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For the first time since May 24 of this season, the Cardinals control their own playoff destiny. By that I mean, if the playoffs were to start today, the Cards are in sole possession of a playoff berth.  If they win enough games between now and the end of the season, and their pursuers lose [...]

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Double Hump Day Poll

by on June 27, 2012 · 2 comments

Best Fans in Baseball: AL Central and AL East Brackets Word.  It’s a “Double Hump Day” poll.  You know what that means?  Yeah.  Double the hump day fun.  Vote to see who joins the Braves, Cardinals, Cubs, Giants, and Rangers in the finals.  

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Oh No Mo

by on May 4, 2012 · 15 comments

  As if you were not already aware, Mariano Rivera was injured while shagging fly balls during batting practice before the Yankees game against the Royals.  According to early reports (including Joe Girardi‘s press conference), the word is that Rivera tore his ACL and damaged part of his meniscus.  Rivera is now done for the [...]

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I owe you dear readers a qualifier.  This is really about some of the largest contracts in baseball history that were signed prior to 2011, because it might be a tad bit early to grade that Votto deal for $225M with the ink still wet. Alex Rodriguez (Yankees) – 10 years for $275M signed in [...]

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UCB 2012 AL Predictions

by on March 29, 2012 · 0 comments

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 [...]

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On the morning of January 19th, I started collecting links – as many as I can find with minimal effort – that discuss the Albert Pujols contract discussions. Why? Who knows, yet here they are. Oh, and to serve you all, our three loyal readers! The Daily Pujols certainly won’t be a comprehensive list, but between local, [...]

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On the morning of January 19th, I started collecting links – as many as I can find with minimal effort – that discuss the Albert Pujols contract discussions. Why? Who knows, yet here they are. Oh, and to serve you all, our three loyal readers! The Daily Pujols certainly won’t be a comprehensive list, but between [...]

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Cubs manager Lou Piniella (also formerly manager of the Yankees, Reds, Mariners, and Rays) has decided to call it quits at the end of the 2010 season. Here’s your chance to name Lou’s eventual auto-biography. The fine folks at Coveroo (www.coveroo.com) have given us the opportunity to award one of their MLB licensed phone covers [...]

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While it may not look like it at first, according to Scott Boras, the competition for landing Matt Holliday in free agency appears to be a very tight race between two teams… In case you can’t read the ridiculously small legend at right, I’ll give you the goods here: I’ve got the Cards in red. [...]

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[Ed. note - While the usual suspect around here is on vacation, we've drummed up some great guest posters to take the reins and keep our loyal readers (all three of you) entertained.  Today's guest post is from Brad Taylor.  You can usually find Brad writing on his own blog over at bradtaylor.tumblr.com.  Thanks Brad!] [...]

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