4 wins in 5 games squeezed into 3 days

Mark Saxon, writing in The Athletic, talks about the mental and physical demands of professional baseball. Specifically, the St. Louis Cardinals who just played five major-league games in less than 52 hours.

It’s patently ridiculous at this level. Plus, they won four of the five. That’s uncanny.

If there’s ever a real turning point in a lengthy baseball season, this feat might be one to look back on to show the resilience of this team.

September 2, 2019