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Post archive for ‘Mitchell Boggs’

TCN blog 2013 top story #10: Seamless closer transition

The St. Louis Cardinals unexpectedly replaced their closer multiple times during 2013 – and did so without much turbulence.

What should the Cardinals do with Mitchell Boggs?

One of MLB’s top set up men in 2012 is struggling badly in 2013. What should be done about it?

Poll: Which Cardinals pitcher is most likely to get sent down?

The St. Louis Cardinals will apparently have to option out a pitcher on Wednesday. Who do you think it will be?

What might be wrong with Mitchell Boggs?

The St. Louis Cardinals stellar set up man in 2012 lost his interim closer job and now is struggling in his old role. A former major leaguer offers his feelings as to why.

Memphis Redbirds all-time opening day starters

A look back at every opening day pitcher in the 16-year history of the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds.

World Baseball Classic begins late Friday night

Five St. Louis Cardinals players will soon be taking leave from the club’s spring training camps to participate in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

Cardinals Winter Warm-Up photos: Sunday, 1/20/13

Selected St. Louis Cardinals player photos from Sunday’s second day of the 2013 Winter Warm-Up at St. Louis’ Hyatt Regency at the Arch.

Cardinals, arbitration-eligible five prepare to exchange salary amounts

The St. Louis Cardinals have five players eligible for salary arbitration in 2013. Two key milestones in the process occur this week.

The Cardinal Nation Blog 2011 top story #17: Closer changes

Eight different relievers collected saves and four of them lost the closers job, but the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals secured the conversions when they were needed the most.

Boggs’ 3-for-3 in saves a good start, but not unusual

St. Louis Cardinals closer Mitchell Boggs is 3-for-3 in saves, but so were 45 other Cardinals since 1950.

Cards’ sixth starters are delivering

The St. Louis Cardinals have called on their sixth starter six times this season. The fill-ins have yet to take a loss and have delivered an ERA comparable to the top five.

Cardinals youth movement ahead of 2008 pace

The 2009 St. Louis Cardinals have used ten rookies, including five MLB first-timers already this season

Was Boggs’ hook too quick?

St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa pulled starter Mitchell Boggs after 4 1/3 innings of two-run ball on Wednesday.

Cardinals Washington Whispers – 05/01/09

What is being discussed as the Cardinals prepared to take on the Nationals in game two of their weekend series.

Cardinals minor matters – April 21

What others are saying about the St. Louis Cardinals and their NL Central rivals.

Eleven Cardinals Rookies Debuted in 2008

During the 2008 regular season, the St. Louis Cardinals called up eleven different players from the minors for their first exposure to the big leagues, the most in the Tony La Russa era.