Always hard to follow along with all the moves, so I’m hoping this gives an indication of where the Cardinals pitching is at within the central division. I’m going to use the depth charts at as the reference. They are fairly up to date as they show Greene at SS already. Cardinals – SP: Wainright, Lohse, […]

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Set the Lineup

by on December 8, 2008 · 7 comments

Let’s get an early jump. Based on what we have now and what we know about Tony let’s try to set the lineup for 2009. You can enter names or stats or just general wants. Leadoff, RF, Skip Schumaker. – Schumaker really proved himself as a leadoff hitter last year. In fact, Shoeman batted .309 […]

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by on November 17, 2008 · 2 comments

The announcements are in and Sir Albert has brought home another well deserved MVP Award. You can listen to the conference call, watch video, etc from the link above. Highlights : Elbow is doing good 🙂  Will be cleared to do weight lifting soon, but can’t push too much. Other questions surrounded the fact that the […]

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Cardinals need a Holliday

by on November 10, 2008 · 7 comments

Ed. Note: My apologies to PH8 contributor StLCards, who put this post up a few days ago, and I didn’t even realize it was here.  Please read below. —– Last week amidst all the Jake Peavy rumblings I came across a headline that basically indicated the Rockies were now ready to accept less for Holliday. […]

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What to do on Sept 1

by on August 30, 2008 · 3 comments

This has been a tough season to really understand.  At the beginning not much was anticipated.  Rotation seemed shaky with Carpenter out and three rookies in the outfield and an injury prone 3B taking over for perennial gold glovers Edmonds and Rolen, together with all the uncertainty of Pujols’ elbow, tempered expectations to say the […]

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Izzy Injured

by on August 20, 2008 · 1 comment

You’ve probably all heard by now that Jason Isringhausen‘s tenure as a Cardinal is likely coming to an end with the announcement of a torn flexor muscle and inflammation in his elbow. I had previously speculated that Izzy had an undisclosed injury so this announcement comes as no surprise. The question is again one of […]

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5 Pretty obvious that the number 5 would be significant for the Cardinals as one of the best hitters in the game wears that number for the Redbirds. But I’m talking about another number 5. This goes back to a post game interview when the bullpen let yet another game slip away. In that interview […]

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