Author Archives: By Ben Frederickson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

BenFred: Cardinals Legends Tour (Pujols, Molina, Wainwright) should increase, not decrease, pressure on front office | Ben Frederickson

JUPITER, Fla. — Adam Wainwright and one particular word — nostalgia — have a mixed history. The word stuck to the Cardinals starter like an unwanted bumper sticker as he searched and struggled years ago. Some wondered, when Wainwright was at its worst, if the beloved right-hander’s long and successful history with the team obscured… Read More »

BenFred: Wildcard wait whetted Yepez’s appetite for Cardinals season needing his power at DH | Ben Frederickson

JUPITER, Fla. — Fans at home who didn’t fall asleep after Steven Matz’s troubled first inning derailed Saturday’s Grapefruit League 9-2 loss to the Marlins were rewarded for their patience. They got to see something very encouraging from Juan Yepez. The 24-year-old right-handed first baseman and sometimes corner outfielder, who appears to be playing a… Read More »

BenFred: Mizzous Drinkwitz Takes Calculated Risk Chasing Arizona State’s QB Daniels And It’s Easy To See Why | Ben Frederickson

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Eli Drinkwitz says he can’t speak about Jayden Daniels. Two days into Mizzou’s spring football camp, the player who’s garnering the most attention — with all due respect to five-star freshman wide receiver Luther Burden — is Arizona State transfer quarterback. Tigers third-year coach Drinkwitz, who can be quite garrulous when he… Read More »