Cardinals juggle lineup in preparation for Nationals left-hander Patrick Corbin
(16. 10. 2019, 01:21:02, Washington Post)
The Cardinals sat struggling leadoff hitter Dexter Fowler ahead of their first matchup against a left-handed starter in this series. (více...)
Down 3-0 in NLCS, slumping Cardinals make lineup changes
(16. 10. 2019, 00:42:01, Star Tribune)
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt has benched Dexter Fowler and made several other changes to his slumping lineup for Game 4 of the NL Championship Series against the Washington Nationals. (více...)
Fowler out, Bader in for Gm 4 vs. Nationals
(15. 10. 2019, 20:28:23, rotoworld)
Dexter Fowler is not in the Cardinals' lineup for Game 4 of the NLCS against the Nationals on Tuesday.
Cardinals advance to NLCS after the biggest first inning in MLB playoff history
(10. 10. 2019, 03:21:01, Toronto Star)
St. Louis leadoff man Dexter Fowler batted three times before the bottom of Atlantaâ€™s order got its first looks, and the Cardinals made several changes after their 10-run first â€” what mightâ€™ve been the first set of defensive changes ever made by a team before its opponent had batted once. (více...)
Four teams enter, two teams leave
(9. 10. 2019, 18:56:01, Beyond the Boxscore)
All the chaos has been saved for now.
After the Rays beat the Astros on Tuesday night, we have been blessed with three Game Fives in the divisional round. Later today, the Braves and Cardinals will conclude a back-and-forth series, and the Nationals will try to upset the Dodgers. If the beginnings to these series are any indication, Wednesday is going to be wild.
Winner-take-all games always include one team frustrated they couldnâ€™t put things away in the previous game, but the Braves have to feel especially annoyed that they havenâ€™t moved on to the NLCS already. In Mondayâ€™s Game Four, Atlanta had multiple opportunities to blow the game open but squandered each one. The Braves loaded the bases in the sixth and seventh innings but couldnâ€™t bring anyone home. That seventh inning even featured a leadoff triple by Ronald Acuna Jr. (with an assist by Dexter Fowler and the sun). Acuna did his best to ruin the Cardinals season with a ground rule double to start the ninth, but his teammates stranded him yet again (více...)