Major League Baseball

When the St. Louis Cardinals Public Relations team talks, we listen.  When they send out a simple request to help support Stan Musial, we break out the kevlar jerseys to take to the baseball fields in his honor.  Fortunately, all the team asked the Cardinal blogger community to do was help get out the most [...]

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Let’s call a spade a spade for just once and admit that Bud Selig is after the Dodgers.  Sure, he’s going after the team under the guise that an ownership transfer is in the best interest of baseball.  That one is right up there with oceanfront property in Arizona and a bridge I’d like to [...]

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Ed. note: This can be said of really any post here at Pitchers Hit Eighth, but I’d like to make explicitly clear for this one in particular that these are my opinions and mine only. Others may agree or disagree with me, but this is all coming from my brain, not anyone else who may [...]

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Alan Trammell Nick: Alan Trammell ranks 69th all-time in career WAR. You wouldn’t know it by looking at his offensive numbers. A stellar 1987 is the lone .900+ OPS season on the back of Trammell’s bubble gum card. Twenty seasons of defensive excellence are enough to propel Trammell to his lofty WAR ranking. He tops [...]

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Ok, I know you’re tired of hearing about the Alex Rodriguez steroid saga.  I’ve had more than my fill of it as well.  I don’t plan to rehash how Rodriguez has sullied the game, and how he is a liar, a cheat, etc. that has been trumpted across the blogosphere since Saturday’s announcement and Sunday’s [...]

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As I was watching Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Reds, watching the Cards squander another opportunity for a sweep, I saw something that I hadn’t seen from a Cardinal hurler all season.  I saw Kyle Lohse stick up for someone on his team.  Granted, it was himself he was sticking up for, but he showed [...]

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