Busch Stadium

Notice the way this shot was framed magnificently against the backdrop of the Busch Stadium crowd at night.  The warning sign for “Interfering With Ball” marks the boundary, and the foul/fair pole with its ghastly school bus yellow color is matched in the background by its twin.  More importantly, check out the guy in front [...]

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Cardinals fans at Busch Stadium this weekend have been treated to three starting pitching gems so far in just two games – two for the good guys (Jaime Garcia and Kyle Lohse) and one by the opposing Brewers (Yovani Gallardo).  Lohse’s required a bit more wiggle work, but he was outstanding again nonetheless. We enter [...]

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On the morning of January 19th, I started collecting links – as many as I can find with minimal effort – that discuss the Albert Pujols contract discussions. Why? Who knows, yet here they are. Oh, and to serve you all, our three loyal readers! The Daily Pujols certainly won’t be a comprehensive list, but between [...]

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I’ve read several columns lauding the Rangers for their classy celebration of their series clinching victory over the Tampa Rays.  The celebration included a special shower for the team’s star outfielder and recovering substance addict, Josh Hamilton, that included Canada Dry ginger ale substituted for the usual champagne.  The champagne was instead kept on ice while the [...]

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Introduction (aka a bunch of words at the top): An introduction is most certainly in order.  I’m Dennis, but you may know me on Twitter as gr33nazn – owner of #ManFridge.  I recently authored a post on my personal blog about why I’m not a baseball blogger, so naturally I’m now attempting to be a baseball [...]

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This Thursday past, September 16th, I was afforded the opportunity to tag along with some fellow bloggers as a guest of Fox Sports Midwest to the Cardinals’ game against the Padres that evening. The game was fantastic, but far from the highlight of the evening (even though the Cards won, an increasing rarity). Daniel of [...]

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A day off is good for this team’s bullpen, still not far enough removed for Tony’s liking from the 20-inning marathon last weekend. Rest assured PH8 loyal readers (all three of you), we do not have any intention of hosting a live blog this weekend.  As such, expect regular-old boring nine-inning games.  Sorry. Peoria Cardinals [...]

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I didn’t get to see all of the game in Cincinnati last night (MLB.tv clearly still working out the bugs this season), but what I did see via the tiny little screen on my iPhone (AtBat working like a charm) left me with the following quick hits: Cardinals 6, Reds 3 Ryan Frankhausen?  Isringlin? Ryan [...]

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[Ed. note - Once again we are taking part in a United Cardinal Bloggers project.  This month is the ever popular pre-season Roundtable discussions.  You can find the full schedule of roundtable questions and posts at the UCB website. I wrote and sent out this question one week ago, the night before Baby PH8 was [...]

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[Ed. note - I know it's July.  I know I'm about four-ish weeks late with this post.  Sue me.  Better late than never, right?] I was lucky growing up where I did, about a half-hour east of St Louis – “on the Illinois side.” I was able to attend Cardinal games fairly regularly, thanks to [...]

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