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Cameraman makes outstanding one-handed catch while behind the lens (VIDEO)

Cameraman get to see lots of games from behind the television monitor but rarely do they become part of the action.During Sunday's Padres-Cardinals game, this intrepid cameraman snagged Peter Bourjos' foul ball with one bare hand while keeping focused on the other task at hand — namely catching the baseball game through his lens.Not only did the Busch Stadium camera guy...
Via The Other Paper
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Poll: Who will be the Cardinals center fielder to start 2015?

While the 2014 MLB season is far from over, It is always fun to look ahead. We do it in a lot of aspects of our life; work, home, etc. With that said, I want to focus on next year, and specifically center field. Coming into 2014, center was a position that needed an upgrade as Jon Jay was coming off of a pretty rough 2013 and many questioned his defense. The Cardinals added Peter...
Via Cardinals Farm
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bourjos is a flash -- with the leather, between bases -- when he gets the chance

ST. LOUIS -- Watching Peter Bourjos put his wheels in high gear is as entertaining as any aspect of watching the Cardinals this season. We've seen flashes, such as the sliding catch in Sunday night's game that prompted Mike Matheny to say, "There's not many center fielders in the league who make that play." There were two stolen bases that followed an eighth...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Trying hard to like Peter Bourjos

Before I start off on a topic more contentious than immigration reform, race relations, the gender gap, and boxers or briefs all rolled into one, I owe you a disclaimer. I’m not always 100% honest here on the blog. Now, hang on, I’m not lying to my four loyal readers each week…I’m just not always as perfectly open as I could be in the interest of bringing some objectivity...
Via The Cardinal Conclave
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The most surprising Los Angeles Angel this season

Long after the concession stands closed, loyal fans still populated the seats of Angel Stadium, eager to see the 1-1 tie broken. It was Tuesday night, and the American League West powerhouse Oakland Athletics were in town. Finally, in the bottom of the fourteenth inning, Los Angeles Angel outfielder Collin Cowgill blasted a home run into the left field bullpen, securing a series...
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bourjos is just trying to stay ready as at-bats are hard to come by

ST. LOUIS -- Peter Bourjos didn't mean to do it. The Cardinals' occasional center fielder, who had entered Tuesday's game in the top of the sixth inning in a double switch, pounded a home run off James Shields 422 feet into the bleachers behind the visitors' bullpen in the bottom half of the sixth. He punctuated the go-ahead blast with a little flip of his bat. "...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bourjos among 10 worst starts through five Cardinals games

We were taught that “Bourjos” rhymes with “gorgeous,” but the outfielder’s hitting so far this season has been anything but handsome. Batting seventh for the St. Louis Cardinals in Pittsburgh Saturday evening, centerfielder Peter Bourjos went 0-for-3 with a walk. In his first five games with his new club, the right-handed hitter is now 0-for-13 including six strikeouts...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Peter Bourjos Handle The Pressure Of St. Louis?

No, St. Louis isn’t Boston, Philadelphia or New York. There aren’t screaming headlines on the back pages of tabloids (like this or this) everyday designed to get Cardinals fans into a lather. At the same time, the seriousness of baseball is every bit the equal to the northeast. We’re the disappointed parent that has incredibly high standards, not the ones screaming in the aisles...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals still figuring out how to best utilize Bourjos' exceptional wheels

Early in spring training, Peter Bourjos was huddled with Willie McGee after a morning workout at the team's camp in Jupiter, Fla. The topic was speed, a trait both the present and former Cardinals center fielders are quite familiar with. As a new Cardinal, Bourjos was trying to set up a time when he could work with McGee, in camp as a roving instructor. "I'll get here...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the St. Louis Cardinals offense be better in 2014?

The 2013 St. Louis Cardinals led the National League in runs scored by a large margin.  The Cardinals were also first in the league in on-base percentage.  Their offense helped power them to 97 wins, but there will be some significant changes to their lineup for 2014.  This year, the offense will have a chance to be as productive as last year, but they will have to do so in a...
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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