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When the St. Louis Cardinals dig in against Atlanta Braves starter Kris Medlen in Friday's NL Wild Card game, the sinkerballer will be playing to an odd St. Louis strength: hitting grounders.
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The St. Louis Cardinals and the Atlanta Braves played out a series-worth of stories and situations in one brutal, hectic Wild Card game.
Pending the result of an infield fly rule protest. Because it's the postseason and the Cardinals.
That was probably a bad call, and they absolutely shouldn't be doing that.
Andrelton Simmons gets hit in the head with the baseball of reason to change the course of the fourth inning.
Kyle Lohse and Kris Medlen throw glowing discs at each other from atop high platforms, with the loser finding himself derezzed or worse.
Atlanta Braves blogger Danny Hong explains Kris Medlen, among other Wild Card facts, to your correspondent.
They had to create a new category of playoffs to do it, but the Cardinals have pushed their 2011 season open wider than before.
When the Cardinals dig in against Braves starter Kris Medlen in Friday's NL Wild Card game, the sinkerballer will be playing to an odd St. Louis strength: hitting grounders.
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