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    June 24, 2014

    SLU Grad Performs National Anthem During Kansas City Royals Game

    If Pitch Perfect has shown us anything, it's that a cappella can open up doors for talented singers. A recent Saint Louis University graduate experienced that firsthand this weekend when he performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" at a Kansas City Royals game.

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    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 >>

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    March 28, 2013

    St. Louis Native Hired as Mariners' Full-Time Announcer, First Since Legendary Dave Niehaus

    Aaron Goldsmith, who grew up in St. Louis, is the Seattle Mariners' first full-time radio announcer hire since legendary caller Dave Niehaus, who passed away at age 75 in 2010. Goldsmith, at the young age of 29, has secured the incredibly sought-after job after six seasons of working his way throu ... More >>

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    July 27, 2012

    Market Moves and What They Mean For the Cardinals

    The trade deadline is just a few days off now, and the Cardinals are in a dogfight for the NL Central. Whether or not that ultimately translates into actual movement for the Cards on the trade market remains to be seen, but the conditions are certainly right. It's been a fairly robust trade mar ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    The Starters Still Suck, But the Cardinals are Moving On

    This was the Mariners' bullpen car in 1982, back when baseball still had cool things like bullpen cars. No, this isn't really related to the Cards' current bullpen, but I've been waiting to use this picture forever. ​​The most improbable postseason run I can ever recall isn't ready to end just y ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010

    Baseball Loses Another Legend: Dave Niehaus Dead at 75

    Niehaus. ​You remember several years back, when the whole satellite radio thing was just starting up? XM and Sirius were still separate companies and David Bowie fell out of the sky. It was a crazy time. Well, I happened to be one of the earliest adopters of satellite radio, but not because I ... More >>

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    August 30, 2010

    Critiquing the Cards' Social Media Night

    Just in case you hadn't heard (and it wouldn't much surprise me if you hadn't, to be honest), the Cardinals are holding a Social Media Night on the 18th of September. They're making kind of a production of it, too, with a big panel of experts who are going to discuss their own experiences with ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010

    Cardinal Trade Targets From the Department of Dumb Ideas

    A bad idea, but way more fun than these others. ​Okay, so I know things aren't great around here in Cardinal country just right now. The team is scuffling, the injuries are piling up, and we're all still a little peeved over Ryan Ludwick being traded. And I also know, given the time of year, that ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    Some Jeff Suppan-Induced Thoughts on Trading for Cliff Lee

    commons.wikimedia.org​So I'm watching the Cardinals play, suffering through watching Jeff Suppan pitch, and it got me thinking about who the Cards might be able to get to replace him. Now, it's not that Suppan has actually been all that bad since returning to us; he's certainly been better th ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    May 13, 2010

    Kit Bond Falls Asleep During Intelligence Briefing

    "Kit and I sometimes have trouble staying awake during those boring intelligence briefings."​Seems everyone is asleep at the wheel these days. Oh well, these are troubled and tiring times, after all. We could all use a good nap. Take Ken Griffey Jr., for one. The Seattle Mariner's ce ... More >>

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    April 15, 2010

    Video: Death Cab for Cutie Rings in the Seattle Mariners' Season By Playing the Greatest Baseball Song Ever

    This one's for Keegan: Courtesy of 5 Score Pachyderm, here's footage of Death Cab for Cutie at the Seattle Mariners' home opener playing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" and -- awesomely -- John Fogerty's "Centerfield." (Except when the guitar goes off track. Oops.) Love the customized jerseys!

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    April 13, 2010

    MP3: Gotta Be Karim (Still) Rocks a Cardinals Hat on New Tune "Hello St. Louis"

    Gotta Be Karim in a controversial fitted cap.​The Mariners are my team. I grew up watching Ken Griffey Jr crash into walls at the Kingdome, I imitate Ichiro's batting stance at Tower Tee and, as much as it pains me to say it during the Cardinals' opening homestand, Seattle's Safeco Field is far an ... More >>

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    March 30, 2010

    Cardinals Ticket Prices Up 24 Percent in Secondary Market

    ​According to SeatGeek.com, a website which compiles data on the costs of tickets for various sporting and music events in the secondary market, the St. Louis Cardinals' overall ticket prices are up 24 percent going into 2010 over the second-half of last year. This should come as no surprise, ... More >>

