Miklasz hates to see Mizzou's standards collapse: 10/19/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN compares Barry Odom's tenure at Missouri to that of Illinois head coach Lovie Smith, and that's not a good thing for the Tigers.
Miklasz: Tarasenko symbolizes Blues' toughness: 10/19/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN loves the toughness he's seeing from the St. Louis Blues so far this season and is glad they're finally 'throwing themselves into the dirty things.'
Miklasz: Blues' depth a concern in tough division: 10/18/17
Hockey writer Kevin Allen and Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN discuss the Blues' hot start, how Mike Yeo has developed as a coach, and the landscape of the Central division.
Is Michael Wacha a fit for the Cardinals' bullpen?: 10/18/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN takes a closer look at Michael Wacha's numbers and wonders whether he might benefit from a move to the bullpen.
Miklasz: It's just not going to work out with Odom: 10/16/17
Bernie Miklasz is happy to see Missouri's offense improving, but is concerned by their historically bad defense considering defense is supposedly Barry Odom's strength.
Miklasz: Pietrangelo has never played at higher level: 10/11/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN explains why defenseman Alex Pietrangelo has played such a huge part in the Blues' 4-0 start to the season.
John Mozeliak: 'Tommy Pham and I are great': 10/11/17
St. Louis Cardinals president John Mozeliak discusses his relationship with Tommy Pham, the state of the clubhouse down the stretch and his mindset as the offseason gets underway.
Matter: 'This year still looks like a big step back': 10/10/17
Missouri beat writer Dave Matter and Bernie Miklasz discuss Barry Odom's status, and how the Tigers' losing has affected both recruiting and the rest of the athletic dept.
Did the Cardinals miss out on Francona?: 10/6/17
Bernie talks about the direction of the St. Louis Cardinals and explains how Cleveland manager Terry Francona could have helped their organization.
Can Mizzou reinvent themselves?: 10/6/17
Missouri is coming off a bye week and are 9.5 point underdogs on the road vs. Kentucky, can the Tigers get a run game going in Lexington? Miklasz and Kiley discuss.
Miklasz: Tremendous way for Blues to start: 10/5/17
Blues reporter Jeremy Rutherford and Bernie Miklasz discuss the team's opening night win, including Alex Pietrangelo's big night and the debuts of Vince Dunn and Tage Thompson
Miklasz: Does Cubs' success motivate Cardinals?: 10/5/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN examines the direction of the Cardinals franchise and wonders whether the Cubs' success and road map for rebuilding serve as additional motivation.
Blues GM: 'Need to keep head above water' early: 10/3/17
St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong previews the 2017-18 season with Bernie Miklasz and acknowledges that injuries and scheduling will provide an early challenge for the team.
Are Cards and Matheny philosophically in tune?: 10/3/17
Will Leitch of Sports on Earth and Bernie Miklasz discuss the odd fit between Mike Matheny and the Cardinals and whether a "siege mentality" is affecting the organization.
Miklasz: Cards need to 'beef up' middle of order: 10/2/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN says the biggest offseason need is the middle of the Cardinals' lineup, and he has the numbers to prove it.
Miklasz: Fans expect a lot from the Cardinals: 9/29/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN explains that the Cardinals' consistent success creates higher expectations and leads to greater disappointment when they miss the postseason.
Miklasz: Three things doomed the Cardinals: 9/29/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN was pleased to see the Cardinals stay in the hunt for so long, but cites three things that ultimately doomed them during this final 13-game stretch.
Rutherford: Fabbri's re-injury 'worrisome': 9/27/17
Blues reporter Jeremy Rutherford and Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN discuss the impact of Robby Fabbri's injury, prospects Sam Blais and Robert Thomas, and year two under Mike Yeo.
McLaughlin expects busy offseason for Cardinals: 9/26/17
St. Louis Cardinals broadcaster Dan McLaughlin and Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN discuss the end of the Cardinals' season and the pieces they need to add this offseason.
Miklasz: To beat Cubs, Cardinals 'gotta get better': 9/26/17
Bernie Miklasz says the key factor to the Cubs' dominance over the Cardinals is the damage they've done to the Cardinals starting rotation, which has been otherwise solid.
Miklasz disagrees with premise of Odom's speech: 9/25/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN assesses Missouri head coach Barry Odom's state of the program speech from this past weekend and in short, he's not buying it.
Cardinals bats go quiet at worst possible time: 9/25/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN says that if the Cardinals are going to catch Colorado in the wild-card race, they will need more offense from the bottom two-thirds of their order.
