Top Cards on Twitter 2017: 6-10

We’re reaching the end of our list of the top Cardinal Twitter accounts.  For reference, here are our past posts:


Who are the top 10 Twitterers?  Here’s the first half of them!

Number 10: KeeneMLB
Expert analysis on the St. Louis Cardinals. RT = humiliation. During games there will be a deluge of tweets. You’ve been warned. Tweets by @WesKeene

On Twitter since: July 2012
Number of Tweets: 65.5K
Following: 549
Followers: 2,872

Number of ballots: 37
% that were 10: 21.62%
% that were 1: 0.00%
Total points: 271
2016 rank: 17

Why anyone votes for Keene is beyond me, but hey, y’all did so we have to talk about him.  No, seriously, Keene is a witty, snarky guy who is willing to take anything the Cardinals do and give it a sardonic twist.  He can be a little quieter in the offseason and didn’t tweet as much this year with the rough season, but that may be why he moved up the listing.

Number 9: crashstl
I am guilty of being an in the moment tweeter| Faith, Family, Cardinal Baseball |

On Twitter since: January 2016
Number of Tweets: 25.7K
Following: 600
Followers: 2,185

Number of ballots: 34
% that were 10: 29.41%
% that were 1: 0.00%
Total points: 276
2016 rank: 14

Hey, I think Crash kept the same Twitter handle all year long! I can tease him because we’ve known each other via message boards and the like for close to 15 years.  Crash is a passionate, fired up, dyed in the wool Cardinal fan that has no problem expressing his opinions and running hot with how things are going on and off the field.  Depending on your point of view, you’ll love him or be infuriated by him, more than likely!

Number 8: vivaelbirdos
@cardinals news, notes, & analysis. managing editor: @craigjedwards. editors: @lil_scooter93, @johnjf125 & the Red Baron

On Twitter since: November 2009
Number of Tweets: 22.4K
Following: 392
Followers: 20,306

Number of ballots: 40
% that were 10: 25.00%
% that were 1: 0.00%
Total points: 308
2016 rank: 9

One of the rare blog accounts that is more than just a feed for links on their posts, VEB is a very active account run by a number of their writers.  I mean, there are links to their stuff, which isn’t surprising, but there are also numerous tweets during the game and reactions to news.  It’s also fun to also guess who is actually running it on a daily basis, though it’s pretty easy to tell when it’s Heather.

Number 7: bschaeffer12
Cardinals and Blues writer @KMOV. Owner @TheIntrepidSTL. Mizzou grad. Pollster. I’m no Seth.

On Twitter since: July 2011
Number of Tweets: 43K
Following: 570
Followers: 5,874

Number of ballots: 39
% that were 10: 28.21%
% that were 1: 2.56%
Total points: 318
2016 rank: 26

I should have found a poll tweet to embed above because that’s what Brenden is known for this time of year.  Any sort of trade possibility that’s rumored or even if it’s not, Brenden will put it out there to get the pulse of Cardinal Nation.  Plenty of good stuff besides the polls on his feed as well, including links to some of his writing.  Lots of good discussions come about as well!

Number 6: stlcupofjoe
Joe Schwarz, Pharmacist (PharmD) | Pitching analysis, formerly at @vivaelbirdos | #GoDawgs | stlcupofjoe at gmail dot com

On Twitter since: May 2010
Number of Tweets: 55.2K
Following: 477
Followers: 6,106

Number of ballots: 40
% that were 10: 32.50%
% that were 1: 5.00%
Total points: 323
2016 rank: 18

Joe hasn’t gotten around (as of preparing this post) to changing his Twitter bio to reflect his new home, as he is one of the driving influences behind the new Birds on the Black site.  One of the best known writers on pitching in Cardinal Nation, it’s not surprising that it didn’t take long for him to write another article on Carlos Martinez.  Joe’s feed will also touch on soccer and Butler, but it’s worth following anyway.  If you want to know something about pitching, Joe’s the guy to ask.

We’re almost to the top!  Come back and see who gets the top spot–it’s not the same as last year!

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