Whenever the topic of the playoffs comes up in baseball circles, the first thing fans address is the pitching matchups. Therefore, it's only fitting that I start this set of matchup posts with the pitching staffs of each team.
On the Dodgers front, the starting rotation has been much maligned, and the bullpen has been called into question for most of the year by national media and local media alike.
All of this despite the fact that the Dodgers have the best team ERA in the league. The Cardinals are on the opposite end of the spectrum, as they enter the postseason with a heavily lauded rotation and a rarely mentioned bullpen.
Hype and perception aside, the aim here is to get down to the reality of the situation, and that's exactly what I intend to do.
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