First baseman inks deal with Cards to keep him with team through 2017.
Adam Wainwright looked sharp in first outing of Spring.
Emceed by Cardinals broadcaster John Rooney, the night turned into a remembrance and celebration of Stan Musial, who passed away a night before the event.
While the starting pitching is the easy scapegoat for the Cardinals collapse in the NLCS, it was a lack of hitting and bad defense that really doomed the club.
The St. Louis Cardinals face tough odds in Game 7 of the NLCS, but there are exactly the kind of situations they have thrived in all year.
To earn a trip the World Series the Cardinals will have to avoid the mistakes that doomed them in Game 5.
The Cardinals now face two very good starting pitchers on the road as they attempt to clinch the NLCS. The Cardinals big hitters will need to step up to avoid suffering the same fate as the Reds in the NLDS.
Former aces Adam Wainwright and Tim Linecum take the mound in Game 4 of the NLCS. Both pitchers have had down years. Which pitcher finds his old form may determine the winner of this crucial game in the series.
The starting pitching matchups are fairly even in the NLCS series between the Cardinals and the Giants. However, the Cardinals have an edge in offense which should allow them to prevail.
According to the statistics, the St. Louis Cardinals historic come from behind victory against the Washington Nationals was not suppose to happen. But the Cardinals have spent much of the last year making the improbable quite possible.