The two National League playoff series finally kicked off yesterday, and while the Giants-Nationals opener was a solid appetizer, we'll really only be remembering the satisfying main course between St. Louis and Los Angeles, a 10-9 win for the Cardinals.
The St. Louis Cardinals' trip to Boston today for tomorrow's World Series game hit a snag after a mechanical delay kept their plane on the runway for six hours. A few players chronicled their experience through tweets. Pizza played a key role.
In the first inning of today's Cardinals-Rockies game, Todd Helton caught Carpenter napping. After taking a pickoff throw he fakes the toss back to the pitcher, and tags Carpenter as he wanders off the bag.