Craig Edwards

  • joined Jul 03, 2012
  • last login Aug 29, 2014
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On the BPIB, Bernie Miklasz and Derrick Goold praise VEB


Listen to the podcast where Bernie Miklasz and Derrick Goold mention me (Craig Edwards) and Joe Schwarz by name. Great listen every week on the Cardinals, but this week in particular.

*The Cardinals have no infield bench


The Cardinals have been thin on the infield all season long, but after trades and injuries the Cardinals are down to just Daniel Descalso.

Kolten Wong's rocky rookie year


Kolten Wong has had his share of ups and down in his rookie season. His overall numbers might not be as good as he had hoped entering the season, but this season has shown promise as he heads into...

*Cardinals Pennant Race: Almost over in 2011


On August 24, 2011, the Cardinals' season appeared to be over. They would play out the string, but would fail to reach the playoffs in consecutive years. Instead they came back.

*It's time to stop blaming the Cardinals offense


The Cardinals offense has struggled at times this season, but it has performed better than the number of runs would indicate.

New MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has work to do


Baseball's owners selected Rob Manfred to succeed Bud Selig as MLB Commissioner. Manfred has been Selig's right-hand man, but he will face difficulty getting the owners to reach a consensus.

I was on wdws 1400 AM in Champaign


I did a segment with Brian Moline. Talking about Taveras and a few other Cardinals.

*Why I still believe in Oscar Taveras


Oscar Taveras has struggled so far in his time in the majors. It is fair to be skeptical, but Taveras still has all the talent and potential that made everyone clamor to get him to St. Louis in the...

Shelby Miller trying to regain his form


Shelby Miller's struggles have gone on for a year, but he has pitched well since receiving rest after the All-Star break. It is too early to tell whether his improved command will stay with him the...

*Carlos Martinez and his future with the Cardinals


Carlos Martinez moved from bullpen to rotation to bullpen to Memphis all in a matter of months. While his services are not currently necessary in St. Louis, El Gallo is playing a very important...

John Lackey and Justin Masterson trade impact


The Cardinals made major changes to the rotation, bringing in John Lackey and Justin Masterson. With just two months to go, both players could have a large impact on the pennant race.

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Brewers at Cardinals Preview: Masterson AND LACKEY


Cardinals new and old battle for first place against the Milwaukee Brewers as Adam Wainwright leads things off, Justin Masterson makes his first start as a Cardinals players and Lance Lynn finishes...

Matt Holliday's power is on the rise


Matt Holliday has sprung to life in July, but his season numbers are still lacking in the power department. The recent power surge has set him up for a great summer for the second straight season...

Evening Off Thread and Taveras benching reaction


No game tonight, but feel free to stick around and take a look at my reaction to Oscar Taveras' benching on Tuesday night.

*Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa


Tony La Russa has long made his mark in baseball by doing things differently. He started with the White Sox with little experience or reputation, but went on to manage champions in Oakland and St....

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...

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