Nyjer Morgan

Back in January of last year, we made a “mashup” of the Cardinal teams of 2000 and 2010 – choosing the best player seasons of each year and combining them to form one lineup/roster. In anticipation of NLCS Game Three, here is a similar exercise for the 1982 World Series and 2011 National League Championship [...]

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“It’s the Cardinals, sir, they’ve gone from suck to blow.” -Spaceballs “My Cardinals always work some of the time.” -Will Smith in Bad Boys #ReplaceAWordInAMovieLineWithCardinals If you are a Twitter user, then you are probably familiar with silly hashtags like the one I used.  It’s a great excuse for normally rationale people to express themselves [...]

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…and apparently, neither can Tony La Russa. Chris Carpenter threw another 119 pitches last night, marking the ninth time this season he has gone over 115 in a start, the most in one season in his career. After the first inning, it appeared those 119 might only last him five innings.  Alas, Carpenter settled down [...]

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Jack Moore of Disciples of Uecker (U before the E, fools), Fangraphs, and Roto Hardball joins us to talk Brewers baseball.  Luckily his segment was recorded before the weekend series, so he couldn’t embarrass us.  (I’m sure that’s bound to come in the comments.) Additionally, despite the title of this episode, I’m still a relatively [...]

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[Ed. note - As a charter member of the St. Louis Cardinals chapter of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) (along with fellow UCB members C70 at the Bat, Fungoes, and Stan Musial's Stance), PH8 been afforded the honor of carrying an official vote for a couple of the BBA's 2009 MLB Awards.  You can find [...]

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I’m not one to look a gift horse in the mouth, and by each and every measure, Chris Carpenter exceeded my wildest expectations with his start today against the Pirates, even collecting the win after the Cards lineup rallied behind some pinch hitters in the bottom of the seventh inning. But could Carp’s start have [...]

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