Category Archives: October11

Tony LaRussa retires—Hello Joe Maddon?

Before expressing my first thought on Tony LaRussa announcing his retirement, I want to thank TLR on a great season, and bringing the Cardinals their 11th World Series Championship.  My first thought was WOW, what a way to go out.  … Continue reading

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How the Cardinals won their 11th World Series Championship

Down 1-0 in the series and 4-0 to Cliff Lee and the Phillies in Philadelphia in the NLDS in game 2, the 2011 postseason looked like it was going to be a short one.  My thinking at that time was … Continue reading

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“Part of that is knowing I deserve special treatment” –Albert Pujols

No, you are not reading my thoughts.  You are reading a quote from the great Albert Pujols, who was defending his decision to play manager in Game 5.  Maybe Pujols thinks it’s the 1920’s and he’s player/manager Ty Cobb.  Actually, … Continue reading

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Cards waste Carpenter’s start, Tony shares his stamp with Pujols

Even though Chris Carpenter pitched a 1-0 complete game shutout against Roy Halladay in game 5 of the NLDS, I thought the performance he gave last night was even better.  He didn’t have his best stuff, as his fastball kept … Continue reading

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Jackson’s seven walks, cold bats, and the “The Biggest Loser”

Edwin Jackson pitched around his own mistakes all night in Game 4 of the World Series.  That is, until his pitch count reached 109 and he walked his 7th batter.  It was only the bottom of the 6th, but because … Continue reading

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