Jon Jay

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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Obviously, there must be a huge pile of money located near a ledge somewhere, because this would logically explain why so many Cardinals fans had to be asked to back away from ledges yesterday.  I’m kidding of course, and the “ledges” weren’t real.  The only huge pile of money involved was the one the Cardinals’ [...]

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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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: purely opinionated motivational coach-speak : The Cardinals need to start compartmentalizing things a bit – focus on winning portions of the game, get a bit more basic. Before the Cardinals start focusing on winning a series, they need to focus on winning the one game in front of them. Hell, before that – focus [...]

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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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Unfortunately, it’s the wrong kind of history to be setting. From the “if you can’t say anything nice…” files, comes the following graph: Rk Date Tm Opp Rslt IP H R ER BB SO HR Pit Str IR IS BF AB # 1 1925-06-22 STL PIT L 6-24 9.0 21 24 17 7 0 6 [...]

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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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Color me puzzled. Allen Craig was hitting .051 and doesn’t really have a position.  I get it.  Not necessarily for Aaron Miles, but that’s not terribly shocking on a Tony La Russa run ballclub. Tyler Greene and Joe Mather have struggled at the plate, it makes sense that their status on the club might be [...]

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There is still a certain amount of consternation amongst Cardinal fans regarding Jon Jay’s uniform number and whether or not a player of his stature, or ANY player for that matter, should be wearing the number made beloved by former Cards center fielder Jim Edmonds. B.J. Rains at the St. Louis Globe-Democrat put together a [...]

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