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  • Blogs

    October 23, 2014

    Why Kansas City Royals Fans Hate Rob Lowe Now

    Rob Lowe has pissed off fans of the Kansas City Royals. And since it seems everyone in the U.S. (including California) is cheering for the Royals to beat San Francisco to win the 2014 World Series, the law of transitivity would say that Lowe has, in fact, pissed off all of America. How did a man wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2014

    San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence Didn't Know Kansas City Is in Missouri

    Hunter Pence is not in Kansas anymore. The outfielder for the San Francisco Giants says he didn't realize the Kansas City Royals were based in Missouri until he saw a Royals fan's sign that read: "Hunter Spence thinks he's in Kansas." "We're not?" Pence thought to himself, he tells Yahoo Sports.

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    It's Official: Study Says St. Louis Cardinals Fans Are The Best in Baseball

    The St. Louis Cardinals have the most loyal fans in baseball, according to a new report from a customer loyalty consultancy firm. Brand Keys analyzed each Major League Baseball team's fan base and ranked them according to its "sports fan loyalty index." St. Louis tops the list for the first time ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    St. Louis Cardinals Host First-Ever Jewish Community Night at Busch Stadium

    The St. Louis Cardinals are no longer etching Christian symbols into the pitcher's mound at Busch Stadium, but they are still celebrating religion. And next up is Judaism! For the first time ever, the Cardinals this summer will be hosting a Jewish Community Theme Night, the team announced last wee ... More >>

  • News

    March 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    The Cards Get Their (Left-Handed) Man

    Baseball's Winter Meetings are over, and the various and sundry general managers, along with their entourages, are back on the respective roads to their respective homes. It was eventful to be sure this year, with plenty of incoming television money bolstering several teams' spending abilities. The ... More >>

  • News

    November 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    St. Louis Flag Flies Flaccidly Hangs Over D.C. City Hall Today

    It's payday in the nation's capital. Today Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is honoring the bet he made with St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay prior to the beginning of the National League Division Series between the Cardinals and the Nationals. According to the wager, the mayor whose team lost would f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Kyle Lohse Lays It On the Line

    In just a little while now, the Cardinals will take on the San Francisco Giants in game three of the NLCS, with the series moving here to the heartland. The Redbirds have been brilliant in Busch Stadium this season, winning 50 games and, frankly, looking like a com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    History Repeating for The Cardinals?

    It was a good weekend for the Cardinals. Like, a really good weekend. A really really good weekend, in fact. They swept the Milwaukee Brewers, looking like a legitimate title contender for the first time in quite a while. The Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds played each other, with the Re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    The Time for Roy is Now

    John Mozeliak should be on the phone right now to Roy Oswalt. And I'll tell you why. The St. Louis Cardinals scored nine runs last night. It was a beautiful offensive performance, just the kind of beating a team of this talent level should regularly put on pitchers the caliber of one Joe Blanto ... 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

    November 12, 2011

    Marlins Make Their Move for Albert

    Albert Pujols has said before it's not all about the money. If he's seriously considering going to Miami next season, it's pretty clear it's not all about the fashion for him, either. ​Albert Pujols was in Miami yesterday, meeting with the Florida/Miami/Dade County Marlins. The newly christened Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Will This Year's World Series Have The Worst TV Ratings Ever?

    Black nor white: Cardinals in the World Series doesn't necessarily mean poor TV ratings.​You hear it each time the Cardinals enter the World Series. "Oh, the television execs must be dying! A mid-market team in the series? Ratings will be horrendous!" Yes and no. That dire prediction proved to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Cardinals Call Up Pitching Prospect Lance Lynn; But Why Is He Starting Tonight?

    Lance Lynn looks a little frustrated. I know just how he feels. ​I must admit, this team continually finds a way to confuse and flabbergast me at every turn. Just when I think I have a proper handle on things and can see the path ahead, BAM! Out of left field, here comes another head-scratcher.&nb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Gluten-Free Summit Planned, and Not a Moment Too Soon

    freakingfitness.com​One person in 133 is gluten intolerant, and they're joining forces to hold the first Gluten Free Food Labeling Summit. The group 1in133.org will host the May 4 event in Washington, D.C., in an attempt to get legislators and food producers to follow the 2007 Food Allergen La ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Mark McGwire Should Thank His Testicles For Giving Him the Balls to Admit to Steroids

    Mark McGwire: Fortunately we won't be hearing courtroom testimony on what lies beneath this towel.​Have you been following Barry Bonds' perjury trial this week in San Francisco? It's been -- how can we put this? -- nuts. Seriously. On Monday prosecutors called Bonds ex-girlfriend, Kimberly Bell, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Cliff Lee: The Sound of a Paradigm Shifting Without a Clutch

    commons.wikimedia.orgLee in his first go-round as a Phillie. ​In what can only be described as a rather surprising move, Cliff Lee, aka the "Best Left-Handed Pitcher in Baseball At the Moment," spurned the Yankees' big dollars, as well as those of the Texas Rangers, in order to return to the Phila ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Jaime Garcia, the Bronze Medal Rookie

    Bronze age weaponry: Get it? Anyone?​So the National and American League Rookie of the Year award were announced yesterday, and neither winner was a huge surprise. Rangers closer Neftali Feliz took home the trophy in the AL, while Buster Posey, catcher extraordinaire for the Giants, won the award ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Keith Hernandez Asleep in the Broadcast Booth During Mets Game (Video)

    Hernandez as a bright-eyed, bushy-'stached Cardinal.​Check this video of former Cardinals great Keith Hernandez (1979-1983), now a broadcaster for the New York Mets, caught sleeping on camera during an extra-inning affair in New York when the San Francisco Giants were in town on Saturday night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    The Philadelphia Story: A Progress Report One Month In

