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The Cardinals Won Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS 10 Years Ago

Ten years ago today, the Cardinals won game 7 of the NLCS on the back of a Yadi Molina bomb in the 9th and a Waino curveball to close it out.

So let’s go back to a simpler time, when the Cubs still sucked and everything was right with the world.

I’m feeling better already. Continue reading “The Cardinals Won Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS 10 Years Ago”

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Game 027 – Build Me Up

The Rams pulled a total Rams move in week 2 and really let us down, but Heyward saved Sunday with a hell of a throw to hold onto the lead against the Cubs and avoid a sweep in Wrigley. Then the emotional rollercoaster continued as the Cardinals announced Yadi would be out with a thumb injury, while at the same time Waino may pitch in the coming weeks. All that and more on the latest podcast. Continue reading “Game 027 – Build Me Up”

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Game 026 – The Longest Yard

We’re back with an all new podcast, and we’re celebrating the St. Louis Rams opening day victory against the Seattle Seahawks. Plus the St. Louis Cardinals are back to their winning ways and are getting healthier, with Jumbo Pepsi returning to the lineup and hitting a Matt Adams Bomb over the weekend. That and more NFL picks on the newest episode of The PineCast.

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Game 011 – Birds Trippin’

After a road trip to follow the Birds up north, the guys return to the PineCast relatively healthy after nursing their hangovers with rest and a return trip to Busch Stadium. Though the same can’t be said for the Cardinals after losing ace Adam Wainwright to a torn achilles, or the Blues playoff hopes after that turd of a postseason run. Grab some pine and join us for the latest episode of The PineCast!

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Better Know a Cardinal – Randal Grichuk

This time on Better Know a Cardinal, we discuss Birds outfielder, Randal Grichuk. Join us as we take a look at the man behind the soul patch.

Working Nickname: RRAAAAANNNNDDDYYYY
Twitter: @RGrich15

Grichuk came to the Birds last year with Bourjos as a part of the Freese/Salas trade with the Angels. Randal was the Angel’s first round pick in 2009. After spending most of 2014 the season up and down between AAA Memphis, Grichuk became a big part of the 2014 NLCS run and played in some valuable games down the stretch.

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Your Guide to Following the Birds on Twitter

It’s that time of year again. We’ve got highs below freezing in St. Louis. Meanwhile we’ve got the Cardinals players reporting to Jupiter, Florida for Spring Training. Blowing up your twitter feed with pics of baseball in the sun while you stare out your office window to a snow covered city. Baseball is back. Continue reading “Your Guide to Following the Birds on Twitter”

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Boston Celebrities Are Hopping Ship

By now you’ve seen the photo of one of Boston’s golden sons and future Batman, Ben Affleck, switching allegiances and donning the Birds on the Bat. If not, welcome to the Internet. If you’re looking for the gifs, they’re over there, and if you’re looking for cats, they’re everywhere.

Ben Affleck in a Cardinals ShirtIt turns out celebrities behave a lot like lemmings chasing the next trend, and that trend is dropping their Boston fandom to cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals. I mean can you blame them? Have you seen Michael Wacha pitch? Continue reading “Boston Celebrities Are Hopping Ship”

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Your Superstitions Don’t Matter

It’s the top of the 9th, elimination game. You’re team is down 2 runs. You’ve got to do what you can. So you knock on the table twice, and toss back your 3rd, maybe 4th rally shot. Who’s counting? Suddenly with 2 outs and 2 strikes in the 9th, the ball gets launched in to right field. It’s tied.

Then in the 10th, the opposing team takes a 2 run lead. All is lost. Better up the rally shot pace if we’re going to get out of this one.

Bottom of the 9th. Two outs again, down 1 now. Toss back another one. Running low on booze. Things aren’t looking great. 2 strikes again, and…THERE IT IS!

Hold them in the 11th. Time for another shot. Someone mentions Game 7. Better knock on wood, twice. Suddenly, the ball is going back. Way back. It’s over.

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