Friday, October 11, 2019

Newsletter Excerpt, October 11, 2019 -- "NLCS Preview"

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I’m no closer to having a feel for the series than I did yesterday. The Nationals have an incredible core, and not a lot of depth. The Cardinals don’t have many bad players, but they can’t match the Nationals up top. The Nationals will have the best starting pitcher, or a strong argument for it, in every game. I kind of want to see this go seven, because a Game Seven of Strasburg versus Flaherty would be fantastic, but I am not sure the Cards stretch it that far. Mike Shildt is a bit more likely to lose a game from the dugout, which is what swings me. Without much confidence, I’ll say Nationals in six. Nothing would really surprise me, though.