1. A Giant Help: Is Buster Posey Now the Favorite for Rookie of the Year?

    Coming into the season, Braves outfielder Jason Heyward was the runaway favorite for Rookie of the Year. But Heyward has succumbed to injury, and other names have popped up in the forefront of the Rookie of the Year discussion...

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  2. Holding All The Cards: Who St. Louis Will and Won't Move For Roy Oswalt

    Billy Bob Thornton. Bob Knight. Nelly. Bill Clinton. Recently another big name has been added to the above list. Apparently, Roy Oswalt is a Cardinals fan. The Astros' ace has stated on numerous occasions that he'd favor a trade to the St...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about 4 years ago 1,180 reads 11 comments

  3. No Love: The Top 10 Players Never To Receive A Hall of Fame Vote

    On the weekend that we induct the greatest icons in the history of baseball into the hallowed halls of Cooperstown, there is a lot of talk about the guys who didn't get in...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about 4 years ago 4,695 reads 27 comments

  4. A Change in Baseball: Could Lack of Clowns Be Causing Lack of Interest?

    What's wrong with baseball today? In 2010, our best hitter, Albert Pujols, is a hardworking, wholesome Christian. The best pitcher? Some say it's the soft-speaking Rockie who lives with his parents, Ubaldo Jimenez...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about 4 years ago 262 reads 14 comments

  5. Goodnight, Sweet Lou Piniella: Once Fiery Manager Goes Out With a Fizzle

    For those who remember the old Lou Piniella, Tuesday's news conference was a sure sign that the once volatile skipper had mellowed...

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  6. Padres Express Confidence In Bud Black With Extension; Too Soon?

    For a Padres team that has surprised many this year, some of the best news they've gotten all year came on Monday, in the form of a three-year extension for manager Buddy Black...

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  7. Top Roost: Late Rally Vaults St. Louis Cardinals To First Place

    After nearly wasting Jeff Suppan's first effective outing of the year, the St. Louis Cardinals needed a late rally and an admirable performance from rookie Allen Craig on his 26th birthday ...

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  8. John Mozeliak's 3-Year Extension Was The Right Move For St. Louis Cardinals

    For Major League Baseball's General Managers, the trading deadline can be one of the most stressful times of the year. St. Louis's John Mozeliak can breathe a little easier, knowing that he'll have a job for the next three years...

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  9. All You Need Is Glove: The 10 Best Double Play Combos of the 1980's

    This is the second in a series of decade-by-decade looks at the greatest double-play combinations of all time. If you haven't read the first one, you should go here: http://bleacherreport...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about 4 years ago 3,236 reads 11 comments

  10. St. Louis Cardinals Should Pursue Javy Vazquez

    With the possible addition of Cliff Lee, baseball's top southpaw, the Yankees would have formed the most formidable rotation in baseball, and perhaps one of the best ever. Sabathia...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about 4 years ago 748 reads 6 comments

  11. O Canada! The Top 10 Active Canadian-Born Major Leaguers

    Happy Canada Day to all! For most Americans, Canada is the wilderness to our north, a place of moose and mounties...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about 4 years ago 1,150 reads 14 comments

  12. Born and Raised: Top 10 Players Starring for Their Hometown Team in 2010

    When a town's citizen receives the call to the Bigs, his hometown usually goes crazy. He gets a parade, streets are named after him, the whole deal...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about 4 years ago 3,390 reads 33 comments

  13. Up The Middle: The Top 10 Double Play Combos of the 2000's

    What is the value of a double play? It seems like a simple question at first, but underneath the surface, incalculable defensive factors muddle up the idea that a double play is anything but a complex and intricate pattern of moving parts...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about 4 years ago 2,867 reads 31 comments

  14. A Great Debate: Can Any Colorado Rockies Player Make The Hall Of Fame?

    One of the most interesting franchise histories in sports is that of the Colorado Rockies. Since 1993, when they joined the National League as an expansion franchise, Colorado has been ...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about 4 years ago 828 reads 17 comments

  15. Soup's Back on in St. Louis: Cardinals Closing in on Jeff Suppan

    With starters Kyle Lohse and Brad Penny on the disabled list and poor showings from rookies P.J. Walters and Blake Hawksworth, the St. Louis Cardinals may be close to bringing a familiar face back to Busch Stadium: Jeff Suppan...

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  16. Should The St. Louis Cardinals Hop Aboard the D-Train?

    It's no secret that Dontrelle Willis is struggling. That's why it came as no surprise when the Detroit Tigers decided that he wasn't worth what they were spending on him—they designated him for assignment on May 30th...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about 4 years ago 775 reads 16 comments

  17. Matt Holliday, Albert Pujols Swapped in St. Louis Cardinals' Lineup

    It took an offensive blackout and countless griping from fans, but St. Louis skipper Tony LaRussa has finally made the move. Monday night against the Washington Nationals, Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols found himself batting cleanup...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about 4 years ago 404 reads 1 comments

  18. No Saving Cardinals' Private Ryan: Felipe Lopez Should Replace Shortstop

    In Thursday's series finish against the Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Brendan Ryan was left out of the starting lineup, for good reason. The 28-year old has been an utter failure as the Cardinals' starting shortstop...

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  19. Perfection! Dallas Braden Pitches a Mother's Day Masterpiece

    Dallas Braden puts his pants on just like you and I do. But afterwards, he challenges the most feared hitter in the American League to a fistfight, and a few weeks later, throws a perfect game against the best team in baseball...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about 4 years ago 109 reads 2 comments

  20. St. Louis Cardinals Get Stellar First Looks at Possible Fifth Starters

    Heading into training camp, the first four spots in the St. Louis Cardinals' pitching rotation had been filled by Chris Carpenter, Adam Wainwright, Kyle Lohse, and Brad Penny...

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  21. The Top 10 St. Louis Cardinals Players of the Decade

    Over the past ten years, many players have come through the hallowed halls of Busch Stadium (both old and new). While some of them have been disappointments (i.e. Mark Mulder), some have shone brightly in Cardinal Red...

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  22. St. Louis Cardinals Fans Forgive, and That's Why They're the Best in Baseball

    The general consensus around baseball is the Cardinals have some of the best fans in the game, even in sports. They're the fifth-most valuable fans in the MLB, according to Forbes...

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  23. In Memoriam: Gaines Adams, 1983-2010

    Chicago Bears defensive end Gaines Adams passed away this morning at 8:21 a.m. EST, at the young age of 26, due to cardiac arrest caused by an enlarged heart...

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  24. Cardinals Sign Matt Holliday, Answer Biggest Question But Create Many More

    It's finally official: the St. Louis Cardinals have retained All-Star outfielder Matt Holliday, giving Albert Pujols his much needed protection and cementing themselves as a top-tier contender for the 2010 World Series...

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  25. Matt Holliday Re-Signs With Cardinals: The Holliday Hangover

    It's finally official: the St. Louis Cardinals have retained All-Star outfielder Matt Holliday. Holliday and the club announced today that they've agreed to terms for a seven-year, $120 million contract that will keep the sweet-swinging slugger in St...

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