Tag Archives: Jon Jay

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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The Little Things: Brandon Dickson


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 a few of the little things that made all … 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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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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TBS – The Braun Station


Baseball fans everywhere should keep Ernie Johnson and his family in their thoughts and prayers.   It has been a very difficult time for the Johnson family, first losing their father in August.   Now, their son’s battle with muscular dystrophy will … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Shelby Miller for Roy Oswalt trade


As the 2010 non-waiver trade deadline was approaching, I tried to convince myself that trading Shelby Miller for Roy Oswalt would have been a good deal for the Cardinals.  Enough time has passed for an evaluation of that non-deal, and … Continue reading

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Viva el Baby Birdos


If you haven’t had a chance to read our friend Erika’s excellent article at Baseball Digest titled Up Close and Personal: The Beauty of a Minor League Fan Experience, stop reading this immediately and do so now.  I’ll wait. I’ve … 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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