Archive for October, 2011

MLB Gold Gloves: Who are your picks?

Saturday, October 29th, 2011 by JohnBowen

The awards have been picked! Did you agree?

Defying the Odds: The 2011 St. Louis Cardinals Story

Saturday, October 29th, 2011 by JohnBowen

Congrats to the World Champions!

World Series Game 6 (and 7?) Live Blog

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 by JohnBowen

8 PM ET tonight, from Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
Rangers will send Colby Lewis, who was actually the only Texas starter with an ERA over 4; 14-10, 4.40 ERA, 1.213 WHIP, 7.6 K/9. He gave up a league-leading 35 home runs last season.
The Cardinals are sending 24-year old Jaime Garcia who followed up an outstanding [...]

Phillies Should Consider Kevin Youkilis to Solve Third Base Concerns

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 by Chuck

By: Bob Owens

Shortly after the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in the playoffs, Charlie Manuel said the Phillies need to upgrade at 3rd base.

Despite making just the second All-Star appearance of his fourteen year career, incumbent Placido Polanco suffered through an injury plagued season which saw him appear in just 122 games.

After [...]

AFL Live Blog, Part Deux

Saturday, October 15th, 2011 by Chuck

I know I’m probably going to be talking to myself the next couple of hours, what with today being a weekend and day dominated by college football, but that’s life.
In Surprise watching the Mesa Solar Sox take on the Surprise Saguaros.
I missed the first two hitters of the game, including Pittsburgh’s Robbie Grossman’s leadoff dinger, [...]

What’s the Worst Defensive Game you’ve ever seen?

Saturday, October 15th, 2011 by JohnBowen

Last night, the Brewers committed four errors en route to an embarrassing 7-1 loss against the St. Louis Cardinals in game 5 of the NLCS.
Another play – which was not an error – involved Corey Hart misplaying a second inning double off the bat of Yadi Molina.
Corey Hart has trouble going back on the ball, [...]

NLDS Game 4, Brewers vs. Diamondbacks: Similar Starters

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 by JohnBowen

Has anyone actually ever seen these two gentlemen together at the same time?

Reminder: First AFL Live Blog, Wednesday @ 12:35 PST

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 by Chuck

Just a reminder to my twelve Twitter followers and the four regular users of Dugout Central that I will be live blogging from the press box the Scottsdale @ Surprise game on Wednesday.
I expect to be at the park early enough to set up my laptop and have the lineups posted and maybe even a [...]

AFL Players to Watch and Initial Season Live Blog

Saturday, October 1st, 2011 by Chuck

The 20th anniversary season of the prestigious Arizona Fall League kicks off on Tuesday with rosters full of top draft picks and 2012 Rookie of the Year candidates.
As has been the norm for most of the past twenty years, I’ll be associated with the league in some capacity and will try and keep you updated [...]