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Chris Hrabe

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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

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

HRABE: Ready (And Willing) To Deal

I don’t understand the attachment that fans can develop to assets whose worth is largely unknown.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/02/2013

St Louis Cardinals v Houston Astros

HRABE: Lance Lynn’s Curious Inning

When Lance Lynn gave up a big fourth inning in Houston on Monday night, it certainly wasn’t the first time this season. Despite success against Houston in his career and the Astros middling offense this […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/27/2013

St. Louis Cardinals v Philadelphia Phillies

HRABE: Cards Pitching Trends (And Monday Night Drama)

Some thoughts and numbers on the Cardinals pitching in just a moment, but first, a few words about the drama that unfolded in Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals in Boston tonight between the […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/25/2013

Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a solo home run against starter Trevor Cahill #35 of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fifth inning at Busch Stadium on June 3, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Cardinals beat the Diamondbacks 7-1.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

HRABE: Yadier Molina And Perception (Or Reality)

I am by no means a sabermetric guru, but I think it’s silly to ignore so many numbers that can tell us so much.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/20/2013