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08:21 AM ET 05.16 | Tempers flared again Sunday between the Cardinals and Reds, thanks in some part to Francisco Cordero. Cordero said Cardinals backup catcher Gerald Laird was the main voice, complaining because Cordero had hit superstar Albert Pujols on the left wrist -- with an 0-2 pitch -- in the ninth inning. Pujols represented the tying run. "Just a little fun," Cordero said. "I think it was because I hit Pujols 0-2, Gerald Laird was all loud in the dugout. ... Out of all the guys that are great hitters, great players, Gerald Laird doesn't even play. He's the one yelling at me because I hit Pujols 0-2. 0-2! I wasn't trying to hit him. I've got to face [Matt] Holliday next, who can take the lead with one swing, and he's yelling at me. All I know is he was loud, so I said something back to him."

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May 16, 2011  08:24 AM ET

Wow! This is worth an article?

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May 16, 2011  08:37 AM ET
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Wow! This is worth an article?

As much as Bobby Bonilla is.

May 16, 2011  08:39 AM ET
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As much as Bobby Bonilla is.

Morning Mongo.

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May 16, 2011  08:51 AM ET
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Morning Mongo.

Morning Clem.

May 16, 2011  08:51 AM ET

As worthy as Posada's wife's input.....

May 16, 2011  08:52 AM ET
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so this article is rich and full of content?

Morning ChiSoxFan. This must be a slow news day though I thought Posada would have been good for another thread.

May 16, 2011  08:52 AM ET
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Morning Clem.

Weather sucks around these parts today.

May 16, 2011  08:53 AM ET
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Morning ChiSoxFan. This must be a slow news day though I thought Posada would have been good for another thread.

I was hoping so too.Would have been a fun place to spend the day.

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May 16, 2011  09:03 AM ET
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it's been rainy and in the 40's in Chicago recently. supposed to be around 40 degrees when I go to the Sox game tonight.

Ok. Not quite that cold here. Good luck to you.

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May 16, 2011  09:12 AM ET

Wow, what a slow day.

May 16, 2011  09:15 AM ET
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Wow, what a slow day.

Morning Schad.

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May 16, 2011  09:17 AM ET

Well, I don't suppose I'd hit a .260 hitter with a .400 slugging percentage to face a guy hitting .379 with a sp near .600. Maybe that's just me.

May 16, 2011  09:24 AM ET
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Morning Schad.

Morning all, left London and the sunny and 70 degrees to come back here to weather associated with London.


Makes sense to me....

 
May 16, 2011  09:25 AM ET

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