Scott Wuerz, News Democrat

Scott Wuerz

News Democrat

Belleville, IL, United States

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Past articles by Scott:

Another mediocre performance helps St. Louis Cardinals wrap up first half in fitting way

The STL Cardinals reach the MLB baseball all-star break with a bad game against the San Francisco Giants. The team needs to improve its lineup after disappointing years by Matt Carpenter & Paul Goldschmidt. → Read More

St. Louis Cardinals fans need to quit with the excuses and demand more from this team

The St Louis Cardinals are struggling to win MLB games with bad pitching & offense. And despite being in contention in the National League Central Division, they can’t compete with the best teams in baseball. → Read More

This weekend reminded us that Albert Pujols should still be with the St. Louis Cardinals

Albert Pujols return to Busch Stadium for an MLB baseball series with the Los Angeles Angels should remind fans and the team that the future hall of fame player should have finished his career in STL. → Read More

Mike Shildt finally makes adjustments and it leads to a St. Louis Cardinals win

The STL Cardinals won over the Philadelphia Phillies after Mike Shildt moved Dexter Fowler out of the leadoff spot in the batting order. The MLB baseball team manager still needs to make more adjustments. → Read More

The St. Louis Cardinals need to make major changes to turn this season around

The STL Cardinals need to put Harrison Bader in the leadoff spot in the lineup, move Paul Goldschmidt in the order, and fix the pitching so the MLB baseball team can win games during the 2019 season. → Read More

Harrison Bader is on fire. Why are the St. Louis Cardinals still playing Dexter Fowler?

After the STL Cardinals moved Matt Carpenter out of the leadoff spot, they should have put Harrison Bader in center field rather than continue to play Dexter Fowler. The MLB baseball team continues to lose game. → Read More

Mike Maddux and the St. Louis Cardinals starting pitchers are a huge disappointment

STL Cardinals starting pitchers Adam Wainwright, Michael Wacha, Miles Mikolas, Jack Flaherty and Dakota Hudson and pitching coach Mike Maddux have been disappointing during the 2019 MLB baseball season. → Read More

The St. Louis Cardinals need to stop relying on the home run if they want to win

The STL Cardinals offense struggles to score if players like Matt Carpenter, Paul Goldschmidt, Paul DeJong and Marcell Ozuna do not hit homers with runners on base during the 2019 MLB baseball season. → Read More

St. Louis Cardinals fans need to stop giving Mike Shildt a free pass for his dumb decisions

St Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt is making bad decisions with infield shifts that hurt Jack Flaherty and the pitching rotation and by hitting Matt Carpenter leadoff during the 2019 MLB baseball season. → Read More

St. Louis Cardinals made the wrong decision to go with so many young starting pitchers

The STL Cardinals decided to use unproven rookie starting pitchers Jack Flaherty, Dakota Hudson and Alex Reyes in their 2019 MLB baseball rotation. They should have signed a veteran pitcher to help the team win. → Read More

The St. Louis Cardinals are a puzzle, and they are missing too many pieces

The STL Cardinals have plenty of good players but have too many holes in the lineup and defense now that Dexter Fowler, Jose Martinez & Matt Carpenter play every day during the MLB baseball season. → Read More

These St. Louis Cardinals are good. Get the stars going and they can be great.

The STL Cardinals are currently the best team in the National League to start the 2019 MLB baseball season. The team needs Matt Carpenter, Andrew Miller and Paul Goldschmidt to start playing better. → Read More

Wainwright, DeJong and Gant are helping the St. Louis Cardinals dominate in 2019

The St Louis Cardinals have gotten off to a strong start during the 2019 MLB baseball season thanks to performances from Adam Wainwright, Paul DeJong and John Gant. The team is in first place in the NL Central. → Read More

Marcell Ozuna is finally giving the St. Louis Cardinals the production they expected

The STL Cardinals are getting offensive power from MLB baseball outfielder Marcell Ozuna after he struggled to start the 2019 season. The player is hitting home runs and getting RBI despite subpar defense. → Read More

The Blues and Cardinals are making it fun to be a St. Louis sports fan right now

With the STL Cardinals in first place in the NL Central MLB baseball division and the NHL hockey Blues in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, it’s finally enjoyable to be a fan of the Missouri teams. → Read More

Ponce de Leon, Martinez create much needed competition for St. Louis Cardinals pitchers

Pitchers Daniel Ponce de Leon and Carlos Martinez are helping create competition for the STL Cardinals pitching rotation and bullpen during the 2019 MLB baseball season as Alex Reyes struggles in minors. → Read More

Did the St. Louis Cardinals need to extend a struggling Matt Carpenter right now?

After the St. Louis Cardinals gave a contract extension to Matt Carpenter, they added to the risk of another bad deal on a roster that already includes Luke Gregerson, Brett Cecil and Dexter Fowler. → Read More

St Louis Cardinals young pitchers Hudson, Flaherty struggle

As Dakota Hudson and Jack Flaherty struggle during the STL Cardinals series with the Milwaukee Brewers during the 2019 MLB baseball season, no manager, fan or coach should be surprised by the team’s youth. → Read More

Adam Wainwright is proving the St. Louis Cardinals most negative fans wrong

STL Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright is off to a good start during the 2019 MLB baseball season despite struggling with elbow, hamstring, back and Achilles injuries. The player could be playing his final year. → Read More

Look what happens when the St. Louis Cardinals bench Fowler. They win.

After the STL Cardinals left Dexter Fowler out of the lineup and played Tyler O’Neill and Jose Martinez, the MLB baseball team was able to beat the LA Dodgers in four straight games at Busch Stadium. → Read More