Although the St. Louis Cardinals looked poised for another exhilarating run to a championship while up three games to one on the San Francisco Giants in the NLCS, the Giants came back to win the series.
It seems to be one of the great mysteries in Major League Baseball this year: The St. Louis Cardinals have one of the top offenses both on paper and statistically, yet they go through stretches where they can hardly score at all.
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After a rough opening week, the Cardinals head west on an extended road trip. Over the next ten days, the team travels to San Francisco, Arizona and Los Angeles.
Albert and the Cardinals hope to defeat San Francisco in a battle of playoff contenders