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    Cardinals Motte

    Why does Tony L. keep using this guy? Is he the only closer?


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    Re: Cardinals Motte

    He only has one save attempt on the year...



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    Re: Cardinals Motte

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    He only has one save attempt on the year...
    It seems I have seen him blow up twice in the last week.

    Does he have a twin brother on the Cards?


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    Re: Cardinals Motte

    yea really bring back izzy




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    Re: Cardinals Motte

    Quote Originally Posted by TxCycloneFan View Post
    Why does Tony L. keep using this guy? Is he the only closer?


    He isn't even the closer, Franklin is


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    Re: Cardinals Motte

    should just stick with franklin




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    Re: Cardinals Motte

    Ryan Franklin has been acting as the team's closer ever since Motte blew the save opportunity on opening day, and Franklin has only not converted one save chance since then. Motte entered a tie game last night (it was not a save op) and gave up the game-winning homer.

    I am not as concerned about the Cards bullpen as I am about the offense. They average the lowest runs per game in all of MLB since May 1. It looks like we only have 2-3 major league hitters on the team right now.

    Even Carpenter couldn't stop us from sucking last night.



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    Re: Cardinals Motte

    yea i still can't believe we got swept by the freakin rockies




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    Re: Cardinals Motte

    The reason Motte is still around is he throws fire but hes young and inconsistent.... Boy havin Glaus would be nice right now.... The only ones that can even hit right now are Pujols and Stavinoha


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    Re: Cardinals Motte

    Quote Originally Posted by CP44 View Post
    The reason Motte is still around is he throws fire but hes young and inconsistent.... Boy havin Glaus would be nice right now.... The only ones that can even hit right now are Pujols and Stavinoha
    I wouldn't count on Glaus at all. There's a lot of pressure on the front office to make a trade to acquire a better bat for 3B or the OF, but given their recent history, I wouldn't hold my breath for an acquisition. If anything it will be another dumpster dive for some guy who washed out of AAA or the Mexican League.



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    Re: Cardinals Motte

    cards kicked some A tonite!




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    Re: Cardinals Motte

    Brendan Ryan played really well...about time.



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