Tag Archives: St. Louis Cardinals

Albert Pujols Does What He Has to Do

I (Evander) am no apologist for big-salaried baseball players. I have good friends in St. Louis, and in fact, uncharacteristically, pulled for this National League team during the 2011 World Series. So, I feel your pain Cardinals fans. But Albert … Continue reading

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Had em All the Way

Congratulations to future Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa for guiding the St. Louis Cardinals to his personal third world championship and to the eleventh in the Cardinals storied history. La Russa’s success, coming from far back in the … Continue reading

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As Former Governor Ahnuld S. Might Say, “Whudda Game!”

As the World Series takes on more the aspect of Pluto, with the baseball season being the rest (or inhabited part) of the solar system, the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals played one of the all-time great Game 6’s … Continue reading

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Phones in the Dugout, Part 2

Turns out our blogger William Van Ornum was prescient in his recent decoding and deconstruction of bullpen-phone technology. A huge mix-up between baseball genius Tony La Russa and his bullpen coach, due to a supposed telecommunications miscue (in 2011!), helped … Continue reading

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Chris Carpenter: Formidable St. Louis Starter

If the Texas Rangers are to seize the upper hand of this World Series, now deadlocked, they must solve Chris Carpenter. The right-handed ace of the St. Louis Cardinals defeated Doc Halliday 1-0 to get his (Carpenter’s) team where they … Continue reading

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Albert Pujols Cements His Reputation

The number-one slugger of the 21st century added three World Series home runs and six runs batted in (RBI) to his astonishing career stats. Only Babe Ruth (two times) and Mr. October. Reggie Jackson, had ever accomplished the feat before. … Continue reading

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As Pete Seeger Might Ask, Where Have All the Frontline Pitchers Gone?

I (Evander) am having a difficult time staying involved with this Game 6 between the Cardinals and the home-team Milwaukee Brewers. At this writing, it is the bottom of the seventh inning and the Cardinals lead 11 to 6. The … Continue reading

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Who Is this Guy?

Nelson Cruz of the Texas Rangers has hit six home runs in the postseason. Who is this guy? He was drafted by the New York Mets. He had a cup of coffee with the Milwaukee Brewers. He has been in … Continue reading

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Counterintuitive Ball

Both series come down to one-of or-two-of-two. The St. Louis Cardinals win one game, on the road in Milwaukee, and they are in the World Series. The Texas Rangers win one game, at home, and they are in the Series. … Continue reading

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St. Louis Cardinals Making Noise

The Cardinals have tied the Milwaukee Brewers at one game apiece and are heading home to St. Louis. These are tough birds indeed. The probability of being in this position was slim. Although the Cardinals are the hardest-hitting team in … Continue reading

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