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News and Notes: Playoffs, infields, Waino

Yesterday’s VEB

MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Here’s all your VEB goodness for yesterday, Wednesday, September 8th, 2016:

Potential Playoff Odd Man Out Scenarios: The Red Baron discusses how the Playoff roster, lineup, rotation, and bullpen could shake out.

The best defense is (also) the best offense: Ben Godar makes the case for the best infield configuration. I have to say I completely agree with him, at least while Holliday is out, leaving left field open for Moss.

Waino nominated for Clemente Award: No surprise there, as Adam does quite a bit of charity work. Check out the details and more in your daily Hunt and Peck.

Should Mike Leake start over Alex Reyes: John on why he prefers the baked potato in this scenario.

Minor League Playoff Action! Your daily prospect report, with a playoff twist.

Cards vs. Pirates: The game thread.

Visual changes are coming to SB nation: This was not published at VEB, but a general SB Nation blog. It explains what they’re trying to do with the new look of the site, so if interested check it out and also give your 2 cents on how you feel about the changes.

The Cardinals fall to the Pirates, but didn’t look bad in doing so: The post-game recap.