The biggest race of the year was not supposed to be the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals. It was supposed to be the Washington Nationals and the Atlanta Braves.
The club pulled off its first series sweep of the season against the Washington Nationals in DC, wrapping it up against their ace Stephen Strasburg on Wednesday afternoon. And as the club returns back home a half game ahead in the NL Central, here are three things to take from tilt with the Nationals.
When the Nationals put Stephen Strasburg on the shelf, it brought to mind the Cardinals Adam Wainwright.
A look back at what happened to the man that could have been the Royals’ first great pitcher.
The Cardinals will try to get back on the winning track in Washington against the Nationals.