Earlier this week we guided you on where to find your favorite Cardinals on Twitter. Now we’ll be introducing you to some of the newer or lesser known players to wear the Birds on the Bat in our Better Know a Cardinal series. We’re going to kick things off with probably the biggest acquisition of the offseason. Continue reading “Better Know a Cardinal – Jason Heyward”
The St. Louis Cardinals took on the Colorado Rockies over this weekend, and the series was hallmarked by great starting pitching. The Cardinals bullpen didn’t even make an appearance until game 3. Which also marked the Rockies first baserunner to reach third base. At one point, before Adam Wainwright issued a walk to Todd Helton in the 5th inning of game 2, Shelby and Waino had combined to sit down 40 straight Rockies.
Shelby essentially threw a perfect 27 outs after the Rockies leadoff man reached on a bloop broken single. He struck out 13, mostly with a fastball hanging around 94-95 mph. His first two strikeouts of the game were on nearly identical pitches freezing batters on both sides of the plate. Continue reading “The Weekends Dominant Starts of Shelby Miller and Adam Wainwright”