1. NL Cy Young: Statistics Aren't Facts; They're Opinionated

    I lied in the headline. Statistics are in fact, well, a fact. But my point is that the way people use stats are opinionated. I'll use the hotly debated Cy Young award as an example. Here's a statement that is false: "Stats are stats...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about over 4 years ago 469 reads 12 comments

  2. Who's Hot and Who's Not for Jun. 21

    Who's Hot Brad Thompson—He is trying to keep his job when Kyle Lohse comes back, and he's doing a good job. He has picked up two wins in two starts while maintaining a 2.77 E...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about 5 years ago 192 reads 0 comments

  3. St. Louis Cardinals: Who's Hot, Who's Not

    Who's Hot *New rules: SP must have pitched good (QS) in back-to-back starts, minimum 10 ABsSS Brendan Ryan- This was a close one for me. He only managed one RBI, one steal, and struck out a whopping five times in seven games...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about 5 years ago 163 reads 1 comments

  4. St. Louis Cards Bullpen from Worst to First

    One fact is right. The Cards bullpen was the worst last year, even worse than the Mets. We blew the most saves and somehow still won 86 games. Don't know how don't care, but this year is different...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about 5 years ago 127 reads 12 comments

  5. 2009 NHL Playoff Predictions

    Since I regrettably am not a hockey fanatic, I cannot spend my time dissecting each team like I did for NBA. The difference between the two leagues is NBA players are well-known while the NHL has more of a team nucleus...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about 5 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  6. Assessing the St. Louis Cardinals: April Edition

    After two weeks for the Cardinals, there have been good and bad things, promising and unpromising things, and most importantly, good and bad results...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about over 5 years ago 235 reads 1 comments

  7. NFL Draft: Stafford Not First Overall, Mack Finishes First Round

    I have set up my official mock draft. This is assuming none of the teams trade which will not happen, but that makes everything complicated if you predict that part of the draft...

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  8. Big 12 Has Second Most Teams in Elite Eight: Wait, What?

    The Big 12 is behind the Big East with two teams in the tournament. The third Big 12 team that would have made it, Kansas, was much closer to Elite Eight than the second Big Ten team, Purdue, ...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about over 5 years ago 255 reads 2 comments

  9. Missouri Sports: St. Louis Cardinals

    Taken from here. Starting PitchingNo. 1- Adam Wainwright is our ace based on consistency and statistics. He hopefully will take next step and become an All-Star this year. No. 2- Kyle Lohse is No...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about over 5 years ago 141 reads 0 comments

  10. Big Six Conference Tournament Preview

    Big East I will start with the Big East since they have already played two rounds, but it seems like it just began with DePaul, St. John's, Cincinnati, Seton Hall, and South Florida out of the picture...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about over 5 years ago 127 reads 0 comments

  11. Five Teams I'll Root for in the NCAA Tournament

    Well, this weekend has been disappointing for me. Besides Mizzou losing to Texas A&M (which really isn't all bad because they are virtual lock for tourney), VMI lost to Radford...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about over 5 years ago 174 reads 5 comments

  12. NBA Draft: Part Two

    In Part Two of the six-part installment, I will analyze the players themselves, but not the teams that draft the players. In the January edition, I scouted the first round players as ranked by ESPN...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about over 5 years ago 1,646 reads 2 comments

  13. Are the Missouri Tigers the Real Deal?

    The Missouri Tigers have fooled us before, but the difference this season is that they are winning in conference play. In seasons past (as well as this one), the Tigers have had a relatively easy non-conference schedule to raise their win total...

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  14. The Top 10 St. Louis Cardinals Moments I Saw Live

    This will cheer me up as a person, because, hey I need a boost. The Rams and Blues suck, and the Cardinals have gotten worse losing all the FA and missing out on Fuentes...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about over 5 years ago 734 reads 5 comments

  15. NBA Draft: Part 1

    In Part 1 of the six-part installment, I will analyze the players themselves, but not the teams that draft the players. In the January edition, I will scout the first round players as ranked by ESPN...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about over 5 years ago 454 reads 2 comments

  16. NFL Playoffs: Dream or Nightmare?

    The only certain thing about the NFL Playoffs in 2008 is uncertainty. In the first two weeks, only three favored team, ranking wise, won their respective games. Plus the supposedly overrated Arizona Cardinals beat the Falcons in Week One...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about over 5 years ago 26 reads 0 comments

  17. MLB Offseason: Hot Stove Report

    The 2008 MLB offseason should be closely followed as your team could sign any of the 19 truly good players. Especially if your team is looking for a SS, SP, CP, or outfielder, specifically a LF...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about over 5 years ago 280 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA: Week 1

    Week 1 of the NBA Season tells you about as much as the first week of the MLB season. In other words, teams can turn around for the better or worse...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about over 5 years ago 257 reads 0 comments

  19. NFL Surprise: Week Nine

    Week nine featured many useless matchups, yet there were some surprises. Let’s start with the shocking first half and astounding comeback...

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  20. The Houston Rockets Will Become The Biggest Disappointment Of 2008

    The Houston Rockets will not become NBA champions this year or even make the conference finals. Forget the fact that they are 3-0 right now...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about over 5 years ago 1,310 reads 16 comments

  21. Rams: 5-11

    The St. Louis Rams will go 5-11, because of their tough schedule to start off season. They played on Sunday and looked like the offensive lineman were picked straight off the street strictly for their size and Bulger look like a crash test dummy...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about almost 6 years ago 103 reads 0 comments

  22. ESPN Favors East Coast

    Look, I love to watch ESPN in the morning, but I always find myself disappointed. I either don't see my favorite team (the Cardinals) unless I watch it for two hours, or I see the Boston Red Sox or Yankees twice before the Cardinals...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about almost 6 years ago 294 reads 3 comments

  23. MLB Scouting Report: Toronto Blue Jays

    The Toronto Blue Jays have a strong pitching staff and their hitting is a work in progress. They have the best 1,2,3 punch in the league arguably. Their bullpen is rounded out by a great set-up man and a reliable closer...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about 6 years ago 1,051 reads 0 comments

  24. MLB Scouting Report: Boston Red Sox

    The fact that the Boston Red Sox have recently won two World Series either disguises their problems or means the start of a long string of victories over the next few years...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about 6 years ago 614 reads 0 comments

  25. MLB Scouting Report: New York Yankees

    The New York Yankees are more than just a combination of well-paid, old free agents and a young improving farm system. The Yankees last year went 94-68 in the regular season...

    Gabe  Simonds Written by Gabe Simonds about 6 years ago 979 reads 0 comments