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

Archive for October, 2016

How to Shorten the MLB Schedule

How to condense the MLB regular season schedule, increase the playoffs, but still finish play in October.

Partial Unofficial Look at 2017 Cardinals Spring Schedule

10 St. Louis Cardinals spring training games have been tentatively scheduled, including eight in the Grapefruit League.

Diaz Not Moved Up in Cardinals Lineup until 2nd Quarter

What if red-hot rookie shortstop Aledmys Diaz had batted higher in the St. Louis Cardinals lineup before the season was one-quarter over?

Gambling Suspension Hampers Cardinals Seung-hwan Oh

South Korea’s best reliever, Seung-hwan Oh, has not been invited to pitch for his country in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.

Cardinals Downturn Reflected in Attendance, TV Ratings

The 2016 St. Louis Cardinals missed the playoffs while experiencing fewer fans in attendance and lower television ratings compared to 2015.

Cardinals Talk on InsideSTL Radio 590 The Fan

Brian Walton joined The Press Box show on InsideStLcom and Radio 590 The Fan in St. Louis to discuss the St. Louis Cardinals and the minor leagues.