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Milwaukee Brewers

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Milwaukee Brewers' All Star Game Ad Proves Everyone is Jealous of the St. Louis Cardinals

    The Milwaukee Brewers just can't take it anymore. After five consecutive years of watching St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina win a spot on the National League All Star roster, Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy is fighting back in a mudslinging video worthy of a political campaign:

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2014

    Folk Humorist Mary Mack Returns to St. Louis After World Series Cancellation

    After being upstaged in October by the St. Louis Cardinals, "folk humorist" Mary Mack is making a second attempt at performing in our fair city. A former music teacher who now splits her time between LA and Minneapolis, Mack is a veteran comedian who has appeared on the Bob & Tom Show, the Vancouver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    VIDEO: Watch Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny Take a Fastball to the Face

    If you thought Cardinals manager Mike Matheny was tough during the screaming match with umpires in World Series Game One, wait till you watch this video of him as a player getting smashed in the face with a 90-plus-miles-per-hour pitch. Matheny barely reacts, spitting out what looks remarkably like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Best and Worst Cardinals' World Series Memories

    Nineteen. It's the number of times the St. Louis Cardinals have made it to the World Series, and a tally that's second only to the New York Yankees' 40 trips to baseball's big dance. The Redbirds also lay claim to the most championships, again after the Yankees. And while October baseball has mostly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Has Chris Carpenter Thrown His Last Pitch for the Cardinals?

    Stop me if you've heard this one before: Chris Carpenter may not pitch for the Cardinals this year.  Now, after hearing that, you may very well be casting about your home, car, or office, looking for a calendar, hoping against hope you haven't fallen into some kind of sinister wormhole to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2013

    St. Louis Native, Hall of Fame Baseball Manager Earl Weaver Dead at 82

    Earl Weaver, a St. Louis native and Beaumont High School graduate who went on to become a Hall of Fame manager for the Baltimore Orioles, passed away Friday while on a cruise. He was 82. Though drafted by his hometown Cardinals, he never played in the majors for them or any other team. During his f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Cards Split With the Giants; Adam Wainwright Does a Thing

    Thank god for Adam Wainwright. I've said it before over the past four or five seasons, but I think it bears repeating now and again. Thank god for Adam Wainwright. It's been a great ride, watching Wainwright progress from hyped prospect (acquired in return for J.D. Drew way back in the 200 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    Midseason Reviews for Preseason MLB Team Predictions, In Which I Eat Lots of Crow

    Hey, you guys remember way back when, before the season really got going, and I made a whole bunch of predictions? Sure you do. I predicted MVP winners and Cy Young winners and a bunch of other stuff like that. I predicted stuff for teams, too; stuff like division standings and won/loss records. It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Team-by-Team Preseason Predictions: The Cardinals Are Good, But Not Good Enough

    Yesterday I gave my predictions for individual award in the upcoming season. Today we turn our attention to larger matters. Team matters. This season actually promises an entirely new level of intrigue, due to the presence of an extra wild card team from each league. Whether you like the new de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    How Not to Take a Good At-Bat (Cardinals' Examples A, B, C)

    commons.wikimedia.orgJon Jay wins our Worst Plate Appearance of the Night award. ​The Cardinals won last night, taking a two games to one lead over the Brewers and keeping alive their chances to clinch at World Series berth at home. The bullpen was the real hero, along with an early offensive outb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Tonight: The Cardinals' Last Stand

    General George Custer, moments before telling one of his men, a Lieutenant Patterson, he had, "Complete faith you can lead us to victory over these Algonquin sunsabitches."​Things have not been going all that well for the Cardinals lately. What's that, you say? You expected an expletive-laced ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Cardinals Make Statement in Pittsburgh, Then Promptly Retract It

    ​If you're looking for an allegorical representation of the Cardinals' season so far, you could do a whole lot worse than the weekend series against Pittsburgh. After all, it was a series absolutely fraught with symoblic importance, as both teams came in trying to make a statement. For the Pi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Last Time Pirates Led Division This Late in Season: 1992

    Pirates in first place? Blasphemy!​The Pittsburgh Pirates moved into sole possession of first place in the NL Central on Monday after defeating the Cincinnati Reds. Two days later, the Pirates cling to a half-game lead over the Milwaukee Brewers. The Cardinals, in first place as recently as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Breaking Down the Garcia Extension

