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    Matz looking good.

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    Thanks blingboy! Thought I was losing it!

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    I am watching the game on Bally Sports. Is it me or is the background noise kinda drowning out the announcers?

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    Yep … off Zach Davies in Miller Park on April 2, 2018.

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    Agree Pugs … Mikolas looks sharp tonight.

    in reply to: 2022 Cardinals MLB Game 2 thread – Sat 4/9 vs. Bucs #182020
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    Should get the game in. Latest forecast for St. Louis
    says sunny, no rain and temp starting at 50 moving to 56.

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    Thanks guys! This was very helpful!

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    I am looking to confirm research I have done relative to streaming services.

    I am considering moving away from full service cable TV (which includes Bally Sports) and purchasing a lower cost cable plan + “Roku” streaming.

    Questions:
    1. Has anyone else done this?
    2. How are you able to watch Cardinal games?

    in reply to: 2022 CBA negotiations #181676
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    in reply to: 2022 CBA negotiations #181509
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    I am not a fan of the extra inning rule. However, I do agree with the concerns raised by both players and management around player health and maintaining ML rosters. This rule change makes sense for this season. However,, should be reviewed after the season ends.

    in reply to: Blake Parker signed #181310
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    Agree with almost everything posted. This could be a low risk / moderate reward signing. The potential is there to get some quality innings at some point.

    in reply to: Jack Flaherty Injured #180893
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    As I recall … Flaherty opted not to sign a LTD. He opted to go through arbitration year-by-year. He wanted to maximize the value available to him through the existing CBA versus the Redbirds buying out his arbitration years at a potentially lower value. You cannot lay that decision on DeWitt.

    in reply to: Matthew Liberatore #179346
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    Mudville, not sure that would work. MLB instituted the draft to improve competitive balance. The Yankees dominated for years as they spent way more on scouting and could afford to pay prospects more. IMO, no draft would lead to domination by the richer teams.

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    The A’s will be in either Oakland or Las Vegas. A revised stadium proposal was recently provided to the city of Oakland. It sounds as if the decision by the city will determine where the A’s end up.

    Isn’t San Jose was off the table. The Giants control that territory and have had long standing objection to the A’s moving there.

    I cannot see a team in Indy. The potential is there for five teams to lose a portion of their fan base (Cardinals, Cubs, White Sox, Tigers and Reds).

    I think it is a bad idea to have the Rays being shared by two cities … especially so far apart. Would like to know how the economics make sense for such an agreement. I believe the Rays stadium lease in Tampa expires in 2027.

    in reply to: Cole Hamels #177790
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    I would prefer Happ or Lester. Those guys seemed to do much better once coming to St Louis.

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    – Boyd was discussed on MLB Radio yesterday …. He is projected to be available mid-season … wonder if he would sign a two-year contract with a reasonable base plus performance incentives?
    – Kelly is good, but will not come cheap … I have always liked Joe and hated to see him get traded away
    – McHugh is interesting … wonder what his market is?

    in reply to: So what are we going to do? #177246
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    Good one LACardFan!

    in reply to: Chris Taylor free agent thread #177115
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    Taylor has been a good contributor for the Dodgers. His career slash line is .261/.337/.443/.779 per BR. He offers versatility and availability. All are good, but I am leery. Not sure he is worth $20M a year when there are other gaps that need to be closed.

    Also, cannot help but wonder how much his performance has been helped being a part of the Dodgers versus any other team.

    in reply to: Andrew Heaney free agent thread #176455
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    He did not last long on the open market.

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    Impressive showing!

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    I have always been impressed by the work by the Cardinal Front Office over a number of years to put together the 1964 Roster. Impressive given no free agency.

    Five of the starting eight position players came to the Redbirds thru acquisition. They were able to acquire Bill White (Giants), Julian Javier (Pirates), Dick Groat (Pirates), Curt Flood (Reds) and Lou Brock (Cubs).

    A fair portion of innings thrown in 1964 came from acquired pitchers. Contributors included Curt Simmons (Phillies), Barney Schultz (Cubs), Roger Craig (Mets), Ron Taylor (Indians), Mike Cuellar (Indians), Bob Humphries (Tigers) and Glen Hobbie (Cubs).

    I have often felt the Cardinals let go of Mike Cuellar and Ron Taylor too soon. Both had good years into the 1970’s.

    in reply to: Buster Posey Retiring #176213
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    I agree Euro. I was not surprised he decided to hang it up.

    in reply to: Buster Posey Retiring #176153
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    A great player and an All-time Giant … probably the best catcher to play for the Giants inSan Francisco. Was glad to see him comeback and see him finish strong.

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    Gscottar, I like that take as well. Ownership has not, and does not, want to build a team thru free agency. It became even clearer to me when the organization announced that they were reinvesting in analytics. So, if Shildt was at risk if he was not not 100% aligned.

    Do not forget why Jocketty left St Louis.

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    Agree with you Blingboy. Sounds like Mo and Shildt did not agree on path forward.

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