Current Cardinals

I came across a post at Pirate Revolution this week comparing the Cardinals to the Pittsburgh Pirates, position by position. It’s a pretty fair evaluation, as a cursory look.  Obviously, it doesn’t take into account positions where advantages are disparate, like Albert Pujols versus pretty much anyone on the planet. There is some amount of [...]

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The UCB Preseason Roundtable discussions continue, with Deaner over at Cardinal Nation Globe posting today about choices for a franchise building block – Albert Pujols exempted. Tomorrow features a great question from Josh at That’s A Winner – I won’t spoil it, but it’s very pertinent to the Cardinal outlook for coming years. —– Tomorrow [...]

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Once again the United Cardinal Bloggers undertake a Roundtable project, a way to pass the time during Spring Training while waiting for Opening Day. We had the honor of leading off this time around, so here goes: In light of the way the free agent market has progressed, do you think the Cards jumped the [...]

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Ok, I know you’re tired of hearing about the Alex Rodriguez steroid saga.  I’ve had more than my fill of it as well.  I don’t plan to rehash how Rodriguez has sullied the game, and how he is a liar, a cheat, etc. that has been trumpted across the blogosphere since Saturday’s announcement and Sunday’s [...]

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[Ed. note - I've revised the post to re-order all of the charts, ranked by the column that is the "pertinent information".  I'm not sure why I didn't do that in the first place, but it was late when I originally posted, so forgive me.  Hopefully this makes the information even clearer.  Thanks for reading.] [...]

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Today is part two of our look at the Cardinals’ focus on defending the running game. We’ll take a look at how the catchers play a role in slowing down the running game of opposing teams. If you missed part one yesterday, you can catch up before diving into today’s post. Let’s get some simple [...]

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Strangely (or perhaps fittingly), our two-hundredth post arrives today, on a day that we begin our most aggressive undertaking in this site’s brief history. Today marks the beginning of a three-part series here at Pitchers Hit Eighth (hopefully it is only three) taking an in-depth look into the Cardinals’ approach to defending the running game. [...]

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Here it is, probably not much anticipated, but I’m excited about bringing it to you. I should qualify my choices for this lineup. Each player must have played 50% of his games at the position listed in the given season and have 450 at-bats for that season. The following is the lineup, based upon the [...]

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One of my favorite things to do lately is check in on the Stat of the Day over at Baseball Reference.  I’m trying to learn how to properly use their Play Index tool, and the stat of the day page helps to show the power of the PI. This past Friday, the topic was Chris [...]

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Albert Pujols MVP art

by on January 25, 2009 · 4 comments

Somehow I stumbled onto the site obamicon.me site this evening. This site produces poster prints similar to the Barack Obama ‘Hope‘ poster designed by Shepard Fairey. I decided to create my own poster: What do you think? Should I start making prints to sell?

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