Spring Training

Once again the United Cardinal Bloggers undertake a Roundtable project, a way to pass the time during Spring Training while waiting for Opening Day. We had the honor of leading off this time around, so here goes: In light of the way the free agent market has progressed, do you think the Cards jumped the [...]

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The boys were back at it again on UCB Radio Hour last night.  The first show since the Cardinals reported to Jupiter was sure not to disappoint. I was unfortunately unable to join the fray but you can listen in to the rest of the United Cardinal Bloggers, as always, via iTunes by clicking the [...]

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Well, I must say that at least one of these decisions by GM John Mozeliak and his front office counterparts with the Cardinals was a surprise. The Cards elected to decline to offer arbitration to any of their three “compensatory” free agents – Russ Springer, Braden Looper, and Jason Isringhausen.  They also did not offer [...]

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First, thanks as always to Daniel over at C70 for setting this up, be sure to check in with his Awards post for links to the other tallies. Without further ado, my ballot for this year’s Cardinals Blogger Awards: 1) Player of the Year Ryan Ludwick Yadier Molina Albert Pujols Sure, I could make arguments [...]

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George Kissell 1920-2008 Longtime Cardinal player, coach, and teacher George Kissell passed away yesterday from injuries sustained in a car accident Monday night in St Petersburg FL. Kissell has been a long-time instructor with the Cardinals, teaching scores of players young and old, how to play the game of baseball. Derrick Goold recounted a great [...]

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Save McClellan for next year

by on September 19, 2008 · 2 comments

I think it’s time to start thinking about shutting Kyle McClellan down (if he’s not unofficially done anyway) for the season, albeit what little is left of it. Kyle had another rough outing on Tuesday night, surrendering three runs in one-third of an inning. Unfortunately, this type of appearance has become all too common in [...]

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