Yovani Gallardo

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    December 21, 2011

    The Reds' All-In Risk

    Walt Jocketty, gamblin' man. ​While the Cardinals wait for the Carlos Beltran/Coco Crisp/other random dude interested in making a couple million a year for throwing a ball around sweepstakes to sort itself out, the rest of the NL Central is changing. The Cincinnati Reds had been remarkably qu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Cardinals' Bullpen Comes Through In Big Way

    La Russa kept the phone to the bullpen busy last night. It paid off.​Well, it wasn't quite the brilliant matchup of ace starters I think most of us were anticipating, but it'll do. Yovani Gallardo, ace of the Milwaukee Brewers, allowed thirteen baserunners, making it somewhat shocking the Car ... More >>

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    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

    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

    March 31, 2011

    The Opening Day Crystal Ball: 2011 MLB Predictions

    I actually dressed up like this to write this post. I predict the itching of this beard will soon drive me to madness. ​Just a bare handful of hours, now, until the Cardinals' 2011 season gets underway. Plenty of ink and bytes have been spilled talking about what the season may bring, lots of it r ... More >>

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    May 6, 2009
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    April 30, 2009

    Yovani Gallardo is Better Than the Cardinals

    Remember in the first series of this season, when the Cardinals were playing the Pittsburgh Pirates, and we all felt really good? We all thought, "Hey, this'll be great! The Cards can get off to a hot start, sort of pad the old record a little bit. After all, what are the Pirates for?" Well, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2008