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I have not bothered you with one baseball post this year.  Not one.

I have been following spring training and reading all the reports that the Cardinals will be dethroned this year.  And I'm still excited.

Then The NY Post put together this article.
“The pitchers are very good, but the guy behind the plate is a baseball genius,” Warthen said. “No one in baseball does what he does. He reads swings or reads hitters’ minds, but he always knows what they are looking for. I love to watch St. Louis. I would watch them play every day just because of him. He totally shuts down a running game and pitchers believe in him every time he puts down his fingers. It is a game changer.”
Note:  please get better, Yadi.  Those silly Cubs messed up your thumb.

Opening day is in 19 days. 

P.S.  I don't have a problem with the Mets.

P.P.S. Other notes:  Skippy is retiring :(    Peralta had surgery      I like Gonzales so much     I also love Pham   Happy to hear about our friend Joe   Another note on Joe and Grichuk, who I think we'll get great things from!

Lastly, Mike's playing fantasy baseball this year and I'm supposed to help him so when I look at all these rankings of players by position (across leagues) it's not very helpful when they rank players at positions they don't even play...  Or maybe that's what they're supposed to do?


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