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Why Do Bats Break & The Friday Links

The wait is almost over. We’ve gone so long without real games, even science and engineering videos are being watched. This one just happens to be good… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjIk-4rJkqU Science. Now, The Friday Links… Don’t forget. LINK HERE The right price. LINK HERE Thanks. LINK HERE Get more iPhone space. LINK HERE Good maps. LINK HERE […]

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Cardinals Set 25-Man Roster For Start Of The Season

Who else had Jeremy Hazelbaker making the Opening Day roster? Just me, huh? The Cardinals had an interesting last day of spring training. And it all started with a quad… The Cardinals have already put Tejada on the DL: The Birds will go with Jedd Gyorko as the starting shortstop with Greg Garcia working as […]

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Cardinals Rank As The 7th Most Valuable Team In Major League Baseball

Forbes has released their annual look at the most valuable MLB teams and the St. Louis Cardinals rank 7th with an estimated valuation of 1.6B dollars. Per Brian Feldt of the STLBJ: The Cardinals are valued at $1.6 billion, a 14.3 percent increase over last year’s valuation. Profit for the team dropped from $73.6 million […]

MARTINEZ

Carlos Martinez Is Ready For The 2016 Season

What a difference an off-season can make. From September ’15: From March ’16: A day after that first Tweet, the Cardinals shut Martinez down for the rest of the ’15 season (including the playoffs) with a ‘shoulder strain’. It’s hard to say that any season where you’re named an All-Star, win 14 games and post […]

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter, left, celebrates after hitting a triple while Cardinals third base coach Jose Oquend points during the third inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

The Secret Weapon Has Been Neutralized For At Least Part Of 2016

The Cardinals announced on Sunday that Jose Oquendo could miss the entire 2016 season as he recovers from knee surgery. Per ESPN: “(Doctors) are just concerned that he gets out there and does what he needs to do for this job, that it would certainly lead toward a replacement, which no one likes the idea […]

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Missouri House Bill Proposes Cardinals Should Be Named Offical State Team

The state of Missouri has an official motto: “Salus populi suprema lex esto.” (translated from Latin: “The health of the people should be the supreme law”.) And if you look real close, it’s on the Missouri state flag. Elected officials of the state are tasked with protecting the welfare of its citizens and since they […]

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Softball + The Friday Links

None of us are joining an MLB team anytime soon. Or ever. So all we’ve got is softball. Some of these ring pretty true: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnTPrYdGdkg Now, The Friday Links… Why you should try VR. LINK HERE Spring. LINK HERE Ironic. LINK HERE Walk Of Life Project. LINK HERE Betrayal. LINK HERE When you have a […]

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How Jack Buck Helped Save A Life

There are kids entering high school this fall that have never heard Jack Buck call a baseball game live. One of the Cardinals greats, Mr. Buck passed away in 2002 (!), but that isn’t stopping new stories about the man to surface. In today’s Riverfront Times, Emily Higginbotham profiled John O’Leary – author of the […]

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St. Louis Magazine Profiles ‘Cardinals Rally Runner’

Have you seen the ‘Rally Runner’? He’s the dude wearing Cardinals gear and red face paint that runs around the outside of Busch Stadium during home games. Here’s a video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPHh8JbHzzY St. Louis Magazine tracked (chased?) him down recently for their ‘Inside Info‘ section and asked for a little more info. Here are a few […]

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Is Ruben Tejada Just What The Cardinals Need Or A Pizza Player?

Man, I love pizza. All kinds. All brands. There is no bad pizza, just pizza that isn’t as good as the greatest pizza. I’d love to grab a slice or three for lunch today. But I won’t. Because pizza is bad for me. I’ll eat pizza soon enough. But the rationalizations will be banked by […]

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Shining Moments + The Friday Links

The internet always delivers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZ9hfyI763g I love everything about this video. Including the fact that he included conference tournament shots, just because. And now, The Friday Links… Troll hard. LINK HERE You had one job. LINK HERE Good marketing. LINK HERE Life lesson coming soon. LINK HERE Magic, man. LINK HERE Bad design choices. LINK […]

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Cardinals Players Have Dipped Their Last Dip In Wrigley Field

I hope whomever had to break the news to Carlos Martinez let him down easy. Chicago has become the 4th city in the United States to ban smokeless tobacco in professional stadiums, joining Los Angeles, Boston and San Francisco. And yes, that includes the players. From the Sun-Times: The Chicago ban is a big victory for the […]

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