Matt Carpenters don’t grow on trees, either

On Monday night, following Max Scherzer’s excellent outing against the St. Louis Cardinals, one of my admittedly numerous pet peeves sprung up—the deeply retrospective takes that the Cardinals committed historical malpractice by not signing Scherzer, Who You May Have Heard Grew Up In St. Louis And Went To Mizzou, when he became a free agent…

Ranking the 22 seasons of the 21st century St. Louis Cardinals

Yesterday, the Twitter account for the Seeing Red podcast, hosted by the omnipresent Will Leitch and Bernie Miklasz, posted a ranked list of the 22 seasons for the St. Louis Cardinals this century. Here is that tweet. https://twitter.com/seeingredpod/status/1430535458224803847?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet I agree with some of this list and disagree with other parts of it, but also it's…

Albert Pujols and the dream final act

After plenty of conjecture and very little tangible evidence, rumors of Albert Pujols reuniting with the St. Louis Cardinals following a nine-plus year stint with the Los Angeles Angels were formally put to bed today when the Los Angeles Dodgers officially announced the signing of the greatest living St. Louis Cardinal to serve, presumably, in…