Tag Archives: St. Louis Cardinals

Welcome to the fold, Paul Goldschmidt

Cardinals brass finally captured their white whale. About this time last offseason, the Cards were spurned in their efforts to acquire the current NL MVP, Giancarlo Stanton, fresh off a 59 homer campaign in Miami. As a consolation prize, they … Continue reading

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MLB Franchise Four: St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs

Here’s the second post in my ongoing series covering MLB’s Franchise Four initiative. After covering the Yankees and Red Sox last week, I’m going to look at the four greatest players for two of the Senior Circuit’s oldest clubs: my … Continue reading

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2015 MLB Preview: National League Central

If you know ANYTHING about me, you know that I’m an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. I’m saying that up front here, acknowledging that when it comes to the Cardinals and handicapping the division they play in, I might not … Continue reading

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MLB Thoughts: October 9

As of this writing, the Royals are leading the O’s 5-1 in the fifth of Game 1 of the ALCS. I’ve said it already, but it’s really refreshing to see these young, hungry clubs vying for the AL pennant. Tonight … Continue reading

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MLB Thoughts: October 8

After a thrilling LDS round of play, the League Championship Series are set to begin this weekend. I know baseball takes its lumps these days for several issues: pace of game, length of season, the residual disenchantment with the steroid … Continue reading

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MLB Thoughts: Sept. 28

As a Cardinal fan, I’ve followed the NL Central closely all season. Most Cards fans have been frustrated by this club’s lack of consistency all year. Last year’s team thrived by hitting an all-time best .330 with runners in scoring … Continue reading

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MLB Musings: June 2014

In the busyness of this spring, I wasn’t able to make my typical MLB predictions posts. Probably a good thing, because I doubt I would’ve fared too well thus far. Toronto and Milwaukee in first place? The Marlins a half-game … Continue reading

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Why I Love October

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2013 MLB Preview: NL Central

This is where my objectivity as a baseball analyst is tested every year. Will I really call ’em like I see ’em or will I just mail it in as a Cardinals homer? Most years, it’s not really an issue; … Continue reading

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2012 MLB Year In Review, Part 1

Well, another MLB regular season is in the books. I’m stoked about the playoffs this year; there’s the potential for some really great matchups. I do have to admit that I’m NOT digging new two wild card format. While I … Continue reading

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