Current Cardinals

Spurred on by my continuing research into the Cardinals and their defense of the running game (Jake, I promise that I will have the *real* Yadi post up by the end of the week) and even more by an excellent post over at Fungoes by the UCB’s resident statistician  – I wound up coming across [...]

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Yesterday afternoon’s game obviously requires some revisiting.  Yes, I was hoping not to feel like 2008 all over again until later in the season.  Yes, the Cardinals have already logged two blown saves for the season in just one game.  Yes, we will live to play another day. Fer chris’sakes people, it was only the [...]

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[ Ed. note: As part of a spur of the moment "contest" of sorts, I offered up control of this webspace for a day to the first person to guess where the title of this post came from.  Josh from over at Redbirds Row nailed it without even trying hard.  Today, we feature a guest [...]

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Let’s see if I can remember who I picked to win divisions in the previous posts… AL Playoffs Cleveland Indians over New York Yankees When Alex Rodriguez struggles upon his return from hip surgery, ultimately shutting it down in September, the window opens for the Evil Empire to go down. Tampa Bay Rays over Los [...]

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Today marks that usual part of the year where we try like hell not to be homers, and usually fail to some extent.  Without further delay, our predictions for the NL Central standings in 2009: Chicago Cubs – Anyone not picking the Cubs at the top of this division is fooling themselves (sorry Sarah!).  That’s [...]

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Those of you listening to 1380 in St Louis today may find this duplicative, same if you read Bernie’s Press Box over at the STLToday forums. If you fit into neither of those groups, this may provide helpful for you.  I listened to Bernie’s segment with Cardinals GM John Mozeliak this afternoon, and there were [...]

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Ok, I’m sorry – you probably came here thinking I had a scoop – and for that I apologize.  There’s no scoop, Mo is not working on an extension for Rick Ankiel (that I know about). What I do have is a something I whipped up over at xtranormal.com, a cool little movie maker website, [...]

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Last night marked another edition of UCB Radio Hour.  We hosted, Daniel from C70 joined us, and we had several solid questions from callers and chat members alike. As always, you can listen via the iTunes podcast link (click on the UCB logo at right) or you can use this here fancy player from BlogTalkRadio: [...]

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Joe Posnanski has done it again.  The most recent issue of Sports Illustrated has Poz’s sit-down interview with Albert Pujols, addressing (what else) his stance and defiance about steroid use.  It is an excellent read, and I advise any Cardinal fan to read it through. Now, I realize that recent history and the now-fractured trust [...]

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It just so happens lots of interesting things have been dropped onto our desk in recent days, so figured why not share with the loyal readers (all three of you). Without further ado, the linkage: Braden Looper was scratched from another spring start for the Brewers because of a bad oblique.  I wish Braden all [...]

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