"We can't control what happened the last 100 years, or maybe the past five years," Theriot said. "We can control what happens this year.
So. We need to bat well. We've seen a lot of swinging at the first pitch, swinging for the fences, and striking out. Defensively, I think we're fine; although I worry about Z getting too excited, and Marquis in general.
What, then, about the pressure? It's the one non-physical thing the players have to deal with -- re: Zam above, and in general, the farther we get, the worse it will be.
Can they take it? I think they can. Thank heaven's for Sweet, sweet Lou!