The umpire crews for the NLCS and ALCS have been named. Looking at the statistics, MLB could have provided a much better crew.
For all that can be said about Matt Holliday, one thing that can’t be taken from him is his flair for the moment. In considering criticism of him, it is as important to measure the body of work, as it is the moment.
The heroics of Carlos Beltran in the month of October are nothing new. However, in last night’s game one of the National League Championship Series, he had his signature effort as a Cardinal during the season’s final month.
Tonight, the National League Championship Series kicks off at Busch Stadium. Finding the edge is tough, but who carries it: the hottest team in baseball or the most proven team in it?
Down 2-1, and faced with nothing elimination games ahead in their Divisional Series match up with the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Cardinals find themselves in a familiar place.
The St. Louis Cardinals will be the National League Central Division champions as they enter the playoffs, but where they begin the postseason is still an important mystery.
Major League Baseball has opened the vaults and given the world access to video clips that were previously locked away.
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.
Game 5 of the NLCS did not go quite as planned for the St. Louis Cardinals, though that should not have been much of a surprise as the game unfolded. The Redbirds now head back to San Francisco to face the Giants in Game 6 Sunday evening.
Sometimes even momentum gets smacked back to the ground by karma.