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Kolten Wong and Harrison Bader made history - A Hunt and Peck

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with dingers!

MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday I asked you all which Cardinal would hit the team’s first homer of the season. Thirteen people answered Kolten Wong. Good job, folks. I am proud of your prognostic abilities. Because it is fun, let’s watch Kolten mash that dinger again.

He hit the Toyota RAV!

The real question is: Did anyone foresee Harrison Bader hitting the second one?

It is okay if you did not. Apparently back-to-back jacks do not happen that often on Opening Day for the Cardinals, according to Jen Langosch:

It was certainly fun - until it all started to crumble. The good news is the Birdos are back at it today because BASEBALL IS BACK!

what else is going on in baseball...

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Devin Mesoraco, the Mets, and the Dangers of Oral Agreements | FanGraphs Baseball

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Opening day 2019: First impressions for all 30 MLB teams | SBNation.com

what the cardinals are up to...

Cardinals lose Opening Day on robbed HR | St. Louis Cardinals

On This Opening Day, Best Wishes To Mike Shildt And The 2019 Cardinals | 101Sports.com

KNOW THINE ENEMY...

the milwaukee brewers

Lorenzo Cain robs the Cardinals, Brewers win opener 5-4 | Brew Crew Ball

Cardinals Drop Season Opener in Milwaukee, 5-4 | Viva El Birdos

the nl central

The Inside Story Of How The Ricketts Family Schemed And Feuded Their Way To Owning The Chicago Cubs | Deadspin

viva el stuff...

FanPost Friday: Is a Big Season Coming for Kolten Wong? | Viva El Birdos

FANPOSTS:
3/28/19 Transaction Analysis--Cards claim Merandy Gonzalez; Cecil to 60-day IL | Viva El Birdos

Cardinals Future Payroll - 2019 and Beyond, Opening Day Edition | Viva El Birdos

25 For 25: Cardinals 1970-1994 | Viva El Birdos

other things...

The Blues are almost to the playoffs. How much should they focus on the future? | St. Louis Game Time

Why LSU is the only team who deserves to win the NCAA Tournament | SBNation.com

Connecticut women’s basketball is a March Madness 2019 underdog, somehow | SBNation.com

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