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On...the Cardinals season 2015

If you follow baseball at all, or probably even just by living in the Midwest, you heard the Cardinals, the team with 100 wins in the regular season, the team with the best record in baseball, was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs.  

As the final game came to a close, I still had hope because you just never know with those Cardinals.  Matty got a single.  They let him steal second.  Piscotty was up.  A homer would tie the game.  A game the Cubs weren't messing around with...8 pitchers in one game.  And the game ended.  I was sad because I enjoy baseball so much and it's always sad for a season to come to an end...any season.

We overcame a lot of obstacles in 2015.  Someone from our starting line-up seemed to always be on the DL.  Not even including Wainwright, our ace, who was supposed to be out until next April.  He played in the playoffs.  The reaction in the Cardinals bar we were in when we saw him step out of the bullpen was amazing.  I can only imagine what it was like in Busch. (more)

I'm proud of them.  I'm proud of our season.  I can only hope for less injuries next year.  And I'll wait until next February when spring training starts to cheer on my Cardinals again.

Over the weekend, walking down Pitcher Street in Kalamazoo, I saw the street sign and yelled, "Wainooooooooo."  Happily.

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