The Friday Links

Maturity + The Friday Links

When I was in high school, I, um, lacked maturity. For the sake of my mother, we don’t need to revisit any specific examples, but needless to say, I had about 1/1000th of the global foresight and compassion that these two kids have. I just thought the video below was really awesome. And they probably […]


Our St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Ballot

Voting is now open for the 2015 St. Louis Cardinals HOF. You can vote HERE. The players eligible for the 2015 induction are Steve Carlton, Bob Forsch, Keith Hernandez, Mark McGwire, Matt Morris, Edgar Renteria, Ted Simmons and Joe Torre. The two players with the most votes will be inducted. You can vote for two. […]


The ‘Trade Jaime Garcia’ Bandwagon Has Left The Barn

As we outlined yesterday, the Cardinals starting rotation options are more bountiful than anticipated. With Marco Gonzales and Carlos Martinez cost-controlled for the near future and Jaime Garcia sticking the Cardinals with a 9.25M tab for services rendered in 2015, I assumed that Garcia would be called to the trading block sooner than later. This […]

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Cardinals Starting Rotation Race Is Getting Good

Better get your popcorn ready. The Cardinals have 5 starting pitching spots open. The Cardinals have 8 players that are building strong cases for those 5 spots. Adam Wainwright will make his first spring training start on Saturday. So the staff ace seems to be progressing to the point where he’ll miss only a start […]



You’ve got a job. Maybe kids. Maybe school. And 1,000 other things to worry about – it’s hard keeping up with all the stories coming from practice baseball camp in Florida. We’re here to help. Let’s take a look at the news that made news this past week that was in Cardinals spring training. Story: […]


Rick Ankiel Hired As ‘Life Skills Coordinator’ For Nationals

Stan. Bob. Albert. Rick. Only the true icons of St. Louis Cardinals baseball get the first name treatment from The Nation. And yes – Rick. Go ahead and ask your sister if you don’t agree. Good news… Mr. Ankiel has been hired as a ‘Life Skills Coordinator’ by the Washington Nationals according to Rick Hummel […]

The Friday Links

Bracket Challenge + The Friday Links

This Sunday the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will reveal the field. Soon after, you can start filling out your bracket and submitting it to roughly 432 places across these varied interwebs. Hell, you might still even have to put pen to paper and submit a sheet to an old school tournament. We’re running back the […]


Here’s A St. Louis Cardinals Blooper Reel For You

Let’s preface by saying this video is a mess and makes no sense Now that’s out of the way, go ahead and enjoy over 10 minutes of the most random Cardinals moments from 2010-2014. (Heads up – the first 7 seconds or so are blank screen…) What’s on this video? An incomplete list: Matt Carpenter […]


Getting Real Worried About The New Kayne West Album

All good things must come to an end. Or if they don’t, become less good. +++++ Kanye West is one of the most famous people in America. He’s married to the most famous person in the (current) most famous family in America. West, by proxy, has become one of the most famous people of all […]


A Week In – Who’s Up, Who’s Down?

1 week down. 3 to go. With roughly 25% of spring training over with, it’s time we take our first peek into who’s hot and who has some work left to do to either make the roster or get into regular season form. Remember – LOTS of time left before the games count, this is […]


7th Annual CD NCAA BS Detector

7 years? That’s a lot of time to let hot garbage get produced and then live on the internet. But since we’re still around, we might as well run our NCAA bracket challenge back. As always, it’s free, easy and includes a prize. Oh, and it’s called the BS Detector because if you didn’t enter […]


Bachelor Finale – Recap

Prince Farming is betrothed. Bachelor Chris got down on one knee and proposed to Whitney Bischoff Monday night. Well, technically it was some undisclosed time in the past, but we didn’t see it until Monday night. Still, they’re getting married. The CD Bachelor Live Blog lost steam about 1 episode in this season, but we […]