Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about.
The St. Louis Cardinals missed an opportunity to make history on Wednesday night. In the process, they lost ground in the National League wild-card race, falling into a virtual tie with the New York Mets for the second spot after losing to Pittsburgh, 4-3.
The Cardinals entered the game having homered in a NL-record tying 25 games. That’s pretty amazing for a team that hit only 137 home runs combined last season, good for the sixth fewest in MLB. Of course, that lack of power didn’t stop them from winning a third straight division championship. In fact, the Cardinals finished the season with a league-best 100 wins.
This season though, the Cardinals have been powerRead More »from Cardinals historic home run streak ends in costly loss to Pirates