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It is Opening Day in St. Louis! - A Hunt and Peck

I feel tingly.

Milwaukee Brewers v St Louis Cardinals - Game Five Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

It is Opening Day in the three-one-four
The long offseason over
Gosh, what a bore!

It is finally here
The day we await
Jack Flaherty on the mound
Yadi behind the plate

(I used the rhyme last year,
but I like it a lot
so I used it again here)

There is much do to
Crowds will come on in forces
Hall of Famers to see
and of course HORSES!

They will circle the rotunda
to a cheery tune:
Dunna da da da da dunna da-da-da da

Then the game will start
The first pitch will be thrown
The game will go on
Until the outcome is known

Then it will be over
Another game in the books
The season’s end one step closer.

The game is nearly here
There is no more to say
Prepare yourselves, friends
It is Opening Day!

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what the cardinals are up to...

Paul Goldschmidt to debut at Busch in home opener | St. Louis Cardinals

Jedd Gyorko returns injured list | St. Louis Cardinals


the san diego padres

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Series Preview: San Diego Padres (4-3) at St. Louis Cardinals (3-3) | Gaslamp Ball

the nl central

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Braves 9, Cubs 4: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ | Bleed Cubbie Blue

viva el stuff...

Kolten Wong is a Giant Mirror | Viva El Birdos

Game 2 recap Cards beat Brewers 9-5, Goldy steals the show, "You Gotta Love Him". | Viva El Birdos

Game 3 recap notes--Cards lose 4-2, Hudson rocked and Hader tucks us in again | Viva El Birdos

Game 4 recap notes--Yelich burns us again, Hicks blows the save for a 5-4 Cards loss | Viva El Birdos

A Recent History of the Cardinals Free Agent Reliever Signings | Viva El Birdos

Game 5 recap notes--Cards win in wild 6-5 11th inning circus after Wainwright falters | Viva El Birdos

Early Season Strikeout Record Mania! | Viva El Birdos

Game 6 recap notes--Cards sweep Pirates on a 5-4 nailbiter in extra innings | Viva El Birdos

Transaction Analysis--Cards option UT Drew Robinson to make room for Gyorko | Viva El Birdos

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