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Alex Reyes’ Futures Game Outing

Alex Reyes’ Futures Game Outing

| July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wow. Just Wow. First time I had ever seen Alex Reyes pitch and it’s in the Future’s game on TV. He was facing off against the best of the best youngsters like himself. He comes out throwing 98 with the fastball – with movement. I read that he ended up hitting 98+ on double digit […]

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What if the Cardinals Become Sellers?

What if the Cardinals Become Sellers?

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

So the topic I want to discuss today is this. What if the Cardinals become sellers at the deadline? It’s been since before LaRussa, I believe, that the Cardinals were sellers at the deadline. I don’t believe it will happen this year. A vocal minority of the fanbase is hell bent on it happening this […]

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So what do the new look Blues do next?

So what do the new look Blues do next?

| July 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

In 2015-16, the top 9 forwards played between between 12:24 and 15:01 of even strength hockey and between 13:19 and 20:22 of all hockey per 60 minutes. In 2014-15, the top 9 forwards played between between 12:18 and 14:53 of even strength hockey and between 13:28 and 19:59 of all hockey per 60 minutes. In […]

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Cardinals: Rosenthal Pulled from Closer’s Role; Door Opens for Broxton, Siegrist, & Oh

Cardinals: Rosenthal Pulled from Closer’s Role; Door Opens for Broxton, Siegrist, & Oh

| June 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

After surrendering a three-run, game-winning homer to the Seattle Mariners in the bottom of the ninth inning to hand the Cardinals a 4-3 loss on Friday night at Safeco Field, right-hander Trevor Rosenthal was lifted from the Cardinals’ closer’s job on Saturday by manager Mike Matheny, a bullpen role that has had Rosenthal’s name linked […]

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There’s No Place Like Home. Unless You’re The Cardinals.

There’s No Place Like Home. Unless You’re The Cardinals.

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Home-field advantage. Experts spend weeks debating whether it makes a difference or if it just lends the false notion of giving a team a leg-up on the competition. During the playoffs it’s considered a huge, series swinging feat if  a team “takes away home field advantage” by winning one of the first two games on […]

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Matt Carpenter is one of the best players in baseball

Matt Carpenter is one of the best players in baseball

| June 24, 2016 | 2 Comments

Important people in MLB voting circles should love Matt Carpenter more.  Matt Carpenter, St. Louis Cardinals’ bearded warrior, is severely underrated in the game of baseball. This is a nasty trend that was enlarged this week when he was left off the Top 50 players list in the Major Leagues put together by The Sporting […]

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A Look at Matheny-led Cardinals Teams of Yore (OK, the last 4 years)

A Look at Matheny-led Cardinals Teams of Yore (OK, the last 4 years)

| June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2016 St. Louis Cardinals have not gotten off to the best start. Fans are in a tizzy – although that’s been somewhat calmed by winning the first two of three in Chicago against the juggernaut Cubs. I decided to take a look back over the last four years of Mike Matheny to see if […]

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Cardinals: Is it time to sell?

Cardinals: Is it time to sell?

| June 20, 2016 | 8 Comments

The Cardinals have been on an extraordinary run of success since winning the World Series in 2011. Winning the NL Central three out of five years, and playing October baseball all five years. The franchise has never witnessed this level of success, even with its rich winning tradition. However this year, the organization has appeared […]

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Cardinals: Wong, Pham & Maness Back in Majors; Hazelbaker, Grichuk & Kiekhefer to Triple-A

Cardinals: Wong, Pham & Maness Back in Majors; Hazelbaker, Grichuk & Kiekhefer to Triple-A

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Cardinals made three roster moves over weekend, including the promotions of Kolten Wong and Tommy Pham and the activation of Seth Maness off the disabled list. In turn, Jeremy Hazelbaker, Randal Grichuk, and Dean Kiekhefer were all optioned to the minors. Wong hit a flattering .429 in seven games with the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds. […]

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Cardinals: Wainwright Has Rebounded Nicely from Slow Start

Cardinals: Wainwright Has Rebounded Nicely from Slow Start

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

After a rocky start to the 2016 season, Adam Wainwright has appeared to return to his old self and started contributing to the Cardinals the way the team and fans expected him to. In April, Wainwright posted an earned run average of 7.16 across five starts that totaled 27.2 innings. Through those five starts, Wainwright’s […]

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