ST. LOUIS -- Before checking on three things to watch in Game 6 of the NL Championship Series, let's weigh in on one thing that hopefully we won't see.
That would be making too big a deal of the antics of Adrian Gonzalez, Yasiel Puig and any Dodgers who choose to express themselves in ways that rankle the purists.
If they want to flip their bat, let them. The Dodgers did not invent the bat flip.
If Gonzalez wants to make pretend Mickey Mouse ears, so what? That's not all that different from all the hand gestures we see from so many other teams, including the Cardinals. As Adrian Gonzalez said, it is Mickey Mouse land.
Heck, Gonzalez even waited until he was almost in front of his dugout before he showed his silliness. Why would the Cardinals even be paying attention at that point? If Gonzalez wanted to show up the Cardinals, he would have done his Mickey Mouse thing as he rounded the bases or crossed the plate.
From what I observed in the Cardinals' clubhouse, the players we...