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Hunt and Peck: Special NLCS Edition


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tony cruz bought these. tony cruz is a genius.
tony cruz bought these. tony cruz is a genius.
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what else is going on in baseball...

  • Josh Hamilton doesn't like to be booed. - Hardball Talk
  • What even is a Dodger? This cute video explains it all. - 101.1 ESPN
  • Josh Beckett retires after fourteen seasons. - Sports Illustrated
  • The ALCS is for the underdogs, the NLCS is for the imperialists. - SBNation
  • The bullpens have been the key to the postseason so far. - MLB
  • The keys to the Giants and Cardinals postseason dominance. - Gammons Daily
  • Yogi Berra's World Series rings and MVP plaques were stolen! - Hardball Talk
  • Baseball happens. - Fangraphs
  • 250 miles separate and history Kansas City from St. Louis (thanks flood!). - New York Times
what the cardinals are up to...

  • Hittin' dingers. - STL Today
  • Kolten Wong, hero. - STL Today
  • Matt Adams, hero. - SBNation
  • Check out his game winning homer in gif form. - Viva el Birdos
  • This is a very cool Q&A with Dan Kantrovitz, the Cardinals scouting director. - Fangraphs
  • Clayton Kershaw was undone in game four by one pitch. - SBNation
  • And Adam Wainwright called the shot. - MLB
  • Matt Carpenter is the main agitator of the Dodgers. - Fangraphs
  • Which earned him Stan Musial comps, which is sort of sacrilegious and made Carpenter uncomfortable. - Yahoo
  • And gets a cool baseball card! (thanks flood!) - Topps
  • The Cardinals and their fans are evil. We get it. (thanks flood!) - Rolling Stone
  • Even Roberto Clemente was intimidated by Bob Gibson. - Just a bit outside
  • Check out this great interview with Matt Carpenter from 2013. - ESPN
  • Clayton Kershaw was not tipping pitches, nor were the Cardinals stealing signs. Brisbee explains why, with pictures! - SBNationDodgers Digest
  • Lefties to homer off Kershaw since 2008, according to Baseball Savant. - Baseball Savant
  • Pat Neshek collecting baseball cards is like, the cutest thing I have ever heard. - MLB
  • Twitter takes a crack at writing the all-too-familiar postseason Cardinals article and it is wonderful. - SBNation
  • The Cards hangout at the Blues opener.

the nl central...

the san francisco giants

viva el stuff...

  • There is new Cardinals bar in Chicago. - Viva el Birdos
  • catchersmit3 is conducting a poll for a paper he or she is writing. Just takes a few second to help a Birdo out. - Viva el Birdos
  • dr. howl has a wonderful write-up comparing this NLCS to 2012. - Viva el Birdos
  • The NLCS schedule as we know it so far. - Viva el Birdos
  • Episode six of the Viva el Birdos podcast is out, this time featuring Ben and the red baron. - Viva el Podcast
  • Remember when azruavatar wrote this and jinxed us? - Viva el Archives

other things...

  • Katy Perry is reported to do the Super Bowl halftime show. - SBNation
  • The Blues drop their opener against the Rangers 3-2. For more Blues info, check out St. Louis Game Time. - St. Louis Game Time
weekly scoreboard:
Monday, October 6 (NLDS Game III) Dodgers 1 Cardinals 3 VEB Recap TBLA Recap
Tuesday, October 7 (NLDS Game IV) Dodgers 2 Cardinals 3 VEB Recap TBLA Recap

Adam Wainwright, presumptively, and Madison Bumgarner, presumtively, look to square off tomorrow as the NLCS begins at Busch. Wainwright, presumtively, throws his first pitch at 7:07pm CST.