NL Central Division

It has been only a few days since the Cardinals were swept in a three-game series by the lowly Kansas City Royals.  In the two games since that sweep, the Cardinals have beaten the reigning World Series champion Boston Red Sox by scores of 5-4 and 9-3.  So, immediately following three straight losses to a [...]

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Surely by now you’ve heard all the rumors and the bluster swirling around Mark Cuban and the impending sale of the Chicago Cubs. If not, try looking here. Buster Olney over at ESPN.com doesn’t think Cuban’s got much of a shot: Mark Cuban seems to be aggressively pursuing the Cubs, in the face of a [...]

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The last three games have been the most frustrating series for me in recent memory as a Cards fan. If anyone ever needed a lesson in how to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory, they only need look as far as the replays of the Cardinals’ three-game set with the Pirates, finished up this [...]

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It’s been rumored for days, but Jim Edmonds’ signing with the Cubs is seemingly imminent upon passing a physical, according to ESPN. Despite it being the Cubs, I will root for Jimmy to do well (as long as they aren’t playing the Cardinals). He’s just one of those former ‘Birds who holds a special place [...]

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Soriano = Zito ?

by on May 5, 2008 · 5 comments

It’s time someone said it. Is Alfonso Soriano the Cubs’ very own version of Barry Zito? Clearly Soriano is struggling and he and his manager and teammates will attribute it to injury. But will he ever be the same hitter? Soriano sports a .222 OBP so far this season, with 3 HR and 13 total [...]

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