Will no one think of the children's ears? (H/T Brian K.)
Your morning roundup for Oct. 9, the day we learned they won't keep you in the clink very long after threatening to cook your friend's mom. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors.
The highlight shows Derrek Lee bouncing out harmlessly to end the inning, but Andrew McCutchen had belted a two-run homer on the previous at-bat to tie the game at 4 in the seventh. Golly, Carpenter's reaction is a heckuva lot worse than what Jaws said during Monday Night Football, even if it was uttered in a moment…
Two weeks ago, John Smoltz left Boston a washed up failure. Then one bullpen session with the Cardinals and suddenly he's a future Hall of Famer again. All because his teammates figured out what Boston coaches couldn't.
This photo, shot in the wake of the Cardinals' announcement that Chris Carpenter will have Tommy John surgery, reveals just how matters are going in St. Louis right now. 2006 World Series ... 2006 World Series ... 2006 World Series ... we must remember while we still can. We miss Jeff Weaver already.
Last night's Cardinals 5-0 victory over the Tigers to take a 2-1 lead in the World Series was, we will confess, not exactly the type of game you'll remember 10 years from now. It was basically Chris Carpenter being completely filthy and a bunch of Tigers players being hit in the testicles and falling over themselves.
Sometimes we forget that sometimes, all you need, is a dominant No. 1 starter — even one who claims his favorite band is the Dave Matthews Band — and an opposing pitcher with bloodshot eyes who throws 100 mile-per-hour fastballs five feet to the left of an already-running third baseman.