The outbreak may be finally contained.  The ramifications are just now starting to take shape. The Cardinals announced that, after sending all the positive COVID-19 cases home, no positives were shown out of the latest round of testing.  If the same thing happens tomorrow–and I would expect it would, given the time from possible infection–the [...]

The Cardinals Go Viral

John Mozeliak, talking to the bloggers on Wednesday, reiterated that he felt like the team was “in a good spot” and were doing all they could, even as they hold their breath and hope to come out unscathed. Little did he know that, as he was speaking, the wheels were in the process of coming [...]

Zoomin’ With Mo

Most of you know this, but every year since 2011, the Cardinals have hosted the United Cardinal Bloggers at a game.  The interactions, the suites, the food and drink are all well and good, but what most people come for is the question-and-answer session with John Mozeliak and Bill DeWitt III before everything kicks off.  [...]

Minnesota Mean

For a people that have such a reputation for hospitality, the Twins sure didn’t show any last night. Obviously, that was not the kind of outing you wanted to see for the first start of Carlos Martinez.  I wasn’t able to watch the beginning of the game, relying on GameDay to keep me posted, but [...]

Pirates Cross the Hudson

Before we get into the game, yesterday was the first day in 135 days we’ve not had a post here at the blog.  Part of me wanted to rush around and get this up then, but having that sort of streak stop is a bit relaxing.  We’ll write when we can, but not being beholden [...]

5.4 and 0

We’ve talked about it numerous times, but the weight of each game this season is 2.7 times a normal season.  Now, with the farce of expanded playoffs, you don’t need as many of those wins, but it’s still mathematically true that 162 divided by 60 is 2.7.  Which means that every win or every loss [...]

We’ve done it.  We’ve made the long trek from those days of March fraught with uncertainty and loss to today, where we still have much uncertainty but we gain the game of baseball yet again, at least for a time.  Cardinal baseball begins the 2020 season tonight against the Pirates. So, with baseball right on [...]

As you know, I’ve done a lot of post series in my day.  Every year we have Pepper and Top Cards and Exit Interviews.  But I have never, never been as excited to see a series end as this one.  When I first thought I’d write every day of the pandemic-caused stoppage, I really didn’t [...]

If a fired Cardinal manager returns to Busch Stadium and there are no fans to boo him, does it really happen? Mike Matheny will be in the visitor’s dugout for the first time, at least as an opposing manager.  Actually, it’s the only time he’s ever been on that side of Busch III.  In 2006, [...]

If you’ve listened to the most recent Musial and/or Gateway, you know that I’ve not necessarily been completely transfixed by this whole Summer Camp thing.  Maybe that’ll change a little bit tomorrow when the Royals come into town for what should at least approximate a real game, but having to find the game on a [...]

If this post runs on schedule, that means we are very, very close to Opening Day.  Which means we should take a quick look at the rest of the division because, barring an outbreak, we’ll be seeing a lot of these folks. C70: Does the shortened season work for or against your team? Neil: The [...]

It’s not the superdivision that we heard rumors of early on in the planning process, but the Cards are going to stay regional and play all the AL Central teams this season.  Let’s see what their bloggers think of what’s coming up! C70: Does the shortened season work for or against your team? Samiya: The [...]

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