What The Matt Wieters Signing Means for the Cardinals

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Braden Zimmerman St. Louis Cardinals Beat Writer   The Cardinals signed veteran switch-hitting catcher Matt Wieters to a minor league deal, making him the likely backup to Yadier Molina. Molina had off-season knee surgery, and is going into his 16th season behind the dish for the Cards. Depending on how well Yadi is recovering from his surgery, Wieters could wind up as the Opening Day starter for St. Louis, which would make him only the fourth different starting catcher for the franchise since 2000.   Another option for the Cardinals is Francisco Pena who has major league experience, and could challenge...

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My Top 10 Prospect Busts Of This Decade

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By: Noah Wright   The upcoming 2019 season is the last of the 2010 decade. With that, we have seen many players come and go on draft boards, and also appear, and disappear on top prospect boards. Some have turned out like Mike Trout, but some have turned out like Dylan Bundy. Today, I want to look at what I consider the top 10 prospects bust of this decade. I’m going to be taking everything into account. The player’s former prospect status, what they did in the minors, and their future outlook (if they still have one). 10.) Mike Olt...

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Fresno Grizzlies New Changes Reveal New Minor League State Of Mind

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By: Dawson Wright   On Tuesday the Fresno Grizzlies revealed their new colors, logos, uniforms, and attitude to a crowd at Maya Cinemas. One thing that was very prevalent was the new attitude the Grizzlies have (along with the new red home uniform pants). As Grizzlies President Derek Franks mentioned, the Grizzlies always felt like the wannabe LA or San Francisco. Fresno is a relatively big city, without all the glamor. However, with the new changes coming to not only the “Growlifornia brand”, but Chuckansi Park as well, the Grizzlies are starting to embrace who they are. Right before the...

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