Cardinal Blogger Awards

Via http://www.unitedcardinalbloggers.com, here are the annual Cardinal Blogger Awards.   Once a year, after the season has been wrapped up, a little awards ballot is presented.   Awards for Cardinal players and bloggers are presented.   My Picks are in BOLD BLACK. 

Team Awards
1) Cardinal Position Player of the Year
–Matt Carpenter
–Allen Craig
–Yadier Molina
–Write-in: ___________

2) Cardinal Pitcher of the Year
–Edward Mujica
–Trevor Rosenthal
–Adam Wainwright
–Write-in: ___________

3) Game of the Year
May 10 vs. Colorado (Miller’s almost-perfecto)
May 11 vs. Colorado (Wainwright’s no-hitter into 8th)
August 26 vs. Cincinnati (comeback capped by Craig slam)
September 4 at Cincinnati (Adams 2 extra-inning HR)
September 24 vs. Nationals (Wacha near no-no)
Game 4, NLDS
–Write-in: ____________

4) Surprise Player of the Year
–Matt Carpenter
–Joe Kelly
–Edward Mujica
–Kevin Siegrist
–Write-in: ______________

5) Disappointing Player of the Year
–David Freese
–Pete Kozma
–Fernando Salas
–Write-in: _______________

6) Rookie of the Year
–Matt Adams
–Carlos Martinez
–Shelby Miller
–Michael Wacha
–Write-in: ______________

7) Acquisition of the Year
–John Axford
–Randy Choate
–Write-in: ______________

8) Most Anticipated Cardinal
–Stephen Piscotty
–Lee Stoppleman
–Oscar Taveras
–Write-in: ______________

Blog Awards
9) Best Individual Cardinal Blog*
–Write-in: __stlcupofjoe’s sports page____________

10) Best Team Cardinal Blog*
–Write-in: ____http://www.i70baseball.com/__________

*–Individual means the blog was written mainly by one person, while a team blog is composed usually by two or more. For classification’s sake, each blog under The Cardinal Conclave label are considered separate entities and should be considered in either team (Pitchers Hit Eighth) or individual (everyone else).

11) Best Media Coverage
–Derrick Goold
–Jenifer Langosch
–Stan McNeal
–Bernie Miklasz
–Joe Strauss
–Write-in: ____________

12) Best Rookie Cardinal Blog
–CardinalsFarm
–Dose of Buffa
–stlcupofjoe’s Sports Page
–The View From Here
–Write-in: ____________

13) Post of the Year
Bad Body Language Has No Place In Baseball (Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land)
Closing The Book On The John Axford Trade (On The Outside Corner)
Doors Close On The Cardinals In 2013 (Dose of Buffa)
How A B-17 Nearly Clipped Cardinals In World Series (RetroSimba)
Matt Holliday: One Of The Most Cost Effective Players In Baseball (stlcupofjoe’s Sports Page) My Pick***
Memories Help Come To Terms With The Season’s End (Aaron Miles’ Fastball)
RIP Stan The Man (Women Who Love Cardinal Baseball)
Time For The Relievers (The View From Here)
What Does Your Cardinals Jersey Say About You? (C70 At The Bat)
–Write-in: _______________

14) Best UCB Project
Cardinal HOF Inductees
Cardinal HOF Memorabilia
–Roundtables
Top 7 Prospects
–Write-in: ____________

15) Best UCB Podcast
–Conversations With C70
–Gateway To Baseball Heaven
–UCB Radio Hour
–Write-in: ____________

16) Best UCB Twitterer
–Write-in: ___@stlcupofjoe_________

There it is.  My picks.  Cast your own vote at the site right here, http://www.unitedcardinalbloggers.com/2013/11/07/the-seventh-annual-cardinal-blogger-awards-ballot/

Thanks for reading,

Dan Buffa

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Author: D. Buffa

A regular guy who feels a journalistic hunger to tell the news. I blog because its wired into my brain to write what I think in print. I offer an opinion. A solo tour here. Take regular stories and offer my spin on them. Sports, film, television, music, fatherhood, culture, food, and so on. Commentary on everything. A St. Louis native and Little Rock resident who wants to write just to keep the hands fresh and ready.

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