Young Guns – 2013 Cardinals Preview
An annual favorite, the Newsmagazine Network brings you insight and predictions about the upcoming Cardinal season as well as a tribute to Stan the Man. Explore the links below and get ready for baseball.
2013 Cardinals Season Preview – The St. Louis Cardinals entered 2012 having endured a painful offseason that included the loss of a future Hall of Fame first baseman, manager and pitching coach – and they responded by coming within one win of a second consecutive World Series appearance.
Young guns take the mound – The St. Louis Cardinals’ arsenal of youth right-handers contains promising talent that could carry the team for years to come.
Mabry To Head Trio of Hitting Coaches – When the St. Louis Cardinals got Mark McGwire, it affected John Mabry. Mabry only had one season with more than 400 at-bats and that was in 1996, Tony La Russa’s first year as manager with St. Louis. That year, Mabry led the Cardinals with 161 hits and was fourth in the National League for first basemen in fielding percentage at .994. He also was errorless in 14 games in the outfield.
Allen Craig Tries to Follow in Tradition of Some Legendary Cardinals – Following Albert Pujols and Lance Berkman, Allen Craig knows he has big shoes to fill as the St. Louis Cardinals’ starting first baseman.
Remembering Stan the Man – Spring training, regular season, post-season and the long winter months between seasons – but a season without Stan Musial? That’s hard to imagine.