It’s been Michael Wacha’s world for the majority of the 2013 postseason.
Now he will have to put together another start well beyond his years to save the St. Louis Cardinals’ season and force a Game 7 in the World Series.
Wacha will get the ball facing elimination for the second time this postseason as the Cardinals need a victory to hold up a 95-year World Series party in waiting at Fenway Park tonight in Game 6 against the Red Sox.
Nothing has seemed to bother the 22-year-old in spots like these despite only having 19 big league starts on his resume, and he’s trying to approach this do-or-die game like he has all of his opportunities since he thrust himself into the national spotlight.
“No, I don’t think anything will be much different,” Wacha said via teleconference while the Cardinals were delayed in leaving St. Louis yesterday. “I just try to approach every game the same. I don’t think it’s going to be too much different. We know the next two games are must-wins. It all sta...