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Astros Glide While Cardinals Slide

September 27, 2006

  The Cardinals’ manager can’t like what he’s seen recently Tony La Russa can only shake his head and stare in dismay at the recent play of his St. Louis Cardinals.  They can’t pitch, they can’t hit, they’re making all kinds of mistakes on the basepaths and in the field; is there anything else that […]

Streaking Taveras Leading Astros in Wildcard Chase

August 27, 2006

Willy Taveras is trying to push the Astros into the playoffs Just a few weeks ago, the Houston Astros did not figure to be in contention for the National League Wildcard, and were focusing on 2007. While the bats were there — Lance Berkman, Luke Scott, and Morgan Ensberg are all very good hitters — […]

Astros Need Clemens To Provide Spark

June 20, 2006

The Houston Astros are lagging behind in the NL Central division, 7 games behind the Cardinals at 36-34, and are coming off what might've been their worst weekends in awhile. Friday, the Astros lost 7-2 to the Kansas City Royals (baseball's worst team) at home. They bounced back to win a 7-2 verdict on Saturday, […]

Cardinals in Deep Trouble After Pujols Injury

June 4, 2006

The St. Louis Cardinals entered the 2006 season as the best team in the National League; a title they have held for three consecutive seasons. Things were looking up for the Cardinals, with Albert Pujols on a record-breaking homerun pace, and good contributions from newcomers Aaron Miles and Juan Encarnacion. The starting pitching was solid […]

Did Roger Clemens Use Steroids?

June 1, 2006

There have been rumors the past few days that Roger Clemens waiting two months into the MLB season to sign with a team wasn't as plain as it seemed. After a report suggested that Clemens may have used steroids and been caught, a lot of evidence has been uncovered to support this. Several sportswriters have […]