Found August 09, 2012 on Cardinals Diaspora:
Please note the first arrow. Where the ball is supposed to be. In Tyler Greene's glove.Now look at where the ball ACTUALLY is. Scooting towards right field. How did it get there? It went through Mr. Greene's glove, between his legs and into the grassy part of the diamond. Not good, Tyler. Not good.The 2012 whipping boy didn't cause the Cardinals to surrender 15 runs and score 0 runs (at least totally), but that moment frozen above was the floodgate getting yanked up and a 3-0 manageable deficit soon become 5-0. Then 8-0. Then 15-0. The worst shutout at home since 1961 for the Cardinals.A historically bad loss.Butt kickin's are going to happen over 162 games. But keeping the players that push the boulders off the hills that turn wins into losses and losses into blowouts don't have to.Tyler Greene isn't contributing to the Cardinals in a positive fashion. We can sit here and rip him a new one, but that's been done. We all wish him the best. But the Cardinal...

Cardinals deal Greene to Astros

Second baseman Tyler Greene was trade by St. Louis to Houston for a player to be named later or cash considerations after the Astros claimed him on waivers. Green is hitting .218 with nine stolen bases and four home runs, but had lost playing time through the course of the season. He had an error and two strikeouts in the Cardinals' 15-0 loss to San Francisco on Wednesday and...

Cards send infielder Tyler Greene to Houston

ST. LOUIS, Mo The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to their game this afternoon that they have traded infielder Tyler Greene to the Houston Astros in exchange for a player-to-be-named-later or cash considerations. The Cardinals will play with 24 active players this afternoon and will announce an addition to the 25-man active roster prior to tomorrow nights game at Philadelphia...

Tyler Greene: TRADED

The Tyler Greene era has ended with a thud. A night removed from a spot start that lit the fuse on a 15-0 beatdown from the Giants, the Cardinals have traded Greene to Houston for a player to be named later and a bag of money. Makes sense, since Houston GM Jeff Luhnow was in charge of the Cardinals minor league system when Greene was drafted.Some of his best hits on The CD:+ The...

On bad Cardinals losses and making the post-season

It is common and understandable to want to put a bad loss behind one as quickly as possible. For that reason, it is probably good that the St. Louis Cardinals have a Thursday afternoon game following their 15-0 drubbing at the hands of San Francisco Wednesday night at Busch Stadium. Yet, as the 2012 Cardinals fight to try to gain a spot in the post-season, I wondered if there could...

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