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Game 94 Recap: Cubs 9, Cardinals 6

Before their first game back from the All-Star break, the Cubs announced that Brandon Morrow was returning to the 10 Day Disabled List. Which activated an obscure clause in his two-year deal making him the first player in Major League History to be contractually forbidden from wearing pants. Purely for his health, the Cubs also […]


What’s the Best Path for the Redbirds?

This piece was co-written by Wrigleyville’s Isaac Bennett and Tommy Meyers. The Cardinals’ recent signing of Brett Cecil for four years and $30.5 million led to some disparate reactions between BP-Wrigleyville writers. It wasn’t Cecil himself that sparked controversy, nor the details of the contract—which was the kind of deal early in the offseason that’s […]


Game 116 Recap: Cardinals 6 Cubs 4

Out, vile jelly. According to Carrie Muskat, before tonight’s contest, Hector Rondon “gave [Carl Edwards Jr.] a pep talk after Saturday’s game. ‘I told him, “Hey, it happens to everybody…Learn from that.”’ Unfortunately, Twitter’s 140 character limit prevented Muskat from posting the full Rondon quote which apparently ended with “Here, I’ll show you…” Sigh. This […]