Archive for the ‘St. Louis Cardinals’ Category

Ding-dong, the Cards are dead!

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Finally, our long national nightmare is over. The St. Louis Cardinals are no more, and with their elimination comes a feeling of satisfaction I didn't know was possible from a baseball game. I'm not exaggerating. All over the world, people are raised with an irrational, irreversible hatred for certain creeds, religions or ...

Why Baseball is Better Than Soccer, Part One Million

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

The World Cup is great. Really is. But it's still got nothing on baseball. Yesterday, when the Netherlands scored to make it 3-1 in the second half, the commentators conceded that it was all but over and the Dutch were headed to the final. And this was with a good 20 ...

It’s About Time to Pronounce the Cardinals Dead

Friday, September 12th, 2008

We're down to the final playoff push, and some teams have already clinched division titles. Wouldn't it be nice if your favorite team played in a division as awful as the American League West? So all this means we're hearing a lot about magic numbers and which teams are still ...

Rick Ankiel has a Bazooka for a Left Arm

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Rick Ankiel really never ceases to amaze me.I mean, first the guy is a young, left-handed pitching phenom -- a star on the rise. Then some kind of mental freakout leaves him in a constant state of ball throwing and he plummets back to the minors. Then he reinvents himself ...