Mike Matheny is 100 games over .500 (375-275) in his first five seasons as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, yet his strategies are open to criticism. Continue reading A Great Leader, but Not a Tactician
ETHAN MAY Columbia, MO (September 10, 2015) – Once again I find myself writing a blog when I should be studying, but I have to get this off my mind. I’ll do my best to keep it short. What’s up with the Cardinals? Up until September this team was winning at an incredible pace. Fueled by … Continue reading Could this slide be a good thing?
ETHAN MAY St. Louis Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak made it clear early this offseason that his team had some ‘payroll muscle to flex’. Unfortunately, Mo’s vision for the team’s near and distant future were dramatically changed after the tragic death of Oscar Taveras, the organization’s top prospect. This opened a glaring hole in right … Continue reading St. Louis Cardinals looking at Top Notch Hurlers
ETHAN MAY Major League Baseball’s season consists of 162 games and one very important day in the middle. The trade deadline. This season one specific team dominated the trading deadline. It actually was not a team looking to win this season. The Boston Red Sox cleaned house and restocked the pantry as they were willing … Continue reading Red Sox Trading Deadline Reviewed
ETHAN MAY What an exciting day for Major League Baseball! Could this have been the best single day for the league since Day 162 in 2011? I certainly believe it’s close. Here are my thoughts on each of today’s trades. If anyone else woke up early this morning as I (for some reason) did, you heard … Continue reading MLB Trade Deadline — The Afterthoughts