World Series content

Jenifer Langosch/

You’ve still got about nine hours to kill before the World Series opens between the Cardinals and Red Sox tonight in Boston. So why not enhance the anticipation with some reading? I hope you all have been enjoying the excess content on throughout the postseason. Because so much was written during media day on Tuesday, here is an easy rundown for you to locate stories that might be of interest:

  • Dueling columns: Anthony Castrovince lays outs reasons the Cardinals will win (story). Richard Justice goes with the Red Sox (story)
  • There are shades of 2011 in this World Series run… though also some stark differences (story)
  • Adam Wainwright has led the rotation all year, making it a no-brainer that he will take the mound in Game 1 (story)
  • How the Cardinals’ 2013 postseason success has a little something to do with Albert Pujols’ departure (story)
  • The Red Sox like to steal. The Cardinals have a neutralizer in Yadier Molina. Who will win out? (story)
  • Game 1 Preview (story)
  • Carlos Martinez was nearly a part of the Red Sox organization. Now, he’s pitching against them in the World Series. A look into his interesting story out of the Dominican Republic (story)
  • The Cardinals get their RISP man back as Allen Craig preps to be DH (story)
  • Still stung by 2004 World Series outcome, Cardinals have opportunity for revenge (story)
  • The impact of Matt Adams (story)
  • Comparable closers: Trevor Rosenthal and Koji Uehara thriving in roles that weren’t theirs at the beginning of the season (story)
  • Three Keys for the Cardinals to have the World Series edge (story); Three Keys that will give the Red Sox the edge (story)
  • Workout Day notebook: Chambers to come off roster; players meet the Monster; Carlos Beltran gets his World Series chance; Michael Wacha to get Game 2 start (story)

Yep, that should keep you busy. Happy reading.

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