GAME RECAP 4-15-14

GAME 14: Miller’s Field

At this early point in the season, all of the starters have produced at least one quality start except Shelby Miller. Despite having indisputable talent, Miller has had an inconsistent career to this point....
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The Inevitable End

News reports last week indicated that infielder Mark Ellis was close to returning from a spring training knee injury. At that moment, vultures began circling in the sky above Pete Kozma. His season-long death...
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GAME 11: The Difference A Day Makes

The Cardinals stumbled onto the field today looking a bit disoriented after enduring last night's abominable extra inning loss. The hollow eyes and blank expressions are understandable given the grotesque...
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GAME 10: Lack Of Execution

Jokin' Joe Kelly made his first start at Busch Stadium this season looking to improve on his previous outing, a 5.1 inning dance around six hits and four walks. A high WHIP has been the identifying mark of...
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The Problem With Peralta

I've been distressed by the number of Cardinal fans making PED jokes about Jhonny Peralta over the first nine games of the season. Peralta has started off very slow, and fans, frustrated by his lack of...
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GAME 9: No Show

A perfect spring afternoon blessed today's series finale at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals looked to Shelby Miller to complete the sweep of the Reeling Reds. At first Miller seemed to be armed with an...
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GAME 8: Bailed Out

Cardinal Nation braced for trouble as Lance Lynn (2-0) took the hill in a rematch with Mr. No-Hitter Homer Bailey. Despite having high strikeout totals that make sabermetricians tingle in musty areas,...
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GAME 7: Home Improvement

Rain has been stalking the Cardinals for a week now like the Boogeyman, but even cold spring showers couldn't dampen the glories of Opening Day at Busch Stadium. The rain abated just as the Hall of Famers...
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GAME 5: Right The Ship

After last night's 12-2 spanking, the Cardinals looked to Joe Kelly for a course correction and a little bit of inspiration.  Our cocky, bespectacled sparkplug did just that, throttling the Pirates as the...
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GAME 4: The Pitts

When I was a child, my family couldn't take a vacation without a torrential downpour following us wherever we went. One dry summer we brought such incredible amounts of rain with us to a campground that they...