Bird Law 3.8 – Rotation??? Lineup!!!

The rotation has been less than solid as we wrap up the 4th turn, with Adam Wainwright emerging as the…

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St. Louis Cardinals: Requiem for a Tuesday

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Let us bow our heads…or hang them in shame. Cardinal Nation is no doubt still shell shocked this morning after…

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Bird Law 3.7: How Sweep It Is!

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Extension season rolls on as the Cardinals lock in Matt Carpenter through at least 2021. And the team pulls off…

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Bird Law 3.6: It’s Early

In this episode we look over the first 5 games of the young 2019 season. Our thoughts cover the first…

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Cardinals’ Mid-Rotation Will Put Pitching Pedigree on Display

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With Miles Mikolas and Adam Wainwright serving as the bookends, the Cardinals feature a fascinating trio in the middle of…

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Bird Law 3.5: We’re Back! (And So Are The Cardinals)

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After a way too long hiatus from recording, we are proud to re-introduce — and reboot — the Bird Law…

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Lefties Need Not Apply: With Brebbia Over Webb, Righties Will Help Cover the Splits

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Late last week, the Cardinals announced the designation for assignment of LHP Chasen Shreve. At that point, it was expressed…

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St. Louis Cardinals: The Myth of the Shrinking Payroll

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I’ve seen a lot of hemming and hawing online this winter about how the Cardinals are spending less on the…

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The Goldschmidt Extension: Good For Everybody

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It was mid-afternoon on a Thursday. Not much was happening. On social media, fans were still reacting to a big…

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Cardinals: Are Spring Training and Regular Season Offense Related?

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It’s no secret that the Cardinals offense has been sluggish during Grapefruit league play. This was highlighted by the Marlins…

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Following Bread Crumbs to the Cardinals Opening Day Roster

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Over the course of spring training there are plenty of things for fans to overreact to. In the words of…

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St. Louis Cardinals: Building a Better Bench

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Let’s talk about the bench, mmkay? This isn’t all that exciting of a topic, but the Cardinals bench heading into…

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Bold Predictions for the 2019 St. Louis Cardinals

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At long last, Spring Training is upon us. As the pre-season progresses and players go through their workouts and exhibition…

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Taking At-Bats: Analyzing the Offensive Gap Between Dexter Fowler and Jose Martinez

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One of the major questions that Cardinals fans have asked this winter is, “have they done enough?” They don’t overlook…

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Are We Overly Concerned With Matt Carpenter’s Arm?

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For as long as Matt Carpenter has been in the big leagues, fans have questioned his arm. Especially when making…

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Is the Current Cardinals Bullpen Good Enough?

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Clearly, it’s a little early to ask this question. We don’t yet know who will stink come March, who will…

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Bird Law presents… Word from the Warm-Up (A Podcast Series)

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Bird Law is proud to present the Word from the Warm-Up series. With podcast co-host, Adam Butler on the scene at…

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Options, Contracts, and NRI’s: Sorting Through the Cardinals Relief Mess

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Barring some kind of a star alignment that moves Craig Kimbrel‘s contract demands into the Cardinals sight-lines, I believe that…

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What If Paul Goldschmidt is “Only” as Good as Matt Holliday?

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We have reached what may be the most boring week of the baseball news cycle, Christmas through New Year’s. Typically,…

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Cardinals Finalize Deal to Serve “Miller” at Busch Stadium

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LAST CALL!!! Right around the time that home games turn over from the 6th to the 7th inning, fans hear…

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Carlos Martinez is a Starting Pitcher.

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Late in 2018, the Cardinals decided to play the short game. With a shrinking Minor League schedule and several weeks…

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Bird Law 3.4 – Goldschmidt, Frankly-Making-Sense, and More

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In this episode, Rusty and Adam talk over the acquisition of Paul Goldschmidt, some low-end roster churn, Right Field, and…

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With Goldschmidt, How Much Has the Cardinals’ Lineup Improved?

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Last week the Cardinals acquired Paul Goldschmidt, a Top 2 hitter in the NL since the start of 2013. Ranking…

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Breaking Down the Paul Goldschmidt Acquisition for Cardinals

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Paul Goldschmidt is a St. Louis Cardinal. Let that sink in. Before you get greedy and jump to “ok, now…

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Re-Introducing the Bird Law Podcast

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Greetings to the new members of our reading audience. I’m glad to be contributing to The Sports Daily. Some of…

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Southpaw Solutions, Part 3: Non-Tender Loving Care For the Cardinals Bullpen

Last month, I did a 2 part series on possible options that the Cardinals could look at to improve the…

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Cardinals 40-Man Adds Are About More Than Just Protecting Prospects

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On Tuesday afternoon, the MLB deadline for protecting players from December’s Rule 5 Draft came and passed. Minor League players…

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Cardinals Must Avoid Building Another Rigid Bullpen

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Things are a little slow on the Cardinals front. However, there is never a wrong time to talk about an…

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Cardinals: Potential Trade Matches With the Seattle Mariners

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Jerry DiPoto made headlines this week, saying that he would like to have a “re-imagining” of the Mariners roster. That…

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