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  1. Taveras debut triggers big Cards questions

    Christina Kahrl

    We've been waiting for this for a while, but top Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras is up. Maybe just for now, maybe not forever, but it's in his hands. Given the anticipation attending his call-up, that's just as well, since he'll be swinging the bat ...

    Blog | May 31, 2014
  2. Is the stretch Freese's time of year?

    Christina Kahrl

    Every season has its bright lights, new and old alike. Take the question of whose star burns brightest at the hot corner in the National League, right now. David Wright might be the obvious answer for best ballplayer at third base, but playing for th...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  3. Beltran renews a La Russa tradition

    Christina Kahrl

    You might have thought we were about to run out of reasons to weep for the Cardinals, World Series win or no. After all, Jeff Luhnow scrammed to Houston to reboot the Astros after their latest failure to launch, and Allen Craig's going to miss the mo...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  4. Who are the real 'RBI guys?'

    Christina Kahrl

    In the age of new metrics for player performance, the RBI is mired in tough times. The snarkier analysts will chuck it out entirely as an unfortunate statistical footnote. It isn't something you'd go to WAR for, after all, not when the analysis commu...

    Blog | July 02, 2011
  5. Cardinals still rate as NL Central favorites

    Christina Kahrl

    You can forgive the Cardinals if you think they might be punch-drunk with bad news. Between losing Adam Wainwright for the season and then having to see Matt Holliday disabled -- but not DL'd -- with a laparascopic appendectomy, you might wonder if f...

    Blog | April 02, 2011
  6. MLB playoffs: Singling out the best and worst baserunners of the ...

    Christina Kahrl

    Baserunning is crucial to postseason success. So which of the remaining LCS teams take to the base paths the best? Baseball Prospectus explains using its EqBRR metric.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2009
  7. MLB - Baseball Prospectus has fixes for the St. Louis Cardinals, ...

    Christina Kahrl

    Baseball Prospectus has cures for the Cardinals, Brewers, Cubs, Astros, Reds and Pirates.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2009
  8. Analysis - The Mark Teixeira trade made the Texas Rangers competi...

    Christina Kahrl

    The Rangers traded Mark Teixeira to the Braves in 2007, and it is a major part of the foundation of their current success. Baseball Prospectus looks back at several other franchise-altering trades.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2009