“…very unlikely that he will pitch in 2013.” – John Mozeliak, Cardinals GM (about 20 minutes ago) “Well, FU*%!” -Me, just now If it looks like a duck and sounds like a duck, then it’s probably forced retirement in the near future. Grrr.
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 [...]
When a deadline approaches for members of the United Cardinal Bloggers, we take it seriously. Once the deadline passes, and we have failed to meet said deadline, then we all get serious about taking deadlines seriously. Eventually we reach a point where someone basically has to force one of us to take one for the [...]
World Series Swag Bob Gibson, Bruce Sutter, and Adam Wainwright have always commanded attention while on the pitcher’s mound. When they all took the mound together for ceremonial pitches, it was like watching different 3 points in space-time meeting for just a moment. Geeky? Yes. Awesome? Absolutely. For a fleeting instant, I almost wanted [...]
I’ll admit that my interest in the Rangers this year was primarily due to the fact that I had CJ Wilson, Matt Harrison, Colby Lewis, Alexi Ogando, David Murphy, and Mitch Moreland each on a fantasy baseball team at one time or another. Following them more closely than ever, I could help but have a [...]
Don’t worry Boo-Boo, the Rangers have Adrian Beltre who is practically “Mr. Consistency” in non-contract years, so they will be just fine. They might miss Nelson Cruz, but Beltre will pick them up. That’s the same Beltre who hit .340 last year and is the best defensive 3B in baseball according to CJ Wilson. Don’t [...]
“You got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em Know when to walk away and know when to run” ~Kenny Rogers (The Gambler) Those words of wisdom probably apply just as well to free agency as they do to poker, and there are certainly some parallels to be drawn. You can’t win every [...]