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Tyler Lyons – The Best Kept Secret in the Farm System


Just days after Jake Westbrook went on the disabled list with elbow soreness, Jamie Garcia’s shoulder finally gave out and his 2013 season would come to an end.  This was on May 17, and the bulk of the regular season … 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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Cardinals Minor League Guide for the All Star Break


The All Star Game break.  Four days without meaningful baseball.  Over those four days, we can watch an ESPN Tribute to the PED era and hear more calls of “back, back, back” than in the career of a chiropractor (the … Continue reading

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June 30, 2012 – A Tale of Two Grounders


Over the last couple of years, we have spent a lot of time digging through Cardinals history, looking at specific games or former players.  There has always been a reason, a subtext that connects some piece of the past to … Continue reading

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Previewing the Memphis Redbirds – Pitching


In this first of a four part series, we will take a closer look at the 2012 Memphis Redbirds.  In addition to all of the roster changes, we will also suggest a few things to pay attention to as the … Continue reading

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Dealing with Postpujols Depression


For immediate release: Albert Pujols is no longer with the Cardinals.  Over the winter, he signed a blockbuster 10 year contract with the California Anaheim Los Angeles errr Angels. According to the national media, that was the only story so … Continue reading

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September 18, 1969 – Thanks Dad


Reading through United Cardinals Bloggers postings of their top iconic moments, you quickly come to the conclusion that Cardinals fans are fortunate to have so many wonderful memories.  From Ozzie Smith’s home run to Mark McGwire’s 62nd, I think my … Continue reading

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1960’s Post-season MVBOP awards


While it is hard to look past the contributions of David Freese in the 2011 post-season, a singular award for outstanding performance makes it far too easy to overlook some unbelievable contributions of his teammates, and at times, those of … 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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Cardinals Scrappy Hall of Fame


When you look back on the career of David Eckstein, one word comes to mind: scrappy.  Every sport has them, players that you cheer for when they are on your team but quickly get under your skin when they are … Continue reading

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