Unfortunately, the Atlanta Braves had a New York Mets type collapse at the end of last season. The Cardinals made the best of the situation and turned their gift wrapped invitation to the playoffs into a world championship.
Every player in the Brave's club house remembers the way last season ended and vows that this one will end quite differently. In entering the season with almost the exact same team as they ended with last season, each player needs to do their part to find a way to win that elusive one more game.
What follows is what Frank Wren and Fredi Gonzalez expect out of each member of the team this season if they intend to be sipping champagne in October.