Posted tagged ‘Cardinals’

Juan Gone (for now)

March 27, 2008

Juan Gonzalez gave up his comeback attempt this spring, but the Cardinals say that he has an open door to return. Gonzalez had an impressive spring, batting .308 with a homer off of Johan Santana, but an abdominal strain prematurely ended his spring training and made his making the team a long shot. This is unfortunate for both Juan and the Cardinals. The team’s trainer said Gonzalez was in excellent fitness and his stats show he was still has his swing. But injuries have long plagued the slugger, as he has not played in a Major League game since 2005. At age 38, it looks that he is running out of time to keep rehabbing injuries and making comebacks. (more…)

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NL Pennant Race: Five Players Who Will Make a Difference

March 21, 2008

The 2008 season looks to be quite exciting with what appear to be three competitive races for the division crowns. These close races will come down to the performance of a few players who need to perform to get their teams to the postseason.

Mike and Phil compiled this list. (more…)