Meet Matt Adams today! (if you happen to be in Philipsburg, PA)

by Nick November 10, 2012

Matt Adams is going home. (Actually, he may well already be there, but you never know with these ball players these days.) According to the Centre Daily Times, Adams will be making an appearance to shake hands and sign his name to things in his hometown of Philipsburg, PA today. Reading the link above, it [...]

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Will Leitch’s two month Twitter conversation AT the Cardinals: Denouement (The Playoffs)

by Nick November 9, 2012

Sometime in mid-August (ok, August 12 to be exact – it’s right there on the Tweeter box) Cardinal fan Will Leitch began a dialogue “with” the Cardinals. Er, maybe AT the Cardinals is more appropriate. The first installment was posted Wednesday and the completion of the regular season was posted yesterday. With Will’s permission, and [...]

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Will Leitch’s two month Twitter conversation AT the Cardinals: Part Two

by Nick November 8, 2012

Sometime in mid-August (ok, August 12 to be exact – it’s right there on the Tweeter box) Cardinal fan Will Leitch began a dialogue “with” the Cardinals. Er, maybe AT the Cardinals is more appropriate. The first installment was posted yesterday. With Will’s permission, and maybe he’ll chime in with some of his own feedback [...]

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Will Leitch’s two month Twitter conversation AT the Cardinals: Part One

by Nick November 7, 2012

Sometime in mid-August (ok, August 12 to be exact – it’s right there on the Tweeter box) Cardinal fan Will Leitch began a dialogue “with” the Cardinals. Er, maybe AT the Cardinals is more appropriate. With Will’s permission, and maybe he’ll chime in with some of his own feedback and insight upon review of his [...]

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Cardinals’ 40-man roster dance and the Rule 5 draft

by Nick November 5, 2012

The games are over, but the roster games are just beginning. There has been activity surrounding the Cardinals’ 40-man roster in recent days, with Kyle Lohse and Lance Berkman filing for free agency, Lohse receiving a one-year qualifying offer from the club, and others being shuffled around in preparation for December’s Rule 5 draft. Kyle [...]

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Press Release: Baseball Heaven, Here Comes The King – Ernie Hays

by Dennis November 1, 2012

CARDINALS MOURN LOSS OF ERNIE HAYS RETIRED BALLPARK ORGANIST SPENT 40 SEASONS PLAYING MUSIC FOR THE FANS AT BUSCH ST. LOUIS, November 1, 2012 – The entire St. Louis Cardinals family is saddened by the passing of Ernie Hays, retired Busch Stadium organist, last night at the age of 77. “We are deeply saddened by [...]

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White Rat set loose in Wentzville Sam’s Club

by Nick October 31, 2012

I don’t know about you, but when I think Whitey Herzog, I think of people stealing things.  And when I think of people stealing things, I think of… uh, hang on, let me start over. I don’t know about you, but when I think of Sam’s Club, I think of a White Rat… er, that’s [...]

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Dr PH8 and Mr HOW COULD YOU LOSE A 3-1 LEAD

by Nick October 30, 2012

I expected to have more time to process the end of the Cardinals season – to savor it, if you will.  But between the abrupt collapse of the hometown club in the NLCS and the quick work the Giants made of the Tigers in the World Series – all of a sudden baseball is totally [...]

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2012 Gold Glove Award Predictions

by Dennis October 29, 2012

If nothing else, the annual Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners remind us that most voters probably don’t actually watch much baseball.  If they did, Derek Jeter would not have taken home the award in 2010.  If Rawlings has accomplished anything, it’s that they have got one thing right.   The additional step of naming finalists for [...]

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Nostradennis

by Dennis October 23, 2012

Based on what we saw in 2012, feigned knowledge of the minor league system, and some tarot cards someone left in the driveway, I shall attempt to predict the future.  Barring an unexpected retirement or alien abduction, the 2013 Cardinals have roughly $89.5M guaranteed in salary to 9 players.  Add up some guesstimates for arbitration-eligible [...]

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