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Hunt and Peck: Links of the Weekend

Infographic Monday!

I am pretty sure running back towards home plate is an automatic out, but this was great entertainment, regardless.
I am pretty sure running back towards home plate is an automatic out, but this was great entertainment, regardless.
Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Matt Holliday has hit 258 home runs in his career, 119 with the Birds on the Bat. Let's take a look at them.

Infogram (career); Infogram (2014); Inforgram (2013)

what else is going on in baseball...

  • What happened to the "clean up" hitter? (thanks flood!) - Beyond the Box Score
  • Colby Lewis is made at Colby Rasmus for dang darn it all bunting with a... wait for it... TWO RUN LEAD! What a selfish disgrace. - SBNation
  • The Astros and top pick Brady Aiken were unable to reach a deal. - MLB
  • The Braves have finally released Dan Uggla. - SBNation
  • David Price made a new friend on The Late Show. - Cut(e)4
  • A lot of great things have happened in baseball over the years. - MLB
  • Jackie Bradley Jr. throws a baseball really, really far. - Cut4
  • Mike Trout and Albert Pujols mock Fernando Rodney's weird arrow thing. - SBNation
  • Here are some really cute first pitches:
    This kid has a life-threatening blood disease and threw out a telerobotic pitch. Now he threw out an actual pitch. - Cut4
    This woman is a 105 years old and threw it better than 50 Cent. - Cut4
  • Hall of Fame weekend is this weekend! Here is the schedule of events. - Baseball Hall
  • Among the honorees this Sunday will be Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine. - Sports on Earth

what the cardinals are up to...

the nl central

Milwaukee Brewers 54 45 .545 -
St. Louis Cardinals 54 45 .545 -
Pittsburgh Pirates 52 46 .531 1.5
Cincinnati Reds 51 47 .520 2.5
Chicago Cubs 40 57 .412 13.0
the tampa bay rays

  • For in depth Rays info, check out their SBN blog! - D Rays Bay
  • Probables

Tuesday, July 22 7:15pm CST Jake Odorizzi (5-8) vs. Adam Wainwright (12-4)
Wednesday, July 23 6:15pm CST Alex Cobb (5-6) vs. Lance Lynn (11-6)

weekend scoreboard:
Friday, July 18 Dodgers 2 Cardinals 3 VEB Recap TBLA Recap
Saturday, July 19 Dodgers 2 Cardinals 4 VEB Recap

TBLA Recap

Sunday, July 20 Dodgers 4 Cardinals 3 VEB Recap TBLA Recap

Tonight is an off day. Boo.

Tomorrow Adam Wainwright, fresh off his All Star Game start, will match up against St. Louisian Jake Odorizzi of the Rays. Game time is 7:15 CST.

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