Tag Archives: Colby Rasmus

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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Thank you, Colby Rasmus


I know what you are thinking.  With a title like that, you might be expecting some sort of twisted last minute jab at the expense of the Cardinals former center fielder. No, this is not one of those times, I … 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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There's no I in team


But there’s one smack dab in the middle of mediocre, and that’s what Colby Rasmus was on September 13. While Cardinals fans are lamenting another loss to a rookie pitcher with an ERA higher than the Cardinals magic number, a … Continue reading

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Why Colby Rasmus should hit leadoff


If one of the manager’s main criticisms of Colby Rasmus in 2010 is that he occasionally gets homer happy, then why continue putting him in a slugging spot in the lineup ?   That doesn’t make any sense, whatsoever. In … Continue reading

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Why Tony La Russa should return in 2011


As the Cardinals fall farther behind in the National League Central Division race, the number of bloggers, sports writers and fans calling for the retirement of Tony La Russa is simply mind-boggling.  One of the best is Jay Hulsey’s article … Continue reading

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Is it Toast or Welsh Rarebit


No, this hasn’t turned into a cooking blog, although that would be less stressful than trying to find anything positive to say about the St. Louis Cardinals recent performance.   Instead, I take inspiration from a great cartoon that one of … Continue reading

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