2011 World Series
Allen Craig took over for Matt Holliday on Thursday night in left field, and will more than likely do the same for Game 7.
This will be the eleventh time the Cardinals are participating in a World Series Game 7 going back to 1926.
Not often is a game in the World Series postponed, but Wednesday was the second straight time it has occurred while being played in St. Louis.
Manager Ron Washington expects to see the same pitcher again, and is confident there’ll be zero stage fright.
Puzzled Cardinals fans Tuesday might have been thinking of the famous line from “Cool Hand Luke” – “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.”
If this World Series has proven anything so far, it’s proving the Cardinals need to be extremely responsible and careful with the Pujols contract, and that game 3 should be exactly what it was, just a great moment.
Cards manager explains confusion in calling from dugout to bullpen in game 5.
Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning against Marc Rzepczynski, and the Texas Rangers rallied from a two-run deficit.
The Cardinals have not lost consecutive games since the end of the regular season, but the Rangers have not dropped two in a row since late August.
In a title matchup that’s getting more interesting with every game, Derek Holland put the emphasis back on pitching.