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Hunt and Peck: Links of the Weekend

How ghood has Jhonny Peralta been?

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what else is going on in baseball...
  • This past week, the "Homer at the Bat" Simpsons episode played during the F/X marathon. This is a history of the episode. - Deadspin
  • This is a list of thirteen pivotal injuries to contending teams. Man, this year, guys. - Grantland
  • Dan Moore writes about Bill James and the MVP Ballot. - Tumblr
  • This poor little Red Sox fan fields a live ball and feels an appropriate amount of shame. - SBNation
  • Who run the world? Girls. Well, at least a small part of the Little League World Series since 1984. - Sports on Earth
  • The Astros hold a team meeting in the middle of a game. - Cut4
  • Happy birthday to Rollie Fingers and his glorious mustache!

  • In honor of Fingers, here is a look of the best mustaches in sports. - Sports Illustrated
  • Posnanski discusses Pete Rose and the Hall of Fame. - Hardball Talk
  • More time between pitches may lead to better results. - Beyond the Box Score
  • A team from Chicago you can really cheer for. - SBNation
what the cardinals are up to...
the nl central
  • The Cubs = McDonalds. - SBNation
  • Standings:
    Milwaukee Brewers 73 58 .557 -
    St. Louis Cardinals 71 59 .546 1.5
    Pittsburgh Pirates 67 64 .511 6.0
    Cincinnati Reds 63 68 .481 10.0
    Chicago Cubs 58 72 .446 14.5
the pittsburgh pirates
  • Gregory Polanco has been optioned to AAA. - MLBBucs Dugout
  • The Cardinals could step on the Pirates proverbial throat with a sweep this week. - Fox Sports
  • Aaron previews the series for us. - Viva el Birdos
  • For more Pirates info, check out Bucs Dugout. - Bucs Dugout
weekend scoreboard:
Friday, August 22 Cardinals 4 Phillies 5 VEB Recap TGP Recap
Saturday, August 23 Cardinals 6 Phillies 5 VEB Recap TGP Recap
Sunday, August 24 Cardinals 1 Phillies 7 VEB Recap TGP Recap
Monday, August 25 Cardinals 3 Pirates 2 VEB Recap BD Recap

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