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cpebbles

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Running is for people who aren't good enough at punching.

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Why on earth would you ever subject yourself to that though?
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Redbirds prioritizing offense as deadline approaches on Jul 9 2014, 4:23p - 1 reply
7) How he looks in jeans.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals at the trade deadline: Why keeping Kolten Wong makes sense, plus some Jake Peavy tidbits on Jul 9 2014, 1:43p - 1 reply
Then what the hell role does Grichuk have on this team?
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals at the trade deadline: Why keeping Kolten Wong makes sense, plus some Jake Peavy tidbits on Jul 9 2014, 1:38p
I'm not sure he's signifcantly different than he was last year, when he was a good pitcher downgraded to useful because of the parks he pitched in.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Redbirds reportedly interested in Jake Peavy on Jul 8 2014, 3:20p - 1 reply
There have been like 3 big starting pitcher contracts in the free agency era that worked out.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Redbirds reportedly interested in Jake Peavy on Jul 8 2014, 3:01p - 2 replies
Peavy should be fine in a park which mitigates his tendency to give up 14 HRs per game.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Redbirds reportedly interested in Jake Peavy on Jul 8 2014, 12:35p - 1 reply
xFIP- of 96
Commented on Cardinals vs Marlins gamethread July 5 on Jul 5 2014, 6:20p - 1 reply
Periodic overuse is certainly playing into this, but Rosenthal is simply not in the top tier of pitchers being put in save opportunities this year.
Commented on Cardinals vs Marlins gamethread July 5 on Jul 5 2014, 5:49p - 1 reply
Rosenthal's June ERA was 0.75
Commented on Cardinals vs Marlins gamethread July 5 on Jul 5 2014, 5:44p
Jay's throw was the best of his career.
Commented on Cardinals vs Marlins gamethread July 5 on Jul 5 2014, 5:41p
Well, he's the one who trained our no-glove catcher.
Commented on Cardinals vs Marlins gamethread July 5 on Jul 5 2014, 5:38p
Good throw by Jon Jay, great relay by Ellis, defensive screw-up by Yadier Molina.
Commented on Cardinals vs Marlins gamethread July 5 on Jul 5 2014, 5:36p - 1 reply
McGwire's average was nearly that long back in 1998.
Commented on Cardinals vs Marlins gamethread July 5 on Jul 5 2014, 5:22p
I'm pretty skeptical
Commented on Sam Freeman and the solidification of a bullpen. on Jul 5 2014, 5:18p
Yes, that probably gets caught less than 50% of the time by MLB RFs.
Commented on Cardinals vs Marlins gamethread July 4 on Jul 4 2014, 9:09p
Stanton
Commented on Cardinals vs Marlins gamethread July 4 on Jul 4 2014, 9:08p
Nah
Commented on Cardinals vs Marlins gamethread July 4 on Jul 4 2014, 8:59p
It was not done intentionally
Commented on Cardinals vs Marlins gamethread July 4 on Jul 4 2014, 8:57p
Johnny Damon wants a job, says he can still out-hit half the league.
Commented on Adam Wainwright and the art of the set-up pitch on Jul 4 2014, 6:26p - 1 reply
Jorge Rondon, the latest in a long line of Esteban Yan clones.
Commented on Examining the first start of Marco Gonzales on Jun 29 2014, 1:40p - 1 reply
It may end up being my least favorite viewing experience since Now You See Me.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/28 on Jun 28 2014, 8:30p
Agreed
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/28 on Jun 28 2014, 8:28p
He wasn't anywhere near obstructing until he had the ball
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/28 on Jun 28 2014, 8:08p
He slid into home plate receiving the ball.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/28 on Jun 28 2014, 8:07p - 1 reply
It's measured more in scowls than in runs.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/28 on Jun 28 2014, 8:06p
This is going to come as something of a shock to you, I'm sure.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/28 on Jun 28 2014, 7:34p - 1 reply
So much Brenneman this season almost makes me feel bad for Reds fans.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/28 on Jun 28 2014, 7:11p
No way
Commented on Talking trades, specifically those that are great ideas that don't involve David Price or Cliff Lee on Jun 28 2014, 2:48p
The wrist injury could be in play here.
