Cardinals Coaches

Cardinal fans, pray for good results from the MRI done on Kyle Lohse’s right knee yesterday.  What looked like an innocent tweak of the ankle and a stubborn starter trying to finish five and get the win quickly turned into another waiting and wishing game for Cardinal fans. Where do they go if Lohse winds [...]

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What a two game stretch for the Cardinals, eh? After flipping the switch on the typical bullpen story Tuesday night, the Cards were pretty dominant from wire-to-wire last night. Joel Pineiro was economical, efficient, and overall outstanding.  He gave the bullpen some rest after lots of work Tuesday night, not to mention being short two [...]

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Days like today renew my interest in baseball. The Cards took a tough loss on the chin Saturday afternoon, they lost an opportunity to strike back yesterday because of weather, and today was a scheduled day off. I took the opportunity to listen to the Memphis Redbirds play in Oklahoma City versus the Redhawks. The [...]

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The Cardinals have made a move to bolster (???) their bullpen, in the wake of several rough outings for the season. Brian Barton, a Rule 5 draft selection a year ago, is headed to the Atlanta Braves for right-handed relief pitcher Blaine Boyer. Boyer hasn’t been a world-beater, but maybe Dave Duncan sees something he [...]

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I know, I know – here we go again. Many of you have no doubt read all of the things Tony has done wrong over at the STLToday.com Cards Talk forums.  You know the routine over there -  “the season is over,” “Tony must go,” “why didn’t they sign a closer?” – those type of [...]

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Is anyone else becoming mildly concerned about Adam Wainwright’s seemingly sudden inability to throw strikes? I know, small sample size and all, but the sample size continues to grow with no marked improvement.  It should also be noted that he had this same problem in the spring, struggling to get in a groove and running [...]

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No, not *this* The Outfield, but rather the 2009 Cardinals outfield.  What do you imagine Rick Ankiel was thinking to himself watching his mates bang around a bunch of hits yesterday while he continues to struggle at the plate?  Colby Rasmus continues to look more comfortable at the plate, while flashing the leather in center [...]

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In light of Cardinal fans’ most recent Chicken Little moment, I present to you (in no particular order) the Top Ten Reasons that the Cardinals’ 2009 season is already over, only nine games in.  Please note:  *tongue firmly in cheek*. Because Ryan Ludwick is still on the bench. Because Yadier Molina has that silly yellow [...]

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In what was a great weekend series for the Cardinals, we learned a few things.  It is much easier to win and far less stressful on the bullpen when the Cardinals can produce either A) ten-plus runs or B) get a three-hit complete game shutout from a starting pitcher. Kyle Lohse is clearly on a [...]

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Dear Tony:  I have to pay for this domain name.  It was based upon a promise you made a little over a year ago to strategically get Albert Pujols more at-bats while still getting him into the cleanup spot.  I thought it so unique that I ran out and started this site.  Now you’re reneging [...]

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