Why it’s easier to appreciate the Max Scherzer signing from afar

The saying “money won’t buy you happiness” is dumb. Money definitely buys you happiness. Just ask the new owner of “fuck you” money, Max Scherzer. Chesterfield, Missouri’s most famous athlete will sign a three-year deal worth $130 million with the New York Mets this week. He is 37 years old and that number isn’t a … More Why it’s easier to appreciate the Max Scherzer signing from afar

Dear John Mozeliak: A letter to the President of Operations for the St. Louis Cardinals

Dear John, I hear you’re looking for a manager. Oh boy, do I have the person for the job. He’d be perfect, except not really. That person is me. Please let me finish, Obi Wan Bow-Tie-Anobi. At the end of the day (stole your line, bro!), it’s all about making sure our “philosophy” is on … More Dear John Mozeliak: A letter to the President of Operations for the St. Louis Cardinals

Here’s to hoping Cardinal Nation doesn’t forget how good Matt Carpenter was

There’s a particular disconnect between a sports fan base and a declining player. It develops around the time that particular player starts to struggle consistently, no longer able to do what he once was able and expected to do. Once that divide forms, it’s not easily vanquished. Instead of remembering all the good seasons that … More Here’s to hoping Cardinal Nation doesn’t forget how good Matt Carpenter was

Waino, Yadi, and The Machine: Stop worrying about a disappointing season, and just witness good baseball

Do me a favor and stop worrying about the St. Louis Cardinals’ current state of affairs for one evening. Inconsistent, expensive, and sitting comfortably third in the National League Central. Sounds like a cold plate of classic breakfast food. Embarrassing isn’t the right word but overall, this team just isn’t worth your tears. Forget about … More Waino, Yadi, and The Machine: Stop worrying about a disappointing season, and just witness good baseball

The Cards and Cubs at a packed Wrigley brings out the best in the baseball rivalry

Wrigley Field, one of the last standing original baseball parks in America, is a special place to play-that is if you like grape vines covering the outfield wall, winds taking flyouts into the stands and streets, and an endless blend of blue and red colors spread out around a summer-glazed baseball diamond. In short, it … More The Cards and Cubs at a packed Wrigley brings out the best in the baseball rivalry