Cardinals Mix blog         Write for Cardinals blog    

Brendan, I'd Like a Word...

by LS Murphy

Dear Brendan,

It's been rough for you lately. I understand. Really, I do.

Now get over it.

You're a major league baseball player. You're a pro. Just do your job. You followed your heart and fulfilled your dream of playing under the bright lights of a major league stadium. You've seen the intensity of the playoffs.

So, you're one for twenty-three. So, you've made five errors in the last five games.


The only way to fix these problems is to work harder. Why are you not hitting? Easy for me to say but you're reaching for pitches that are so far out of the strike zone that Elasticman couldn't get them. You are pulling your head off the ball. And, I'm willing to bet money on this, you are over thinking at the plate.

Why so many errors? Duh. Stop thinking about what's going on at the plate when you are in the field. Stop thinking about your next move. Just play the game.

Brendan, Cardinals Nation loves you. But, quite frankly, it feels like you're being a pouty two year old these days. My advice, relax and remember why you play this game.

Cardinals Nation

Follow LS Murphy on Twitter


Post a Comment

Cardinals Mix blog featured writers LS Murphy,Brian F. Logush
Write about the Cardinals
We believe that you the avid fan, student journalist, and or freelance writer deserve to be heard. Avid fans have a strong desire to hear from the common (or not so common) "man" as well. You are always free to write about the material of your choice, in your own unique style, and on your own schedule. So vent,enlighten and share with us!
Contact us at:
Enjoy Cardinals rumors, news, talk?
Please help us spread the word on the Sports Mixed Network by letting friends, and family know about it. The more we grow our community of avid fans, the more features we can add. So please send a Tweet, Facebook message or better yet tell them in person.