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Remembering Stan Musial and comparing him to some of MLB’s greatest players

I wanted to watch every special I could, tune in to every radio station and listen to stories shared by others until I decided to write about Stan Musial’s death.  When high profile athletes die, people normally speak out about … Continue reading

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Time for the Cardinals to give Pujols and Lozano a deadline

It has been widely reported that the Cardinals officially offered Albert Pujols a 9 year, $198 million contract in January of 2011.  That would have made Pujols the second highest paid player in the history of MLB, second to only … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The Good The Cardinals bats came alive over the past week.  Patience was abundant throughout the lineup, and the Cardinals were able to overcome a 2-6 start to now sit at 8-8.  Aside from the 2-1 loss today to the … Continue reading

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The impact of MLB’s spending spree on Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals, Part 3

This will be my final opinions on the Albert Pujols contract situation until something significant happens.  The Post-Dispatch reported yesterday that the representative for Albert Pujols, Dan Lozano, met with the Cardinals brass for the second time in three days … Continue reading

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Is Ryan Theriot a David Eckstein clone? Comparing Theriot against other shortstops

Tale of the Tape: Yeah, I know, these are simple, outdated statistics.  Fear not my friends; I will bring you other comparisons here such as Wins Above Replacement (WAR), Defensive WAR (dWAR), Ultimate Zone Rating (UZR), UZR/150, and Hit By … Continue reading

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