September 28, 2011. The Cardinals have defeated the Houston Astros. All that was left was to wait. Were they on their way to the postseason or was there another obstacle standing in the way? Thirteen innings the Phillies and Braves battled. The Phillies had already clinched everything the could: their division, the top seed, home field advantage. The had nothing truly to play for, except for honor (they were also playing for a franchise record of most games won in a season). Honor and desperation brought the two teams together and kept them fighting as the clocked turned over into the next day.
And all the while we waited.
The season is looking to have a similar finish. Adam Wainwiright leads the charge today.
what else is going on in baseball...
Mookie Betts’ Historic Season | FanGraphs Baseball
Justin Grimm Is Rebuilding Himself | FanGraphs Baseball
Roberto Osuna’s Legal Case Is Over | FanGraphs Baseball
Willians Astudillo Hasn’t Struck Out in 55 Plate Appearances | FanGraphs Baseball
Atlanta Braves are going to the postseason, but not long ago, they hit rock bottom | SBNation.com
MLB Season Recap: The best and worst moments from the season | SBNation.com
Yankees CC Sabathia gets ejected against Rays, costs himself $500,000 | SBNation.com
what the cardinals are up to...
Cardinals Ask Adam Wainwright to Save Season | FanGraphs Baseball
Cards Insider: Is Wrecking the Cubs at Wrigley Possible? Yes, and It Starts With Wainwright | 101Sports.com
Bird Bytes: The Cardinals Failed Miserably In a Big Test Against the Superior Brewers | 101Sports.com
Cardinals swept as Wild Card race nears end | St. Louis Cardinals
How NL contenders could end season in a tie | St. Louis Cardinals
KNOW THINE ENEMY...
the chicago cubs
On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Cardinals series preview | Bleed Cubbie Blue
Cubs clinch 2018 postseason berth | Chicago Cubs
the nl central
Brewers clinch first playoff berth since 2011 | Milwaukee Brewers
Bob Uecker gets beer shower by Brewers | MLB.com
The most exciting Brewers wins of 2018 | Milwaukee Brewers
viva el stuff...
Interview with National Champion Austin Warner | Viva El Birdos
Robert Bortuzzo suspended three games for elbowing | St. Louis Game Time
The Rams are better than ever. How in the world do you stop this team? | SBNation.com
10 reasons why the Ryder Cup is the best event in golf | SBNation.com
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