For Pete's Sake

St. Louis Cardinals players make a Starbucks run in uniform

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When the talk of a downtown stadium for the Royals flares up again (and you know it will sometime), here is one of the benefits of having a ballpark within walking distance of restaurants.

You never know when a group of baseball players will show up at a coffeehouse — in uniform.

Case in point: Before the start of a doubleheader in Chicago on Tuesday, a bunch of Cardinals players went out for coffee in uniform.


Mitch Harris waves as #cardinals rookies return with @Starbucks orders #stlcards

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Cardinals pitchers Mitch Harris, Marcus Hatley and Miguel Socolovich joined bullpen catcher Kleininger Teran on the trip.

Here is what Hatley tweeted:

And there were other shots of the Cardinals as well:

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