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FOX Sports Midwest’s Cardinals Christmas Day marathon

Release from FOX Sports Midwest:

FOX Sports Midwest will televise a marathon of St. Louis Cardinals programming on Christmas Day, highlighted by replays of five of the best regular season games of 2012 and a 30-minute special that takes fans inside the Baseball Winter Meetings.

The 12 ½ hours of baseball starts Tuesday, Dec. 25 at 11:30 a.m. CT with a replay of the 2012 season review special. It’s followed at 12 p.m. by Cardinals Legends: 1982 World Series Revisited, a one-hour show looking back at the 1982 championship team.

Cardinals Confidential: Inside the Winter Meetings premieres at 7 p.m. and replays at 9:30 p.m. FOX Sports Midwest cameras were granted unprecedented access behind closed doors during the Winter Meetings with the Cardinals front office, including GM John Mozeliak, giving fans insight into how deals develop.

And throughout the day FOX Sports Midwest replays five of the best games from the 2012 regular season. Fans voted last week at for the games they wanted to see.

Cardinals Christmas Day marathon on FOX Sports Midwest – Dec. 25

Times Central | Schedule subject to change | Programming available in Cardinals television footprint

11:30 a.m.       Cardinals Rewind: 2012 Season Review

12 p.m.            Cardinals Legends: 1982 World Series Revisited

1 p.m.              Sept. 16, 2012: Cardinals at Dodgers ->> Must-win game goes extra innings

3 p.m.              June 25, 2012: Cardinals at Marlins ->> 9th-inning comeback and wild win in 10th

5 p.m.              Sept. 21, 2012: Cardinals at Cubs ->> Carp returns, but Cubs come back to win

7 p.m.              Cardinals Confidential: Inside the Winter Meetings

7:30 p.m.         May 22, 2012: Padres at Cardinals ->> Wainwright shuts out San Diego

9:30 p.m.         Cardinals Confidential: Inside the Winter Meetings

10 p.m.            July 21, 2012: Cubs at Cardinals ->> 12-run 7th inning

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13 Responses to “FOX Sports Midwest’s Cardinals Christmas Day marathon”

  1. JumboShrimp says:

    At least during 2013 we do not have to worry about J R Towles hitting another dinger off ace reliever Aaron Miles en route to an 8 RBI game at our expense. Looper, Cavazos, Falkenberg, and Miles, what a pitching staff that September.

    Signing both Johnson and Towles suggest the Cards are challenging Audry Perez to lift his game. We also want Memphis to be successful during 2013, we do not want Super Oscar to be weighed down by association with losers.

  2. blingboy says:

    A 4 year deal with a no trade clause seems risky for Edwin Jackson. He could wear out his welcome failry quickly. I guess if you are the Cubs you have to do what it takes. I wish Jackson well, but I hope the Cubs eat a lot of bad contract.

    Perhaps the chance at some stability will allow him to put it together. He has the arm to be dominant. Don’t like him in the NL Central even though we have had success against him.

    • Brian Walton says:

      “Cubs”, “Theo” and “eats a lot of bad contract” go together like peanut butter, grape jelly and white bread.

      • CariocaCardinal says:

        In fairness, has Theo had to eat a lot of bad contracts that he has actually negotiated? Not sure but i don’t think so.

        • Brian Walton says:

          In Boston? You’ve got to be kidding! Two World Championships and a large payroll absolved him from a boat load of sins.

          • blingboy says:

            He’d probably still be there if John Henry wasn’t running low on fundage.

          • CariocaCardinal says:

            He had bad contracts but that didn’t mean he ate many of them. I think he ate money on the Rentaria deal (11 million) but not on many others. others like JD Drew just played out their time as over paid players.

            • CariocaCardinal says:

              Ate 7 million of Manny’s contract as well.

              unless i’m missing some other biggies that’s not much for an 8 year stint and certainly not a lot as a percentage of payroll.

              • Brian Walton says:

                Keeping an underperforming player on the roster because he is not tradeable is just as bad or worse than getting rid of him. Some of these were kept; others were traded or released with a lot of money pinned to their shirts.

                Beckett, Clement, Drew, Dice-K, Crawford, Lackey, Lugo, Renteria, Cameron, Gagne, Jenks, Lowell, Youkilis…

                That doesn’t even include bad one-year deals on pitchers Penny, Smoltz and Pineiro. All three future Cards were dumped partway through their Boston contracts, to sign elsewhere for the minimum..

                • JumboShrimp says:

                  The Red Sox used to sign top of the market players. Many will disappoint, since there is only downside risk. this reflects reflects on the Sox choosing to be a salary leader.
                  If Epstein had worked for the Marlins instead, he would have signed low salary guys, in keeping with that team’s approach. But Epstein would still be the same guy, whether in Boston or Miami.

  3. JumboShrimp says:

    There is more money available than there is talent. Its a sellers market.
    Congrats to Edwin Jackson for eating innings and cashing in.

  4. Bw52 says:

    I will be impressed by Theo when he is the GM of a team with a limited budget and produces a winner there.Being GM of a team that can and does throw a boatload of cash doesn`t prove that someone is a good GM……it proves you just outbid everyone.Here`s hoping Theo wallows in several years of mediocrity or worse in Cubville.

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