General PH8 Stuff

Occasionally real life (read: day job) takes me to various cities (read: airports) across the country, and this Tuesday and Wednesday past happened to be one of those occasions. Thankfully for my baseball habit, the same MLB.tv subscription that I depend on to watch the Cards at home travels with me – on laptop and [...]

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From One Vet…

by on July 2, 2010 · 0 comments

Iraq was all everyone wanted to talk about in my family the summer of 2004. I much rather wanted to talk about how St. Louis was putting together one of the greatest regular seasons in my lifetime. But as most things work out, the war effort did get most of the attention no matter how [...]

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Blogs With Balls 3

by on June 5, 2010 · 0 comments

It’s raining in Chicago, but the panels are underway. I’ve found the

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See what I did there?  A baseball pun? Today marks the second birthday (or anniversary, however you look at it) of this humble little site. In May 2008, I led things off with a post that really had nothing to do with the Cardinals – “Soriano = Zito?” – which is strangely being made to [...]

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Out of the Park Baseball 11 picks a winner (and so does PH8) As you may or may not know, the kind folks at OOTP Developments provided us with a copy of their game to give away to a lucky reader. That reader was Justyn (or @cyyoung29 on Twitter), and he has hopefully by now [...]

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Ok, so I’m only partially kidding about the last part, but from various sources on Twitter today: @Fox_Sports_MW Lineup skip lud pujols holliday ras molina freese CARP ryan-not a typo!!! @dgoold It’s retro nite at Busch. Miles signed and pitcher batting eighth. No joke. #stlcards @solomonsside #stlcards lineup Schumaker 4, Ludwick 9, Pujols 3, Holliday [...]

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St. Louis Cardinals @ San Francisco Giants 8:10 CT TV: Fox Sports Midwest Radio: KTRS-550 Probable Starters: Adam Wainwright vs. Barry Zito The Cardinals dropped an ugly one last night — including two errors, and a .083 BA with RISP — against the always nasty Tim Lincecum. Tonight is a 12-6 dreamers delight, as Adam [...]

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The kind folks at OOTP Developments have provided us with a copy of their latest baseball simulation game, Out of the Park Baseball 11 to give away to one PH8 reader. As such, between now and Friday (04.23.2010) at noon (Central Time), you have three ways to enter: Leave a (pertinent) comment on any post [...]

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The Cardinals are set to square off once again with the Milwaukee Brewers today, after a thrilling 5-4 comeback win last night. Nick Stavinoha? Really? Anyways, we’ve got Jaime Garcia making his first start today, which all of us at PitchersHitEighth have been anxiously awaiting (Honkin’ for Jaime). Milwaukee is sending ace Yovani Gallardo to [...]

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Join me and whoever else decides to stop through tomorrow at Miller Park for a Pitchers Hit Eighth-styled tailgate prior to the Cards and Brewers 2:10pm start. We will have a cooler full of adult beverages (and some non-adult too), hot dogs, and good company. I expect arrival in at the Miller Park parking lot [...]

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