4.A good couple of days rest for Rolen and Edmonds
5.Hey we were counted out before. On ESPN's NLDS page every single expert predicted the Pads would win. Only one expert overall predicted the Cards would win, and in his projections the cards go down in this round. NLCS? All of the experts go Mets. Still no believers. Good omen.
6.Best hitter and starting pitcher left wear the birds on the bat.
7.Rookies rule at playoff pitching! And our staff might get two more in reyes and naverson.
8.Jason Marquis hasn't blown a game in at least a week.
9.The number of comments we get here absolutly crushes those other blogs. Good spirits from all over the country.
10.The plaoff beards
11.Tender Cliff Floyd limping around the field? O.K. by me.
12.I seem to remember creaming Glavine in the playoffs way back when when he was good.
13.Weaver is one ugly beast, and that HAS to be distracting.
14.Any game Michael Tucker plays in is an advantage. Even his presence on the bench has to be a major lift.
15.Even the Cardinals have been known to win 4 out of 7.
16.The regular season featured Mulder and Marquis. The regular season featured Izzy's hip. The regular season featured Sidney Ponson. The regular season featured two concussions. Timo Perez! The regular season featured no regular left fielder until the emergence of Duncan, and with Preston out there suddenly we have 4 worthy OF's. The regular season featured a whole lot of So Taguchi and Aaron Miles. Is it any wonder we won 83? Those problems are GONE.
17.New York sucks. Delgado doesn't stand for the pledge. They have a reliever who's last name is dangerously close to felatio. They beat up rookies like Milledge. And Oliver Perez(!) Is going to start a game. That's a win, maybe even if Marquis pitches.
That seems like nothing but good news to me and puts weaver and supps in a much more positive light.
19.This NLCS is a REVENGE series for the Cardinals. Stupid Mike Hampton.
20.The Cardinals are a team of destiny. The Mets are a team of dicks.