Monthly Archives: September 2011

Houston You Have A Problem, we hope

I said it the last blog and I’ll say it again.  With the Cardinals win over the Cubs, and the Braves loss to the Nationals, the pressure is now squarely on Atlanta. And I said it then, and I stand … Continue reading

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Still some room for optimism and here’s why.

Look I’m not one to say that the Cardinals are out of it, or going to overcome the uphill climb that they have before them.  And with two losses (Thur vs the Mets and last night vs the Cubs), dampening … Continue reading

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Don’t look now but here we come (1.5 and closing)

I don’t know about you all, but I’m PUMPED! Finally this team that was able to knock off the upper echelon teams, and upper echelon pitchers (Milwaukee/Philadelphia/Atlanta & Roy Halladay to name a few) yet would struggle vs non contending … Continue reading

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2.5 games and closing

Wow! The Cardinals are as close to the playoffs as they’ve been since, well I can’t remember when to be honest.  All I know is the light that was starting to dim, just got a little brighter with the Cardinals … Continue reading

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My open apology to Allen Craig

I would like to take this opportunity to formally apologize to one Allen Craig.   I was very hard on Mr. Craig with his less than clutch performances of late.  But in a game that was MUST needed, as the … Continue reading

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That light you see fading is the St Louis Cardinals playoff chances

Really???? I know I usually end with really, but this blog deserved a double, heck multiple really’s.  So here we were last night gaining on Atlanta who lost to the Mets, for the Wild Card.  Then a funny thing happened, … Continue reading

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Just like that your heart rips out a little more

Man, this team sure knows how to tug on our heart strings wouldn’t you agree Cardinals fans? I mean, here we were yesterday feeling all good about things, the Cardinals had just swept Atlanta and were on a 5 game … Continue reading

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