Monthly Archives: June 2011

Batista released, Lynn on his way back

The surprise news came down just over half an hour ago from the Cardinals official Twitter. Miguel Batista has been given his unconditional release from the organization. To fill his spot on the roster, Lance Lynn has been called up from Memphis and will be available out of the bullpen tonight. Batista, 40, was a statistical¬†anomaly¬†early in the season. He seemed to get hit up when given situations where men … Continue reading

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Pujols out approximately six weeks

Last night in the sixth inning, a Pete Kozma throw drifted away from first base. After catching it and tagging the runner, Albert Pujols collapsed in pain. My first reaction at the time was that it reminded me of the type of hit my favorite player, Scott Rolen, took a couple times. He wasn’t the same player for years. Thankfully, it’s not the same injury. The verdict? Pujols will miss … Continue reading

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Pujols out approximately six weeks

Last night in the sixth inning, a Pete Kozma throw drifted away from first base. After catching it and tagging the runner, Albert Pujols collapsed in pain. My first reaction at the time was that it reminded me of the type of hit my favorite player, Scott Rolen, took a couple times. He wasn’t the same player for years. Thankfully, it’s not the same injury. The verdict? Pujols will miss … Continue reading

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Kozma and Cleto return to St. Louis

As discussion hit several Cardinals forums about whether it was time to shake up the roster or not, we got our answer from the organization. It was. It is being reported that the Cardinals will recall Pete Kozma and Maikel Cleto from Memphis and Springfield, respectively. In return, Mark Hamilton and Tyler Greene will head back to Memphis. Many wondered why Mark Hamilton was still on the major league roster … Continue reading

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The MLB’s Most Popular Game

Or as it’s referred to more officially, the MLB All Star Game. After reading the voting updates, I wonder why they even attempt to hide the fact that it’s really a popularity contest and not an All Star Game. To me, an All Star Game is a celebration of that season’s best players. It should be filled with deserving players, not players making it because they’ve had a few good … Continue reading

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