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Bennett

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Re: St. Louis sucks
« Reply #150 on: October 27, 2017, 04:26:13 pm »
Interesting Bernie Miklasz column naming other managers and then asking what about the Cardinal's skipper

JOHN FARRELL  AND  MIKE MATHENY
DUSTY BAKER  AND  MIKE  MATHENY
JOE GIRARDI  AND  MIKE  MATHENY
TERRY COLLINS AND  MIKE  MATHENY

https://www.101sports.com/2017/10/27/managers-win-big-get-fired-theres-mike-matheny/

Bernie Miklasz is an American sportswriter and sports radio personality. He was the lead sports columnist at the St. Louis Post Dispatch from 1999 to 2015. He hosts the morning show on 101 ESPN in St. Louis.

CUBluejays

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Re: St. Louis sucks
« Reply #151 on: November 01, 2017, 06:37:34 pm »
http://www.stltoday.com/sports/baseball/professional/birdland/quick-hits-goold-on-the-cardinals/collection_88bb895c-7a3c-5563-ba91-3bb4bb5a3d35.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

There is so much comedy in here, I can’t pick my favorite. The current contenders are the question comparing Donaldson and Gyrko and a Goold answer in the Bryce Harper question where he says you can’t be sure that the Cubs 3rf starter will be better than the Cardinals 6th starter. I mean if they have 6 starters that are better than Lester, Hendricks, Quintana I’d actually be scared of the Cardinals.


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Re: St. Louis sucks
« Reply #153 on: February 11, 2018, 10:29:36 am »
Whistling through the cemetery...

CUBluejays

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Re: St. Louis sucks
« Reply #154 on: February 11, 2018, 10:37:35 am »
Here is the money quote

"I suppose, the one skepticism about the Cards’ young starters is that we just went through this with their young sluggers. And Stephen Piscotty and Randal Grichuk (and Aledmys Diaz) never became the coverboys some thought they’d become."

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Re: St. Louis sucks
« Reply #155 on: February 11, 2018, 11:17:03 am »
The comments are almost as funny as the column...

JR

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Re: St. Louis sucks
« Reply #156 on: February 11, 2018, 11:28:19 am »
For all of that, it sounds like the Cards are still plenty interested enough in buying Jake Arrieta or Alex Cobb. 

Bennett

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Re: St. Louis sucks
« Reply #157 on: February 12, 2018, 04:42:49 pm »

Bernie Miklasz
Let’s Face It: The Cubs and Cardinals Are Competing On Different Levels

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To the surprise of no one, the Cubs and Yu Darvish agreed to terms on a six-year contract that will pay the RH starting pitcher $126 million.

Cardinals fans reacted calmly to the news.

Actually, no…

They did not.

Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr., president of  baseball operations John Mozeliak and GM Michael Girsch are getting reviews nastier than leading “Worst Film of 2017” candidate “Mother,” starring Jennifer Lawrence.

Let’s clear some smoke and assess the Darvish damage.

1. Was anyone stunned by this? If so, why?
2. The Cubs already had the better overall team and a stronger rotation than St Louis.
3.  The Cardinals had a more moderate, measured plan for improving their pitching for 2018.
4. So why have the Cubs outspent the Cardinals by a nearly 8-to-1 ratio so far this offseason?
5. The Cubs have put another $215 million on their long-term payroll commitments for a simple reason:
6. The Cardinals aren’t competing at the same level as the Cubs … so let’s just drop the pretense.
7.  Realistically, the Cardinals are a real long shot to catch the Cubs in 2018 …
8. No disrespect intended, but fans and media hollering at the Cardinals
9. It’s important to remember how the Cardinals operate.
10. I’m not saying I agree with this strategy; I just recognize it’s worked well for this management team.


Bernie's comments on 1-10 and a final statement
https://www.101sports.com/2018/02/12/lets-face-cubs-cardinals-competing-different-levels/

















JR

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Re: St. Louis sucks
« Reply #158 on: February 12, 2018, 04:52:28 pm »
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Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr., president of  baseball operations John Mozeliak and GM Michael Girsch are getting reviews nastier than leading “Worst Film of 2017” candidate “Mother,” starring Jennifer Lawrence.

Wow, I didn't realize the Cardinals were even more F'ed up than "Mother" was, which was a really really F'ed up movie.

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« Reply #159 on: March 27, 2018, 11:03:04 am »
This is from Hochman, a guy whose face begs to be punched. Got to love the swing of the rivalry, finally.http://www.stltoday.com/sports/columns/benjamin-hochman/hochman-cubs-have-dumped-cards-to-rocky-status/article_704ca18c-16eb-5175-837a-57935cb6ebcc.html

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Re: St. Louis sucks
« Reply #160 on: March 27, 2018, 11:42:50 am »
That's the first web site I've seen where they literally won't let you read the article until you disable your pop-up blocker.

Hope that doesn't become a bigger trend...I'm not disabling mine.

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Re: St. Louis sucks
« Reply #161 on: March 29, 2018, 09:05:55 pm »
Today Cardinal pitchers gave up 9 walks.  Cardinal hitters took zero walks.


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Re: St. Louis sucks
« Reply #163 on: April 03, 2018, 11:50:14 am »
Tell us how you really feel Tommy!

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Re: St. Louis sucks
« Reply #164 on: April 03, 2018, 11:55:14 am »
I was about to say this is whining the Cardinal Way, but actually this is whining I very much admire and respect.