General PH8 Stuff

When it’s over…

by on June 23, 2013 · 1 comment

When it’s over That’s the time I fall in love again -Sugar Ray If you’re still following @PitchersHit8th on Twitter, this post will come as no surprise to you, and is actually long overdue.  If you loyal four readers are REALLY loyal and only come here, well, then I apologize for the lack of updates [...]

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CARPe Dammit!

by on February 5, 2013 · 1 comment

“…very unlikely that he will pitch in 2013.” – John Mozeliak, Cardinals GM (about 20 minutes ago) “Well, FU*%!” -Me, just now If it looks like a duck and sounds like a duck, then it’s probably forced retirement in the near future.  Grrr.

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Winter Warm-Up Live Blog

by on January 19, 2013 · 2 comments

We’re live from the media room at Winter Warm Up 2013. Stay tuned here, as we will be live blogging with stories, quotes, and hopefully audio throughout the day, as fast as we can type after the players leave the podium. 9:31 am – Matt Holliday Bouncing Back for 2013 Matt Holliday finished the 2012 [...]

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Every year the members of the United Cardinal Bloggers (UCB) pause for a few moments to bestow honors and blah, blah, blah.  Without any more of that ado that apparently there is much of for no reason, here is my UCB Awards ballot.

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The UCB roundtable question of the day for November 19th involved some alternate universe baseball, because why not have it involve alternate universe baseball? Courtesy of some guy eating a burrito… Good morning.  Please take a moment to suspend disbelief and logic in favor of playing a bit of “alternate universebaseball”.  Allow the theoretical baseball [...]

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Please take a moment and pause your game of Angry Birds long enough to vote from a bunch of people who dedicate far too much time in their basements writing about baseball.  Seriously, this means something to the bloggers who write the words that make the whole world sing.  They are the lyrical gangstas in [...]

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MLB absolutely despises, detests, and hates Cardinal Nation.  Even that might not explain the completely irrational decision to schedule game 3 of the NLDS between the Cardinals and Nationals at 1:07 pm (ET) on Wednesday.  On MLB Network.  Maybe they are concerned about all the millions of baseball fans in the Czech Republic and Oman [...]

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1967 Cardinals Reunion

by on October 2, 2012 · 0 comments

Do you like baseball?  Of course you do.  Do you also enjoy good food?  Duh.  Of course you do.  But do you like saving money and getting a discount on both baseball and food?  Heh.  Now that I’ve set the hook, let me reel you all the way in with an opportunity that might just [...]

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Take a close look at the above image.  It’s Josh Harrison of the Pirates propelling his body into catcher Yadier Molina.  Some will call it a clean baseball play.  Some may even call it a “scrappy”, “hard-nosed”, or “gritty” play.  Call it what you like.  I call it a gutless, bush league move made by [...]

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With the trade of Tyler Greene to the Houston Astros, the list of ex-Cardinals grew just a bit.  As a matter of fact, he might be the final piece to the most epic NotCardinals team ever.  Consider the potential NotCardinals 25-man roster.  Note that several ex-Redbirds have been excluded, but many belong on the 40-man [...]

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