Rosenthal uses heat to help Cardinals subdue Nationals

Well before he reaches the mound to talk with a pitcher in duress, pitching coach Derek Lilliquist has an idea, based on the personality waiting there for him, whether he needs to “poke, prod, or pat on the back.” He had a good idea what he was going to say Saturday in the ninth inning to help closer Trevor Rosenthal reset from an souring situation. The righty had been pegged...
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Cardinals pitchers sing ‘Love is an Open Door’ duet from ‘Frozen’ (video)

As the parent of a nearly three-year-old girl, it’s suffice to say that I am all too familiar with the Disney smash “Frozen,” which has transcended traditional smash hit status and turned into an undeniable cultural phenomenon. The animated blockbuster now is the highest-grossing animated film of all-time, netting a whopping $1,112,629,935 worldwide and $399,529,935 […] The...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Pitchers Sing a Duet From “Frozen”

Team talent shows bring out the absolute worst and best in athletes. The latest example of either of those adjectives would be the likes of Adam Wainwright and Trevor Rosenthal, who serenaded the crowd at a Cardinals charity event to a duet of “Love is an Open Door,” from the Disney movie “Frozen.” The result was just as you would have expected. [Big league Stew] Article...
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Adam Wainwright and Trevor Rosenthal sing karaoke song from 'Frozen'

The music from the highly-successful animated film Frozen is sweeping this great nation like nothing we have ever seen before. And it appears as if it has made it way into the hearts of major league players as well.Seen here are teammates Adam Wainwright and Trevor Rosenthal belting the lyrics of "Love is an Open Door" from the aforementioned blockbuster.The duo performed...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rosenthal's velocity drop is worth noting but not obsessing over

ST. LOUIS -- Of the 25 pitches Trevor Rosenthal threw against the Cubs on Sunday, 17 were fastballs. Of those, only one was timed as slow as 95 mph. Twelve registered at 96 mph, three at 97 and one at 98, according to's play by play. But despite throwing with greater speed than most pitchers in the big leagues, there's concern about diminishing velocity of the Cardinals...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Questioning Mike Matheny: Decision to Bat Trevor Rosenthal

Questioning Mike Matheny is a series of articles that takes a look at decisions the manager makes in game situations.  It is a right of passage for managers of baseball teams and the writers that cover them.  Today’s article comes from Jacob Mayer and questions Matheny’s decision to allow his closer to hit. Mike Matheny, St. Louis Cardinals manager, has had one of the greatest...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rosenthal call fails, Cardinals lose to Cubs in 11

ST. LOUIS -- Mike Matheny reasoned that Trevor Rosenthal had such an easy time in the 10th inning, throwing just six pitches, that even if the St. Louis Cardinals closer failed at the plate he'd still be around to mow down the Chicago Cubs' hitters. The manager left a couple of pinch-hit options on the bench with a chance to win the game Friday night. That decision was a...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Trevor Rosenthal to stabilize St. Louis Cardinals closing dilemea

 The St. Louis Cardinals have tasked young flame-throwing right-hander Trevor Rosenthal with the responsibility of handling the closer role at the start of the 2014 season. Barring any unforeseen changes which might occur during spring training, the 23-year-0ld Rosenthal will enter this season unproven as a closer. His resume includes only three regular season saves, all of which...
Via Players View
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Trevor Rosenthal's ninth inning was pretty good

Before these 2013 playoffs, Trevor Rosenthal had recorded four professional saves in his career. He had one in the minors in 2010 and three at the end of this current Major League season. And yet, after his ninth inning against the Dodgers on Saturday, can you picture anyone else closing games for the Cardinals? His ninth inning might have been one of the most dominant post season...
Via The Flagrant Fan
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

What does the Trevor Rosenthal promotion mean?

As many St. Louis Cardinals fans already know, right-handed pitching prospect Trevor Rosenthal has been promoted from Double-A Springfield to the big league bullpen. Maikel Cleto was optioned to Memphis, with Jaime Garcia being moved to the 60-day disabled list to clear a 40-man roster spot. The unusual move has led to a number of questions today, so I decided to jot down my thoughts...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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