Tag Archives: Dave Duncan

Sabermetrics, common sense and the Cards middle relievers

The Cards offense is close to being the best in all of MLB, even with the pitcher hitting instead of the DH.  For those out there who like or dislike Wins Above Replacement (WAR), it’s hard to argue with how … Continue reading

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Lots of questions and optimism as pitchers and catchers report

The 2012 season has finally arrived as pitchers and catchers report today in Jupiter, Florida for the St. Louis Cardinals. Adam Wainwright, along with all of the Cardinals starters and a few relievers arrived early, eager to get a jump … Continue reading

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Dave Duncan stepping down will be Cards biggest hurdle in 2012

The MLB Network frequently talks about Dave Duncan being the first pitching coach to reach the Hall of Fame. The 2012 Cardinals were already headed in a different direction, but one that led me to believe they still had a … Continue reading

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Christmas comes early as Cards sign Carlos Beltran

The Cardinals added their final piece for the 2012 team last night when they signed Carlos Beltran. It appeared the Cardinals were in on Coco Crisp, and while his 49 steals in 2011 would have been nice, his .314 OBP … Continue reading

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World Series team stats from 1995-2011 and Dave Duncan

In the table below this entry, I put every World Series team from 1995-2011, with the winner on top.  I used 5 stats, 2 for pitching, 3 for hitting.  For the pitching stats, I used ERA and strikeouts.  For the … Continue reading

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