The Cardinals struggled to slug all season. This being October, it was only natural that power-hitting propelled St. Louis past the Dodgers in the NLDS.
Prior to last night, Matt Adams had a .197/.227/.326 slash line against left-handed pitchers.
Last year, Shelby Miller watched from the bullpen bench as Michael Wacha grabbed a place in Cardinals postseason lore with an amazing run of postseason starts. This October, it will be Wacha watching from the bullpen as Miller starts.
With the Royals completing an ALDS sweep of the Angels on Sunday, Game 3 of the Cardinals vs. Dodgers NLDS will start a little bit earlier on Monday night. Tuesday's Game 4 first pitch is dependent on the outcome of the Giants vs. Nats' NLDS Game 3.
¡Viva El (Postseason) Gallo!