Bill DeWitt

The back-and-forth amongst Cardinal fans about the Albert Pujols contract negotiations continue to go on as we approach Pujols’ deadline for finalizing the deal.  There are definite “sides” to this story, those who believe he must be signed at any cost, and those who are wary of what any cost might do to the long-term [...]

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If you read the recent article here at PH8 about the YankiLeaks incident, you are probably already familiar with the dasterdly YankiLeaks organization which was responsible for helping create the “Abner Doubleday Agent-speak-to-English” translator.  I previously used the machine to decipher the encoded communications passed between members of the Yankees organization and Jeter’s agent, Casey Close.  [...]

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I’ve got an idea, and you’ve got a stadium.  MLB has a Stand Up To Cancer campaign.  I’ve always wanted to get into the Guinness Book of World Records.  Do you see where this is going? I haven’t worked out all the details.  I’m an idea man – a big picture kind of guy, so [...]

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[Ed. note: Once or twice throughout the season, the United Cardinal Bloggers undertake a roundtable discussion via e-mail that involves and answers various questions from the bloggers taking part over the course of a few weeks. We've spent most of our writing time answering those questions and taking part in those discussions (gladly, I might [...]

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In the handful of hours since the Cardinals lost Game One of the NLDS to the Dodgers, the realization has set in that the Dodgers didn’t play much (if any) better than the hometown club. Sure, they had more timely hits – both with the bat and by the ball – than the Cards, but [...]

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Brett Wallace. Clayton Mortensen. Shane Peterson. Which one is this go-round’s Dan Haren? As one would expect, the Cardinals’ trade for Matt Holliday brought about much excitement, for there is a new big bat in the daily lineup.  It also brought consternation because of the seemingly exorbitant price. We can’t add much outside of the [...]

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I had to laugh at the headline link on ESPN.com (that’s the Eastern Seaboard Promotion Network, for those of us in the Midwest) after Tuesday night’s Cardinals – Tigers game. The Cards exploded on offense, plating all eleven of their runs by the end of the sixth inning. Albert Pujols had a fine game by [...]

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[Ed. note - As part of our vacation reading, I asked my Twitter buddy Jake Wagman, political reporter for the St Louis Post-Dispatch, to do a Q&A with us.  Happily, Jake obliged.  Extensively.  We couldn't have asked for better responses.  Jake gave us some great insight into the political workings that go along with a [...]

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New Directions

by on January 30, 2009 · 17 comments

The following guest post is brought to you by today’s UCB blog swap project.  We’re all swapping blogs, and seeing if you can figure out who is writing where!  Make your guesses down in the comments section, and be sure to check out the other UCB blogs to see where my post wound up!  It [...]

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Today brought us some great posts across the Cardinal blogosphere, not so indirectly focused toward an article that appeared yesterday in the St Louis Post-Dispatch. I don’t have a lot to add to what Pip and C70 have already said regarding the venom being spewed toward Cardinal management, nor about the media’s involvement in provoking [...]

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