While Dodger starter Clayton Kershaw has struck out 5 Redbirds, he has made the even more devastating mistake of walking 5 Redbirds. As it turns out, the Cardinals have learned how to make the opposing pitcher pay for these types of mistakes.
Even without our hottest hitter, Lance Berkman, in the lineup, the Cardinals are still hitting. After the latest walk, his replacement Allen Craig hit a 3 run homer to widen the 2-1 Cardinal lead to a much more breathable distance.
Get up, baby, get up,