The Cardinal Nation blog

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

Post archive for ‘Fernando Salas’

TCN blog 2013 top story #12: The Freese-Bourjos trade

Following the 2013 season, the St. Louis Cardinals traded away two top 2011 contributors in an attempt to improve their 2014 play in centerfield.

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?

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.

Two homers in one inning against Cards pitching not that rare

Wednesday night marked the 17th time since 2000 that two different St. Louis Cardinals pitchers allowed home runs in the same inning.

Has Salas hit The Verducci Effect?

An ineffective Fernando Salas has been sent down to Triple-A Memphis. Was his increased workload in 2011 a factor?

The Cardinal Nation Blog 2011 top story #12: Young relievers emerge

Three rookie pitchers not on the roster to open the season contributed to the St. Louis Cardinals World Championship push.

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.

How rare is Fernando Salas’ 44-pitch save?

Very few St. Louis Cardinals pitchers have thrown more pitches in securing a save than did Fernando Salas on Tuesday night.

Salas: Fastest Cardinal to 10-for-10 in saves

No St. Louis Cardinals closer has ever logged his first ten saves without a blown opportunity faster than Fernando Salas in 2011.

It is time to appreciate Fernando Salas

Fernando Salas is the only St. Louis Cardinals reliever not to blow a save or take a loss in 2011.

St. Louis Cardinals roster risers and fallers

Which St. Louis Cardinals players may benefit or suffer from the club’s recent roster moves?

Salas joined six other here and gone Cardinals #59s

Like a number of short-timers before him, St. Louis Cardinals reliever Fernando Salas wore number 59 for his one-game MLB introduction before returning to Triple-A.