51 million. The deal gives Martinez the most lucrative contract for a first-time arbitration-eligible pitcher. Martinez was always

Unconventional Runs have Saved the Cardinals Season

Adam Wainwright up to bat for the Cardinals

Pinch hits and pitchers have driven in 50 runs for the Cardinals this season Just past the two-thirds mark of the season, the Cardinals sit at 58-51. Although sitting 9.5 behind the Cubs, the Cards are tied for the second Wild Card Spot. We've already talked about the pinch hitting impact for

How Will Randal Grichuk do Back in the Majors?

Randal Grichuk

Yesterday Brandon Moss was placed on the DL and Randal Grichuk was called back up after 18 days in AAA. Is he ready? To start, Moss going down with an ankle injury is a tough blow for the Cardinals. He currently leads the team in home runs (17), is second in

The Chaos and Benefits of Jhonny Peralta’s Return

Yesterday John Mozeliak was asked about the Cardinals plan for Jhonny Peralta's expected Tuesday return to the team and he said, in short, that Diaz would stay put, Matt Carpenter would move to second, and Peralta would play third. If Peralta can return to his 2013-2015 form, then with him will come