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    October 12, 2009

    Rams Snatch Defeat From the Jaws Of Victory Against Vikings

    Wikimedia Commons​As miserable as the past seven days have been in the St. Louis sporting world, local fans can take solace in the fact that it could be a hell of a lot worse.Take Seattle and their unfathomably depressing 2008: the Mariners lost 101 games, the Seahawks went 4-12, the once-proud Un ... More >>

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    July 31, 2009

    Thus Concludes The Coolest July St. Louis Has Ever Known

    uploaded by Uncle Pilot to the RFT Flickr Pool​Technically as of last night, we're about to wrap up just the sixth coolest July on record. That doesn't mean it wasn't the coolest, though. The lowest average temperature in July came in 1961 and 1891, when it was typically a balmy 74.9 degrees. Here ... More >>

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    July 17, 2009

    Ichiro Suzuki Could Have Used RFT All-Star Guide

    Though it's unlikely Ichiro Suzuki combed through last week's Riverfront Times Guide to the All-Star Game, the Seattle Mariners star did visit one prominent spot on Ian Froeb's fact-packed (if controversial) "Inside Baseball: A tour of St. Louis landmarks, from the famous to the infamous (and everyt ... More >>

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    May 29, 2009

    Adrian Beltre to the Cardinals? A Fantastic Move!

    sbnation.comIn his "Five Minutes" column today, the local daily's Bernie Miklasz offers up a few ideas on how the Cardinals could improve at the hot corner. The big man does a pretty stellar of job analyzing the stats behind a few trade prospects, including calling out the Coors-inflated numbers of ... More >>

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    May 4, 2009

    "La Russa Becomes The First Manager to Think for the Cycle"

    blogs.seattleweekly.comThat's the line one of the best baseball writers on the planet, the Seattle Times' Larry Stone, uses to talk up the intelligence of the animal rights activist formerly known as Cards manager Tony La Russa in his always-hilarious "Power Rankings" column.Stone happens to think p ... More >>

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    April 13, 2009

    Phillies Announcer Harry Kalas, 73, Dies Afer Collapse in Broadcast Booth

    Harry Kalas, the voice of the Philadelphia Phillies, was found unconscious earlier today in the Washington Nationals' broadcast booth, where he was preparing to work the Nats-Phillies game. He was taken to the hospital, where he later passed away. Cause of death is as yet unknown. The death of ... More >>

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    April 7, 2009

    My Cardinals: Mike Wilkinson

    In the second installment of my look at Cardinal fans from around the globe, I spoke to Mike Wilkinson. Mike is an old friend of the family, originally from St. Louis, who lives out west now. He was nice enough to speak with me on the phone this past week from his home. The good stuff, thank him. A ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009

    Erik Bedard Is a Pain In the Ass

    Or, well, at least, he has a pain in the ass. What sort of picture were you expecting?Okay, so it isn't quite as good as Kaz Matsui's time on the DL last year to recover from an anal fissure (good from the perspective of making for excellent sports writing fodder; I assume that actually having ... More >>

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    January 27, 2009

    Bloggers React to Cards GM's Infamous Online Spat with Fans

    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 >>

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    November 11, 2008
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    October 16, 2008
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    September 8, 2008

    Rumored: La Russa to Leave After Season

    You know, most "news" items are barely news at all; you usually get something that's all promise and no real substance. Every once in a while, though, something really interesting streaks across the sky, and you just have to stop and pay attention. It may still turn out to be nothing, it may burn up ... More >>

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    September 4, 2008
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    August 1, 2008

    No Surprise: Cardinals Don't Make a Move at Trade Deadline

    Well, we've seen another trade deadline come and go, with very little real movement happening. Anyone who didn't see that coming, raise your hand. All right, someone will be by shortly to punch you in the back of the head. When it comes to our own hometown Cardinals, I can't really say I object to ... More >>

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    July 21, 2008
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    March 26, 2008
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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 >>

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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 >>

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    July 31, 2007

    Introducing Joel Pineiro: Your 2007 Cubs MVP

    Today brings news that the St. Louis Cardinals have acquired Joel Pineiro from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for cash and a minor league player to be named later. The move is intended to shore up the Cards' struggling starting rotation. Seattle Times Meet Joel Pineiro: He bites. Now, as ... More >>

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    July 31, 2007

    Introducing Joel Pineiro: Your 2007 Cubs MVP

    Today brings news that the St. Louis Cardinals have acquired Joel Pineiro from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for cash and a minor league player to be named later. The move is intended to shore up the Cards' struggling starting rotation. Seattle Times Meet Joel Pineiro: He bites. Now, as ... More >>

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    July 25, 2007

    Hits Galore

    Baseball blogs make a successful pitch for legitimacy.

