The Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates had identical 86-62 records as of Sunday and both trailed the Atlanta Braves by three games for the best record in the league
The St. Louis Cardinals have played as tough of a schedule as any team in Major League Baseball this season.
A recent seven-game losing skid damages their playoff hopes, but the Royals still have an opportunity to finish above .500.
In our latest installment of the Triple Play, we look at an outfielder who’s been worth every penny the past few weeks, a new Yankee who has made himself at home (again) and more, including our weekly Wainwright Walk Watch and the Ichiro Hit Tracker
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.