Warning: show-going can be bad for your health. I type this with watery eyes, a sore head and throat, and a forever-runny, impossible-to-breathe-out-of nose. I suppose all that putzing around in the rain between breaking a sweat at shows over the weekend really exacerbated things quickly. Bah! Worth ... More >>
The rain has pushed back the start of the Cards' home opener to 3:45 p.m., so if you're one of the many office drones who was planning to watch via world wide interweb you've suddenly developed a glut of time. But fear not.
Matthew Hathaway over at the Post-Dispatch has a concise look into the particulars of the Edward Jones Dome's pressing need for self- improvement. It's pressing in the sense that there's a February 1 deadline for the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission to present a plan to upgrade the fa ... More >>
Matt Conty acts like Jose Oquendo; doesn't really look like him. With a dry and nasal delivery, Matt Conty tends to saunter through his material, tossing in ironic urban lingo like a gifted-but-bored ESPN anchor. But while he's all nonchalance on stage, fuck with him at your peril. He relishes th ... More >>
commons.wikimedia.orgMark McGwire is one of five coaches from Tony La Russa's 2011 staff who will return next season under new manager Mike Matheny.The Cardinals announced their full coaching staff for next season yesterday, putting to paper the group who will support Mike Matheny as he takes ove ... More >>
You could say Jose got hosed.The Cardinals have their man -- or, at least, John Mozeliak has his man -- as they named Mike Matheny to the vacant managerial spot yesterday. Matheny has plenty of admirable qualities, to be sure; he's well-respected by the players, has intimate knowledge of the Card ... More >>
The Cardinals appear to be entering the home stretch of their managerial race. The Cardinals have been conducting interviews and tossing around names in their search for a new manager, and it looks now as if they're likely entering the endgame portion of the process. I have to admit, while I ... More >>
Doctors may have finally diagnosed the bizarre rash and infection plaguing Tony La Russa's forehead and right eye. Yesterday, the Cardinals manager visited the renowned Mayo Clinic where he was reportedly diagnosed with shingles. La Russa has been suffering from the ailment for at least four week ... More >>
www.motifake.comAccording to the Internets, the week of February 21 is American Wine Appreciation Week, so christened in 1993 by our nation's 42nd president, William Jefferson Clinton.
The celebration kicked off this past Friday with a pre-party (as it were) known as National Drink Wine Day ... More >>
Will leftover buns score runs next season? Ehh.Meet the new bosses, same as the old bosses. So it shall be in the Cardinal clubhouse again in 2011, as the club has agreed on contracts with pretty much the entire coaching staff, including Dave Duncan and Mark McGwire, the only two anyone real ... More >>
-Joe Thurston has got to be the worst baserunner I've ever
seen. I'm fully aware that good and bad baserunning alike, over the course of a full season, will only help or hurt you by a few runs, but from a situational
standpoint, Thurston getting picked off of second base in the seventh inning
was as ... More >>
Given the recent hoopla regarding Jose Oquendo and the self-proclaimed lord of pitching in Puerto Rico, Joel Pineiro, I thought that the Secret Weapon could use a feature. You know, show him that we're all behind him, and are perfectly well aware that El Pinata is not a good pitcher in any way, shap ... More >>