The BaseballStL Podcast is a weekly conversation about the Cardinals hosted by our team of writers and on air talent. With so much to cover, we are always chatting about baseball, even when we aren't on the clock. This podcast is a product of those office and press box discussions. Episodes will cover everything from current news and analysis to discussions of future plans for the organization. As the season rolls on, we will feature interviews and guest commentators, taking listeners inside the clubhouse and around the league. Sit back and enjoy!
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With James Shields headed to San Diego, the last of the big free agent pitchers is off the market. Where does that leave the St. Louis rotation? Lead beat writer JJ Bailey calls up KMOX's Chris Hrabe (@chrabe) and the two take a look at the Cardinal pitching situation as well as why adding a big pitcher was more complicated than it may have seemed.
Happy Vs. Healthy
In this episode, lead beat writer JJ Bailey sits down with KMOV Sports Director Maurice Drummond and the two are joined by writer Mike Bailey via phone. The three go over a big challenge facing the Cardinals this season: How to avoid overusing their star veterans while still getting the most from them. The conversation focuses on Adam Wainwright, Yadier Molina and Matt Holliday, with some audio from Winter Warm-Up. Toss on some headphones and dive in.
Let's talk about Jason Heyward
In this episode of the BaseballStL Podcast, lead beat writer J.J. Bailey sits down with KMOV Sports Director Maurice Drummond to talk all things Jason Heyward. What was the first impression they got at Winter Warm-Up? Where does he fit in the lineup? What are the chances the Cardinals can keep him after this year? Why did Mike Matheny give him number 22? The two touch on all that and a bit more, so throw on some headphones and dive into the discussion.