Dennis

Ballpark Village 101

by on February 8, 2013 · 0 comments

With 47 custom shovels at the ready to commemorate the event, a small army of Burberry-clad townsfolk braved the chilly weather in downtown St Louis.  They gallantly stepped outside of their luxury automobiles long enough to break ground for the first phase of Ballpark Village (BPV).  While this day has been long in the making, [...]

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USA Today Sports has reported that the Mariners have been somehow leveraged into a 7 year, $175M contract extension for Felix Hernandez, because you can never pay too much to be a solid 4th place ahead of the Astros.  Granted, that shouldn’t be viewed as the floor for an Adam Wainwright extension, but even seeing [...]

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As long as games exist so too will cheaters that target those games.  Taking a legislative approach to prevent cheating accomplishes a lot, but it comes with some inherent limitations. Primary among those limitations is that the system is necessarily a reactive mechanism much like the criminal court system in America.  MLB can educate, inform, [...]

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CARPe Dammit!

by on February 5, 2013 · 1 comment

“…very unlikely that he will pitch in 2013.” – John Mozeliak, Cardinals GM (about 20 minutes ago) “Well, FU*%!” -Me, just now If it looks like a duck and sounds like a duck, then it’s probably forced retirement in the near future.  Grrr.

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The Personal PED Question

by on January 29, 2013 · 0 comments

Curious to see feedback on this, because the risk/reward calculation, practical considerations, and moral/legal implications must certainly be weighed differently by different people. Follow gr33nazn on Twitter for more about weighing thoughts…

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Every year the members of the United Cardinal Bloggers (UCB) pause for a few moments to bestow honors and blah, blah, blah.  Without any more of that ado that apparently there is much of for no reason, here is my UCB Awards ballot.

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The UCB roundtable question of the day for November 19th involved some alternate universe baseball, because why not have it involve alternate universe baseball? Courtesy of some guy eating a burrito… Good morning.  Please take a moment to suspend disbelief and logic in favor of playing a bit of “alternate universebaseball”.  Allow the theoretical baseball [...]

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2013 WINTER WARM-UP TICKETS ON SALE Proceeds from the 17th Annual Event Continue to Benefit Kids in the Cardinals Community ST. LOUIS, MO, November 15, 2012 – Cardinals Care, the charitable foundation of the St. Louis Cardinals, announced today that tickets for the 17th annual Winter Warm-Up will be available starting Friday, November 23. One [...]

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Please take a moment and pause your game of Angry Birds long enough to vote from a bunch of people who dedicate far too much time in their basements writing about baseball.  Seriously, this means something to the bloggers who write the words that make the whole world sing.  They are the lyrical gangstas in [...]

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CARDINALS MOURN LOSS OF ERNIE HAYS RETIRED BALLPARK ORGANIST SPENT 40 SEASONS PLAYING MUSIC FOR THE FANS AT BUSCH ST. LOUIS, November 1, 2012 – The entire St. Louis Cardinals family is saddened by the passing of Ernie Hays, retired Busch Stadium organist, last night at the age of 77. “We are deeply saddened by [...]

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