the red baron

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*The Struggling Rookie Blues


Gregory Polanco and Oscar Taveras both came into the 2014 season with enormous amounts of hype following them around. It hasn't been the easiest go of things so far for either one of them.

*Sohme Nhumberhs ihn Prhaise ofh Jhonny


Jhonny Peralta set a record last night. He's also been one of the best shortstops in baseball in 2014, and maybe the best signing of the offseason.

*Dealing With the Downs

Our favourite baseball team sort of sucks right now. So how do you deal with it?

Coaches, Approaches


Searching for a pattern in the things that have been written about the St. Louis Cardinals' sluggers in 2014.

*Buyer's Remorse


Taking the long view, of some notably brutal trades in baseball history.

*Unintended and Overvalued


The trade market seems to be getting weaker every year. And a whole lot of other stuff, too.

*The State of the Cardinal Offense


The Cardinals looked like world-beaters coming in to the 2014 season. To this point, though, the offense has let the team down in a big way.

*Trading Within the Division


Examining why teams might be gun-shy about improving their competitors. (Spoiler alert: the reason is sort of in that sentence already.)

*Just a Couple Things


Things kind of suck right now in Cardinaldom. So badly, in fact, it's ruined certain authors' abilities to maintain their train of thought for a full post.

*2014 Draft Review Two


The final look at the '14 MLB Draft, compiled primarily by disagreeing with everything the real-world scouting directors did.

*The Tony Gwynn Era


With the offensive climate of the game changing, where are we headed? A name currently on everyone's mind and lips may have some answers to offer.

Cards Come to Terms with Jack Flaherty

The Cardinals took a very high ceiling but also potentially expensive arm in the supplemental round. It looks like they may have a deal in place.

*2014 Draft Review One

An in-depth look at some of the more intriguing names taken by the Cardinals in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, written up in typically verbose fashion.

Cards Select Jack Flaherty in Supplemental Round


The Cards went pitching again with their second pick, taking a high school righthander this time.

Cardinals Select Luke Weaver 27th Overall


The Cardinals first-round selection is a college hurler out of a big program. Hard to believe, right?

MLB Draft Day 1 Open Thread


It's here, everyone! It's here, it's here, it's here!!!

2014 Draft Preview Final


Wrapping up this year's draft coverage with a trip through the favoured names for our Redbirds.

*2014 Draft Preview XX


A mock draft to end all mock drafts! Or at least to end this particular mock draft. Hmm. That doesn't make much sense, does it?

*2014 Draft Preview Ex-Eye-Ex


Previewing another group of potential draftees, nine deep this time, as the clock ticks down toward draft day.

*2014 Draft Preview Eighteen


Just over two weeks out from the 2014 MLB Draft, taking a look at some college position players for the first round.

*2014 Draft Preview Seventeen


Risers and fallers, as we head into the home stretch of the MLB draft season.

*2014 Draft Preview Sixteen


A Persons of Interest post, focusing on -- what else? -- interesting persons from the non-first-round portion of the draft.

*2014 Draft Preview Fifteen

Three more scouting reports on potential draftees, this time a batch of infielders, various derivations.

*2014 Draft Preview Fourteen


Persons of interest, interesting persons, and everything in between. Deep cuts in the draft.

Cardinals Top Ten Prospects, 2015 Edition


A dispatch from the future, warning humanity about the calamity which will shortly befall it.

*2014 Draft Preview Thirteen


Looking at the sinister side of things, with a prep bent this week. Devilry abounds!

*2014 Draft Preview Twelve


Another batch of draft scouting reports, this time focusing on high schoolers with one big tool. Hmm, that sentence seems problematic.

Joe Kelly's Evolving Mechanics


Taking a look at Joe Kelly's delivery, from his time closing games at UC Riverside all the way up to this past weekend.

*2014 Draft Preview, Spinal Tap Edition


More pitchers, as we plumb ever deeper into the almost shockingly deep class of arms coming along in the June draft.

Every Team in Two Sentences


All thirty MLB teams, wrapped up in less than one paragraph each.

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