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Tag archive for ‘hit by pitch’

Draw a Bulls Eye on Cardinals Hitters

Never before have as many St. Louis Cardinals batters been hit by opposing pitches than in 2014’s first half. The Cards also seem to retaliate less often than other clubs.

Matheny’s distaste with pitching up and in

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny discusses his concern over pitchers throwing near batters’ heads.

Cardinals hit by pitch overreaction… or is it?

Another data point regarding Pittsburgh closer Matt Capps’ history changes one man’s opinion of Albert Pujols’ plunking on Sunday