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Cardinals and Brewers: NL Central race heats up, as Shelby Miller moves to the bullpen.

The NL Central division race is heating up between the Cardinals and the Brewers, the Brew Crew having maintained their hold on first place in the division for most of the first half of the season. The two clubs currently find themselves tied for first place as Milwaukee seems to be losing grip on their once impressive lead in the NL Central, but the Cardinals have recently been...
Via The Sports Blogette
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Shelby Miller inducted into Cardinals bullpen with 'Fall of Trust' (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Shelby Miller was indoctrinated into the bullpen by his fellow relievers by going through the "Fall of Trust" ceremony prior to Sunday's game against the L.A. Dodgers.As part of the ritual, Miller had to stand on the edge of the wall down the right field bleachers and fall backwards, trusting that his...
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Shelby Miller Inducted Into Cardinals Bullpen By Way Of Trust Fall (Video)

The St. Louis Cardinals employ a pretty serious initiation process for new bullpen pitchers. The Cards moved right-hander Shelby Miller to the ‘pen over the weekend indefinitely to give him some extra rest as they move forward with a four-man rotation, according to a report from But the transition for Miller didn’t come without first a tough test from his teammates...
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Cardinals induct Shelby Miller into bullpen with 'trust fall' (VIDEO)

The Cardinals moved Shelby Miller to the bullpen this weekend, and before Sunday's game against the Dodgers, the St. Louis relievers officially inducted the right-hander into their group by putting him through the "Fall of Trust."Trust falls don't always go so well, and Miller's fall got started with a four-foot drop to boot. Luckily, this one seemed to end...
Via The Other Paper
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St. Louis Cardinals initiate Shelby Miller in to bullpen with trust fall

When the St. Louis Cardinals announced that Shelby Miller would be moving to the bullpen as the team goes with a four-man rotation over the next several weeks thanks to a favorable schedule, some were caught off guard.So far, it looks like the young Miller is handling things quite well.  So well in fact, that he was good sport when the rest of the bullpen decided to "initiate...
Via STLSportsMinute
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cardinals welcomed Shelby Miller into the bullpen in a unique way

Shelby Miller getting initiated into the bullpen by taking part in the trust fall in the right field corner. — St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) July 20, 2014 After getting moved to the bullpen from the starting rotation, Shelby Miller had to learn to trust his new friends and take part in a trust exercise. Everything looks like it went just fine for him.
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cards to rest Wainwright, move Miller to 'pen

With the flexibility to reset their rotation after the All-Star break, the Cardinals will give ace Adam Wainwright an extended period of rest and move Shelby Miller to the bullpen for an undetermined period while employing a four-man rotation. The schedule sets up to where the Cardinals could get around needing a fifth starter until August, though manager Mike Matheny would not...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miller gets fresh start in first crack against Miami

While Shelby Miller might be longingly looking back at his rookie season, Miami's Andrew Heaney could be envying his opponent's position of relative experience. The St. Louis Cardinals sophomore takes on the Marlins freshman Saturday at Busch Stadium with both 23-year-olds looking to overcome mounting struggles. Miller (7-7, 4.10 ERA) has for the most part struggled since...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
17 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: Pitcher adition

With trade rumors swirling, the St. Louis Cardinals take a look at what’s lacking, which at this point seems to be quite a bit: homers, runs, base runners, healthy pitchers- just to name a few. This week I’ll take a look at why pitchers could be a good idea for the Cardinal’s rotation woes. As of right now, four of the Redbirds pitchers, all of which used to be in the starting...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals fan appears to have passed out after loss to Yankees

After the Cardinals demolished the Yankees 6-0 in Tuesday’s interleague matchup, the Bronx Bombers returned the favor by beating up on St. Louis P Shelby Miller to the tune of seven earned runs last night. The Yankees won the game, 7-4, even though the Cardinals out-hit them by a 13-12 margin. And some Cardinals fans weren’t happy with the result. And it seems one particular...
Via The Sports Daily
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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