The Cardinals set the pinch hit home run record Tuesday evening when Matt Carpenter came off the bench and tied the game for the Birdos in the ninth inning of an eventual Cardinals win against the Pittsburgh Pirates. It was home run number fifteen. Let’s check it out, plus the other pinch hit dingers I could dig up.
Home runs are fun, in my opinion.
what else is going on in baseball...
- Boston beats Padres takes over lead in AL East | MLB.com
- Cristhian Adames gets walk-off hit vs. Giants | MLB.com
- Yankees sweep Blue Jays, move up in Wild Card | MLB.com
- Padres call up unlikely reliever Jake Smith | padres.com
- Surprise! James Beresford's parents traveled 25 hours from Australia to come see his Twins debut | MLB.com
- Dominant players for not-so-dominant MLB teams. | Sports on Earth
- Josh Donaldson makes you believe in "clutchness." | Sports on Earth
- The AL East race is enterting a crucial week. | Sports on Earth
- Park-Factor Update: Summer, Heat and Fly Balls | FanGraphs Baseball
- Jharel Cotton’s Changeup Is Objectively Impressive | FanGraphs Baseball
- Tim Tebow signing with the Mets is very important baseball news | SBNation.com
- Some players are steamed that the Mets signed Tim Tebow | SBNation.com
- Think Tebow to the Mets is a joke? You're wrong | ESPN
- Contending in a contract year -- When big bucks and pennant races collide | ESPN
what the cardinals are up to...
- Matt Bowman on Leaving Las Vegas (for St. Louis) | FanGraphs Baseball
- Home woes could sink St. Louis Cardinals' chances | ESPN
- After 18 years, Tim Forneris has no regrets about giving away Mark McGwire's 62nd home run ball | ESPN
- Sept. 8, 1998: A look back at McGwire-mania | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com
- BenFred: Voit hitting his way onto Cardinals' radar | Ben Frederickson | stltoday.com
- Matheny says he's sticking with Garcia, even as Cardinals tumble from wild-card spot | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com
- Notes on a Scorecard: Cardinals Have Plenty of Arms in the Pen, So Let's Not Kill Anyone, OK? | 101Sports.com
KNOW THINE ENEMY...
the milwaukee brewers
- Brewers' Keon Broxton robs Anthony Rizzo of HR | brewers.com
- Projecting Brewers Acquisition Ryan Cordell | FanGraphs Baseball
- 9/8/2016 Recap: Brewers Bomb Birdos, Knock Cards Out of WC2 Spot | Viva El Birdos
- A Milwaukee Brewers community | Brew Crew Ball
the nl central
- Trevor Williams and his family reacting to his first MLB win will make you feel feelings | MLB.com
- Jesse Winker on Hitting (But Not in Cincinnati) | FanGraphs Baseball
viva el stuff...
Cardinals August Highlights | Viva El Birdos
Matheny: Father figure and master psychologist? | Viva El Birdos
A Look at Mike Matheny's Track Record | Viva El Birdos
- Viva El Birdos Podcast: Episode 54 | Viva El Birdos