Barnett: Barry Odom in 'really tough situation': 9/22/17
Former coach Gary Barnett discusses the challenge of going from coordinator to head coach, and says Barry Odom is trying to change culture with an 'immature football team'.
Has Missouri quit on head coach Barry Odom?: 9/21/17
College football scribe Dennis Dodd discusses Missouri's effort against Purdue and whether Barry Odom could be a part of the major upheaval among coaches this offseason.
Miklasz feeling good about Cardinals foundation: 9/21/17
Bernie Miklasz likes what he's seen from Matt Carpenter, Tommy Pham and Dexter Fowler at the top of the Cardinals' order and thinks they make up a great foundation for 2018.
Which bat is a better fit for the Cardinals?: 9/21/17
USA Today's Bob Nightengale and Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN discuss whether the Cardinals would be more interested in a trade for Giancarlo Stanton or signing J.D. Martinez.
Mizzou AD: Goal is to be Top 25 in each sport: 9/20/17
Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk talks to Bernie Miklasz about the football program's struggles, Year 3 under Barry Odom, and his expectations for the program.
'Bad year' for the Cardinals is not all that bad: 9/20/17
Baseball writer Joe Sheehan explains to Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN why he pushes back at Cardinals fans who trash an organization that's put winners on the field for 60 years.
Dexter Fowler's offense is not the concern: 9/20/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN is pleased with Dexter Fowler's impressive season at the plate but explains why Fowler shouldn't be the Cardinals center fielder next season.
GM Girsch: 'Looking to make moves' in offseason: 9/19/17
Cardinals GM Michael Girsch discusses 2018, including the starting rotation and roles for Tommy Pham and Matt Carpenter, and the organization's thoughts on Dexter Fowler.
Miklasz: 'Stop talking about Missouri's offense': 9/19/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN wants you to ignore Missouri's 'junk stats' on offense and wonders whether it would even make sense to fire head coach Barry Odom during the season.
Why are the Cardinals chasing the Brewers?: 9/19/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN digs into why the Cardinals are looking up at the rebuilding Brewers in the standings and finds the answer in their record against the NL Central.
Miklasz, Kiley preview Missouri-Purdue: 9/15/17
Bernie Miklasz and Brandon Kiley of 101 ESPN wonder why the Tigers are such big favorites over Purdue considering how poor their offense has been against Power 5 teams.
Is Martinez the victim of a double standard?: 9/15/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN examines Carlos Martinez's numbers and wonders why he's so often unappreciated and cast as a player who's inconsistent and lacking focus.
Miklasz: 'Go beat the Cubs at Wrigley Field': 9/15/17
The Cardinals are closer to the Cubs than expected, but Bernie Miklasz doesn't want to see any chest-thumping until the Cardinals take care of business against the champs.
Darling: 'Most unusual year' for the Cardinals: 9/14/17
Former pitcher Ron Darling says the Cardinals haven't been as buttoned-up as usual, but still find themselves in the playoff race, similar to their championship path in 2011.
Wolken: Staffing moves have Odom on hot seat: 9/13/17
Dan Wolken from USA Today joined Bernie Miklasz to discuss Missouri football and how hot Barry Odom's seat could be in Columbia, Mo. after the firing of DeMontie Cross.
Miklasz: Stop ignoring Matt Carpenter's OBP: 9/13/17
Bernie Miklasz says Cardinals 1B Matt Carpenter is an asset, despite his baserunning woes, and wonders why so many fans still don't value defense and on-base percentage.
Castrovince: Great to see Cardinals-Cubs matter: 9/13/17
As the Cubs and Cardinals prepare to face off this weekend at Wrigley, baseball columnist Anthony Castrovince and Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN handicap the N.L. Central race.
Miklasz: Firing DeMontie Cross was 'weak': 9/12/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN explains why the firing of Missouri defensive coordinator DeMontie Cross does not increase his confidence in head coach Barry Odom.
Miklasz: Mozeliak's approach now seems sensible: 9/12/17
Bernie Miklasz revisits the trade deadline and concedes that Cardinals president John Mozeliak was smart to fill the team's holes this season from within the organization.
Miklasz: Lock needs to perform when it matters: 9/11/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN reacts to the firing of Missouri defensive coordinator DeMontie Cross and sets the record straight on Drew Lock's 'fluff passing yards'
Miklasz: Cardinals' rotational depth on display: 9/11/17
Bernie Miklasz is pleased by Michael Wacha's season given the unusual shoulder condition he's dealing with, and with the consistency of the Cardinals' 'refreshed' rotation.
