Category Archives: 2012 Season

2013 Cardinals Bloggers Awards Ballot


The November United Cardinal Bloggers project is one of my favorites as we get to look back at the highs and lows of the previous season, and more importantly, recognize some of the great contributors in the group.   With … Continue reading

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Good Luck, Memphis Redbirds


In just over an hour from now, the Memphis Redbirds will play the Oklahoma City Red Hawks in the final game of the regular season.  If Memphis wins, they will be the champions of the American North division of the … Continue reading

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Poll: What to do about Center Field in 2014 ?


An interesting Twitter chat has spawned something of a good hypothetical question that lends itself quite nicely to a poll.  Since we haven’t done one of these in a while, let’s give it a go. Assuming the Cardinals trade David … Continue reading

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Birds Eye View: April 22-24 – St. Louis Cardinals at Washington Nationals


The St. Louis Cardinals (10-8, 1/2 game back)  conclude their East Coast road trip with a three games series against the Washington Nationals (10-8, 3 games back).  The last time these two teams met was in the 2012 National League … Continue reading

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2012 United Cardinal Bloggers Award Ballot


As we look to close out the 2012 season, the United Cardinal Bloggers have one more task to complete – the annual awards.  This is always a fun project because you get a chance to pat some of your peers … Continue reading

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It’s 1968 All Over Again


Congratulations to the Detroit Tigers for an impressive four game sweep of the New York Yankees to earn their 11th American League Championship. With the Cardinals just one win away from their 19th NL Pennant, it begs the obvious question, … Continue reading

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October 17, 2012 – Matheny the Magician


Not all games are created equal in a seven game series. Game Five, if needed, is the most important as it means either elimination for one team, or having to face two such games should they lose.  Game Five of … Continue reading

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ScooterGate!


Game Two of the National League Championship series was a wild affair, but perhaps for the wrong reasons.  Let me explain. In the top of the first inning, Carlos Beltran walks.  Matt Holliday follows that with a single to left … Continue reading

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Bird’s Eve View – The National League Championship Series


For the first time since Major League Baseball adopted divisional play in 1969, the winners of the last two World Series championships will meet in a League Championship Series.  The NL West champions, the San Francisco Giants (94-68, 3-2) will … Continue reading

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October 5, 2012 – What Just Happened


There is nothing like a little bit of controversy to add more anxiety to an already stressful elimination game. With two outs in a scoreless, second inning, Atlanta catcher, David Ross,  asked for time while batting. We don’t know exactly … Continue reading

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