Craig Edwards

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St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Future Payroll


Most trade speculation has revolved around trade targets like David Price and Cliff Lee or the players the Cardinals would have to give up, like Oscar Taveras or Carlos Martinez, but St. Louis is...

*Allen Craig's future as a hitter


No matter how Allen Craig finishes out the season, 2014 is likely to be a personal disappointment statistically. Is there hope for a rebound, or are the Cardinals better off moving him before his...

*Oscar Taveras and center field


Oscar Taveras has seen a few starts in center field at the major league level, but there are some concerns over whether he can handle the position. With Mike Matheny's desire to keep Allen Craig in...

*Cardinals Rumors: Allen Craig, the active roster


Trading from the active roster when contending for a postseason birth is difficult but not impossible as the Cardinals have shown before. Allen Craig has been the subject of rumors. It is time tier...

Pressure is on for Carlos Martinez


Carlos Martinez, once a luxury for the Cardinals, has emerged as a solid starting pitcher and will now be needed if the Cardinals are to catch Milwaukee.

*Cardinals' Offensive Struggles Continue


The Cardinals' offense has been mired in mediocrity all season long. Oscar Taveras has been brought up to help and veterans could see their playing time diminished. This post takes a look at the...

Managing Yadier Molina's workload


Yadier Molina is one of the hardest-working catchers in baseball. The soon-to-be 32-year old catcher likely needs more days off as he gets older, but the Cardinals continue to run him out there...

*Examining the first start of Marco Gonzales


An in-depth look at the debut start of Cardinals' prospect Marco Gonzales using the data available from brooksbaseball.net.

*Marco Gonzales and a Cardinals' rotation in flux


With Marco Gonzales' addition to the mix of starters for the Cardinals, the future and present of the Cardinals' rotation is difficult to tell, but it looks like Gonzales will get at least one more...

Explaining Jhonny Peralta


Jhonny Peralta has been exactly what the Cardinals expected. He's been an above-average shortstop and a solid bat, but his power and low average have been a surprise, as has his continued uptick in...

Rain Delayed: Baseball teams according to my phone


I used the swiping feature on my cell phone keyboard for major league baseball teams and their best players. The feature worked perfectly without any errors.

*The Cardinals and David Price


The trade deadline is still weeks away and the Cardinals are a team of few needs. If they are to make any move, the player coming to the Cardinals needs to make a significant impact. Only David...

Cardinals rotation will remain strong


The Cardinals have had one of the best starting rotations in the majors this season, but the potential loss of Adam Wainwright looms large. How are the Cardinals's pitchers expected to perform as...

*Everything is not Mike Matheny's fault

Criticizing the manager is part of a fan's right, and Mike Matheny has come under fire this season for many questionable decisions. The players are responsible for wins and losses, but the manager...

Cardinals' struggling offense will improve


The Cardinals offense has not performed up to expectations at this point in the season. Even with some disappointing numbers from key contributors, indicators are positive for the rest of the...

*Draft Preview: Cardinals' slot money strategy


The current rules in the MLB Draft allow teams to move around money and exceed their allocated pool amounts with some penalties. The Cardinals have done well the past two years in bringing in...

Use $27 to pick a Cardinals Starting Nine


You have $27 to field a starting lineup of Cardinals players past and present.

*Matt Adams in danger of losing playing time


Matt Adams has been one of the best Cardinals' hitters this season, but due to his poor performance against left-handers and the upcoming promotion of Oscar Taveras, Adams stands to lose some...

The Cardinals' comeback of 1964


The St. Louis Cardinals completed a historic comeback in 1964, leapfrogging six teams to win the pennant after being ten games back with roughly a third of the season to go. The team is being...

*Jason Motte and recovery from Tommy John surgery


Jason Motte has finished his rehabilitation from Tommy John surgery to return to pitching. It has been a long road for the former Cardinals' closer, but his return has the potential to stabilize...

Lance Lynn is the same as he ever was


Lance Lynn continues to motor on for the Cardinals, performing almost exactly to his career levels and projections for the season. He continues to be a workhorse, but still struggles to throw...

*Return of Jaime


It has been a year and a day since Jaime Garcia last started in the majors. He returns to the mound after shoulder surgery, rehab, and a setback in spring training. Expectations are not high, but...

*Could expansion decrease strikeout rates?


The past six years have seen an increase in strikeouts throughout baseball. Different proposals have been made to change rules to make them more friendly to hitters, but expansion could produce a...

Allen Craig has not been slumping


Despite a meager offensive output compared to his career standards, Allen Craig has put together a solid month of baseball. Craig is near his career averages and looking solely at his overall...

*Wainwright and Wacha: Tandem aces of April

The wrath of Cardinals' fans has certainly been the offense and the manager up to this point in the season, Adam Wainwright and Michael Wacha have anchored the Cardinals staff and turned in the...

I was on KMOX last night (5/5/2014)


Talked about Taveras and Wong. Host Chris Hrabe always has good things to say about VEB. The Joe Sheehan interview is also very good.

Peter Bourjos buried on the Cardinals' bench


The Cardinals acquired Peter Bourjos to be the primary centerfielder this offseason, and for the first two weeks of the season, he received a vast majority of the starts. He has quickly moved from...

*April and the rest of the year for Craig, Molina

Yadier Molina and Allen Craig moved in opposite directions to start the season. Molina had a great start while Craig has struggled. Will their Aprils impact the rest of the season?

Randal Grichuk a better fit than Taveras, Piscotty


The Cardinals promoted Randal Grichuk, bypassing more heralded prospects in Oscar Taveras and Stephen Piscotty. The move sheds light on the Cardinals views on Grichuk, Taveras and Piscotty given...

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