You guys, what a weekend we had. Up two games to nil on the Dodgers? St. Louis fans have a lot to be happy about this Monday morning (not to mention the success of the Rams, Blues and Mizzou over the weekend). The weekend's wins have almost washed away the ugliness we saw last week, an ire that seem ... More >>
Remember that pose?Another series, another bad loss trying to go for a sweep. It would be funny if it weren't so frustrating. The deciding moment of the game yesterday was a telling one, a moment that for me summed up nearly everything that's been wrong with this season. It was the bottom of ... More >>
Okay, so it looks like Juan Encarnacion isn't running for a Senate seat in the Dominican Republic. As first reported by Derrick Goold of the Post-Dispatch, Encarnacion wasn't quoted as saying he was running for a Senate seat; in fact, he wasn't actually in the Dominican Republic when he was sup ... More >>
Juan Encarnacion, the former Cardinal right fielder who lost much of the vision in his right eye after being struck by a foul ball off the bat of Aaron Miles, is running for a Senatorial seat in his native Dominican Republic.
UPDATE: More comments from Chuck Brownson, a blogger at Viva El Birdos, are at the bottom of this post.In July 2007 I wrote an article for the RFT about the increasing influence that statistically-minded baseball blogs were starting to have on the day-to-day operations of the teams they cover. In ad ... More >>
Week of December 27, 2007