The Cardinals have four hits and one run, total, in the two games so far in the NLCS.
They scored a bunch of runs in Games 4 and 5 of their division series against the Braves, but in the two games before that? One run, 10 hits total.
And tonight they must face Stephen Strasburg, who has a 2.40 ERA and 0.800 WHIP this postseason, with 21 strikeouts and one (!) walk in 15 innings.
Of course, Cardinals starter Jack Flaherty is a pretty good pitcher as well. Weather conditions tonight should be ideal for baseball — clear skies, temps in the 60s.
I’d expect another pitchers’ duel.
Game time: 6:30 p.m. CT. TV: TBS. Announcers: Brian Anderson, Ron Darling and Jeff Francoeur with reporter Lauren Shehadi. Nationals lead series 2-0.
Jack Flaherty (Cardinals) vs. Stephen Strasburg (Nationals)
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