Cardinals-Dodgers: Bullpen Saves the Day for the Dodgers in Game One

Posted: 8th October 2009 by Adam Bernacchio in MLB
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In one of the most brutal postseason games to watch in quite some time, the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the St Louis Cardinals 5-3 in Game One of their National League Division Series. This was three hours and 53 minutes of unwatchable baseball. Both starting pitchersûChris Carpenter and Randy WolfùcouldnÆt have been worse and both teams left a combined 30 runners on base. The 30 runners left on base was a record for a nine-inning postseason game. I thought the National League was known for fast-paced, crisp baseball? LetÆs start with the Cardinals. What on earth happened to Carpenter in this game? He looked like Carpenter on the Toronto Blue Jays, circa 2001. I couldnÆt get over how badly Carpenter was missing his spots. If Yadier Molina was setting up inside, Carpenter threw ...

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