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Brian Walton's news and commentary on the St. Louis Cardinals (TM) and their minor league system

Archive for September, 2010

Gaston not impressed by La Russa

Toronto’s outgoing manager Cito Gaston doesn’t have much good to say about Tony La Russa.

Cardinals live chat on FOX Sports Midwest Wednesday afternoon

Catch FOX Sports Midwest’s live and interactive chat during Wednesday afternoon’s St. Louis Cardinals game. Join our discussion!

The Rangers television contract through Cardinals lenses

How might the record deal for Texas Rangers television rights affect the St. Louis Cardinals?

Pujols ties Aaron in 40-115 seasons at six

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols continues to put his name among MLB’s greats, this time for combined seasons of 40 home runs and 115 RBI.

Six questions not asked to Bud Selig

There is a much better chance that the commissioner of Major League Baseball might actually share some valuable information if asked a few tough questions.

MLB’s most 40 home run seasons

Albert Pujols is competing with some of baseball’s greatest ever as he compiled his sixth 40 home run season in 2010.

Cardinals live chat on FOX Sports Midwest Friday afternoon

Catch FOX Sports Midwest’s live and interactive chat during Friday afternoon’s St. Louis Cardinals game. Join our discussion!

Cardinals catching injury trickledown theory

How much might Jason LaRue’s injury have affected Cardinals minor league results?

2010 Cardinals possible losers vs. NL Central

With nine games to go vs. NL Central this season, the St. Louis Cardinals are on track to post a rare losing divisional record.

Pujols’ historic 36-36

Albert Pujols already has more 36 doubles-36 home run seasons than anyone in MLB history.

Yadier Molina’s five-RBI feat

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina did something that has only been accomplished 25 times in 90 years.

2010, 1924 and the Rajah

In many ways, 1924 was a year like 2010 would later turn out to be for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Cardinals 2011 spring training schedule update #1

Three St. Louis Cardinals tentative 2011 spring training games with the Atlanta Braves are the first to be made public.

Unearned runs link Garcia with Magrane and Forsch

A historical view of St. Louis Cardinals unearned runs by pitcher.

Cardinals top 20 career multi-home run game leaders

Who is trailing Albert Pujols and Stan Musial with the most multiple-home run games in St. Louis Cardinals history?

The Lohse-Suppan tandem

Why not pair up a couple of St. Louis Cardinals’ five-inning starters every fifth day?

Cardinals minor league attendance trending downward

Despite solid play on the field, the St. Louis Cardinals’ top four minor league clubs had down attendance in 2010.

Join The Cardinal Nation community top prospect list voting

Annual fan-driven process to select the top prospects in the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system is now underway and open to all!

MLB.tv via ROKU: Six months of headaches

A promising new way to watch MLB games over the internet has proven to be extremely disappointing.

Cardinals reach new level of scoring futility

At the worst possible time, the St. Louis Cardinals are in the midst of their lowest run-scoring ten-game stretch of the 2010 season.

Cardinals minor league history being made

St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers posted the system’s highest winning percentage since 1966 and could set a new high in championships, too.

Team Tony vs. Team Colby – What about Team Cardinals?

Fans are taking sides in support of the St. Louis Cardinals manager or his centerfielder, but what about the team?

Slowly cleaning up the mess in Memphis

Progress is being made in improving the financials of the Memphis Redbirds while attempting to attract new events to AutoZone Park.

Walton on KXnO FOX Sports Radio Friday

Brian Walton’s weekly radio appearance at 5:50 p.m. CT Friday.

Cardinals low run-scoring streak continues

The St. Louis Cardinals have scored two or fewer runs in four consecutive games – again.

Cardinals live chat on FOX Sports Midwest Wednesday

Catch FOX Sports Midwest’s live and interactive chat during Wednesday afternoon’s St. Louis Cardinals game. Join our discussion!