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Merry Christmas Everyone

So… What’d you get? It’s Christmas. And if your family and friends REALLY knew you, then you’ve got some new Cardinals swag you’re ready to bust out for opening day in a couple of months. Hopefully none of it was listed on the 12 Days of Cardinals Crapmas. Enjoy the holiday. And kittens singing ‘Silent Night’. Photo: MerryChristmasWishes
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Google Trends For ‘St. Louis Cardinals’ In 2014

You’ve probably seen all sorts of Google Trends stories for 2014 on the interweb the past week, so we’re here to jump on the pile. I’m not smart enough to parse out all this information and show you the work on the methodology, but I’m sure if you click around on the charts below, Google will explain all. Or not. What are the most popular moments in the past 10 years for...
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On The 12th Day Of Cardinals Crapmas

Cardinals fans, bless their hearts, are easy marks for the retail snipers of BIG BUSINESS. They know you know it’s hard to go wrong with a Cardinals themed gift for a friend, co-worker or loved one. So they make literally anything you could ever buy into a ‘great gift for Cardinals fans’ and it’s in your shopping cart before you even realized what you’ve done. These are...
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2014 Year In Review: The Video Highlights

Not sure where you are on this Christmas Adam, but for the first time in a long time the sun is out in Chicago, pushing the temperature close to 50 degrees. It’ll get worse before baseball season comes again. But as we close in on 2015 and with the weather cooperating for the moment, maybe it’s time we took a look back on the Cardinals video highlights from 2014. Didn’t end...
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On The 11th Day Of Cardinals Crapmas

Cardinals fans, bless their hearts, are easy marks for the retail snipers of BIG BUSINESS. They know you know it’s hard to go wrong with a Cardinals themed gift for a friend, co-worker or loved one. So they make literally anything you could ever buy into a ‘great gift for Cardinals fans’ and it’s in your shopping cart before you even realized what you’ve done. These are...
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An Examination: Is Mark Reynolds Blind?

October brought us the truthers’ case against Stevie Wonder being blind. It’s an interesting read and some of the points do at least make you bend an eyebrow. But at the end of the day, Mr. Wonder is probably blind. Little did we know, until @Daniel_Doelling pointed it out on Twitter, that a much more interesting story was published nearly 2 years ago examining if Mark Reynolds...
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On The 10th Day Of Cardinals Crapmas

Cardinals fans, bless their hearts, are easy marks for the retail snipers of BIG BUSINESS. They know you know it’s hard to go wrong with a Cardinals themed gift for a friend, co-worker or loved one. So they make literally anything you could ever buy into a ‘great gift for Cardinals fans’ and it’s in your shopping cart before you even realized what you’ve done. These are...
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On The 9th Day Of Cardinals Crapmas

Cardinals fans, bless their hearts, are easy marks for the retail snipers of BIG BUSINESS. They know you know it’s hard to go wrong with a Cardinals themed gift for a friend, co-worker or loved one. So they make literally anything you could ever buy into a ‘great gift for Cardinals fans’ and it’s in your shopping cart before you even realized what you’ve done. These are...
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On The 8th Day Of Cardinals Crapmas

Cardinals fans, bless their hearts, are easy marks for the retail snipers of BIG BUSINESS. They know you know it’s hard to go wrong with a Cardinals themed gift for a friend, co-worker or loved one. So they make literally anything you could ever buy into a ‘great gift for Cardinals fans’ and it’s in your shopping cart before you even realized what you’ve done. These are...
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On The 7th Day Of Cardinals Crapmas

Cardinals fans, bless their hearts, are easy marks for the retail snipers of BIG BUSINESS. They know you know it’s hard to go wrong with a Cardinals themed gift for a friend, co-worker or loved one. So they make literally anything you could ever buy into a ‘great gift for Cardinals fans’ and it’s in your shopping cart before you even realized what you’ve done. These are...
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The Friday Links + Bruton Stroube

Cheers to our friends over at Bruton Stroube for creating a video effect that I’ve never seen before – the ability to toggle between content that is actually running concurrently to tell one cohesive story. I know, I know – I’m not sure I know what the hell I’m talking about either. Go (LINK HERE) and check it out. (PS – locate your ‘shift’ key before clicking) The...
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Your Handy Guide To New Cardinals Jersey Numbers In 2015

Lot’s of movement on the uniform front this off-season for the Cardinals. Mike Matheny alone has gone from 22 to 44 to 26. So here’s what we know so far and here’s what is still to be determined… Confirmed: Number 22: Jason Heyward (Formerly Matheny) Number 26: Mike Matheny (Formerly Rosenthal) Number 18: Carlos Martinez (Formerly Taveras) Number 44: Trevor Rosenthal (Formerly...
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On The 6th Day Of Cardinals Crapmas

