Egordz, the Cardinals have really been scuffling all season. Is it just the old guys (Carpenter, Wainwright, etc.) having down years or is something else happening? Is there a reason they wouldn't arrive focused after an off day? I would figure Yadier Molina to be the type of guy who would police a clubhouse (a la Darren Daulton) and not let this sort of thing happen.
As always, Ziggy not only gives baseball knowledge. He makes us wiser people, in general. I like it. FYI pregame: LAD are 7-0 in Wednesday games at home.
I have one more Phillies related stat:
- The Phillies are averaging 3.69 runs per game when Andrew Knapp starts behind the plate. That is more than a run less than their season average of 4.911 runs per game. Knapp also has a WAR of -0.6, compared to Realmuto's 2.6 WAR (in a down half-season).