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Chris Hrabe

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright takes to the field to pitch to the Cincinnati Reds  at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on August 28, 2013.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Thursday Morning Thoughts: Waino & Wacha

Wainwright has already thrown more innings this year than all of last year.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/29/2013

St. Louis Cardinals v Chicago Cubs

The Great Westbrook Debate

Over the last month, and ever since he returned from the DL earlier this year, Jake Westbrook’s performance has been the subject of much debate. It came to a bit of a head on Wednesday […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/22/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

HRABE: Tuesday Morning Musings

I think that assumes that the issues that are costing the Cardinals close games will remedy themselves.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/13/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals

HRABE: Joe Kelly’s ‘Stretch’ Of Success

Over seven starts, Kelly has thrown 39.1 IP given up 32 hits and 7 earned runs.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/08/2013

(Photo credit LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

HRABE: Trade DEADline Just That

It’s easy to slap a rumor (or passed-along information) into a Tweet.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/01/2013

Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers reacts after hitting a double in the sixth inning off pitcher Ian Kennedy #31 of the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game Five of the National League Division Series at Miller Park on October 7, 2011 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

HRABE: The Double-Standard Of Drugs In Sports

Another day, another news cycle full of drug stories in sports. It seems to never end. Don’t get me wrong, it is hard to surprise me anymore. It’s hard to surprise me regarding the lengths […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/23/2013

84th MLB All-Star Game

HRABE: Carpenter Suited For Leadoff Slot

I have long been an advocate for batting players with the best On-Base Percentage at the top of your lineup. It makes sense that you should want the guys getting on base the most to […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/18/2013

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals looks on from the dugout before the start of the Nationals game against the Colorado Rockies at Nationals Park on July 7, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

HRABE: In Defense Of Bryce Harper

I’m a huge Bryce Harper fan. That’s right, I said it. A huge fan. And I can’t understand why some of you don’t like him. I’m not just writing this because Harper reached the finals […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/16/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

HRABE: For Shelby’s Sake, Deal At The Deadline

I’m becoming increasingly convinced that the Cardinals need to trade for another starting pitching. Wednesday night’s game against the Astros didn’t change my thinking one bit. What’s the main reason behind my thinking? Shelby Miller. […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/11/2013

Head coach Brad Stevens of the Butler Bulldogs celebrates defeateing the Florida Gators 74 to 71 in overtime by cuttin down part of the net during the Southeast regional final of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at New Orleans Arena on March 26, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

HRABE: Tired Of The Same Old Tired Criticism

It happened again last week. Another athlete and another coach made decisions that moved them to new markets, new teams and new roles. Both were met with some skepticism, and one was met with tremendous […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/09/2013