The St. Louis Cardinals are built to bludgeon left-handed pitching into oblivion, but in Game 4 of the World Series Sunday, Texas Rangers southpaw Derek Holland proved that is not the immutable fate of all lefties who face Albert Pujols' gang.
Tonight, C.J. Wilson will try to build on his teammate's success and give the Rangers a crucial 3-2 edge as the two teams head for St. Louis.
Chris Carpenter counters for the Cardinals, with considerably more momentum coming into this contest. Whereas Wilson has been flat and has struggled with command this month, Carpenter has three critical and impressive starts already this postseason.
The Cardinals are angling for happy flight. The Rangers are protecting their home turf, something they do as well as any team in baseball.
It's ace versus ace, Pujols versus Hamilton, and on and on.
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