    ​It was supposed to be the Cardinals' measuring stick for the young season, this trip to Philadelphia. Up until now the Cards had looked like the 700-pound red gorilla of old, stomping on opponents left and right and running up a big lead over the rest of a mediocre division. Going to Philly, thou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Cardinals Ranked as No. 8 Most-Valuable Franchise Worth $488 Million

    Bill DeWitt Jr. as depicted in a 2001 RFT cover story.​It's the Cardinals home opener this afternoon, and if the team's owner Bill DeWitt Jr. were to give a speech today, one suspects it would begin: "The state of Redbird Nation is strong."  The Cardinals have won their first two series on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Ben Sheets Breaks Elbow, Local Writer's Heart

    My personal cheeseball this off-season, the man they call Sheets, is going under the knife. The Texas Rangers apparently discovered a tear in the flexor tendon of his throwing arm when performing the mandatory physical required for a contract to be finalized. Now the deal is dead, and Ben Sheets is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    The Remains of Anthony Reyes Update

    What can I say? I'm a sucker for punishment. So in the spirit of twisting the knife just a hair more -- and also because there is actual news to report -- I present to you the Remains of Anthony Reyes Watch. Why can't I quit you, Anthony? 

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    Cardinals Pass on Arbitration for Isringhausen and More

    At 11:00 p.m. central time on Monday, baseball's arbitration deadline passed. And one of the most puzzling storylines of the off-season began.

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    Who's the Boss? Alyssa Milano to Hawk Cardinals Apparel Today at Busch Stadium

    Alyssa Milano is hawking St. Louis Cardinals apparel designed for women. But why does she only love St. Louis? Nah, she doesn't. She's doing the same thing for other teams, including the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants. Sexy! So is Milano a baseball fan? Yep. But sadly for the si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    Baseball Card of the Week: Howard, Pujols Battle for MVP

    We hear a lot 'round these parts about just how underrated Albert Pujols is. We hear how he should have half a dozen MVP awards by now, how he's putting up numbers that almost no one in the history of the game has, and how no other player in the game of baseball right now even begins to intimidate o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    R.I.P. Dave Ricketts and Bobby Murcer

    This past weekend saw the passing of (at least) two former major leaguers: Cardinals backup catcher Dave Ricketts died days after his 73rd birthday, and Yankees third sacker Bobby Murcer died at age 62. Both are remembered as uncommonly classy men. from, uh, the author's, uh, collection Bobby Mur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    R.I.P. Dave Ricketts and Bobby Murcer

    This past weekend saw the passing of (at least) two former major leaguers: Cardinals backup catcher Dave Ricketts died days after his 73rd birthday, and Yankees third sacker Bobby Murcer died at age 62. Both are remembered as uncommonly classy men. from, uh, the author's, uh, collection Bobby Mur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008

    Simply Offensive: The Cardinals' Attack

    Just the type of loss that the Cardinals need to avoid, and just the kind I'm afraid we may see more of. With the fortunes of the National League Central looking stronger so far this year, if the Cardinals have any chance of seriously contending this season, they need to take advantage of their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008

    Simply Offensive: The Cardinals' Attack

    Just the type of loss that the Cardinals need to avoid, and just the kind I'm afraid we may see more of. With the fortunes of the National League Central looking stronger so far this year, if the Cardinals have any chance of seriously contending this season, they need to take advantage of their ... More >>

  • News

    February 21, 2007

    Being Darryl Strawberry

    Baseball's bad boy is now doing the Lord's work in O'Fallon, Missouri. How long will that last?

  • News

    August 9, 2006

    Ballsy

    A pair of local entrepreneurs has a Barry Bonds home run ball for sale, but so far they're going down swinging.

  • News

    February 2, 2005

    Dawn of the Diaz

    Bill Haas trumps other Blog o' the Week possibilities, a white supremacy group loses its power (literally), and we wonder if Hotel Rwanda is OK for kids; plus, everybody loves Einar!

  • News

    September 15, 2004

    Shipping Blues

    Fairmount Park's owner can't squander his prize filly's talent on home turf

  • Film

    August 18, 2004

    Wet Kisses

    Riding Giants gushes over the legends of "big wave" surfing

  • News

    October 8, 2003

    Gerbergate

    Jennifer Joyce contest results, a psychic porn star and perhaps the only Provel-related legal battle in history: Who could ask for anything more? (We've got dirt on Gephardt and the Cards, too, just in case you're greedy.)

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003
  • News

    October 2, 2002

    Redbird's Burden

    La Russa endures a hell of a season, escaping the purgatory of tradition

  • News

    August 21, 2002

    E.T. Trumps Andro

    We don't need no stinking McGwire Highway!

  • News

    May 15, 2002

    The People's Stadium Bill

    Ten tiny amendments

  • News

    May 8, 2002

    Location, Location, Location

    Why downtown's the best place for a stadium, even without state money

  • News

    March 20, 2002

    A Spelunker's Universe

    Week of March 20, 2002

  • News

    November 28, 2001

    Complete Abdication

    Week of November 28, 2001

  • News

    November 14, 2001

    Uh, What We Meant to Say...

    Cardinals find a new closer for their stadium quest

  • Culture

    September 12, 2001

    Feel His Pain

    Billy Bob has a simple plan: to sing about life and lovin' his wife

  • News

    April 11, 2001

    Homer Town

    When it comes to a new stadium, not even opening day is immune from a sales pitch

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000
  • News

    April 19, 2000
  • Calendar

    May 19, 1999

    Night & Day

    May 19 - 26, 1999

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