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Joe Strauss

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    February 5, 2013

    FOX 2 Weatherman Chris Higgins Argues with Post-Dispatch Weather Grouch, Joe Strauss

    Yesterday, we wrote about a somewhat bizarre "open letter" rant from FOX 2 Meteorologist Chris Higgins on his Facebook page, directed at his "haters" who have apparently been attacking him for not accurately predicting the snow storm over the weekend. It included some gem quotes like, "That is an as ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012

    Is Jaime Garcia's Problem With His Shoulder or His Head?

    The Cardinals did what they needed to do in game two of their NLDS series against the Washington Nationals, beating up on the Nats' pitching staff to the tune of twelve runs and evening the series at one game apiece. Unfortunately, the victory didn't come easily, and things can't just be simple for ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011
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    May 25, 2010

    Tuesday Tussle: Part 1, Albert Pujols Was Right To Tell Off Tony La Russa

    Image sourceTLR and El Hombre just needed some space after Friday's game against the Angels​The Cardinals were up by four runs in the eighth-inning of Friday night's game against the Angels when Tony La Russa's meddling finally made Albert Pujols snap. With two outs, the manager ordered Ryan Ludwi ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010

    St. Louis Cardinals Twitter Accounts You Should Follow

    ​Keep up on the latest 140-character bursts of news, humor and statistics related to the St. Louis Cardinals on Twitter with this list of accounts you should follow, curated by the RFT staff. The tweeters below are all real people with opinions and we've excluded those Twitter accounts that simply ... More >>

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    March 16, 2010

    The Ever-Prickly Tony La Russa Grows Pricklier By the Day

    ​Jeez, Tony, take a chill pill, will you? Give it a break. Smell the roses. Your rants and raves have grown old and tired. At issue, of course, is Temperamental Tony's latest flameout, chronicled this morning in the Post-Dispatch by Cardinals beat writer Joe Strauss. Tony La ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010

    Rumor Roundup: Cards Looking at Valverde?

    ​The latest scuttlebutt on the hot stove wire has the Cardinals apparently interested in the services of Jose Valverde. The former Arizona and Houston closer is reportedly being pursued by a trio of clubs, according to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, with the Detroit Tigers seemingly the most likely de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    The Best Headline Ever, And a Possible Solution to a Very Tough Problem

    This soooo totally helps my plan. ​So yesterday Joe Strauss of the Post-Dispatch writes an article about Mark McGwire, the day when he will finally have to Talk About the Past, and the way the Cardinals plan on trying to handle the potential reaction of the fanbase. And then, someone did ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Albert Pujols' Comments Lost in Translation -- Again?!

    Wikimedia Commons​Near the end of 2006, a tempest boiled over in the local sports teapot when Albert Pujols, in an interview with reporters in his native Dominican Republic, opined that maybe he, and not Ryan Howard, was entitled to that season's Most Valuable Player award, by virtue of the fact t ... More >>

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    October 15, 2009

    Getting Behind the Angels

    ​With the Cardinals out of the playoffs, I've had to decide what team I'm going to root for the rest of the playoffs. Sure, I could just watch the games impartially and enjoy the sport itself, but where's the fun in that? No, I'm one of those people who are always going to set up a team to root fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    The Adam Kennedy Era Comes to an End

    The Cardinals just released Adam Kennedy. Huh. Didn't see that one coming. I mean at all. At all. All we've heard recently is how Kennedy is the guy at second base. And you know what? He should have been. Yes, he was flat-out awful in 2007. Last year, though, he rebounded with the bat, and ... More >>

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    September 23, 2008

    Tony La Russa's Message to Cardinal Fans

    Another day, another loss for the Cardinals. All just a part of this team's complete collapse over the last month of the season. You know what, though? I don't have a huge problem with the losses. I really don't. Don't get me wrong; it is very frustrating to watch this team go in the tank, but I c ... More >>

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    September 4, 2008

    Tony La Russa: On Tape

    The St. Louis Cardinals are not mathematically out of playoff contention this season, but fans can't help but wonder what's in store for next season. To take the beleaguered Cardinals fan's mind off September's woes, view some of the many sides of Tony La Russa -- and be glad your life's not on tape ... More >>

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    October 31, 2007

    Tony's New Bitch

    News broke today that the St. Louis Cardinals have a new general manager. John Mozeliak, formerly the Cards' assistant (and more recently interim) GM, will accept a three-year deal and replace Walt Jocketty as the man who calls the Cards' personnel shots. stltoday.com John Mozeliak Reports over t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2007

    Tony's New Bitch

    News broke today that the St. Louis Cardinals have a new general manager. John Mozeliak, formerly the Cards' assistant (and more recently interim) GM, will accept a three-year deal and replace Walt Jocketty as the man who calls the Cards' personnel shots. stltoday.com John Mozeliak Reports over t ... More >>

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    October 9, 2007

    Goodbye Tony, Hello Torre?

    Tony La Russa is almost certainly gone. And after having helped make some RFT dreams come true, Joe Torre is even more certainly done as Yankees skipper. (The New York Times should have run its season wrap-up on the obit page, and the New York Daily News went so far as to skip the eulogy and call f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2007

    Goodbye Tony, Hello Torre?

    Tony La Russa is almost certainly gone. And after having helped make some RFT dreams come true, Joe Torre is even more certainly done as Yankees skipper. (The New York Times should have run its season wrap-up on the obit page, and the New York Daily News went so far as to skip the eulogy and call f ... More >>

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    August 1, 2007

    Morris, Shmorris -- Giants Win While Cards Go After the Wrong Guy!

    A curious bit of sports reporting appeared in this morning's Post-Dispatch regarding the St. Louis Cardinals' "frustrated" (and in the end failed) pursuit to return Matt Morris to the fold. Joe Strauss writes that general manager Walt Jocketty was "stunned" when the San Francisco Giants sent the agi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2007

    Morris, Shmorris -- Giants Win While Cards Go After the Wrong Guy!

    A curious bit of sports reporting appeared in this morning's Post-Dispatch regarding the St. Louis Cardinals' "frustrated" (and in the end failed) pursuit to return Matt Morris to the fold. Joe Strauss writes that general manager Walt Jocketty was "stunned" when the San Francisco Giants sent the agi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2007

    Yet Mo' Memos

    Now we're getting down to the nitty and the gritty (after the jump). Post science writer Eric Hand, incidentally, was recently named a finalist for the Livingston Awards, given to exceptional journalists under the age of 35. Fellow Post-ino Jeremy Kohler (no memos on him yet) is also a finalist. -T ... More >>

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    October 13, 2006

    Grace Under Pressure

    from www.stltoday.com Bernie Miklasz The St. Louis Post-Dispatch's carpet-bomb approach to baseball coverage inevitably leads to some redundancy. Even during the regular season, you'll see Joe Strauss' or Derrick Goold's game story run some of the same quotes Bernie Miklasz or Bryan Burwell use in ... More >>

  • News

    July 12, 2006

    Oblique Strain

    When a blogger fingered him in the Jason Grimsley scandal, strength coach Chris Mihlfeld found himself in a world of pain.

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    November 16, 2005

    The Times, They Are A-Changin'

    But St. Louis sportswriters unapologetically cast MVP ballots

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