    ​Chad Garrison's disappointment notwithstanding (tee-hee), the news of the Cardinals and Jaime Garcia reaching an agreement on a four-year contract extension should come as music to any Redbird fan's earholes. Locking up their most talented pitcher (and yes, I say that including Adam Wainwright in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Kyle McClellan's Pitching Success Defies Explanation

    Kyle McClellan's 2011 season to date, shown here in lithograph form. ​Kyle McClellan became the third pitcher in baseball to reach five wins yesterday, throwing eight innings of one-run ball to beat Chris Narveson and the Milwaukee Brewers. He gave up four hits, walked three, and struck out three. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    The Cards' Third Base Curse Strikes Again: Freese Out Longer than Expected

    That white orb in the left corner is actually a piece of David Freese's brittle wrist bone.​Monday was a bad day for the Cardinals. They opened up a four-game series against the Florida Marlins with a 6-5 loss, the second day in a row they had given up that many runs to an opponent. Since reaching ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Adam Wainwright Has 'Significant' Elbow Injury; Mass Panic Ensues

    ​Well, just in case everyone wasn't already bummed enough about the whole Albert-Pujols-is-leaving-after-the-season storyline for 2011, we now have the news that Adam Wainwright, ace of the Cardinals' staff and eternal Cy Young runner-up, has left spring training camp in Florida and is headed to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    That Was Fast: Jim Edmonds Retiring From Baseball

    Answer: Painful.​Two weeks after announcing that he'd signed a minor-league contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, fan favorite Jim Edmonds today announced his retirement from baseball. The 40-year-old player who delighted Redbird faithful with his spectacular center-field catches during his 2000- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Yard Wars: Cubs-Cards Rivalry Persists Even in Barren Post-Season

    image viaAhmed Hassan, host of Yard Wars and the perfect man to recreate Busch Stadium in your yard!​Guess what? There are Cubs fans in St. Louis. They even live in harmony with their Cardinals fan neighbors. But now the DIY Network is storming into town to stir up trouble. In a special episod ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 11, 2010
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    August 9, 2010

    Jim Edmonds Now a Red

    ​commons.wikimedia.orgThis is how Jim Edmonds is supposed to look. Sigh. ​Q: What's worse than seeing Jim Edmonds in a Milwaukee Brewer uniform? A: Seeing him in a Cincinnati Red uniform! Although, to be fair, neither is as painful as watching Jimmy Baseball play for the Cubs, so this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Five Reasons The Cardinals Should Trade for Cliff Lee*

    Image sourceWouldn't Cliff Lee look nice in Cardinal red?​In case you haven't been paying attention these past three games, the Mariners stink.It's a special kind of stink too. They run into outs on the bases, commit costly errors, blow saves and generally suck at hitting. Just think of an ugly wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    The Five Best and Worst Things About the Chicago Cubs

    There are five really good reasons why the Cubs are going to win the NL Central in '09, and there are five pretty good reasons why they won't. There are 100 reasons why this guy shouldn't be wearing that jersey.The Cardinals are in full free-fall mode, having just been swept by the Milwaukee Brewers ... More >>

  • News

    May 6, 2009
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    January 29, 2009

    My Six Questions for Scott Spiezio

    This morning, on his show on KSLG (1380 AM), Tim McKernan had on Scott Spiezio for an interview. Spiezio, I'm sure you'll all remember, is the red-bearded utilityman who rose to such prominence during the Cardinals' 2006 World Series run. Spiezio is also the same guy who was released from the t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2008

    You'll Find No Sympathy for the Northsiders Here

    You know, I consider myself a pretty decent human being, at least most of the time. Don't get me wrong; I've done some truly lousy things in my life, and there are still days I say, or so, something that I end up regretting. But overall, I really don't think I'm all that bad. So why am I so absolu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2008
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    August 19, 2008

    Wainwright's Role Depends on Carpenter's Health

    A while back, I took a look at some of the more important players and issues that I thought would factor into the Cardinals' stretch run for 2008. After long hours of careful consideration... Alright, fine, it was only eight minutes of consideration while I was in line to get a bagel. You and I both ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2008

    McClellan, Perez, Show Against Marlins They are Future of Cardinals Bullpen

    I do believe we may have seen the future last night. Or, at least, I hope we saw the future. Seems like a trip to south Florida always does wonders for the spirits (and the record) for the Cardinals, doesn't it? The Cards have consistently pounded the Marlins the past few years, both here in St. L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2008

