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Tag archive for ‘bullpen’

La Russa’s last reliever standing

The St. Louis Cardinals used their entire bullpen in Friday night’s loss to Cincinnati. It is a rarer occurrence than you might think.

Cardinals walk off losses on record pace

The 2010 St. Louis Cardinals have already lost five games on walk offs, one short of their worst season since at least 1952.

Franklin leads Cards bullpen resurgence

Closer Ryan Franklin and the entire Cardinals bullpen are markedly improved year-to-year.

Cardinals inherited runners in context

The St. Louis Cardinals’ relievers are leading the world in lowest percentage of inherited runners scoring. That is good, but not the end-all.

One in a row for Springfield’s green staff

The entire Double-A bullpen for the Cardinals are new to the level this season and their early results reflect the difficulties in making the jump.

Breaking down the Cards bullpen

Early performance of the 2009 St. Louis Cardinals relievers compared to the 2008 version and the rest of the National League.

The seventh man in the Cardinals bullpen

When Dennys Reyes was added to the St. Louis Cardinals’ bullpen, who lost his roster spot as a result?

“Frankie and the Teenagers” to play in St. Louis

Comparing the inexperience level of Ryan Franklin and the rest of the projected 2009 St. Louis Cardinals bullpen to peer groups from recent seasons.