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Archive for May, 2016

Cardinals Fantasy Talk on SiriusXM

Brian Walton joined SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio to discuss the 2016 St. Louis Cardinals from a fantasy point of view.

Hot Take on Carpenter’s Paternity Leave Creates Furor

A fantasy writer took a shot at MLB’s paternity rules, but it looked to many as much more.

The Cardinals Need More Baders and DeJongs This June

There is a consistent lack of home runs across the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system, with a pair of 2015 draftees powering the one club doing well.

Get “Taking Flight” for Father’s Day

Rob Rains’ new book on the building of the St. Louis Cardinals will be a perfect Father’s Day gift for your Dad.

Dave Duncan for Cardinals Hall of Fame

Making Cooperstown is going to take time for former St. Louis Cardinals pitching coach Dave Duncan, but there is no reason he could not be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame as soon as 2017.

Inconsistent Active Duty Policy Creates Pro Athlete Problems

The case of St. Louis Cardinals pitcher and former U.S. Navy officer Mitch Harris illustrates numerous issues with active duty service commitments.

Scout.com Cardinals Fantasy Talk on SiriusXM

Brian Walton joined Scout.com’s daily show on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio to discuss the 2016 St. Louis Cardinals from a fantasy point of view.

Wong Strives to Out-Homer Grichuk

St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong bets that he can hit more home runs than teammate Randal Grichuk.

Cardinals Long Ball Heroics in Historic Context

How the St. Louis Cardinals’ single-game home run prowess in 2016 stacks up in team history.