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Two baseball teams played a game. One team won but no man touched base. How could that be?   They were both girl teams. AHA!

 SAT 8/18/18  #THATSAWINNER!!          FINAL: MIL 2 VS STL 7  CLICK OUT CARDINALS.COM GAME WRITE-UP & SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE FROM ME   

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THAT’S ME LEFT @ BASEBALL HEAVEN. FUN! DUH!

PLS LEAVE YOUR COMMENTS AT THE BOTTOM. HASTA MANANA! SAY WHAT? SEE YOU TOMORROW!

OUR RECORD? 68-56 PCT? .545 WE’RE IN: THIRD PLACE & GB? 4.0 WCGB? — (1/2 UP ON MIL) WANT MORE? CLICK OUT MLB.COM 2018 STANDINGS

SERIES TALLY: 2-x  HOMESTAND TALLY: 5-1

NOW? PLAY BALL! SUNDAY – MIL 68-57 VS STL 68-56 8/19/18: 1:15 PM CDT, CLICK OUT BUSCH STADIUM PREGAME:  MIL RHP Jhoulys Chacin 12-4 3.72 ERA face our Cards & STL RHP John Gant 5-4 3.74 ERA. LISTEN: KMOX 1120 AM &/OR WATCH: FS-M. GAME 3 OF 3

NEXT ROAD TRIP – 1LEG – STL @ LAD/3: MONDAY 910, TUESDAY 910, WEDNESDAY 910, THURSDAY OFF-DAY IT’S OKAY. 2LEG – STL @ COL/3: FRIDAY 740, SATURDAY, 710, SUNDAY 210.    THEN BACK-TO-BUSCH/6

SATURDAY VS MIL: HARRISON BADER & HIS TWO-RUN TRIPLE!

 

 OUR GAME’S BIRD POOP!

        R H E    GAME TWO 8/18/18

MIL  2 6 1

STL  7 6 1

WP: MIKOLAS 13-3 , LP: MILEY 2-2

RHP MILES MIKOLAS – 7Ks OVER 6 INNINGS!

EIGHTH INNING – GOTTA SEE BADER’S DIVING CATCH ON STATCAST. SCORE: STL 6-2!

SIXTH INNING – BADER’S TWO-RUN TRIPLE. SCORE STL 6-1!

THIRD INNING – DEJONG’S TWO-RUN SINGLE. SCORE: STL 4-1!

SECOND INNING – OZUNA’S 450 FOOT BLAST TIES GAME @ ONE!

LOOKIN’ FOR MORE VIDEO FROM THE GAME?WWW.CARDINALS.COM.

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“We’re surging right now and we’re dangerous,” Mikolas said. “If you’re going to get hot, this is the time to get hot.”

ST. LOUIS — BUSCH STADIUM SOLD OUT! 46,040    85 degrees, partly cloudy

Woo hoo! Are we havin’ some FUN! With Saturday’s FINAL SCORE: STL 7-2 victory over the Brewers, we take control over the 2nd NL Wild Card spot by 1/2 game.

MIL has held onto that coveted WC spot since April 30. Now it’s our job to hold on to it!! You can do this, guys!

“This Cardinal team is as hot as any team can be!” FOX reporter, Ken Rosenthal, on FS1 Saturday.

Behind another fantastic RHP Miles Mikolas pitching performance on the homecoming day for his premature twins, our Cards won the 10th in the last 11 games. What a special day! Won another series — seven consecutive series wins!!

You go, Harrison Bader! Our Baby Bird hit a two-run triple and continued to “own” center field with another fantastic running catch (speedy grab). Darth Bader’s speed, defense and bat continue to be a part of our exciting Redbird action we’ve enjoyed!

The new Birdy crop is working just fine. Mike Shildt has won 20 of 30 since he took the reigns and our batting average has gone up thirty points with our new hitting staff. no jinx

STATS – GAME TWO: MIL VS STL

STARTER TOTALS/RHP MILES MIKOLAS /PITCHES-STRIKES: 91/61, IP6.0, H5, R1, BB0, K7, HR1, ERA 2.80

Saturday Mikolas dominated on the mound. Retired nine straight batters in the middle of the game. What control. His mechanics and “stuff” continue to rule. Beautiful execution!

Our young Cards’ pitching staff is doing some major steppin’ up. Nice work, guys! 

PITCHER TOTALS/STL USED  4  PITCHERS: H6, R1, BB0, K11, HR2

Bullpen: Effective performances from our ‘pen.

NINTH INNING: BB RHP Daniel Poncedeleon had a 1-2-3 inning.

OFFENSE: #STL Kd:    #BIRDS STRANDED/BAGS: 

RBI:     OZUNA (67), O’NEILL (10), DEJONG 3(40), BADER 2 (25)

HR/STL: 1! OZUNA (15, 2ND INNING, 0 ON 0 OUT)  HR/MIL 1 – SHAW (2ND OFF MIKOLAS 0 ON 0 OUT) 2- YELICH (8TH INNING OFF SHREVE, 0 ON 0 OUT)

Our salsa-eating guys are having a blast. FUN! to watch after they get a hit. You can see it in their faces! It’s like a dark cloud has been lifted. They’ve been through a lot lately. We did strike out a lot (10) but it’s good to see Paulie-Dee’s rhythm is clicking (collected 3 RBIs).

Sunday we go for the sweep behind RHP John Gant. Go Cards!!

HOUSEKEEPING STATS: BASERUNNING SB: DEJONG (1, 2ND BASE) FIELDING E: O’NEILL (2, THROW)

LOVE STATS AND WANT MORE? CLICK OUT GAME BOX SCORE

BASEBALL NEWS & NOTES —

WHAT’S GOING ON WITH OUR CARDS? – Good scoop from the Post Dispatch

CARDINALS HALL OF FAME – Trio inducted. Congratulations!

WHO’S LEADING THE NL MVP RACE?   CARP2 ROCKS, BUT YOU KNEW THAT!

KOLTON WONG – Day-to-day with elbow contusion. No DL right now 🙂

CARDINALS KIDS CLUB – You can still join for 2018 season. It’s FUN!

DYNAMIC DEAL OF THE WEEK – VS PIT! All-inclusive tickets!

 

PAUSE & PRAY W/MARY – REST, IT’S SUNDAY

“Patience is needed with everyone, but first of all with ourselves.”  — Saint Francis De Sales (1567-1622 Patron Saint of Catholic Writers & Catholic Press) 

Dejanos Rezar! Say what? Let us pray! I pray to see the world, brimming with all of it’s wonderful possibilities, out there waiting for me! Bless me to be patient.

OKAY, WE’VE PRAYED – NOW WHAT ELSE CAN WE DO?

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