C70's Hacks

Talking Cardinald baseball in one form or another
Created 13 Apr 2021
  • Season On Repeat
    06 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    I am pretty sure we all know now how Sisyphus felt. The Cardinals continue to get close in the wild card, only to see the boulder roll down the hill again. Last Sunday, they were one out away from mak...
  • Fool Me Once, Shame on You
    30 Aug 2021 • 9 min read
    I’m not buying it. I know that the Cardinals are 3 1/2 out of the wild card game. I know that they have six games left with the Reds, they have seven left with the shell of the Cubs, and three with a ...
  • They Just Can't Go Away
    26 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    A team that goes 2-3 against Pittsburgh and Detroit in the latter part of August really shouldn’t be a team that has postseason dreams. Right now, the Cardinals should be focusing on the goal of stayi...
  • Finding the Motivation
    24 Aug 2021 • 8 min read
    It’s hopefully the last blast of summer. Temperatures outside have been creeping close to 100 with heat indexes well over it. With the calendar shortly turning to September, you’d like to think this w...
  • Starting To Get Interesting
    17 Aug 2021 • 7 min read
    The Cardinals have seemingly found their footing, going 6-0 on a road trip and 8-1 in their last three series. Of course, those series were against Kansas City and Pittsburgh, two teams that are a com...
  • Cross-State Rivals
    13 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    On the one hand, it was the Pirates. The Pirates are on pace to win 58 total games this season and that might be an overstatement since some of those wins they banked were before they dealt some of th...
  • Playing Out The String
    10 Aug 2021 • 9 min read
    Our friend Alex Crisafulli may have summed up what to look for between now and the end of the season in the way only he can. I think those are some very solid goals for us as fans to focus on for this...
  • August: Dog Days or Good Times?
    03 Aug 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0
    Let’s be clear right up front. With the moves the Cardinals made and didn’t make at the trading deadline, it’s really hard to see how 2021 ends anyway other than on the first Sunday in October after t...
  • What Do We Have Here?
    30 Jul 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    I’m writing this Thursday night. Max Scherzer and Trea Turner are going to Los Angeles. Anthony Rizzo is a New York Yankee. The Brewers added Eduardo Escobar since the beginning of the Indians series ...
  • The Final 40%
    27 Jul 2021 • 7 min read
    Perfectly balanced. Thanos might believe that’s the way all things should be but there are few Cardinal fans that think a 50-50 record is a beautiful thing. Better than some alternatives, but not a co...
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