Cardinals Catch-All 01.30.13

by Nick January 30, 2013

Anymore, various stories about the Cardinals and their players come across my inbox faster than I can react to them (for the most part) but I often feel many are worth sharing.  I thought maybe a weekly (or as-dictated by worthy items to report) catch-all post would be the most efficient way to both communicate [...]

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The Personal PED Question

by Dennis January 29, 2013

Curious to see feedback on this, because the risk/reward calculation, practical considerations, and moral/legal implications must certainly be weighed differently by different people. Follow gr33nazn on Twitter for more about weighing thoughts…

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Pitchers Hit Eighth Podcast – Episode 12.0: “This is one of the finest people that ever lived.”

by Nick January 28, 2013

The triumphant return of the Pitchers Hit Eighth podcast resulted in Episode 12.0 and we were extremely lucky to have Mike Ferrin, co-host of Power Alley on MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM, as our guest. We talked to Mike at length about the lasting legacy of Stan Musial, Jason Motte‘s new contract, a pending (hopefully) [...]

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Remembering and honoring The Man, Stan Musial

by Nick January 27, 2013

It’s been both a hard weekend on Cardinal fans, but also one of great joy in reliving the outstanding, full life of Stan Musial.  The outpouring of respect, love, and admiration from Cardinal fans in St. Louis and across the nation has been touching and – thankfully, for those of us unable to share in [...]

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Six Cardinals Prospects You May Not Know

by John Nagel January 26, 2013

[Ed. Note - Starting with today's post, John Nagel of Cardinals Farm will be regularly updating you loyal four readers of PH8 on the goings on in the Cardinals minor league system (recently ranked best in all of MLB by Baseball America, mind you). Please welcome John, and we hope you enjoy reading more about [...]

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Out of the Park Baseball (OOTP) 13 review

by Nick January 23, 2013

If you’re as obsessed about baseball as I am, or many fanatics of the game, you likely already know about the baseball simulation franchise Out of the Park Baseball. Now in it’s thirteenth iteration (OOTP13), the game has evolved from a one-man operation into a major yearly release. As a regular OOTP player (my focus [...]

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Plans for Stan

by Josh January 21, 2013

For anyone planning a trip to St. Louis, be safe and send the Man home in style. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Musial Funeral Arrangements Announced Public Visitation Will Be Thursday and the Funeral Mass Saturday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ST. LOUIS, January 21, 2013 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced that the family [...]

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Thanks, Stan. Rest in peace.

by Nick January 20, 2013

I was on my way to dinner with my family last night when my phone started ringing – it was Josh, one of my cohorts at this very site. He had spent the afternoon at the Cards Caravan in Joplin, and I assumed he was calling with a great story about that event. I let it [...]

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Mabry Drives Cards Caravan Home

by Josh January 20, 2013

Sporting the 2013 alternate home jersey, Al Hrabosky welcomed fans with his usual style for this year’s Cardinals Caravan. A new autograph format followed the festivities, and both the current and former players put on a good show. Seth Maness was introduced first as he burst on the scene to earn minor league Pitcher of [...]

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Winter Warm-Up Live Blog

by Andrew January 19, 2013

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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