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Toolshed: 2015 Draft retrospective

Astros class, Dodgers' pick of Buehler stand out five years later
May 12, 2020

The 2020 First-Year Player Draft is coming, and without regular-season baseball being played yet due to the coronavirus pandemic, it could be the first big Major League Baseball event of the summer. The 2020 edition is likely to be held on June 10 and be as little as five rounds,

DeJong, Mercado, Knizner Highlight Caravan

January 4, 2018

PEORIA, IL - The Peoria Chiefs, St. Louis Cardinals and 1290 WIRL have announced that the 2018 Cardinals Caravan will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in East Peoria on Friday, January 12 at 6:00 p.m. The Caravan will be hosted by 1290 WIRL and tickets for fans are

Toolshed: Prospect projections gone wrong

Steamer couldn't quite predict big seasons for Judge, Bellinger
October 6, 2017

Earlier this week we covered what went right. Now it's time for what went wrong. Toolshed once again revisits the Steamer600 projections used during's preseason Prospect Projections series, which looked at how prospective rookies would perform during the 2017 season if given 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate

Redbirds' Bader locked and loaded at the plate

Cardinals No. 6 prospect homers, scores career-high four runs
May 27, 2017

There are many fine details that go into a good swing, but Harrison Bader realizes none of that matters if you're not ready to hit."I think what it all really boils down to, regardless of where you put your hands, how wide your stride is, whatever it may be, one

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 1

Bucs' Tucker takes MiLB lead in thefts; Lucchesi, Buehler duel
May 2, 2017

Cardinals SS/3B Paul DeJong, Triple-A Memphis: 1-for-4, HR, 2 RBI, R, K -- Normally this stat line wouldn't be particularly noteworthy, but the Cardinals' No. 11 prospect now has five homers on the season and four in his last five games. DeJong went deep twice Sunday and carried that momentum into

Redbirds go back-to-back-to-back

Cardinals No. 11 prospect DeJong belts pair of homers in victory
April 30, 2017

The Redbirds always say hitting is contagious. On Sunday, they proved it.Cleanup man Patrick Wisdom, fifth-ranked Cardinals prospectHarrison Bader and No. 11 Paul DeJong went back-to-back-to-back in the seventh inning en route to Triple-A Memphis' 11-7 victory over Round Rock at AutoZone Park. The feat was capped by DeJong's second