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Twitter Talk – Opening Day


Opening Day has become one of the best afternoons of the entire baseball season. Every team has a renewed outlook at the season. Every player starts with a perfect average. Every ball club begins in first place.

The grand spectacle that is Opening Day gets every player excited, and when players are excited, they take to Twitter to make sure the whole world knows they are. Both former and current Redbirds made their thoughts known yesterday.

Matt Carpenter, who signed an off-season contract extension to remain with St. Louis through the 2019 season, was ready to go yesterday.

Kolten Wong reached base twice yesterday against Cincinnati, including a beautiful bunt single.

Cardinals beat writer Derrick Goold experienced Opening Day in Cincinnati, where there was a parade through the streets in celebration of another season.

Every team has that funny guy. Joe Kelly fits the role perfectly with St. Louis.

Trevor Rosenthal, who notched his first save of the season yesterday with a perfect ninth inning, hanging out with Kelly and outfielder Peter Boujos before the opener. Bourjos turned 27 yesterday.

When Kevin Siegrist tweets, you know something is a big deal.

Adam Wainwright received a lot of deserved praise yesterday after notching his 100th career win.

Xavier Scruggs may have said it best.

The Redbirds open their season on the road this Thursday, April 3, at Iowa. They then begin the 15th season inside AutoZone Park the following Friday, April 11, at 7:05 pm against Iowa. If you have not already, grab tickets to the opening series and we hope to see you around the park soon!

Twitter Talk – Let the Games Begin


Spring Training is a few days old and all those invited to Major League camp have reported. Drills are in full swing and the team has started to take live batting practice. Here’s the weekly Twitter Talk update on word around camp.

Players make sure to have some fun before the season starts. Matt Holliday and Matt Carpenter play a game of ping pong.

Jason Motte appreciated the support after the Cardinals’ Twitter account posted a picture of his beard.

Outfielder Randal Grichuk enjoyed his first day in Cardinals’ camp.

Mike O’Neill tried to get clever on Twitter during Valentine’s Day.

Infielder Xavier Scruggs enjoys a good tune now and then.

It’s not everyday you refer to a kitchen appliance as “the Bugatti of blenders.”

The funny things that happen when pitchers get together.

Even the players keep tabs on when ESPN shows up to camp.

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