Originally Posted by Falls City Beer
They do have a good offense. But if you'll remember correctly, I've been contending for a long time that the Reds' offense isn't the problem with the team. So I didn't drag the Reds' offensive numbers out to denigrate the offense. I happen to think the Brewers' offense is better, but not by a bunch. I think the Reds' and Brewers' pitching staffs are pretty comparable.
And I think the Cards miss Carpenter desperately.
Even with Carpenter healthy, the Cardinals pitching staff still stinks.