Originally Posted by Blitz Dorsey
Let's not forget how UNBELIEVABLY lucky the Giants got in this series. They got to avoid the Reds' ace in Cueto and instead got to face our No. 5 pitcher in Leake since Dusty refused to go with Latos/Arroyo in Games 4/5. This is after the Reds didn't have a starting pitcher miss a start all season due to injury through 162 games. Amazing.
Had we won, I didn't like our chances against STL for this reason. And as much as this sucks, the thought of possibly seeing the cards celebrate a WS berth on our field would've been far worse.