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    June 22, 2007

    The Jeff Weaver Wire Watch: Dream Weaver

    Two weeks ago Jeff Weaver was statistically the worst pitcher in baseball. The Seattle Mariners had placed him on the fifteen-day disabled list with tendinitis in his shoulder (read: suckicitis), and Seattleites were one more three-inning/eight-run start away from hanging him by his mullet from the ... More >>

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    June 22, 2007

    The Jeff Weaver Wire Watch: Dream Weaver

    Two weeks ago Jeff Weaver was statistically the worst pitcher in baseball. The Seattle Mariners had placed him on the fifteen-day disabled list with tendinitis in his shoulder (read: suckicitis), and Seattleites were one more three-inning/eight-run start away from hanging him by his mullet from the ... More >>

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    June 18, 2007

    The Secret Weapon Jr.

    Arriving in town Friday afternoon after a scorching-hot three-day drive from Seattle, lathered in sweat after toting a carload of junk up three flights of stairs, I promptly crashed on the couch, hoping to test the limits of the a/c in my new apartment and catch the end of the Cards-A’s game. Tuni ... More >>

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    June 18, 2007

    The Secret Weapon Jr.

    Arriving in town Friday afternoon after a scorching-hot three-day drive from Seattle, lathered in sweat after toting a carload of junk up three flights of stairs, I promptly crashed on the couch, hoping to test the limits of the a/c in my new apartment and catch the end of the Cards-A’s game. Tuni ... More >>

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    May 15, 2007

    The Jeff Weaver Wire Watch -- Special Sidney Ponson Edition!

    Last Friday, after Unreal had imbibed too many Jell-O shots to legally blog, the Seattle Mariners announced that they'd placed former St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Jeff Weaver on the fifteen-day disabled list with "right shoulder tendinitis." USA Today quotes Mariners general manager Bill Bavasi ... More >>

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    May 15, 2007

    The Jeff Weaver Wire Watch -- Special Sidney Ponson Edition!

    Last Friday, after Unreal had imbibed too many Jell-O shots to legally blog, the Seattle Mariners announced that they'd placed former St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Jeff Weaver on the fifteen-day disabled list with "right shoulder tendinitis." USA Today quotes Mariners general manager Bill Bavasi ... More >>

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    May 11, 2007

    Jeff Weaver: Piling On

    From the Detroit Free Press: In the process of losing to the Detroit Tigers, 7-3, [Jeff] Weaver’s body language was the kind that gets Little Leaguers in trouble. After each hit given up, his shoulders slumped and -- at least on two occasions -- he kicked at the grass or dirt on the mound instea ... More >>

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    May 11, 2007

    Jeff Weaver: Piling On

    From the Detroit Free Press: In the process of losing to the Detroit Tigers, 7-3, [Jeff] Weaver’s body language was the kind that gets Little Leaguers in trouble. After each hit given up, his shoulders slumped and -- at least on two occasions -- he kicked at the grass or dirt on the mound instea ... More >>

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    January 29, 2007

    Dream Weaver

    www.mlb.com Kiss this ass goodbye Move over, Nostradamus. Rev Halofan of the LA Angels blog Halos Heaven predicted World Series hero Jeff Weaver would sign with the Seattle Mariners in a January 3 post. Excerpt: Word is Nintendo has enough hydroponic profits they would have smoked with Zito tha ... More >>

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    November 17, 2004

    Violence Is Not the Answer

    Unless they've got the ball

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    October 20, 2004

    You Want Fries with That?

    Unreal finally finds happiness with that elusive combination of beer, prophylaxes and popcorn shrimp; plus, Whitey Herzog in a Misfits T-shirt!

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    June 30, 2004

    This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    Week of June 30, 2004

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    June 18, 2003

    Reefer Badness

    There's a lot of misinformation out there: Here's more

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    April 19, 2000

    Card Sharks

    The St. Louis Cardinals want your money for their $370 million ballpark. But before the game begins, somebody needs to reshuffle the deck.

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