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In one of those rare, unimagineable moments for a fan who decides to start up a site like this one – former Cardinal and Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith will be a guest on the UCB Radio Hour podcast tomorrow (o6.16.09) at 1:30pm CT. Daniel from C70 at the Bat will be hosting the special [...]

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Since the Cardinals took the night off last night (trust me, they did, it was an off-day at Busch III), we at PH8 regret to inform you that as a result you will be subjected to … *** SHAMELESS PLUG THURSDAY *** We’re happy, nay, ecstatic to have you reading along here on the home [...]

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May 23rd, 2009 – Kansas City Royals @ St Louis Cardinals Cardinals 5, Royals 0 Well, if it weren’t for the goings on of the eighth inning (which you can find over at Fungoes), the ninth inning would’ve been an uneventful and good end to the ballgame for the Cardinals. Indeed, the game wrap-up had [...]

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Today we take part in another United Cardinal Bloggers project, choosing a side of a debate topic to, well, debate with another member of the UCB blogging syndicate. My very worthy adversary today is Andrea over at Baseball Digest.  We will be arguing politely discussing the merits of resigning center fielder Rick Ankiel at the [...]

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First, stop by PH8 for a live chat during tonight’s Cardinals versus Mets game on national ESPN.  All are welcome, and we’ll even incorporate some Twitter feeds to get all the latest and greatest from Busch III. Then, join the UCB for our weekly Radio Hour podcast at 9:30p over at the Blog Talk Radio [...]

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In what was a great weekend series for the Cardinals, we learned a few things.  It is much easier to win and far less stressful on the bullpen when the Cardinals can produce either A) ten-plus runs or B) get a three-hit complete game shutout from a starting pitcher. Kyle Lohse is clearly on a [...]

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RIP Nick Adenhart.  The 22-year-old Angels pitcher passed away early this morning in a tragic hit-and-run accident in Fullerton, CA. The many news bureaus reporting on the accident this morning [LA Times] [ESPN] [NBC LA] [NBC Williamsburg] [More links at Baseball Musings] indicate that it was a three-car incident, caused by a minivan that ran [...]

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Spurred on by my continuing research into the Cardinals and their defense of the running game (Jake, I promise that I will have the *real* Yadi post up by the end of the week) and even more by an excellent post over at Fungoes by the UCB’s resident statistician  – I wound up coming across [...]

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Because I’m a glutton for punishment, I’m trying to start up a daily morning post that will allow me to put up short tidbits (in addition to Twitter, Facebook, the UCB site, etc) on my thoughts from the previous night’s game, news and notes, etc. I’m trying to keep things fresh for the loyal readers [...]

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Let’s see if I can remember who I picked to win divisions in the previous posts… AL Playoffs Cleveland Indians over New York Yankees When Alex Rodriguez struggles upon his return from hip surgery, ultimately shutting it down in September, the window opens for the Evil Empire to go down. Tampa Bay Rays over Los [...]

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