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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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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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Move Over, There's a New Ace in Town


With a dominating 6 inning performance against the Chicago Cubs on September 24, 2010, Adam Wainwright earned his 20th win of the season.  That places him in some rather elite company in Cardinals history.  In the previous 50 years, this … Continue reading

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Passing the Baton


While most eyes in Cardinals Nation are fixed on the 1-2 punch of Albert Pujols and Matt Holliday as they spread fear and terror throughout National League pitching staffs, a very interesting story is playing out in the starting rotation. … Continue reading

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Adam Wainwright's Completely Dominating First Half of 2010


While much is being made about 2010 being the year of the pitcher, Adam Wainwright is quietly putting together quite a season, showing why he has become the ace of the Cardinals pitching staff.  Well, maybe not so quietly as … Continue reading

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October 13, 1985


It has been three years since the Whitey Herzog managed St. Louis Cardinals shocked the baseball world by beating the seemingly invincible Milwaukee Brewers in the 1982 World Series. While those Cardinals were labeled as the Running Rabbits, they were … Continue reading

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