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missed the chat well baseball writer rick hummel fielded the short hops sharp hops and line drives with equal
Missed the #Cardinals chat? Well, #HOF baseball writer Rick Hummel fielded the short-hops, sharp-hops, and line drives with equal dexterity and aplomb: #stlcards #CTBNL #MLB
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revisiting oneill this season already is a prelude to when left field might be his for the taking 2020 hell be
REVISITING O’NEILL: This season already is a prelude to when left field might be his for the taking, 2020. He’ll be as prominent as his production demands. O’Neill “has got a chance to be an everyday player — at some point here,” Shildt said. via @stltoday
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stick this in your ears brand new features the one the only the opinionated he s got some thoughts on the and
STICK THIS IN YOUR EARS! Brand new #BPIB features the one, the only, the opinionated @Mike_Ferrin. He's got some thoughts on the #Cardinals and whether they are seaworthy for October. And I've got a theory how to make them so ... #stlcards #MLB #DBacks
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coming wednesday right after the series finale vs at a chance to talk ball pick up some books and if the spiri
Coming Wednesday, right after the series finale vs. #Pirates, at @novelneighbor: A chance to talk ball, pick up some books, and if the spirit moves you get a signed copy of the new '100 Things' (no extra charge for no autograph): #stlcards #Cardinals #MLB
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in his first start since the all star break handed him a sour first half to dissect mikolas dominated writes t
“In his first start since the All-Star break handed him a sour first half to dissect, Mikolas dominated,” writes @Ben_Fred. “The rain rolled off his back. Then the clouds cleared, and Mikolas kept drowning Pittsburgh with strikes.” #cardinals #stlcards

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i didnt see myself at 80 period ive proved a lot of people wrong thats for sure mike shannon broadcasting a ga
“I didn’t see myself at 80, period. I’ve proved a lot of people wrong, that’s for sure.” — Mike Shannon, broadcasting a game on his 80th birthday. #cardinals #stlcards #MLB
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commish chats take a look at the questions and hummels answers in the weekly cardinals brouhaha at stltoday
Commish Chats! Take a look at the questions and Hummel’s answers in the weekly #Cardinals brouhaha at @stltoday.
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i joked about it earlier mikolas said waino came in the other day and said anybody going to beat seven shutout
“I joked about it earlier,” Mikolas said. “‘Waino’ came in the other day and said, ‘Anybody going to beat seven (shutout innings)?’ ”

I will, says Mikolas CG SHO.

@tomtimm steps in for a #Cardinals gamer on Mikolas complete game. #stlcards
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on his 80th birthday mike shannon talks with rick hummel no duo has watched more cardinals baseball than them
On his 80th birthday, Mike Shannon talks with Rick Hummel. No duo has watched more #Cardinals baseball than them.
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miles mikolas shutout in pitches cardinals stlcards
Miles Mikolas, shutout in 💯 pitches. #cardinals #stlcards

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2006 no 50 rookie adam wainwright closes out world series title for 2019 no 50 rookie jordan binnington pitche
2006: No. 50 rookie Adam Wainwright closes out World Series title for #Cardinals

2019: No. 50 rookie Jordan Binnington pitches #StlBlues to first #StanleyCup. Incredible.
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after 88 all star games the record is now 43 43 2 national league 361 runs american league 361 runs baseball a
After 88 All-Star Games, the record is now 43-43-2.
National League 361 runs
American League 361 runs
#baseball
#AllStarGame #MLB
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i ve seen dozens and dozens of curtain calls in st louis but never one for a player who comes to the top step
I've seen dozens and dozens of curtain calls in St. Louis, but never one for a player who comes to the top step of the visitors' dugout to acknowledge the crowd.

Only for Pujols.

#Cardinals #stlcards #MLB
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jordan hicks five pitches to herrera according to statcast 1042 mph sinker 105 mph sinker 1043 mph sinker 105
Jordan Hicks' five pitches to Herrera according to Statcast:

104.2 mph sinker
105 mph sinker
104.3 mph sinker
105 mph sinker
103.7 mph sinker

#stlcards #cardinals #MLB
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12 years ago right about now a photo that contains multitudes one famous curveball two possible hall of famers
12 years ago right about now ... a photo that contains multitudes.

— One famous curveball.
— Two possible Hall of Famers.
— Two future teammates.
— Two legends of Puerto Rico, both of whom mobilized relief for their home after a hurricane.
— One future President.
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sense around cardinals right now stunned players including ones dealt are just stunned stlcards
Sense around #Cardinals right now: stunned. Players, including ones dealt, are just stunned. #stlcards
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we all know what a competitor he is bob gibson hospitalized as he battles pancreatic cancer rick hummel has th
"We all know what a competitor he is.”

#Cardinals #HOF Bob Gibson hospitalized as he battles pancreatic cancer. Rick Hummel has the latest on the greatest Cardinal pitcher. #stlcards
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to repeat have fired mike matheny in the middle of the season rare move for dewitt amp co in this leadership m
To repeat: #stlcards have fired Mike Matheny, in the middle of the season. Rare move for DeWitt & Co. in this leadership. Mike Shildt takes over as manager. More news coming.
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source heyward has made a decision cardinals were very aggressive but doesn t sound like he chose them cubs ve
Source: Heyward has made a decision. #cardinals were very aggressive but doesn't sound like he chose them. #cubs very much in play here.
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the st louis cardinals have taken over the lead for second wild card in national league seriously one month af
The St. Louis Cardinals have taken over the lead for second wild card in National League. Seriously. One month after firing their manager, slinking back toward .500, and pondering a sale at the trade deadline, they've won 21 of 31 under Shildt and overtaken #Brewers. #stlcards
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