PECOTA still isn’t quite buying the recent success of Kyle Lohse, the Cardinals’ Game Three starter.
Ben and Sam discuss whether Matt Holliday’s takeout slide at second was against the rules and why the Cardinals are so widely disliked, then talk about how Ryan Vogelsong has rewarded the Giants for their faith during a string of bad starts.
Until recently, Game Two starters Chris Carpenter and Ryan Vogelsong weren’t expected to pitch in the playoffs. Which one does PECOTA prefer?
The NLCS kicks off with a matchup of two starters who have been vulnerable to opposite-handed hitters.
The resilient Cardinals manage one more comeback to stun the Nationals and advance to the NLCS.
The Cardinals smack Jordan Zimmermann around to even their series at one game apiece.
Can the Cards even up their series behind Jaime Garcia before heading to D.C. for Game Three?
The Nats and Cards kick off their series with a matchup between Gio Gonzalez and Adam Wainwright in St. Louis.
Chris Carpenter might be about to make one of the latest season debuts by a player who’ll appear on a playoff roster, but he has nothing on Steve Torrealba.
Ben and Sam discuss Yadier Molina’s career year, catcher defense, and catcher aging, then talk about Omar Vizquel and the point at which clubhouse chemistry can’t cancel out poor on-field production.