Descalso

*The one where I defend Daniel Descalso.

Viva El Birdos | Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:30:00 -0700

Don't get me wrong, I'm still the president, CEO, treasurer, and staff secretary for the Greg Garcia fanclub (membership: 8...and shrinking), but it's hard not to look at what Daniel Descalso has done in the second half of the season and still continue ...

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St. Louis Cardinals postseason roster: Pete Kozma might make the NLDS roster ...

Viva El Birdos | Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:11:15 -0700

But the real Kozma was revealed over the 162-game grind. His glovework was excellent, but his batting stunk. It was so bad in fact that manager Mike Matheny started sending Daniel Descalso (who finished the year with a .238/.290/.366 line) out to stand ...

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MLB Notebook: Perez is latest hero catcher

MLB.com | Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:45:00 -0700

In Game 1 of the 1939 World Series, Yankees backstop Bill Dickey delivered a game-ending single in the ninth inning against the Reds' Paul Derringer. Dickey was the first catcher to produce a walk-off hit in postseason play, but certainly not the last.

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Cardinals to rely heavily on pitchers, catcher Yadier Molina in the postseason

Los Angeles Times | Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:52:30 -0700

The Dodgers cruised into the playoffs, leading the National League West for 106 days and moving into first place to stay with more than two months left in the regular season. The St. Louis Cardinals clawed their way in, winning 19 of their final 28 ...

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