To be considered, all one needed to do was make a post on a new or existing thread and have it flagged as significant by any reader of the site on a special thread set up for tracking award candidates and pinned to the top of the board for easy access.
Among the contenders for the July award included posts by SoonerinNC (comparing player ages in Triple-A and top surprises and disappointments), StlCards93 (first-hand scouting report of Memphis), Cardsfan914 (why Adam Dunn is clutch), and our June winner, ambill (upcoming Rule 5 tradeoffs). You can locate each of these posts by reading the nomination thread here.
I am pleased to announce that the winner for July is CariocaCardinal for a post on July 8 that laid out his mid-season top 40 Cardinals prospects with an even longer list highlighted. That generated some great follow-on discussion, as well.
There is just one more autographed copy of "Tony La Russa: Man on a Mission" by Rob Rains from Triumph Books up for grabs this summer, so head on over to the Message Board and get to posting and nominating for August recognition!
Brian Walton can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also catch his Cardinals commentary daily at The Cardinal Nation blog.
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