Miklasz: Molina continues to be 'very very special': 9/11/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN breaks down Yadier Molina's impressive second-half numbers and marvels at how the 35-year-old catcher's production continues to defy logic.
Finebaum shares 'mixed feelings' about Missouri: 9/7/17
ESPN's Paul Finebaum shares Bernie Miklasz's concern that if Missouri can't get a win this weekend over South Carolina, Barry Odom's tenure could head in the wrong direction.
Mozeliak: Our discipline should lead to success: 9/7/17
Cardinals president John Mozeliak and Bernie Miklasz discuss the trade deadline, looming roster decisions, organizational health and whether Lance Lynn might return.
Sheehan: Cardinals shouldn't pay Lynn as No. 2: 9/5/17
Baseball writer Joe Sheehan and Bernie Miklasz discuss whether the Cardinals would be wise to take the money they saved by trading Mike Leake and try to re-sign Lance Lynn.
Miklasz: How did Missouri's defense get so bad?: 9/5/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN is not impressed with the Missouri defense after watching it allow 43 points and almost 500 total yards to Missouri State.
Young Cardinals keeping team in contention: 9/5/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN looks at where the Cardinals stack up in the wild-card race after having won five of their last seven games on the road.
Stinchcomb: 'Missouri is a seven-win team': 8/31/17
ESPNU's Matt Stinchcomb gives Bernie Miklasz his thoughts on Missouri's run game and how Missouri can more effectively play a high-tempo offense this season.
Miklasz: Smart move to dump Leake's contract: 8/31/17
Bernie Miklasz likes the Cardinals' decision to unload Mike Leake's salary when they had the chance, but wants to see the team do something big with all the money saved.
Chris Low: Drew Lock best QB in SEC East: 8/30/17
ESPN's Chris Low joins Bernie Miklasz to handicap the SEC East and discuss whether Missouri can be an 'X-Factor' in the division.
Weaver another case of Cards waiting too long?: 8/30/17
While Luke Weaver's emergence is something to celebrate, Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN asks why the Cardinals again waited too long to decide on a course of action.
Langosch: Carpenter, Garcia to split time at 3B: 8/28/17
Jen Langosch and Bernie Miklasz discuss the Cardinals' 3B options, Aledmys Diaz's continued struggles, a potential call-up of Patrick Wisdom and the search for relief help.
Miklasz asks why Stephen Piscotty is still starting: 8/28/17
With the Cardinals still within striking distance of the first-place Cubs, Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN asks when it's time to bench Stephen Piscotty in favor of Jose Martinez.
Miklasz: Season ticket sales a concern for Mizzou: 8/23/17
Bernie Miklasz cites a Dave Matter column while discussing a decline in Missouri football season ticket sales and why that could spell trouble for head coach Barry Odom.
Miklasz finds Cardinals' inactivity 'embarrassing': 8/23/17
With a slumping rotation and a bullpen with few legitimate options, Bernie Miklasz is confused by the St. Louis Cardinals front office's approach to 'fixing' the situation.
Miklasz: Tyler Lyons has earned shot at closer : 8/18/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN talks about the injury to closer Trevor Rosenthal and explains why the Cardinals should not opt for closer-by-committee while he's out.
Miklasz: Cards face tough decision on Wainwright: 8/18/17
Despite how much pitcher Adam Wainwright has meant to the Cardinals, Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN says the team needs to put empathy aside and do what's best for the team.
Cardinals' pitching a cause for concern?: 8/16/17
Should the Cardinals look to freshen up their starting pitching rotation? Bernie Miklasz explains what concerns him the most about the team's performance thus far.
Breaking down Drew Lock's performance : 8/16/17
While many pieces have been written about the elevation in Drew Lock's game, Bernie Miklasz explains where the Mizzou Tigers quarterback still needs to show improvement.
How did the St. Louis Cardinals get here?: 8/15/17
While the starting rotation has done the most to keep the Cardinals' ship afloat, Bernie Miklasz identifies several other reasons the playoffs are still within reach.
Ricky Horton: Cardinals 'have become unstuck': 8/15/17
Former Cardinals reliever Ricky Horton tells Bernie Miklasz he's not worried about the starting rotation and that conflict seems to have the team playing better collectively.
Miklasz: DeJong having 'special rookie season': 8/14/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN talks about Paul DeJong's strong season, the impact he has on the Cardinals' lineup and where he ranks historically among Cardinals rookies.
