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It's finally over. The 2011 St. Louis Rams have finished the season, a year designed to cure you of any remaining delusions as to the enjoyment of rooting for your hometown football team. It was ha... Read more

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Okay, maybe not nearly as good. But good. When Carlos Beltran was first suggested as a possible free agency target for the St. Louis Cardinals in their quest to replace the best first baseman of th... Read more

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The St. Louis Rams will be playing the Seattle Seahawks in this week's Monday Night Football matchup on ESPN. And it's 2011. National fans have already checked out—the ratings are going to be deepl... Read more

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It happened, and I'm still not sure why: Albert Pujols signed a 10-year, $254 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels (of Anaheim) (near Los Angeles), ending his 11-year tenure with the St. Louis ... Read more

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If you watched all of the St. Louis Rams' 26-0 loss to the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, you're lying to me. Right here on SLM Daily, in front of everybody. But if you watched most of the St. Louis... Read more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Here's one vaguely pleasant way to look at the St. Louis Rams' inexplicable 23-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals Sunday afternoon: Every part of the Rams that you don't already want run out of St. L... Read more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

It has come to St. Louis's attention—all at once, with the final receding of the collective World Series high, the selection of a new manager, and the stalemate in the Albert Pujols situation—that ... Read more

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It was a surprise until, very suddenly, it wasn't—after looking at long-time in-house candidate Jose Oquendo and the surprisingly available high-profile option, former Red Sox manager Terry Francon... Read more

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Photograph by John Martinez Pavliga

Yeah, that's about right—the St. Louis Rams got two safeties from a heretofore-dormant defense, Sam Bradford and Steven Jackson both put up impressive per-attempt numbers in Bradford's first game b... Read more

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Photograph by Jeff Curry

Eventually all the St. Louis Cardinals' flaws will reemerge. Albert Pujols will be a 32-year-old free agent coming off the worst season his career, and David Freese will still be an injury-prone hi... Read more

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Photograph by Jeff Curry

The good news about Game 6 of the 2011 World Series is that if you caught any two or three innings of it, you may have unwittingly found yourself in possession of the entire game in miniature. You ... Read more

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Photograph by Jeff Curry

Game 5 of the 2011 World Series will not be remembered fondly by fans of either team, no matter who wins the whole thing. Of bullpen-phone-gate, I have almost nothing to say—it's such a ridiculous ... Read more

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Photograph by Jeff Curry

Okay, so maybe the ballpark in Arlington isn't the flat-out pitcher's nightmare we were all convinced it was every night. A night after the St. Louis Cardinals scored in the last six innings of Gam... Read more

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Photograph by Jeff Curry

Eventually the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen was going to give up some runs. The levers can only be pulled so many times before one of them misfires, and in the Cardinals' Game 2 loss Thursday night... Read more

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At some point I guess it was inevitable, but I'm still a little misty-eyed at the end of the run: The St. Louis Cardinals finally got a quality start from one of their starting pitchers, closing th... Read more

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You maybe heard this already: The St. Louis Cardinals are the champions of the National League for the first time since 2006. They beat the Milwaukee Brewers yesterday, and around town it was appar... Read more

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It's not a baseball series if, at least once, you aren't compelled to throw up your hands and say, hopefully to yourself and hopefully without moving your lips, "That's baseball." Tony La Russa'... Read more

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The St. Louis Cardinals have now won Chris Carpenter's last two starts—a brilliant shutout, one of the best performances of his career, and an ugly game in which he allowed a home run to 35-year-ol... Read more

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This is the infinite embarrassed pitchers theorem: Given enough games, pitched by an infinite number of pitchers, it's eventually going to be a bad decision to bet against Albert Pujols. In this ca... Read more

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It's not a surprise that the St. Louis Cardinals lost to Zack Greinke at Miller Park. The Milwaukee Brewers carried a huge home-road split all year—they were 57-24 there during the regular season—a... Read more

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