Category Archives: June2012

Comparing the 2012 Cards vs. the 2003, 2008 and 2011 teams

If the Cards didn’t go on a late season run, the 2011 season would have been another lost opportunity that was lost due to a terrible bullpen just like in 2003 and 2008.  The Cardinals made all the right moves … Continue reading

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The knuckleball effect and other news

There was no way the bats were going to be held down for long.  Getting Jon Jay, Skip Schumaker and Matt Carpenter back didn’t hurt either.  Matt Adams was sent back to AAA Memphis to work his plate discipline, but … Continue reading

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UCB members remember Jack Buck and DK57 10 years later

Jack Buck started his broadcast career for the Cardinals in 1954.  He spent two years away from the team in 1959-1960, but the Cardinals made the decision to bring him back in 1961, and the legend began.  I wasn’t around … Continue reading

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Motte blows another game that cost Cards the series win

You almost have to compare Jason Motte to Nuke LaLoosh from Bull Durham at this point.  The only difference being I can’t see Yadier Molina or Tony Cruz saying “OK Meat, give ‘em your heat”.  He gets a few swings … Continue reading

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Wainwright, Lynn and Motte’s cutter

The offense is going through a mini-slump, and for the most part, the Cards pitching has not picked them up. Until last night, Jason Motte has continued to throw fastball after fastball, refusing to use the cutter that helped guide … Continue reading

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