Cardinals rotation has Miklasz 'a little concerned': 8/14/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN dives into the St. Louis Cardinals' starting rotation and knows they'll need to hold steady if they're going to make a run at the NL Central title.
Molina, Pham spark the Cardinals : 8/10/17
The Cardinals are now 57-55 and only a game and half back of the Chicago Cubs as they have been given new life from Yadier Molina and Tommy Pham, Bernie Miklasz reacts.
What Porter brings to Mizzou : 8/10/17
Bernie Miklasz details the Jontay Porter commit, what the Porter's presence means for Mizzou and the hope the program now provides for fans.
Are the Cardinals serious contenders? : 8/9/17
Bernie Miklasz ask the question, is it time to take the St. Louis Cardinals as contenders in the NL Central, seriously?
Tom Dienhart, Big Ten Network : 8/9/17
Big Ten Network's Tom Dienhart joins Bernie Miklasz to give an outlook for head coach Lovie Smith and explains why he does not see the University of Illinois making much headway this season.
Cardinals' bullpen success continues to rise: 8/9/17
Bernie Miklasz breaks down the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen and explains how it has contributed to the team's success in the last 40 games.
Gabe DeArmond, Publisher: 8/8/17
Is there anything about Mizzou that gives us reason to believe they will be a better team this year? Gabe DeArmond talks about last year's turmoil and realistic expectations.
Is Fowler having a disappointing season?: 8/8/17
Bernie discusses Dexter Fowler's return to the lineup, his disappointing first year & why the Cardinals are crazy to keep him in center field with better options on the team.
Miklasz likes what he sees from Luke Weaver: 8/3/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN discusses Luke Weaver's performance Wednesday night and says he looks like a pitcher who will factor into the Cardinals' 2018 starting rotation.
Miklasz intrigued by Kolten Wong at top of lineup: 8/3/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN dives into Kolten Wong's numbers and discusses lineup options for the Cardinals once Dexter Fowler returns from injury.
John Mozeliak: Right trade 'just wasn't there': 8/1/17
Cardinals president John Mozeliak talks to Bernie Miklasz about the trade deadline, the future of Lance Lynn in St. Louis and the spat between Yadier Molina and Mike Matheny.
Miklasz: Trading Carson Kelly not the solution: 7/31/17
Bernie Miklasz discusses the Mike Matheny-Yadier Molina spat and says the team should have expected awkwardness with Molina as they try to find playing time for Carson Kelly.
Miklasz: If offer is right, Cards should move Lynn: 7/31/17
Bernie Miklasz says that despite Lance Lynn being one of the best starters in the Bill DeWitt era, it makes most sense to trade him if they're not going to extend him.
Miklasz: Cardinals shouldn't trade just to trade: 7/31/17
Bernie Miklasz of 101 Sports understands there may be no deadline deal for the Cardinals that makes sense, but no trades now means they have serious work to do this offseason.
Cardinals, losing their winning culture : 7/21/17
Who is accountable for the Cardinals' culture? Bernie points out the team's organizational flaws and wonders why the Pirates are at a better advantage than the Cardinals.
Who's the face of the Cardinals' franchise?: 7/21/17
Where will the team be without Tommy Pham? Plus, Tim McCarver talks about Trevor Rosenthal's gaffe, Magneuris Sierra's future and the team's new face of the franchise.
Miklasz on Cardinals' lack of defense : 7/20/17
Miklasz breaks down the Cardinals' defensive numbers, discusses the team's efficiency and explains what they need to do in order to show improvement on the defensive end.
Tony Barnhart, Reporter : 7/20/17
Mr. College Football Tony Barnhart joins Bernie Miklasz to explain why it is a big year for Barry Odom and gives his assessment of the Mizzou football team heading into 2017.
How can the Cardinals reclaim their division?: 7/19/17
Who has the better collection of young position players in the NL Central? Bernie looks at the state of the division and explains why the Cubs currently have an advantage.
Can Wacha continue his brilliant run?: 7/19/17
With Michael Wacha's four brilliant performances in a row, Bernie Miklasz can't help but begin to wonder what it means for him and the Cardinals moving forth.
Should the Cardinals trade Lance Lynn?: 7/19/17
What should the Cardinals do with Lance Lynn? Plus, Tim Kurkjian joins Miklasz to give his take on the NL Central race and explain why the Cubs are likely to win the division.
Miklasz on Mizzou's questionable offense : 7/17/17
Miklasz details what it would mean for Odom if the Tigers finish 7th in the SEC East & explains what needs to go right for the offense if they are to prove the experts wrong.
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