1. Jason Heyward: Why The Jay-Hey Kid Is The Next Willie Mays

    Whether you've heard of him or not, Jason Heyward is good. Really good. I suppose those of you who are still uninformed need an explanation. Heyward, age 21, was born in McDonough, Georgia, also the hometown of outfielder Matt Murton...

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  2. Jeremy Affeldt: The 10th Best Player In The National League?

    "Really?" These were the first words out of my mouth when I read the voting results for the National League MVP. Somebody thinks that Jeremy Affeldt is the tenth best player in the National League...

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  3. The St. Louis Cardinals Should Name Albert Pujols El Capitán

    Today, José Alberto Pujols Alcántara, was named the unanimous choice for his third National League Most Valuable Player award. It wouldn't surprise me if he is soon named captain of the St...

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  4. King of the World: Jason Thompson Quietly Having a Breakout Season

    Any resident of central New Jersey has seen this show-and-dance before. In 2007, any visitor to the Bronc's Zoo could see Jason Carlton Thompson taking the big shots and and making the big plays...

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  5. Where Will Ben Sheets Head for the 2010 MLB Season?

    Ben Sheets, the former Milwaukee Brewers' ace, has not filed for free agency this year. He hasn't needed to. For the last year, Sheets, 31, sat on the free agent market, the most notable in-season free agent...

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  6. Veteran's Day Special: The Story of a Never-Was

    I want to ask each and every one of you a question. What becomes of the never-was? Not the has-beens, the drop-outs, or the draft-day busts. I speak of the men who were never given their chance to compete at the major league level...

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  7. Which Type of MLB Player Makes Good Managers?

    Mark McGwire is back in St. Louis. Big Mac will join the Cardinals' coaching staff as the hitting coach. We've all heard the various complaints, criticisms, and even praise for the ...

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  8. For MLB, Expansion Is Imminent

    Recently, several sportswriters—most notably ESPN's Peter Gammons—have suggested an expansion of the Major League Baseball playoffs to resemble the NFL by adding two wild cards to each league...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about almost 5 years ago 2,709 reads 6 comments

  9. They're Halfway There: St. Louis Cardinals Clinch 2009 NL Central, Playoffs Next

    The St. Louis Cardinals were the first team to clinch their division this season, and they did it with some help from the bench. Backup catcher Jason LaRue hit a solo-shot in the top of the eighth that put the Cardinals up 4-3...

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  10. Rollin' On The River: Road to the World Series Runs Through St. Louis

    Without a doubt, the St. Louis Cardinals are having a season to remember. But are they the best team in the National League? You could make the case that they are as good as, or even better than, the Dodgers or Phillies...

    Evan Bruschini Written by Evan Bruschini about almost 5 years ago 247 reads 4 comments

  11. It Was the Summer of '69: When New York Mets Fans Were Happy

    The Mets are tired and numb from injuries. They're trailing the Phillies by an impossible 18 games in the NL East. They trail the Colorado Rockies by an equally insurmountable 18-1/2 games in the NL Wild Card race...

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  12. Scramblin' Man: Top Ten Out Of Pocket Quarterbacks

    There are tons of great qualitites that make up an NFL quarterback. One of the most underrated is the ability to avoid the rush and make plays. This list is my opinion on who the top 10 scrambling* quarterbacks in NFL history are...

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  13. Is Troy Percival a Hall of Famer?

    In Major League history, only seven pitchers rank ahead of Troy Percival on the all-time saves leader board. Two (Lee Smith and Dennis Eckersley) are Hall of Famers. Two more (Trevor Hoffman and Mariano Rivera) are sure to join them...

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  14. Washington Nationals Losing Ground in Race For Bryce Harper

    Everyone's talking about it—it's the race of the century. After we thought it was all locked up, the Nationals began to falter, and they now are being threatened by several teams...

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  15. St. Louis Cards May Have Winning Hand Now By Adding Former Ace John Smoltz

    The St. Louis Cardinals have reached a deal with RHP John Smoltz that makes an already strong Redbird team into one with high championship hopes...

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  16. Joel Piñeiro: The Third Ace up the St. Louis Cardinals' Sleeves

    Everyone has heard the cases for Adam Wainwright and Chris Carpenter to win the Cy Young. But could Joel Piñeiro be considered a top-15 pitcher in the NL? I'll try to build up my case for him...

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  17. Cards Soar Into L.A. Looking to Push Dodgers Out of Top Roost

    While those in Philadelphia and Chicago may disagree, this week's Cardinals-Dodgers set features two of the top teams in the NL...

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