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Brock20

  • joined Mar 17, 2008
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The Market for Closers: Trading Izzy?

    Erik's weekend main page post regarding selling echoed the opinions that have been bouncing around in my mind for quite some time.  For the past ten years, the organization won enough and was...

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First Game at Yankee Stadium....

Just visiting from vivaelbirdos, the SB Nation Cardinal blog.  I just moved to Connecticut, and am looking to get down to the Stadium this summer for a game.  I checked tickets on line and found...

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Live Report from Paw Sox vs. Durham Bulls Game....

Went to the game at McCoy Stadium today.  Jason Hammel, whom John gave a grade of C+ to, took the mound for the visiting Durham Bulls, while Abe Alvarez went for the home team.  The final pitching...

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Minor League Road Trip: Tell me about your city!

Gang:     In a couple weeks, I'm heading off on my annual minor league road trip.  This year its six games in six days with stops in Springfield (Missouri), Memphis, Little Rock, Montgomery,...

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Road Trip Through Cardinal Nation....

Greetings all.  In less than a month, I'll be heading out on version 2.5 of my hopefully annual minor league baseball trip.  The first version was a quick Memorial Day weekend trip to Memphis to...

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MLB Opening Day Marketing Plan....

I started writing this last week, on the first day of the NCAA tournament.  Sorry for its length.  I am glued to the television, watching the NCAA Tournament on what I believe to be the two "must...

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Dice-K's First Start....

I thought I would post this because someone would probably be interested.  Dice-K's first inning...First batter:  College kid lines a double down the first baseline on the first pitch.  Straight...

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Fantasy Baseball: A Bigger Challenge....

Well, just when I thought I was out, it sucked me back in.  I wasn't going to compete with you all this year for many reasons, none which had to do with any of you.  But then, I started to miss my...

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Minor League Fantasy Draft

Here are the results from a brand new 5X5 fantasy league of which I am member.  Rather than just posting the draft and letting people have at it, I thought I would go through my picks, give my...

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****Fantasy Minor League Draft Reivew*****

Here are the results from a brand new 5X5 fantasy league of which I am member.  Rather than just posting the draft and letting people have at it, I thought I would go through my picks, give my...

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Happy Birthday El Hombre!!!

I just looked at my baseball calender and today is Albert's 27th birthday.  Twenty-seven, three years younger than me.  Hmmm.... makes me wonder what the heck I've been doing with my life.What do...

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Eastern League Season Tickets?

After making the move out to Boston, I realized that the Connecticut Defenders (the AA affilate of the Giants) are also about an hour from my office.  Thanks to all of you, I picked out a nice 25...

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Spring Training Info......

Cayronut wrote earlier asking about information on Spring Training.  I fired off a slap dash response while trying to get things done at work.  I promised a more thoughtful and well linked...

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I'd like your guys opinion....

I'm going to be that guy, and post a fantasy thread.  Sorry to do it, but I'd like to hear some input on my situation.  I've done my homework, but I want to hear some other ops.  I play in a 4X4 NL...

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Baseball Prospectus' Cards System Evaluation...

Over at BaseballProspectus, Kevin Goldstien has his top ten Cardinal prospect list up.  Really, very few suprises...Excellent Prospects None Very Good Prospects 1. Colby Rasmus, cf Good Prospects J...

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International League Question...

I need help.  My wife and I are moving to Boston this winter and she's buying me Paw Sox season tickets.  Their ticket system is kind of unique and very cool.  You can buy 100 ticket vouchers and...

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Get an autograph, help a cause....

I was going through the MILB.com site, listening to the Arizona Fall League games.  (Which they stream for free.)  I stumbled across a Major League Players Alumni Association fund raiser that is...

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Swing Bounce Back to Force Game 3...

The Swing of the Quad Cities, the Cards Low A team, won game two last night in their series against the Kane County Cougars.  Tonight is the decisive game number 3 and the Swing will start Adam...

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Big 550 Tickets...(Read if you are going to St. Louis)

   This was talked about in one of the game discussions a few days back and I wanted to pull it so everyone knows about it.    KTRS, which is known as the Big 550, is the new radio broadcaster for...

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Minor League Affiliation Question....

Hi All:   I just returned from a five day trip across the AA and AAA teams through the Mid-South.  I saw five games in five days:Huntsville Stars vs. Chatanooga Lookouts Memphis Redbirds vs....

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What's the most pressing issue facing the MLB?

I was in bar room discussion of this topic the other night and wanted some input.  What do you think is the most pressing issue?  Use of performance enhancing drugs?  Lack of a salary cap? Lack of...

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Trip to Wrigley....

Sorry this is late in coming forth, but its finally nice here in the Badger state so any time outside of work has been used up working on the house and watching the first couple weeks of the...

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First Annual VEB Fantasy Baseball League....

Ladies and Gents:   We still have an opening for more player.  It is a free Yahoo, 5X5 League.  The league number is 54987 and the password is mvpcyyoung.  We draft Saturday at 10:30 AM central...

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Fantasy Baseball...

I was going to post a diary to gauge interest, but Yahoo already has the draft slots open.  For anyone interested in playing, the information is at the bottom.  The draft is set for Saturday, April...

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NYC and Wilco....

Sorry to take up blog space, but I have some unrelated to baseball comments to make.  We discussed some of this stuff before, and given the slow week, I thought I might get some help here.  The...

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Cards Fantasy Draft...

I had this discussion with a friend a couple weeks back and family medical problems stopped me from posting it at the time.  The game is Cardinal fantasy draft.  The rules are that you get to...

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Christmas Wish List...

Not for the Cards, for you or yours.  Anybody giving or getting anything cool this holiday season.  The wife and I set a limit of 50 bucks on gifts for each other, so that we can spend money...

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Almost Offical: Matty Mo Gone.....

http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news?slug=rotowire-attorrisitsthereegen&prov=rotowire&type=lgnsAccording to the above link, Matty Mo filed for free agency today.  This move, plus the money he will...

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Programming Note...

ESPN is currently running Top 5 reasons you cannot blame Don Deckinger for the Cards losing the 1985 World Series.  They will repeat the program again at 11 PM Central time tonight, Monday August...

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Odd Cardinals I Love...

    A combination of factors leads me to this new diary; I promise to be brief, unlike my last post.  Reading Valatan's confession regarding his love for Ankiel and the all-time Busch stadium...

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