Commented on Talking trades, specifically those that are great ideas that don't involve David Price or Cliff Lee on Jun 28 2014, 2:30p - 2 replies
Can we talk Matheny out of his retirement as a player?
Commented on Talking trades, specifically those that are great ideas that don't involve David Price or Cliff Lee on Jun 28 2014, 2:07p
Zack Greinke
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 28 2014, 12:59a - 1 reply
Why play any Billy Joel on anything?
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 28 2014, 12:56a
Well, this does improve the defense
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 28 2014, 12:32a - 2 replies
Double switch
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 28 2014, 12:29a - 1 reply
UZR has his RngR at +7.2 and a little below-average on ErrR.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 28 2014, 12:26a
9 year minor league veteran assumes the umpire is giving him time that late?
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 28 2014, 12:12a
Tandem starters.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 28 2014, 12:10a
And you can't lose if you never give up runs.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 28 2014, 12:08a - 1 reply
True
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 28 2014, 12:06a - 1 reply
YOU THINK WRONG
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 28 2014, 12:02a - 1 reply
That was the substandard defensive player's version of the Jim Edmonds catch.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 28 2014, 12:00a
I've still got residual fondness for him from when he was one of the most underrated players in baseball with Oakland.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:59p
He's been useful for the past month or so
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:56p - 2 replies
Tim McCarver doesn't follow baseball.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:51p
Nice.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:48p
2B umpire was the only one who noticed the HP ump's terrible call.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:44p
Sure looked like one to me.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:44p
Shaking my head
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:40p
Oh god
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:35p
SMH
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:33p - 1 reply
Don't be fatuous, cpebbles.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:33p
Why didn't we tell the baserunner we were bunting?
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:30p
Not really.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:28p - 1 reply
I think they'd have vested in a month.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:07p
But it stops me from speculating on what we could've gotten for him this offseason.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:04p - 3 replies
In retrospect
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 11:01p - 3 replies
Wasn't aware the game had started.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/27 on Jun 27 2014, 10:29p - 1 reply
Again, just glad they didn't quite make me stay up until midnight to watch this shit.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:44a
Tim McCarver said that.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:41a
Uh, he didn't actually keep the tag on.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:40a
Jansen does not seem very quick to the plate.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:38a
I dunno
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:36a - 1 reply
Thank god the game has been fairly brisk.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:30a
It was supposed to be a chase pitch off the plate.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:28a
People capable of hitting pitches left directly in the middle of the strike zone.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:27a
So we're going to roll over to Brian Wilson and then rough up Kenley Jansen, right?
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:25a - 2 replies
FUCKING PATHETIC CALL BY YADI
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:22a
Close
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:16a
I do believe we hear from time to time how slow Molina is.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:15a - 1 reply
It would be Wins Under Replacement Manager
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:12a - 1 reply
If Wainwright can keep his pitch count down, maybe our team's terrible management won't come into play and the Dodgers' will.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:08a - 1 reply
Did the best he could, he's just not a fast human being.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:05a - 2 replies
I thought he was out by a ton at first.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:03a
Except on the basepaths.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:02a
I wish Tim McCarver would get a chance to manage.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:01a
Because Holliday is a godawful defensive player and he's liable to give up a triple a game if he isn't playing too deep for everything.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 26 2014, 11:53p - 1 reply
Gotta respect Dee Gordon's opposite field power
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 26 2014, 11:52p
It wasn't the ugliest AB you've seen in 10 minutes.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 26 2014, 11:44p - 1 reply
Why hasn't Adams hit a HR yet?
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 26 2014, 11:41p - 1 reply
Billy Hamilton bulked up and became a Dodger.
Commented on Cardinals at Dodgers gamethread 6/26 on Jun 26 2014, 11:32p
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