Originally Posted by HometownHero
Good job Cards way to have the 11th best record in MLB! Nice work finishing 9 games out of the division and 6 games out of the WC.
Yet they beat the Reds head-to-head 8/15 and the last two series.
Only three Reds could crack the Cards' starting line-up - and one of them (Votto) by season's end (with the knee injury) had less power than their 1b (A. Craig).
Call the Cardinals lucky - the Reds would have lost to them in the playoffs - just as a BETTER team (Washington) did.