Colby Rasmus

Mang Overboard

by on January 13, 2011 · 6 comments

“I say and I say it again, you’ve been had. You’ve been took. You’ve been hoodwinked, bamboozled, led astray, run amok.” ~Malcolm X (Malcolm X – a Spike Lee joint) I couldn’t have said it better myself (probably because Denzel Washington has a way better speaking voice, and he’s well…Denzel).  Someone has tried to pull the [...]

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Heart Healthy

by on January 12, 2011 · 2 comments

C’mon!  You didn’t think I was going to go into some long-winded analogy about cholesterol, heart-healthy diets, and cardiology, did you?  Did you?  I’m not that predictable, or at least I hope I’m not that predictable.  No, I’m talking about the heart of the order.  In this case, I’m specifically talking about Rasmus-Pujols-Holliday.  Consider what [...]

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Kid 1 (Cardinals fan):  Okay, I’ve got a Wade Boggs and two Dwight Gooden rookie cards in pristine condition, and they are in sleeves.  Heck, they still smell like gum. Kid 2 (Mets fan):  I’ll give you any 3 Cardinals cards and a pack of gum for one Gooden card. Kid 1:  I’ll take the [...]

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Just when I thought it was safe to venture into my backlog of blog pieces, I remembered the December project for the United Cardinal Bloggers (UCB).  The project is the top 5 stories of 2010 in Cardinals baseball, and it shouldn’t be a difficult piece to write. 5.  Cardinals sign Albert Pujols to mega-deal extension [...]

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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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Starting the final limp to October, this week marks big things for the Cardinals’ family and the PH8 team. My return to the site is just a blip on the radar, but I admit it is good to be back. No one could have predicted the free fall that St. Louis has experienced since the dust-up [...]

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Some closing notes on the manager’s moves during the Reds series (and not the vomiting part): Randy Winn only had one at-bat. Aaron Miles only had one at-bat, and that was after coming in as a defensive substitution for Skip Schumaker at second base.  For the record, I’m okay with that move. Allen Craig was [...]

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A Good Night Turned Bad

by on August 3, 2010 · 4 comments

I watched last night’s game while also trying to get some other things done – multi-tasking! – and decided I’d try to keep some stream of consciousness notes on the game so I could easily recall some things to write about today. Well, if you watched the game or have checked the box score – [...]

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Linkapalooza 07/21/2010

by on July 21, 2010 · 0 comments

Anyone interested in some reading before tonight’s game?  Yeah, I thought so… If you haven’t been following already check out Steve Treder’s fabulous “what if?” scenarios – Part 1 and Part 2 – for the 1971-1980 Redbirds over at The Hardball Times. The Flagrant Fan digs on Jon Jay, Allen Craig, Colby Rasmus and the [...]

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Taking into account that Whiteyball is all but dead, I am still surprised by what this little experiment has taught me. My heart and head were in the right place (for once) by pushing for Colby to take over his chosen role. But boy, the responses shocked even my most cynical viewpoints about TLR and [...]

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