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One last ovation for the 2011 Philadelphia Phillies


In just a few hours, Josh Johnson will throw the first pitch of the St. Louis Cardinals 2012 season. Regardless of how the season plays out, Cardinals fans will get to hear “defending World Champions” until a new champion is … 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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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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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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The Pitch, the Hit and the Call


There is a lesson to be learned from Game Six of the National League Championship Series.   It is that you don’t want that series to go to a Game Seven.   It doesn’t matter if you have your best starter on … 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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Why Cardinals Fans Honk For Jaime


Thanks to our friends over at Pitchers Hit Eighth, St. Louis Cardinals fans have been Honking for Jaime (Garcia) for the last two seasons.  He is a special young talent, but until now has been somewhat of a regional novelty.   … Continue reading

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The Phillies lost the NLDS, to the Cardinals ?


As strange as that may seem to some, it did in fact happen.   Along the way, fans of both the Cardinals and Phillies were treated some some of the best baseball their respective teams can play.   There was pitching galore, … Continue reading

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Why Edwin Jackson will win Game Four of the NLDS


It has little to do with the fact that Edwin Jackson as been a steady contributor to the Cardinals rotation since the controversial deadline trade.   It also has nothing to do with the fact that Roy Oswalt is still a … Continue reading

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