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Mike over at Stan Musial’s Stance was the question-maker for the weekend. He wanted to know the group’s thoughts on whether or not agents have become too powerful in the wake of the recent Manny Ramirez saga and the accusations that Scott Boras orchestrated his exit from the Boston Red Sox. Cruise over to SMS [...]

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Daniel over at Redbirds Fun posted his Roundtable question regarding the Jake Peavy SweepstakesTM. I’ve obviously (if you read the transcript) taken a strong position on this issue that may be unpopular with most Card fans, including some of you loyal readers here, all three of you. Check out Daniel’s setup over there at Redbirds [...]

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So today is my turn in the esteemed United Cardinal Bloggers’ Roundtable discussions taking place this month of October.  I’ve had a great time going back and forth with this red bleeding bunch, no matter agreeing or disagreeing.  While most of the Cardinal fandom is focused on who the Redbirds can add this off-season, I [...]

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Catch up on some more UCB banter at these following blogs: Haedar at Redbird Ramblings asked about the Cards’ 2009 bullpen. Bert Flex addressed the potential of the Cardinal outfield in 2009. Pip at Fungoes brought up one of the more interesting topics of the round, wanting input on the ‘fan experience’ at Busch III. [...]

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More UCB Roundtable goodness

by on October 15, 2008 · 0 comments

A couple more of the United Cardinal Bloggers’ Roundtable questions have been posted.  Check out my witty retorts at: Cardinal Nation Globe – A great question about the recently passed George Kissell and ‘The Cardinal Way’ The Rundown – Giving the business to Mozeliak about making some moves to shore up the team I’m due [...]

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I’ve been spending most of my Cardinal brainpower lately keeping up with those prolific writers of the United Cardinal Bloggers.  These guys are making me think really seriously about what I know about the Cardinals and what I’ve yet to learn.  At any rate, I’m throwing my $0.02 in there.  Check out the discussions posted [...]

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George Kissell 1920-2008 Longtime Cardinal player, coach, and teacher George Kissell passed away yesterday from injuries sustained in a car accident Monday night in St Petersburg FL. Kissell has been a long-time instructor with the Cardinals, teaching scores of players young and old, how to play the game of baseball. Derrick Goold recounted a great [...]

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As promised, the first installation of the United Cardinal Bloggers’ Roundtable discussion has been posted over at The Cardinal Virtue. John’s question for the group was this: I’ll start us off with what I feel is an “easy” topic. A big question for this offseason was answered with the resigning of Lohse. Was this the [...]

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Vote Albert for MVP

by on September 25, 2008 · 8 comments

Ok, so I don’t have any great way for you to influence that decision. What I do have, is a link to a post over at Redbird Review, where John dug up a great article on Page 2 at ESPN.com about the typical responses to Albert Pujols’ chances to win the NL MVP. Cruise over [...]

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I received an e-mail over the weekend from Alex Eisenberg over at Baseball-Intellect.com, alerting me to his analysis of Nico Vasquez‘ swing and projections going forward. From Eisenberg’s article Scouting Cardinals Prospect Niko Vasquez: Vasquez is coordinated and fairly agile with a strong arm at the shortstop position, but questions about his overall foot speed [...]

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