Dennis

If nothing else, the annual Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners remind us that most voters probably don’t actually watch much baseball.  If they did, Derek Jeter would not have taken home the award in 2010.  If Rawlings has accomplished anything, it’s that they have got one thing right.   The additional step of naming finalists for [...]

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Nostradennis

by on October 23, 2012 · 8 comments

Based on what we saw in 2012, feigned knowledge of the minor league system, and some tarot cards someone left in the driveway, I shall attempt to predict the future.  Barring an unexpected retirement or alien abduction, the 2013 Cardinals have roughly $89.5M guaranteed in salary to 9 players.  Add up some guesstimates for arbitration-eligible [...]

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The 2012 season for the St. Louis Cardinals came to a rather abrupt, sobering halt tonight.  Taking time to reflect and collect one’s thoughts before writing a post-mortem might be a savvy move.  I am not that man.  So, please go elsewhere for brevity, hat tipping, and the usual exchange of pleasantries that often follows [...]

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Rally Unicorn Time

by on October 22, 2012 · 0 comments

After the Giants took to Twitter to make some rather unoriginal topics trend on Twitter last night, I think it only right to fight fire with a nuclear unicorn weapon.  Of course, the hashtags in use have no impact on the game, but they provide a cathartic release for those of us who are sick [...]

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Not The News – Vol XVI

by on October 17, 2012 · 0 comments

To celebrate the Cardinals making the playoffs that infamous person known by the singular name “She” was quoted on the topic of the team making the postseason.  Of course, many quotes have been attributed to “She” over the years, but this one makes more sense than some of the others.

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2012 NLCS at BUSCH STADIUM St. Louis Cardinals – San Francisco Giants How Fans Can Enjoy Championship Series Baseball and Rally Support for the Cardinals ST. LOUIS – October 16, 2012 – As the reigning World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals return home from San Francisco tied with the Giants (1-1) after the first two [...]

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  Tickets for World Series Game 1 at Busch (if necessary) are available for those lucky enough to have received an email today with a password.  That password provides those lucky folks with an opportunity to spend upwards of a car payment on World Series tickets.  If the Cardinals make it that far, then they [...]

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Building a Bonfyre

by on October 15, 2012 · 0 comments

Imagine Facebook minus all the extraneous crap that most people don’t have time to use, kick, or farm.  Then imagine that the slimmed down version of Facebook is solely dedicated to a unique, personalized social networking experience, and you don’t have to worry about security or privacy issues.  Think of it as a combination of [...]

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Armando Benitez has cursed us all, and the founder of Benitez Has Cursed Us, David Schubert, wants you all to stand up and recognize, yo.  If you think that sentence makes no sense, then you should try following the stream of semi-consciousness that is Schube’s Twitter feed.  He’s a sucker for misspelled words and ignorance, [...]

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The moment Jayson Werth pulled an Adam Wainwright offering to left field for a double, it seemed like the Cardinals might be in for a long, long night.  When Wainwright has it all going good, he does not give up a lot of extra base hits.  When he doesn’t, you get Bryce Harper following Werth [...]

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