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It is the trade deadline! - A Hunt and Peck

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Ah, the MLB Trade Deadline. The time for frantic Twitter checking, scoops, scooping the scoops, and then recanting the scoops. It is a time for small, crying children to be callously recorded as they learn their favorite player was traded from their favorite team. It is the joy of improving for a playoff run versus the agony of rebuilding for the future. And now, to the news, because there is lots!

what else is going on in baseball...
  • Cole Hamels is going to Texas. - MLB
  • This latest Mets' trade saga is just a nightmare. - Sports on Earth
  • David Price is headed to Canada, eh. - MLB
  • Here is a quick trade roundup. - MLB
  • A-Rod becomes the fourth player to homer in his teens and his forties. - MLB
  • These deadline deals made an impact down the stretch. - Sports on EarthSports on Earth
  • The Royals middle-infield completed one of the best plays I have ever seen. - MLB
  • Here is a mid-season update on the top 100 prospects. - MLB
  • Mookie Betts makes a great catch, but unfortunately landed in the wrong spot... - MLB
  • These players are the real MVPs. - Sports on Earth
  • Why do baseball managers wear uniforms? - The Post Game
  • Justin Upton trolls us all. - Cut4

what the cardinals are up to...

the colorado rockies

  • John Axford has all the trade deadline scoops. - Cut4
  • The Troy Tulowitzki trade ruined a Jeopardy question. - SBNation
  • Oh, right, Tulo is headed to Canada. - MLB
  • Check out all things Rockies at Purple Row. - Purple Row

the nl central

St. Louis Cardinals 65 37 .637 -
Pittsburgh Pirates 59 42 .584 5.5
Chicago Cubs 54 47 .535 10.5
Cincinnati Reds 46 54 .460 18.0
Milwaukee Brewers 44 59 .427 21.5
viva el stuff...

  • johnjf125 writes that the Cardinals have not already lost the Jason Heyward trade. - Viva el Birdos
  • mbasecke uses Star Wars narratives to discuss the Cardinals. - Viva el Birdos
  • The rumor is the Cardinals inquired about Tulo before he was traded to Toronto. Ben Cerutti wonders if the Cardinals could have gotten him. - Viva el Birdos
  • Ben also writes about how good the Cardinal starters have been. - Viva el Birdos
  • This third fanpost by Ben Cerutti compares the Cardinal offenses under the instruction of McGwire and Mabry. - Viva el Birdos
other things...

  • Washington University is helping young students interested in science. - STLToday
weekly scoreboard:

Monday, July 27 Reds 1 Cardinals 4 RR Recap VEB Recap
Tuesday, July 28 Reds 4 Cardinals 0 RR Recap VEB Recap
Wednesday, July 29 Reds 1 Cardinals 0 RR Recap VEB Recap
Thursday, July 30 Rockies 8 Cardinals 9 PR Recap VEB Recap

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