Quote Originally Posted by HometownHero View Post
The Cardinals have lost the games best manger, the best player of the last 10 years to FA, lost their HOF worthy pitching coach, got 81 AB from Berkman, lost their All-Star SS to injury DFAed the guy they wanted to play second this year, have got nothing from Matt Holliday since July and also had Chris Carpenter have what was called season ending surgery.

Now they have Chris Carpenter starting in game one of the NLCS, what a dumb random game with a long meaningless season.
They were also smart enough to go get Carlos Beltran.

Which is exactly what the Reds should have done.