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Post archive for ‘Dave Duncan’

Carpenter, Lohse and Dave Duncan’s impact

Comparing ERAs of St. Louis Cardinals pitchers with and without Dave Duncan as pitching coach.

Reviewing predictions: TCN Blog’s top five Cardinals stories of 2012

A look back at the top projected stories across the Cardinal Nation in 2012 from one year ago.

Separated at birth: Billy Bob and Dave Duncan?

The film adaptation of the best-seller “Three Nights in August” is slated to have Billy Bob Thornton playing Tony La Russa’s long-time confidante and pitching coach Dave Duncan.

Cardinals at the 2007 All-Star Game: Who remains?

Of the seven members of the St. Louis Cardinals pictured at the 2007 All-Star Game, not a one remains in his job today. A potential partial reunion in 2012 could be odd, to say the least.

Projected top five St. Louis Cardinals stories of 2012

A look ahead to the top projected stories across the Cardinal Nation in 2012.

The Cardinal Nation Blog top stories of 2010 #5: La Russa and Duncan return

The long-time manager-pitching coach duo will be back leading the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011 despite a difficult 2010.

As the Duncan (re-)turns?

The indefinite waiting to learn of future plans has moved from the manager of St. Louis Cardinals to pitching coach Dave Duncan.

Where will the Cardinals coaching carousel stop?

The St. Louis Cardinals have decided upon their manager for 2011, but three coaching positions remain unsettled.

The Cardinal Nation Blog top stories of 2009 #12: Duncan’s disc, discord and departure

Trying to return from disc replacement surgery in his neck proved to be too much for Chris Duncan, who was traded to Boston in late July for middle infielder Julio Lugo in a move that unearthed a number of issues.

Could a World Series win drive La Russa and Duncan out?

At least one recent Cardinal thinks a World Series win would set up a “leave on top” scenario for the manager and pitching coach.

Will Duncan end up like Rolen?

This isn’t the first time that off-field issues may be driving away an important member of the St. Louis Cardinals

Ex-Cardinals: Where are they now? – John Rodriguez

Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder John Rodriguez returns to his original organization while Chris Duncan’s brother takes a career hit.

McClellan Still Prefers to Start

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kyle McClellan would like to return to starting in 2009, but the decision is not in his own hands.