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Cardinals Didn’t Spend Offseason On Twitter

So the offseason, for all intents and purposes, is over. Players are reporting to camp in Jupiter. All pitchers and catchers are due by Thursday and workouts start on Friday. Baseball season is nigh. Over at FanGraphs they decided to take a look at how the teams spent the offseason on Twitter. How’d the Cards stack […]

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The Cardinals Have Been On Sunday Night Baseball A Whole Bunch

Does it feel like Red Sox vs Yankees comes on about every other Sunday night during the MLB season? Turns out that you’re not that far off. This article over at Baseball Central took a look at the the last decade of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball and broke down – with science! – who was […]

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Oscar’s Memorial Patch Controversy Now A Thing

Candidly, I’ve been trying to avoid it. But now it’s on ESPN and we’re going to have to deal with it. The ‘it’ I speak of is Oscar Taveras and the memorial patch that the Cardinals have planned to wear in his memory during the 2015 season. It’s not scientific, by any measure, but the […]

MITCH HARRIS

The Story Of Mitch Harris

Mitch Harris will have a jersey, number 73 to be exact, hanging in a locker at Roger Dean Stadium when pitchers and catchers report for spring training next week. Harris is one of 18 non-roster invitees that have been invited to practice with the Cardinals major league team. Unlike every single one of his teammates, […]

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Cardinals & Jon Jay Enter Into Two Year Covenant

After getting thiiiiiiiis close to arbitration, the Cardinals decided to just go ahead and sign Jon Jay to a 2 season deal on Monday and call the hearing off. From ESPN: Jay will receive a $1.25 million signing bonus and annual salaries of $3.5 million in 2015 and $6.225 million in 2016, according to a […]

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RBI Baseball Is Back In 2015 – With Bruno?

After a nearly 20 year hiatus, RBI Baseball returned to gaming platforms in 2014. Today, MLB has released the teaser trailer for RBI15: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVY3pSd7KrI If you’re like me and suck at video games, then RBI Baseball is the game for you. You play with basically 2 buttons, staying true to the Nintendo original. According to […]

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Tweets Of People w/ Tony LaRussa At Pet Parade

I don’t think we need further explanation: With the Weatherbird – With this young lady – With this family – With this texter (100! Baseball emoji!) – And lastly – TLR, baby. T. L. R. Photo: Eire TV News

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The Friday Links + A Ramiversary

We’re cheating a bit, since the 15th anniversary of this was technically a week ago. But STILL… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQZZVH-gVk0 How much do things change in 15 years? Barring a pretty miraculous block of the move back to LA, this is the pinnacle of professional football – forever – in St. Louis. It hasn’t been easy being […]

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John Lennon, Chill Bro, Hangs At Busch Stadium

No big deal. Just John Lennon being the chillest at Busch Stadium II. This gem comes via the RFT and should be made into a poster as soon as possible. Preferably already. The pic was snapped during The Beatles STL tour stop on August 21st 1966. Click on that link above to read more about […]

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The “Matheny Manifesto” Book Publicity Tour Rolls On

If you’re in St. Louis and you consume any amount of media you may be noticing that Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is hard to get away from. Skip is grinding. Trying to drum up as many sales as possible for his new book ‘The Matheny Manifesto’ before he heads south to Jupiter for the start […]

MARDI GRAS

Tony Can’t Quit The Cardinals: Mardi Gras Edition

We’ve chronicled the TLR ‘can’t quit the Cards’ angle before. If you care to indulge, feel free to do so at any of the links below. The 2015 Winter Warm Up – LINK HERE The evening with TLR – LINK HERE The party at Busch Stadium – LINK HERE The merchandise – LINK HERE The […]

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Cool Home Video From 1938 Cards vs Cubs Game Surfaces?

So… It’s not totally confirmed that this footage is from the Cubs home opener 1938 (April 22nd to be exact), but we’ll roll with it because the video is dope. Pay no mind to the ‘1937’ opening slate, according to the article linked below. It’s the first year of the Wrigley bleachers and the iconic […]

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