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

Archive for February, 2017

Over-Under on 2017 Cardinals Wins at 84 ½

The St. Louis Cardinals have the sixth-highest over-under of National League squads, a total that would likely not be enough for them to make the playoffs.

What is Really Behind the Move to Shorten MLB Games?

The subject of shortening Major League Baseball games was addressed several times during the St. Louis Cardinals’ season-opening telecast.

Cardinals Double Up on Spring Training #98

The lack of other options apparently led the St. Louis Cardinals to assign the same number to two players in spring training camp.

Cardinals Reyes 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 ramifications of the injury to St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Alex Reyes.

New World Series Odds Suggest Cardinals to Miss Playoffs Again

The St. Louis Cardinals have the sixth-best odds of National League squads to win the World Series in a playoff format that includes just five teams per league.

2017 Cardinals Spring Training Number Assignments

The St. Louis Cardinals are just about out of numbers to assign players in spring training.

Reliving Two Low Moments in Cardinals World Series History

14 new postings of classic radio broadcasts include a pair of St. Louis Cardinals World Series losses – one close and one blowout.

The Comprehensive Cardinals Correa Chronicle on Houston Hacking

A detailed timeline of 47 events from when Chris Correa was hired by the St. Louis Cardinals through MLB commissioner Rob Manfred’s recent public statement.

A Daybreak Dose of Walton on the Cardinals

I joined host Dan Buffa on his morning radio show, Daybreak Dose, to discuss a variety of St. Louis Cardinals topics.