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Brian Walton's news and commentary on the St. Louis Cardinals (TM) and their minor league system

Archive for August, 2016

Leake’s Shingles is Serious Matter

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Mike Leake has been placed on the disabled list with shingles, a potentially serious condition.

Cardinals Hall of Fame Induction on FOX Sports Midwest

One-hour, tape-delayed special premieres Sunday and replays throughout August and September.

Poll: How Should Cardinals Best Use Alex Reyes?

Alex Reyes is dominating in long relief while the St. Louis Cardinals starters are struggling. Should a change be made?

Heavy Workloads Catching up with Rosenthal, Maness and Siegrist?

Has heavy workload over the last three seasons led to injury problems faced by three key St. Louis Cardinals relievers?

Cardinals Hitters Missing from BA Best Tools

There is an imbalance among St. Louis Cardinals representing in Baseball America’s annual Top Tools surveys, with hitting noticeably absent.

The Cardinals Need a Straw to Stir their Drink

Since the departure of Albert Pujols almost five years ago, the St. Louis Cardinals have not had a clear leader. I think it shows in their play and results.

Cardinals Minors Talk on InsideSTL Radio 920

Brian Walton joined The Mole Hole on InsideStLcom and CBS Sports Radio 920 in St. Louis to discuss the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system.