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Initial Inductees into the Cardinals Hall of Fame


The July project for the writers of the United Cardinal Bloggers is to pick the first five inductees into the upcoming Cardinals Hall of Fame.   Well, not really, but if we were asked, these would be our top five nominees. … 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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Favorite Obscure Cardinals Player: Ray Washburn (Part 1)


One of the most enjoyable parts of being a member of the United Cardinal Bloggers is participation in the various monthly projects.   This one is of particular interest to me personally, as the subject is “your favorite obscure Cardinals player”.   … Continue reading

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Jumping on the Peter Bourjos Bandwagon


The last days leading up to the non-waiver trade deadline may be the most exciting time in the entire baseball season.   In the coming days, fates of several franchises will be determined as buyers and sellers each try to make … 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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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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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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The Unofficial Twitter Guide to Reds and Brewers fans


I believe few will disagree that the Twitter as a social media technology  greatly enhances the baseball watching experience in a way unlike anything we have had before, especially for us transplanted fans.   We can now share with like-minded fans … Continue reading

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Matt Adams and the upcoming trade deadline


It was nearly two years ago to the day that I wrote Would you trade your top draft choice   as speculation of a Shelby Miller for Roy Oswalt deal spread across blogs and twitter timelines faster than the wildfire … Continue reading

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How Historic was Johan Santana’s No-hitter ?


On Friday night, June 1, 2012, Johan Santana wrote his name in both the Mets and MLB records books when he no-hit the St. Louis Cardinals.  It was a remarkable pitching performance, to say the least.  Teams in the National … Continue reading

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