Cardinals sweep their way back into the NL Wildcard race

Molina (R) settles pitcher Martinez (L) in Cards key winWhat a difference four days have made for the Saint Louis Cardinals. After being swept this past weekend by the arch-rival and NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs, it seemed their season was over.National League standings following games of Sunday, September 17, showed the Cardinals with a 77-72 … Continue reading Cardinals sweep their way back into the NL Wildcard race

Winter Meetings heat up the Windy City

Samardzija, Robertson on South Side, Maddon on North SideLate last night, free agent lefty Jon Lester announced that he had chosen the Chicago Cubs over his old team, the Boston Red Sox.With the Lester signing, it became official that not only are the Cubs fully invested in contending sooner rather than later, but that competitive … Continue reading Winter Meetings heat up the Windy City