Ep. 17 – Martinez Returns too Soon and a Weird Season Continues

Bernie and Will discuss the 3-3 week against the Marlins and Reds, and the bizarre Cardinals season that continues.

Both Will and Bernie got fired up talking about Carlos Martinez returning too soon and struggling despite making only one rehab start. Will points out the mixed messages Matheny sends with guys like Reyes and Martinez vs. Wainwright.

Despite all the frustration with the Cardinals, this team remains in the hunt, and Fangraphs has them at 58% to make the postseason, hosting the Brewers in the NL Wild Card game. However, the coming weeks will determine a lot.

They wrap with a question about Tony La Russa and him sticking around in baseball though not in St. Louis. The two also share memories of Red Schoendienst.