Cardinals fans, bless their hearts, are easy marks for the retail snipers of BIG BUSINESS. They know you know it’s hard to go wrong with a Cardinals themed gift for a friend, co-worker or loved one. So they make literally anything you could ever buy into a ‘great gift for Cardinals fans’ and it’s in your shopping cart before you even realized what you’ve done. These are...
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On The 5th Day Of Cardinals Crapmas

Cardinals fans, bless their hearts, are easy marks for the retail snipers of BIG BUSINESS. They know you know it’s hard to go wrong with a Cardinals themed gift for a friend, co-worker or loved one. So they make literally anything you could ever buy into a ‘great gift for Cardinals fans’ and it’s in your shopping cart before you even realized what you’ve done. These are...
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On The 4th Day Of Cardinal Crapmas

Cardinals fans, bless their hearts, are easy marks for the retail snipers of BIG BUSINESS. They know you know it’s hard to go wrong with a Cardinals themed gift for a friend, co-worker or loved one. So they make literally anything you could ever buy into a ‘great gift for Cardinals fans’ and it’s in your shopping cart before you even realized what you’ve done. These are...
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Will Leitch On ‘Only A Game’

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On The 3rd Day Of Cardinals Crapmas

Cardinals fans, bless their hearts, are easy marks for the retail snipers of BIG BUSINESS. They know you know it’s hard to go wrong with a Cardinals themed gift for a friend, co-worker or loved one. So they make literally anything you could ever buy into a ‘great gift for Cardinals fans’ and it’s in your shopping cart before you even realized what you’ve done. These are...
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Mike Matheny Shares His Reading Comprehension Process To The Wall Street Journal

News outlets all over are ramping up their ‘end of the year’ coverage, taking a look back at the year that was 2014. The Wall Street Journal asked 50 American thinkers to share what they’ve read the past 12 months. From Gina Raimondo (Governor-elect of Rhode Island) to Howard Schultz (Chairman and CEO of Starbucks), these luminaries foisted their learned knowledge upon us...
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Joe Kelly Is Still Super Charming

The MLB Social Awards were held tonight and the winner for ‘Best Selfie’? One Joseph Kelly: #RE2PECT #2ELFIE pic.twitter.com/s5ZfaVYSLf — Joseph Kelly Jr. (@JosephKellyJr) September 29, 2014 He made an acceptance video: ICYMI, check out this awesome acceptance speech from @JosephKellyJr for #BestSelfie. #MLBNSocialAwards https://t.co/vkx160XMWh — MLB Network (@MLBNetwork...
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On The 2nd Day Of Cardinals Crapmas

Cardinals fans, bless their hearts, are easy marks for the retail snipers of BIG BUSINESS. They know you know it’s hard to go wrong with a Cardinals themed gift for a friend, co-worker or loved one. So they make literally anything you could ever buy into a ‘great gift for Cardinals fans’ and it’s in your shopping cart before you even realized what you’ve done. These are...
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On the 1st Day of Cardinals Crapmas

Cardinals fans, bless their hearts, are easy marks for the holiday retail snipers. They know you know it’s hard to go wrong with a Cardinals themed gift for a friend, co-worker or loved one. So they license the logo and put it on, well, pretty much anything. These are the posts where we find 12 items that are particularly bad ideas and make fun of them. It’s a Cards Diaspora...
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The Cardinals Have Singed Mark Reynolds

The Cardinals have singed free agent corner IF Mark Reynolds: mark reynolds has a deal with cardinals, pending physical — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 11, 2014 The Cardinals had been rumored to be interested in Reynolds for the past week. He’s a RH bat that can spell Matt Adams at 1B against LH pitchers and provides some much needed thump off the bench in PH situations...
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The Astros Are Still The Very Best

Who else misses the Astros in the NL Central? They haven’t had a winning season since 2008. Their combined record since 2011 is 232-416. And now they’re going all in on Pat Neshek for 2 years and 12.5M dollars, snagging him from the Pirates in the final seconds of his decision. Yeah, yeah… BUT THE YOUTH – SO MUCH YOUTH! Well, the Astros must think they’re close, because...
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Jon Lester Is A Cub – What It All Means

Jon Lester asked the Cubs to accept the final rose. They accepted with a 6 year, $155 million dollar engagement ring. Dawwww. But what does it all mean? 1) The Red Sox worst to first to worst to first strategy that hinged on trading Lester to the A’s for Yoenis Cespedes so they could overpay him in free-agency by freeing up money by trading Yoenis Cespedes to some other team during...
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A Check-In With All The NL Central Offseasons

Not much news has come through on the Cardinals front in the past week. Maybe that changes with the start of the annual MLB winter meetings this week. Maybe it doesn’t. But the lull prompted me to take a look around the NL Central and check in with what’s happening with the competition. I’ll be blunt – not much. Beyond the Joe Maddon surprise hire by the Cubs, most teams...
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