Bird Land

With the 19th selection of the 2009 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft, the St. Louis Cardinals have selected right-handed pitcher Shelby Miller, from Brownwood High School in Brownwood, TX. ‘Round here we know better than to step on the toes of the fine folks over at Future Redbirds, who have far more knowledge [...]

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Chris Carpenter’s fine outing against the Cincinnati Reds last night had me wondering: The Cardinals’ starting pitching staff has been phenominal (with a few hiccups) in the last month or so, but are they clearly distancing themselves from the rest of the league in that regard? Well, classic metrics tell us it is so. The [...]

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Cardinal fans, pray for good results from the MRI done on Kyle Lohse’s right knee yesterday.  What looked like an innocent tweak of the ankle and a stubborn starter trying to finish five and get the win quickly turned into another waiting and wishing game for Cardinal fans. Where do they go if Lohse winds [...]

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Join us for our weekly podcastat Blog Talk Radio on this Wednesday, March 25th, at 9:30pm CT.  (Note the new time!) http://www.blogtalkradio.com/UCB-Host/2009/03/26/United-Cardinal-Bloggers-Radio-Hour As always, we’d love to have you call in with any questions or comments you have about Cardinals baseball. This week PH8 will be hosting, and we will be joined by St Louis [...]

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Those of you listening to 1380 in St Louis today may find this duplicative, same if you read Bernie’s Press Box over at the STLToday forums. If you fit into neither of those groups, this may provide helpful for you.  I listened to Bernie’s segment with Cardinals GM John Mozeliak this afternoon, and there were [...]

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First, thanks as always to Daniel over at C70 for setting this up, be sure to check in with his Awards post for links to the other tallies. Without further ado, my ballot for this year’s Cardinals Blogger Awards: 1) Player of the Year Ryan Ludwick Yadier Molina Albert Pujols Sure, I could make arguments [...]

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George Kissell 1920-2008 Longtime Cardinal player, coach, and teacher George Kissell passed away yesterday from injuries sustained in a car accident Monday night in St Petersburg FL. Kissell has been a long-time instructor with the Cardinals, teaching scores of players young and old, how to play the game of baseball. Derrick Goold recounted a great [...]

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UCB: Top 7 Prospects followup

by on September 10, 2008 · 4 comments

As a follow-up to our UCB project (well, he actually commissioned our lists) Derrick Goold of the St Louis Post-Dispatch has posted his Bird Land 7 over at STLToday.com. Naturally, Derrick chose many different players from the rest of us, and puts up a great read. Thanks to DG and the UCB crew for the [...]

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