Originally Posted by Reds Fanatic
It is amazing what has happened to the Cards offense over the last 4 nights. There was no hint of this coming last weekend.
One might theorize that the Cards were would tightly coming into Cincinnti, believing that it was a must-sweep series.
Win or lose, that kind of pressure can lead into a letdown afterwards.
Not necessarily a SABR-endorsed theory on baseball, but it happens all the time in other sports like college football.