The St. Louis Cardinals are destiny's team. Left for dead on the side of the road too many times to count, this team refuses to die.
Last night was just one more chapter in an amazing story that these Cardinals are writing before our very eyes. They found every way imaginable to beat themselves early in the game. They made the kind of errors you wouldn't expect to see out of a good little league team. Their potent lineup couldn't hit the ball out of the infield.
To top it off, their manager, "La Genius" himself, Tony La Russa, was stumbling and bumbling his way through using every position player he had. It was like watching a train wreck in slow motion. Cardinals' fans everywhere had to be thinking, "Is this really happening?"
I know that's what I was thinking.
Then "The Magic" happened, in the form of hometown hero David Freese pulling the Cardinals' fat out of the fire. The rest, as they say, is history.
The Cardinals will win Game 7 tonight. Here's how they'll do it...