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Happy Thanksgiving!

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If you are like me, you woke up this morning with a slight headache after staying up a little too late drinking soda, eating cheesecake, and playing pinochle. I don't need to bog you down with a bunch of words, right? Cool. Let's get straight to the links.

But first, from our friend, Clank:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>HAPPY CLANKSGIVING</p>&mdash; clank (@fortclank) <a href="https://twitter.com/fortclank/status/537993557534322688">November 27, 2014</a></blockquote>

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And now, from the Cardinals:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Happy Thanksgiving!! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GoFrogs?src=hash">#GoFrogs</a></p>&mdash; Matt Carpenter (@MattCarp13) <a href="https://twitter.com/MattCarp13/status/538030544630845440">November 27, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Happy Thanksgiving </p>&mdash; Jon Jay 2J (@jonjayU) <a href="https://twitter.com/jonjayU/status/538140477640675328">November 28, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I know I have a lot to be thankful for. My God, my family, friends, &amp; <a href="https://twitter.com/Cardinals">@Cardinals</a> nation! <a href="http://t.co/kCLc4G5bqb">pic.twitter.com/kCLc4G5bqb</a></p>&mdash; Adam Wainwright (@UncleCharlie50) <a href="https://twitter.com/UncleCharlie50/status/538071072835657728">November 27, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Be Thankful Be Grateful Hold em Close&#10;&#10;Spread LOVE <a href="http://t.co/Wje3BYccsa">pic.twitter.com/Wje3BYccsa</a></p>&mdash; jheytwotwo (@JasonHeyward) <a href="https://twitter.com/JasonHeyward/status/538032010820730880">November 27, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Happy Thanksgiving! Especially to all the new people in STL. And to everyone in Seattle.. Go 49ers!</p>&mdash; Ty Kelly (@tykelly11) <a href="https://twitter.com/tykelly11/status/538036988515872769">November 27, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Happy Thanksgiving! God bless everyone on this day ussssss a comer pavo</p>&mdash; Carlos Martinez (@Tsunamy27) <a href="https://twitter.com/Tsunamy27/status/538020043100266496">November 27, 2014</a></blockquote>

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what else is going on in baseball...

  • Mo'ne Davis has been nominated for Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year. - Sports Illustrated
  • Phillip Hughes, an Australian cricket player, has died after being struck in the head by a ball in a what is described as a freak accident. - New York Times
  • The Marlins might be interested in Allen Craig. - Over the Monster
  • Yasmany Thomas is headed to the Diamondbacks. - Cut4

what the cardinals are up to...

  • Irony: 
    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Saw <a href="https://twitter.com/tykelly11">@tykelly11</a>&#39;s tweet baseball heroes were M-Carp, Scutaro. Interesting <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Cardinals?src=hash">#Cardinals</a> tried to sign latter before turning 2B over to former.</p>&mdash; Derrick Goold (@dgoold) <a href="https://twitter.com/dgoold/status/537755935088066561">November 26, 2014</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
  • <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Wainwright made his 1st MLB start in his age-25 season.&#10;&#10;Martinez &amp; Gonzales are both entering their age-23 seasons.&#10;&#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/STLCards?src=hash">#STLCards</a></p>&mdash; Ben (@b_g_h) <a href="https://twitter.com/b_g_h/status/537792965809147905">November 27, 2014</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
  • Awww.
    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Firenze <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/jayscalsvacation?src=hash">#jayscalsvacation</a> @ Piazzale Michelangelo Firenze <a href="http://t.co/VdFrJst8qE">http://t.co/VdFrJst8qE</a></p>&mdash; Jon Jay 2J (@jonjayU) <a href="https://twitter.com/jonjayU/status/538275822667169792">November 28, 2014</a></blockquote>
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  • There is still time if you are interested in participating in Adam Wainwright's charity.
    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>There&#39;s still time to sign up for BLI&#39;s Mid-Season Challenge. Get 50$, pick 3 players, and play against me in wk 1. <a href="http://t.co/mPOn5x2az5">http://t.co/mPOn5x2az5</a></p>&mdash; Adam Wainwright (@UncleCharlie50) <a href="https://twitter.com/UncleCharlie50/status/537699672086032386">November 26, 2014</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Proceeds will provide clean water and sanitation for a town in Honduras through Water Missions International. Lets have fun and save lives</p>&mdash; Adam Wainwright (@UncleCharlie50) <a href="https://twitter.com/UncleCharlie50/status/537701176473812992">November 26, 2014</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
  • Sign him, sign him, sign him!
    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>✌✌ RT <a href="https://twitter.com/lauren_sarna">@lauren_sarna</a>: Hey <a href="https://twitter.com/JasonHeyward">@JasonHeyward</a> St. Louis is ready for you ❤️ <a href="http://t.co/PlqNWNL4As">pic.twitter.com/PlqNWNL4As</a></p>&mdash; jheytwotwo (@JasonHeyward) <a href="https://twitter.com/JasonHeyward/status/538154251399077890">November 28, 2014</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
  • El Gallo pequeño!!
    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>I love my kid usssss <a href="http://t.co/IdbADXXtn2">pic.twitter.com/IdbADXXtn2</a></p>&mdash; Carlos Martinez (@Tsunamy27) <a href="https://twitter.com/Tsunamy27/status/537730081548804096">November 26, 2014</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
  • Oh look, the Cardinals might not actually be interested in Jon Lester what a surprise. - Hardball Talk
  • KNOW THINE ENEMY...
    the nl central

    • This is a Q & A with the Brewers' director of player development, Reid Nichols. - Fangraphs

    viva el stuff...

    • A little information on Ty Kelly from Ben Cerutti. - Viva el Birdos
    • WillGio projects Jason Heyward's 2015 production. - Viva el Birdos
    • A Thanksgiving reminder from the red baron. - Viva el Birdos
    • Our friend, vexedtechie, is going by another name this time of year:
      <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>HAPPY HOLIDAYS, TWITTER.</p>&mdash; Jason Sleighward (@vexedtechie) <a href="https://twitter.com/vexedtechie/status/538215894275473408">November 28, 2014</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
    • And has the final Sabermattrics count: 
      <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>So, final 2014 Sabermattrics count...&#10;&#10;Runs Matted In: 237&#10;Matts Matted In: 122&#10;Matts Batted In: 240</p>&mdash; Jason Sleighward (@vexedtechie) <a href="https://twitter.com/vexedtechie/status/538281364257517568">November 28, 2014</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

    other things...

    • Important news:
      <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>A KNIGHT&#39;S TALE COMING TO NETFLIX, Y&#39;ALL</p>&mdash; Rui Xu (@rui_xu) <a href="https://twitter.com/rui_xu/status/537642866235830273">November 26, 2014</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
    • After losing to Ottawa in a shootout 3-2 on Tuesday and losing their starting goalie, the Blues look to turn things around today against the Edmonton Oilers at 7:00pm. - St. Louis Game Time
    • The Rams are set to take on the Raiders this Sunday at 12:00pm. They look to bounce back after losing in heartbreaking fashion to the Chargers last Sunday. - Turf Show Times
    I would like to again wish everyone a happy holiday. You can always send me links @lil_scooter93 on Twitter or at lil_scooter93@msn.com via e-mail.