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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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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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Go Crazy Folks vs Adios, Goodbye and Maybe That’s a Winner


As the members of the United Cardinal Bloggers post their top five iconic moments in Cardinals history, Jack Buck’s famous “Go Crazy Folks” call has made more than one appearance.   And it should, it is certainly an iconic moment.   If … Continue reading

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Top 5 Iconic Moments in Cardinals History


For the January project, United Cardinal Bloggers members will be writing about their top five iconic moments in Cardinals history.  Really, Daniel ?  Just five ?  No way.  Seriously.   I can think of five iconic moments, just in the 1964 … 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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Top 5 Cardinals Big Game Pitchers


This posting is dedicated to Ray DeRousse of STL Cardinals Baseball for his recent reply to a UCB roundtable question. There just hasn’t been a competitor like [Chris] Carpenter in a Cardinal uniform since [Bob] Gibson, and I love the … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Jake Westbrook


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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The Little Things: Lance Lynn


How good was Lance Lynn in 2011 ? He had shown flashes of brilliance throughout his minor league career, so there was reason to expect him to be a contributor when called up on June 2.   His major league debut … Continue reading

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Throw Away those Slide Rules, First Team to 4 Wins


The first pitch in the World Series will not be thrown until Wednesday night, weather permitting.   I hear there is a Freese warning posted for Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas, beginning about that time and continuing for the next ten … Continue reading

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The Pitch, the Hit and the Call


There is a lesson to be learned from Game Six of the National League Championship Series.   It is that you don’t want that series to go to a Game Seven.   It doesn’t matter if you have your best starter on … Continue reading

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