The Case Against Signing Yu Darvish

Though many top-flight free agents are on the market this offseason, Yu Darvish may just be the most prominent. With powerful stuff and serious ace potential, are there any reasons to avoid this signing? As an opening sentiment, I fully recognize that Darvish has a seriously filthy arsenal of pitchers. When

Why the Cardinals Should Pass on Jake Arrieta

With much uncertainty still remaining in the Cardinals' 2018 pitching rotation, the front office may look to sign free agent Jake Arrieta. The Cardinals would be in a fantastic position on Opening Day if they managed to land a solid starting pitcher to fortify the current rotation. Jake Arrieta is one

Jake Arrieta is the Starter the Cardinals Need

Jake Arrieta

Jake Arrieta may be the best option the Cardinals have to add some needed punch to their rotation The Cardinals are reportedly in the market for starting pitchers this off-season. They already have solid starters like Carlos Martinez, and 2017 Silver Slugger winner Adam Wainwright, but many believe they need to

The Cardinals Should Sign J.D. Martinez

J.D. Martinez

As the MLB offseason rolls on, free agency and trade talks start to heat up. Although he is not the first big-name Right Fielder that comes to mind (cough, cough, Giancarlo), The Cardinals should target J.D. Martinez in the coming weeks. Martinez’s Monster 2017 Season J.D. Martinez is coming off an absolutely incredible

The Case Against J.D. Martinez

J.D. Martinez

An elite slugger, J.D. Martinez is worth a hefty price tag. But his recent change of representation will likely make that price too high for the Cardinals. Scott Boras is a shark. The most fearsome agent in sports, Boras seemingly always gets his players exactly what they want. Typically, what they

Building the Bullpen for 2018


Many people blamed the 2017 disappointing Cardinals season on the bullpen. There was a stretch of the season where it seemed as though the bullpen blew every game. After such an inconsistent bullpen from last year, it is important to construct a solid one for next year. Specifically, Brett Cecil

Cardinals Early Off-season Roster Moves


The 2018 Cardinals roster has begun to come into view It feels like the off-season just officially started, but the 2018 Cardinals are already starting to come into view. With awards season upon us, and Paul DeJong being named a National League ROY finalist, the Cards have made several personnel moves