    Joe Mather a Bright Spot in a Frustrating Season

    Ah. I see your game now, Tony. You give Ryan Franklin the vote of confidence, causing me to go into a raging tirade about making Kyle McClellan the closer, then you come out a couple of hours later and make Izzy the closer again. I see what you did there. Tony La Russa is trying to destroy my br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2008

    Requiem For a Prospect: Anthony Reyes, Now Traded to Cleveland, Used to be the Next Big Thing

    I remember the first time I ever saw Anthony Reyes pitch. It was in August 2005, when he made his big-league debut against the Milwaukee Brewers.

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2008

    The Case for Kyle McClellan as the Cards Closer

    Well, one out of three against the Mets is certainly better than 0-for-4 against the Brewers, right? Of course, even within that one victory over the New York club, we still saw the club's current closer, one Mr. Ryan Franklin, give up a home run in the ninth inning. It was the third outing in a r ... More >>

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    July 22, 2008
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    July 21, 2008
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    May 12, 2008

    Cards Blog: Searching for Answers in a Frustrating Roadtrip

    The trip is finally over. Tonight, the Cardinals come to the end of their two-city, eight-game slog that began so promisingly, and has foundered so badly. Sunday's contest was, most likely, the worst game I've seen this team play so far this year. There was zero life to the team, except Albert Puj ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2008

    Cards Blog: Searching for Answers in a Frustrating Roadtrip

    The trip is finally over. Tonight, the Cardinals come to the end of their two-city, eight-game slog that began so promisingly, and has foundered so badly. Sunday's contest was, most likely, the worst game I've seen this team play so far this year. There was zero life to the team, except Albert Puj ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2008
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    May 2, 2008

    The 2008 Cubs: What Cards Fans Should Know

    Tonight, it begins. The annual revival of the Cardinal-Cubs rivalry starts again tonight at Busch Stadium, right around seven o'clock. What makes this particular series even more intriguing than the usual Cards-Cubs drama is the fact that this series will determine, for a day or two at least, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2008

    Cards Blog: An Inning-By-Inning Soap Opera

    On Thursday afternoon, the Cardinals played the finale of a three game series against the Brewers. I was lucky enough to score some free tickets, and, being the intrepid reporter that I am, I'm taking it upon myself to record my thoughts on the game. Come along with me, your eyes and ears to the wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2008

    Cards Blog: An Inning-By-Inning Soap Opera

    On Thursday afternoon, the Cardinals played the finale of a three game series against the Brewers. I was lucky enough to score some free tickets, and, being the intrepid reporter that I am, I'm taking it upon myself to record my thoughts on the game. Come along with me, your eyes and ears to the wor ... More >>

  • News

    September 19, 2007

    Free Ride

    Joe theorizes why the Cards have gotten so many "Get Out of Jail Free" cards.

  • Dining

    September 12, 2007

    Effen Black Cherry Vodka

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  • News

    July 4, 2007

    Thy Neighbor's Worth

    A new St. Louis online paper will let you know whether that family moving next door is rich and famous.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2007

    A Cardinals Fan in New York

    I don't miss the inane chatter of the Mad Hungarian, but I do miss me some Cardinals baseball. Thankfully, two months after moving to New York and two weeks into the season, I discovered a Cardinals bar, Dewey's Flatiron, located on Fifth Avenue across from Madison Square Park. Only a half-hour sub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2007

    A Cardinals Fan in New York

    I don't miss the inane chatter of the Mad Hungarian, but I do miss me some Cardinals baseball. Thankfully, two months after moving to New York and two weeks into the season, I discovered a Cardinals bar, Dewey's Flatiron, located on Fifth Avenue across from Madison Square Park. Only a half-hour sub ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 14, 2004

    Kickin' It

    The Street Soccer Cup USA is taking it to the, um, streets

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2004

    Nothing Lonely

    About these long-distance runners

  • News

    March 31, 2004

    Bush Strikes Out

    Our commander in chief takes to the mound, Missouri gets its very own dinosaur, an Old Kid on the Block remembers when he was New, and Unreal learns a little something about love and basketball

  • Calendar

    March 26, 2003
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    November 22, 2000

    Return of the Knuckler

    Early baseball bad boy Jim Bouton updates his masterpiece, Ball Four

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