Originally posted on Cardinals Diaspora  |  Last updated 9/25/12
Let's talk about the Cardinals for a second. I don't want to be the turd in the punch bowl, but has there ever been a more boring run to the playoffs? After gorging myself on football the past 3 days, I made an effort to watch the Cards take on the Astros Tuesday night. I fell asleep. When I woke up I saw the Cardinals had handed the Astros their 105th loss of the season. They scored 4 runs. 1 came from a sacrifice fly. Another from a fielder's choice. Yet another from a single. According to ESPN.com's boxscore, 16K+ people showed up to watch. Houston might just be the most boring place on earth. The Cardinals aren't a lock for the post-season. Their 7-1 run (so far) against the Cubs and Astros the past week and day has put them in the drivers seat for the last Wild Card spot. Barring a complete meltdown the last week of the season, they'll be in a one game playoff in Atlanta. This should be titillating. It's not.Maybe when the Cards come home for the final 6 against the Reds and Na...
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