Tag Archives: Rafael Furcal

Nothing more than a mini-slump

Maybe now most fans will start to realize that the Cardinals offense of 2012 has truly been a thing of beauty.  Because the offense has been so good all year, many Cardinal fans forgot what a slump really is.  With … Continue reading

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Cards make some moves and gain some ground

The Tyler Greene experiment is finally over.  I think most of us were rooting for Greene, and hoping he could tap into all the talent in that body.  With the speed, the range and the power potential, Greene was easily … Continue reading

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Why is Victor Marte still being used in close games?

Once again, the Cardinals failed to win a close game last night.  I wanted to wait until after the Cubs series to see if the Cards could keep the momentum going before bringing it up, but the use of Victor … Continue reading

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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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Thoughts on LaRussa, Baker, the ASG, ballot stuffing and the Pirates

Tony LaRussa and Dusty Baker are at it again.  Baker is upset that Brandon Phillips and Johnny Cueto were not voted in the 2012 All-Star Game by LaRussa, citing that the reason they’re not in is because of the fight … Continue reading

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