Tag Archives: Scott Rolen

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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Molina gives Cards a deadline

Yadier Molina is going to take the Albert Pujols route after all. Molina’s agent, Melvin Roman, informed Cards GM John Mozeliak yesterday that his client will not negotiate a contract once the season starts. Does this sound familiar to anyone? … Continue reading

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Albert Pujols Part 2

First, I’m glad the Cards re-signed Rafael Furcal.  His defense was a key part in turning the season around.  I hope the Cards continue to make defense at shortstop a priority in the future, especially as long as the pitch … Continue reading

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The reason Albert Pujols to the Angels is a great thing for the Cardinals—Part 1

If you’ve been a reader of mine, you’ve known for a long time that I wanted the Cardinals to let Albert Pujols walk.  Today is a great day towards the future of the St. Louis Cardinals, and I hope most … Continue reading

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Peyton Manning, Albert Pujols, Jimmie Foxx, Ken Griffey Jr. and Frank Robinson

Peyton Manning and Albert Pujols have one thing in common. That one thing is if they both retired today, they would both be locks to make the Hall of Fame. That’s where the similarities end. I’m writing this entry because … Continue reading

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