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Old 07-29-2013, 07:41 PM   #16
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Bump for an ass-whippin at the hands of the Pirates after getting swept in ATL. Had a chance with two on and a fading Liriano, instead the Bucs bust it open in the 7th after STL fails with RISP. Ugh.

Now would be a good time to win a few.

Dozen.

In a row.

It's been a slugfest with PIT in July. Cards have continued to lead the div and the majors, but PIT has kept pace, and I don't think the gap has been more than 2.5 games in the last month. Tough week for the Cards ain't over yet.
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:49 AM   #17
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"Cards have continued to lead the div and the majors, but PIT has kept pace"

Umm, have you checked the standings lately?

Yeah, the Cards haven't come through in the pinch when they've had the opportunity, but I'm sure they'll break out of it. Just as long as they don't catch my Bucs!
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Old 08-01-2013, 12:11 PM   #18
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Yes, sadly, I have. This week sucked!

7 Ls in a row.
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Old 08-02-2013, 06:29 AM   #19
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Way to get back on track!
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Old 08-02-2013, 06:47 AM   #20
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Freaky. And now the Royals are on a 9 game win streak.
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Old 08-03-2013, 08:40 AM   #21
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26 runs in two games? Coulda used some of those last week
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Old 08-26-2013, 09:26 PM   #22
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What a month! Back in first, but only just after another 3 weeks of NL Central slugfest.

Speaking of slugging, a 443-foot 3-run homer by Holliday and a grand slam by Craig tonight!

Kelly and Lyons could suddenly make a big difference down the stretch with Westbrook now on the DL and likely to miss the next two HUGE weeks with nothin but Bucs and Reds in sight! Oh, well...story of the season. That'll be tough, but then the Cards close with 19 straight games against 6 teams below .500. (OK, Nats are right *at* .500.)
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Old 09-01-2013, 09:21 PM   #23
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I have to agree with you. I personally think that the 'Tards are the most well rounded offense in baseball. And this coming from a Braves fan. But for those saying that this is a weak division is stupid. In years past, possibly. But this a year to year game. The Bucs are gonna be tough to put out this year. And saying how they faded last year and the year before is dumb too. That's why they signed Liriano, Martin and now Byrd, Buck. Theyre not gonna be pushed out so easily this year.

By the way, ya'll are tied for first now

Come on, Braves.
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Old 09-01-2013, 09:25 PM   #24
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As a lifelong Cardinal fan, I'm mystified that the current best team in Baseball seems to be snubbed nationally. There's seemingly little to no coverage on SC, or MLB Tonight.
Really? Every time I turn on MLB tonight, it's Yadi this or Craig this. Deservedly of course. But what about MLB leading Braves? What about NL avg leading Chris Johnson.
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Old 09-02-2013, 12:16 AM   #25
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I The Bucs are gonna be tough to put out this year. And saying how they faded last year and the year before is dumb too. That's why they signed Liriano, Martin and now Byrd, Buck. Theyre not gonna be pushed out so easily this year.

By the way, ya'll are tied for first now
I'm not counting the pirates out of blowing it until it's mathematically not possible for them to blow it. :-D
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Old 09-04-2013, 07:42 PM   #26
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Kozma is out of the lineup as of Monday with "the Wong era" upon us at 2B. Descalso is at SS tonight in Cincy. El Birdos need some bats, and Kozma just isn't hitting. Release the Wong.

A. Craig twisted an ankle and had to leave the game in CIN tonight. STL just left two on in the 8th inning of a tie game.

Meanwhile, Liriano and PIT getting roughed up tonight in MIL. It's only the 4th there, but I was beginning to think that guy was unbeatable.

With CIN back in the division race, it's just getting better and better but FFS come on Cards!
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Old 09-05-2013, 09:12 AM   #27
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I think Matheny pushed his stars a bit too hard before the all-star break. Yadi is worn to a nub, Wainwright is worn out.

Rookie manager's mistakes. We'll make the playoffs, but how far can we get?

Our pitching staff hasn't been impressive the past couple of weeks.

I'm also looking forward to all the wong memes.
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Old 09-07-2013, 02:49 PM   #28
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Man, they do look tired! Lynn with 4 straight losses--he hasn't won since Aug 4. Team hasn't won two in a row since Aug 27.

Wainwright tonight vs. PIT. Big game for Adam and for the Cards.

Two more vs. PIT and then some well-earned, um, favorable scheduling.
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Old 09-08-2013, 01:44 PM   #29
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My damn Braves are failing me. Thank god we are so far up or we would pull an '11 all over again.
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Looks like a sweep of the Pirates

Now if the Dodgers can just give the Cards some help with the Reds tonight

I'm also a life long STL fan.
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