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BenFred: I love the way the Blues lose, but they should not make a habit of it

BenFred: I love the way the Blues lose, but they should not make a habit of it

Berube and players were not patting themselves on the back for getting a point in a game Wednesday where effort was lacking.
Jan 18, 2021

BenFred's 5: Cards have offered Yadi & Waino, DeWitt warms a bit to DH and more from Winter Warm-Up

Five virtual Winter Warm-Up topics from columnist Ben Frederickson that Cardinals fans should be discussing
Jan 17, 2021
BenFred: Would a team of NL Central castoffs win the cost-shedding NL Central? A case can be made

BenFred: Would a team of NL Central castoffs win the cost-shedding NL Central? A case can be made

Josh Bell, Kyle Schwarber and Ryan Braun would anchor the lineup. Yadier Molina would lead a pitching staff that includes Trevor Bauer, Yu Darvish, Jon Lester and Adam Wainwright along with some stellar relievers.
Jan 16, 2021
BenFred: As 2011 team celebrates 10-year championship anniversary, Cardinal Nation wonders when next ring will come

BenFred: As 2011 team celebrates 10-year championship anniversary, Cardinal Nation wonders when next ring will come

Ten years without a championship is no small thing for a team with 11 championships
Jan 12, 2021
BenFred: Blues owner Stillman, GM Armstrong see relationship, success grow

BenFred: Blues owner Stillman, GM Armstrong see relationship, success grow

Stillman: Armstrong has a record of strong decisions, strong moves, wins and a Cup
Jan 12, 2021
BenFred: Lindor trade bad for baseball, but it's the kind of deal the Cardinals used to crush

BenFred: Lindor trade bad for baseball, but it's the kind of deal the Cardinals used to crush

Redbirds have made it clear they are not going to be in the mix for any superstar this offseason.
Jan 5, 2021
BenFred: Captain controversy? No chance. O'Reilly aces first test as Blues' top leader

BenFred: Captain controversy? No chance. O'Reilly aces first test as Blues' top leader

Asked about Tarasenko's disappointment regarding the team's assignment of captain, O'Reilly steered the focus back to where it should have been all along — on winning
Jan 4, 2021
BenFred's 5: STL will have Heisman candidate in mix next season, how Hoffman jolted Blues and more

BenFred's 5: STL will have Heisman candidate in mix next season, how Hoffman jolted Blues and more

Five topics from columnist Ben Frederickson that St. Louis sports fans should be discussing
Jan 2, 2021
BenFred: The NL Central is there for the taking, if any team is interested in winning it

BenFred: The NL Central is there for the taking, if any team is interested in winning it

The talking points from team owners are in play, but no division is reading from the script as enthusiastically as the NL Central.
Jan 2, 2021
BenFred: For Tigers to rebound, 'The Splash Gang' must live up to its name

BenFred: For Tigers to rebound, 'The Splash Gang' must live up to its name

Two key cylinders of the Tigers' offense have been stalled for a while now.
Dec 31, 2020
BenFred: Tennessee shows Tigers what the top of the SEC looks like

BenFred: Tennessee shows Tigers what the top of the SEC looks like

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri received an unpleasant and early introduction to Tennessee’s defensive wizardry Wednesday night.
Dec 25, 2020
BenFred: Allen's career, worthy of Cooperstown, found a needed reset in St. Louis

BenFred: Allen's career, worthy of Cooperstown, found a needed reset in St. Louis

His remarkable hitting often was overshadowed.
Dec 24, 2020
BenFred: Gather 'round, St. Louis sports figures. It's gift-giving time.

BenFred: Gather 'round, St. Louis sports figures. It's gift-giving time.

Sports columnist Ben Frederickson passes out his annual Christmas gifts to members of the St. Louis sports scene

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