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[11 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Hamilton’s tale is flip side to Freese’s glory | ]
Hamilton’s tale is flip side to Freese’s glory

The date of 10.27.11 instantly reached legendary status for St. Louis Cardinals baseball fans. In fact, the heroics of David Freese seem to emerge in some form at least once per day around the St. Louis area.
Every time I see highlights of Freeseís improbable, clutch, two-out, two-strike ninth-inning triple and his game-winning home run at 11:39 CT in the bottom of the 11th inning in Game 6 of the 2011 World Series, I think of one thing: Texas outfielder Josh Hamilton.
Hamiltonís life story is mind-boggling, and his travails during the …

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[6 Jul 2007 | Comments Off on Notes: Better year for Morris | ]
Notes: Better year for Morris

Notes: Better year for Morris
07/06/2007 9:26 PM ET
By Brian Doolittle / Special to MLB.com
ST. LOUIS — Giants starter Matt Morris is back in the city where he played for the first seven years of his pro career. However, he likely will not see any action in this weekend’s three-game set. Morris (7-5) drew the loss at Cincinnati on Thursday, allowing six runs on seven hits in six innings. Morris’ three poorest outings in 2007 have occurred over his past four starts.
“Matt came out of Spring Training throwing really well, and …