Originally written on The Giants Cove  |  Last updated 10/16/12
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Until last night I wasn't particularly going full jihad on the St. Louis Cardinals even though they stand in the way of the San Francisco Giants making the 2012 World Series. The reasons for that are several and straightforward.First, there's the lingering legacy of Tony La Russa around the Red Birds and I have always admired La Russa's respect for the game and its history. Second is the fact that the Giants did not have to go through St. Louis en route to their 2010 World Championship, which kind of took the Cardinals off my drone attack matrix over the last several years. But all that changed last night.Game 2 of the National League Championship Series saw the perfect confluence of Cards' left fielder Matt Holliday acting like a complete aperture for the evacuation of human waste, and FoxSports TV broadcastor Tim McCarver once again demonstrating why we might just need death panels in this country.The scenario has been told and reviewed in great detail the past 24 hours: in the fi...
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