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Please take a moment and pause your game of Angry Birds long enough to vote from a bunch of people who dedicate far too much time in their basements writing about baseball.  Seriously, this means something to the bloggers who write the words that make the whole world sing.  They are the lyrical gangstas in [...]

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Mike Shannon makes the best train noises in the world. On the air. During a playoff game. You’re welcome…. mikeshannon-choochoo Follow gr33nazn on Twitter, because I write baseball things in tweets. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (43.7KB)

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The baseball gods have granted you 1 and only 1 baseball wish, and you cannot use that wish to ask for more wishes.  The only real “rule” that limits you is that you are limited to 1 individual achievement in a single calendar year.  Given some of the coolest individual achievements in baseball to choose [...]

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Well, it’s unofficially official now.  The long national nightmare is finally over.  Roy Oswalt has finally decided that playing baseball right now does not sound nearly as much fun as staying at home and playing with his Tonka trucks in his own sandbox. Instead of joining one of the potential contenders that came calling, Oswalt [...]

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“If there’s something wrong, those who have the ability to take action have the responsibility to take action.” ~Ben Gates (Nicolas Cage) in National Treasure. There is seemingly no shortage of “something wrong” in this world, so it’s just a matter of choosing your particular pet peeve and taking action.  As you might imagine, my list of [...]

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Two stats are the centerpiece for today’s story, but I’m not quite there yet. After the emotional weekend that was, I fully expected a let down for this series. Arizona didn’t exactly have a lot going for them and being swept in San Diego never helps leading into a home stand. To make matters worse [...]

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Earlier we took a look at the possible award bonuses that Cardinal players can earn in 2010 – now we’ll tally the performance bonuses that are on the table for the upcoming season. Brad Penny Penny can earn an additional $1.5mm on top of his $7.5mm one-year deal if he pitches 204 innings or more [...]

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