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A Gentlemen’s Duel

by on February 17, 2011 · 2 comments

  The Versus network was showing “Greatest MLB Rivalries: Cardinals vs Cubs” the other night, and I happily volunteered one hour of my life to watching the show.  I pretty much know the contents by heart, but I never pass up the opportunity to listen to a retelling of the “Curse of the Billy Goat“.  [...]

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Stark Reality

by on January 27, 2011 · 0 comments

If you haven’t already read the piece on the Albert Pujols negotiations penned by ESPN’s Jayson Stark, then you can find it here.  Alternatively, you can just keep reading the regular feeds from your favorite Cardinals bloggers, because Jayson’s piece really just summarizes everything the aforementioned bloggers have been discussing for months. 8 yrs at [...]

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Trevor Hoffman announced his retirement from baseball as the all-time leader in saves, and roughly 95% of all human-like lifeforms (our dogs voted 2/3 in favor of) I polled think he’s a first-ballot Hall of Fame guy.  Go elsewhere for the complete stats on Hoffman, because I don’t much care how many guys he intentionally walked.  The [...]

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Warm beer for Cub fans

by on July 4, 2008 · 1 comment

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Ok, so I’m not a professional scout – nor would I consider myself even an amateur scout – but it sounds like a much better excuse for me attending the Cubs-Orioles game at Wrigley last night than just “my buddy had an extra ticket.” Some notes from the game that would be of interest to [...]

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It’s been rumored for days, but Jim Edmonds’ signing with the Cubs is seemingly imminent upon passing a physical, according to ESPN. Despite it being the Cubs, I will root for Jimmy to do well (as long as they aren’t playing the Cardinals). He’s just one of those former ‘Birds who holds a special place [...]

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Soriano = Zito ?

by on May 5, 2008 · 5 comments

It’s time someone said it. Is Alfonso Soriano the Cubs’ very own version of Barry Zito? Clearly Soriano is struggling and he and his manager and teammates will attribute it to injury. But will he ever be the same hitter? Soriano sports a .222 OBP so far this season, with 3 HR and 13 total [...]

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