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I so needed a moment like this after all the crap that has happened in sports lately. Rick Ankiel returned to the Cardinals as an outfielder and hit a three run homer in his debut.

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2967582

Granted it may not last, depending on how he does over the long haul. But for tonight I feel so damn happy for that kid. I remember starting to follow his career when he was in the minors, striking out people at a crazy rate. Seeing his pitches for the first time and realizing he had devastating stuff. And then watching it all fall apart.

If anyone deserved a moment like this it's him.
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I have literally never seen Tony La Russa happier than after that homer. It's waaaaaaaaaaaay too early to count on Rick as a starter next year, but this is a good start. He, Duncan and Ludwick could make a great young infield in '08 if the Cards can unload Encarnacion and Edmonds, even if they must eat part of their salaries (and they'll have too.)



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Its too bad the roster spot was open because of Spezio having personal problems.

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20070809&content_id=2139926&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb

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    Originally posted by StaggerLee
    Its too bad the roster spot was open because of Spezio having personal problems.


On the contrary, I'd say from a baseball POV ANY reason to move Scott Spiezio off your roster is a good one.

Between Ankiel, Josh Hamilton, and Barry Bonds, this could have one of the all-time feel-good summers for baseball. Oh well, two of three, as the song goes, ain't bad.



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Don't forget Kerry Wood! He's looked pretty solid since he came back too. Granted he's only pitched three innings, but he's been solid!



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Ankiel's just belted TWO MORE against the Dodgers this afternoon! I know he didn't come back until August, but can we just give HIM the Comeback Player of the Year award?




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