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Former Cardinals Pitcher Rick Ankiel Admitted To Downing Vodka Before A Game To Battle The Yips

The mystical dread of “the yips” causes baseball players to try anything to fix it. For Rick Ankiel, that included vodka.

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Rick Ankiel said he drank vodka before a 2001 win against Randy Johnson

Former big-league pitcher and outfielder Rick Ankiel had one of the more dramatic meltdowns we’ll ever see in baseball. In the 2000 NLDS against the Braves… 335 more words


Welcome to the second half, Cardinals fans... Same as the first half

With a bullpen as rested as it’s ever going to be in the first game back after the All-Star Break and a 5-1 lead late, it looked like the St. 1,043 more words

Who Did It Best: Throws On The Fly

Besides pitchers, infielders tend to have the strongest arms on the diamond. If we look at the last position player to pitch for each team, it breaks down like this. 1,290 more words