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St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte has 25 saves on the season. - (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)
The Cruddy Show was back at it again on Friday night as the group got together at a new time, 9:30 pm CT to discuss the latest happenings in St. Louis sports.
St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte was among the topics discussed. The group chatted and debated about whether they felt that Motte had become an elite closer now that he has converted 25 or 29 save opportunities on the season, with his last blown save coming on Father's Day.
Check out the replay of the Motte discussion and the entire show, which also included a discussion on the return to form of Adam Wainwright and just how good of a bargain Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran has been this season, in the player below.
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Matt Holliday hit a three-run homer and Jake Westbrook won his fifth straight start to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
Cliff Lee (2-7) retired 12 straight batters before the Cardinals tagged him for consecutive hits to open the sixth inning. Holliday followed with a shot to right for his 22nd homer of the season.
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This time, let’s look at the situation from financial perspective.
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Representing the tying run, Carlos Beltran was picked off base to end Friday night’s defeat.
Cliff Lee, who is 3-1 with a 1.93 ERA in five career starts against the St. Louis Cardinals, starts the middle game of the Phillies' three-game series against the Cardinals. (Philliedelphia/Kevin Durso)
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Time: 7:05, Citizens Bank Park
Weather: Scattered thunderstorms, 84
Media: Twitter and Facebook
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Time: 1:35, Citizens Bank Park
Weather: Sunny, 85
Media: Twitter and Facebook
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