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Kyle Lohse – Quietly Getting it Done


On July 2, 2012, a large crowd at Busch Stadium applauded enthusiastically and gave Kyle Lohse a much deserved standing ovation as manager, Mike Matheny, took him out of the game in the eighth inning.   His line on the evening: … Continue reading

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One last ovation for the 2011 Philadelphia Phillies


In just a few hours, Josh Johnson will throw the first pitch of the St. Louis Cardinals 2012 season. Regardless of how the season plays out, Cardinals fans will get to hear “defending World Champions” until a new champion is … Continue reading

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Predictions for the upcoming season


It is New Years Eve.   2011 is about to come to a close, and what an amazing year it was, especially for Cardinals fans.   We are about a month and a half away from pitchers and catchers reporting to spring … Continue reading

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2011 Cardinal Blogger Awards ballot


The Cardinal Blogger awards is one of my favorite projects of the United Cardinal Bloggers.  Not only do we get one more opportunity to talk about the players and games, it is the one time of the year when we … 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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UCB Roundtable: Rookie of the Year


Twice a year, the writers of the United Cardinal Bloggers join together and participate in a roundtable discussion.   Each member asks a question and then summarizes the responses for us all to enjoy. My question, influenced by an earlier one … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Ryan Theriot


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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Chris Carpenter, Bob Gibson and the Game Seven Legacy


At this point in his career, Chris Carpenter has very little to prove.   Yet, Fox Sports analysts continued to declare that the Texas Rangers would have little trouble facing a pitcher they were seeing for the third time in less … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Teams


It was the best of teams, it was the worst of teams, it was the age of veterans, it was the age of youth, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of frustration, it was the season … Continue reading

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The Phillies lost the NLDS, to the Cardinals ?


As strange as that may seem to some, it did in fact happen.   Along the way, fans of both the Cardinals and Phillies were treated some some of the best baseball their respective teams can play.   There was pitching galore, … Continue reading

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