Re: What would a home sweep of the Cards mean?
A series sweep against a divisional opponent is outstanding no matter what kind of random twist anyone wants to lay on it. The fact that it is the Cards makes a statement. That statement is "Take your shiny record and go the **** home, St. Louie. This is our house."
Sweeping series does not induce anxiety due to the pressures associated with more press. It builds confidence, spirit, and swagger which goes a hell of a long way with a young team. (See: Rays, Tampa.)
Not to mention it adds three games to the win column and three losses to the cards. Gaining three games in three days on the frontrunner is, uh, awesome.
A flute with no holes is not a flute. A doughnut with no holes is a danish. -- Zen Philosopher Basho
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