Brett Wallace

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    June 4, 2012

    A Brief Cardinals Draft-Day Primer

    The Major League Baseball first-year player draft is just a few hours away, taking place in New York City and beginning at six pm central. The Houston Astros have the first overall pick, and are expected to take Mark Appel, a right-handed pitcher out of Stanford, with their selection. Appel isn't a ... More >>

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    April 7, 2010
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    October 10, 2009

    Ryan Franklin vs. Matt Holliday: Playing the Blame Game

    ​So the question must eventually be asked, you know. I don't want to have to ask it, and I'm sure you probably don't want to have to try and answer, but the question will not just go away. So here goes. Who was really at fault for the Cardinals ninth-inning, two-out implosion Thursday night? ... More >>

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    July 23, 2009

    Circling the Drain

    Does anybody want to tell me when this whole thing just went to hell? Remember when the Cardinals were a first-class organization, one that made smart moves, fielded competitive teams, and had everyone pulling in the same direction? Well, guess what, folks, the party, as they say, is over. ... More >>

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    May 29, 2009

    Adrian Beltre to the Cardinals? A Fantastic Move!

    sbnation.comIn his "Five Minutes" column today, the local daily's Bernie Miklasz offers up a few ideas on how the Cardinals could improve at the hot corner. The big man does a pretty stellar of job analyzing the stats behind a few trade prospects, including calling out the Coors-inflated numbers of ... More >>

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    May 6, 2009

    Breaking News: Brett Favre Might Un-Retire, Again

    Favre tearfully retires from the Packers back in March 2008.In what has become an annual tradition, it now looks as if Brett Favre is once again coming out of retirement. This time, he plans on going to the Minnesota Vikings, largely because he apparently wants to get revenge on the Green Bay Packer ... More >>

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    April 1, 2009
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    March 26, 2009

    Miscues: Local Cardinals Media Round-Up

    Friends, I think you'll all agree that, in general, I'm a pretty positive guy. A ray of sunshine in an otherwise overcast land of --What? You don't agree with that? You say that I'm bitter, nasty, sarcastic, and rather appalling human being in general?Alright. Fair enough. That's probably closer to ... More >>

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    February 26, 2009

    Top 10 Stories about the 2009 St. Louis Cardinals

    Spring training is officially underway, with real, no-foolin' games being played and everything. The beginning of a long, twisty road that leads through summer and into autumn, hopefully ending late in October with a nice, new piece of hardware to add to the trophy case at Busch Stadium.At the very ... More >>

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    January 16, 2009

    Baseball Card of the Week: Colby Rasmus

    Boy, it sure is cold outside. ............Oh, come on. Don't leave me hanging, guys! How cold is it, Aaron? It's so cold I think I have frostbite. On my genitals! That's not funny. The hell kind of joke is that anyway? Oh. Um, well, it's sort of a meta humor kind of thing. Y ... More >>

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    December 8, 2008

    The Winter Meetings, Day One: A.J. Burnett, Anyone?

    My father called me just a little while ago, all excited. Apparently, Fox Sports is reporting that the Cardinals are going to major players for A.J. Burnett. He heard in on the radio on his way in to work; a cursory search of the Fox Web site leads us to Ken Rosenthal's story. Rosenthal usually has ... More >>

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    September 10, 2008

    The Seven Brightest St. Louis Cardinals Prospects

    I don't want to jump all over a guy when he hits a walk-off anything, but honestly, could that have been a more pathetic swing? I'm pretty sure the commissioner's office is reviewing tape of Cesar Izturis' at-bat right now, trying to decide whether or not they can actually let a game be won on a hit ... More >>

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    August 20, 2008

    Cards Promotion of Wallace Raises Questions

    Well, that was certainly an ugly game. In fact, it was so ugly that I really don't have anything much to say about it. And so, I won't. But while the Cardinals themselves were crapping the bed against a Pittsburgh Pirates team that has traded away their best players this year, a very interesting d ... More >>

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    June 16, 2008

    Minor Leagues: Cardinals Youngsters Show Promise

    Back before the season even started, I picked out seven players in the Cards' minor league system that I thought bore watching. Well, the minor league seasons are right about a third of the way through, and I thought the off-day would make a good opportunity to take a look at those players and see h ... More >>

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    June 10, 2008

    2008 Cardinals Draft Pick Analysis

    Going into this year's First Year Player Draft, the St. Louis Cardinals found themselves in a very different situation from years past. The farm system is much healthier now, and the team was in a position to draft more according to talent available, rather than constantly trying to build depth and ... More >>