Originally written on Cardinals Diaspora  |  Last updated 7/9/12
The first half of the season was crossed last week when the Cardinals played game 81. The universally recognized first ‘half’ of the season ended Sunday when David Freese slid into home and pushed the Birds to 6 games over .500 entering the All-Star Game break. Let’s hand out some mid-season awards.Oh, and just so you know, there are lots of sites (HERE or HERE) that will give you all the oooeee-gooooey. We’re here to remind you that the Cardinals are in third place. And third place teams don’t make the playoffs.BIGGEST DISSAPOINTMENT (Player): Tyler GreeneNo surprises here as Tyler knew coming into 2012 that this was finally his chance to show off some of those first round skills we’ve been hearing about for years. He promptly went out and gave us a .226/4/16 line with playing time reduced as the first half carried on. With Furcal and Freese proving to be durable and the tandem of Descalso and Shumaker more reliable at the plate, Greene figures to be mitigated down the stretch. Dif...
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