Josh

Growing up on the Iowa/Illinois border, two things were always assured every summer. You spent a lot of time in or around the Mississippi River and the Cubs/Cards rivalry became the big story no matter how each team was playing. Luckily for me I was able to witness the Big Mac/Sosa experience before leaving home [...]

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Taking into account that Whiteyball is all but dead, I am still surprised by what this little experiment has taught me. My heart and head were in the right place (for once) by pushing for Colby to take over his chosen role. But boy, the responses shocked even my most cynical viewpoints about TLR and [...]

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An expression is worth what you say? I took this pic with my wife last year during the STL/KC game, and I imagine it is the same look Colby Rasmus gave TLR when the lead-off question came up. The truth hurts, and the Cardinals have only one true option to man the most important spot [...]

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Motivated by an incredible UCB Radio outing, the biggest question to date isn’t where Holliday should be batting or even who the fifth starter will be come August. The Cardinals are faced with an even more daunting task, and I’m looking at our loyal three readers for answers. St. Louis can’t seem to score runs [...]

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Two stats are the centerpiece for today’s story, but I’m not quite there yet. After the emotional weekend that was, I fully expected a let down for this series. Arizona didn’t exactly have a lot going for them and being swept in San Diego never helps leading into a home stand. To make matters worse [...]

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Late night Monday game, late night Monday post. That’s my story anyway folks… It only took two weeks for the fighting words to start, but the ESPN League is already starting to get interesting. A couple of tiebreakers will do that, as both divisions sport ties at the top. PH8 Week 2 Due to hangover [...]

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It is a very long season, especially sitting here in April, but yesterday’s day/night epic will be talked about over and over. I’ll leave most of the yummy goodness to others because honestly — I’m exhausted. St. Louis Beat P-D’s take should be even more fun in the morning but the JSL!!! guru gives this [...]

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Three series down, three wins. That should be a good thing, right? So why does it feel like the Cardinals took a step back by letting a third opportunity for a sweep fall by the wayside… To be honest with all three of our readers, I took a nap after watching the first two innings [...]

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One thing I have learned from trying my hand at designing is that I’m much better at writing. So with that in mind, my weekly updates about the PH8 ESPN League are going to be quite boring in April. Hopefully by May both the Cardinals bullpen and my art skills will have improved to the [...]

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While not something I originally planned on including today, it is important for all of us here at PH8 to express our condolences to the Walters family. We were fortunate to get to know P.J. while interviewing him on UCB Radio, and I look forward to watching him overcome this tragedy and again honor his [...]

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