Category Archives: 2011 Season

Lee Smith and the Maikel Cleto Upside


This originally started out as another Player A vs Player B piece, but thought I might go a different route and get right to the point.  Maikel Cleto reminds me a lot of a young Lee Smith. Calm down.  I’m … Continue reading

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Guide to the UCB Greatest Cardinals Team Finals


Some of our favorite United Cardinal Blogger (UCB) writers have been playing a brackets game to pass the final few weeks of the off-season. Now that opening day has arrived, it is time for the final two teams to meet, … Continue reading

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Top 5 Cardinals Stories of 2011


As the year comes to a close, so too does the last United Cardinal Bloggers project: The Top 5 Stories of the year.   With an improbable World Series Championship, an early season injury to Adam Wainwright, the trade of Colby … Continue reading

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Ryan Braun: Rushing to Judgment ?


I get some of it from the Cardinals side of things.  After all, Braun did play for the Brewers and has been somewhat of a thorn in their side for the last couple of years.   And there’s an element to … Continue reading

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The Cards have done far worse than what Pujols just did to them


Yes, the last few months have been something of a roller coaster for the emotions of Cardinals fans.   The final resolution of the Colby Rasmus drama, the disillusion of early August, the hope of September and awe of October.   Throw … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why We Should All Move On


After nearly completing a nice article where I suggested that we all hold off judgment on Albert Pujols, he signs a contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.  So much for all of the nice things I had written … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Allen Craig


In a season full of big wins, huge disappointments, unbelievable comebacks and a thrilling World Series Championship, sometimes it is important to take a step back and take a look at a few of the little things that made all … Continue reading

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Mike Matheny and Red Schoendienst – A Tale of Two Rookie Managers


Just when you thought the 1964 story had played out it’s last comparison, the Cardinals hire Mike Matheny to replace the legendary Tony La Russa.  Once more, we will look back at the events in and around the 1964 World … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Brandon Dickson


In a season full of big wins, big disappointments, big comebacks and a big World Series Championship, sometimes it is important to take a step back and take a look at a few of the little things that made all … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Kyle Lohse


In a season full of big wins, big disappointments, big comebacks and a big World Series Championship, sometimes it is important to take a step back and take a look at some of the little things that made all of … Continue reading

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