Hochman: Cardinals flirt with 'Mendoza Line' in epic offensive failure this postseason

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Hochman: Cardinals flirt with 'Mendoza Line' in epic offensive failure this postseason
Hochman: Cardinals flirt with 'Mendoza Line' in epic offensive failure this postseason

The season is over. The Nationals' pitching staff is stupendous. But the Cards took two of three from Washington in September, and three of four from them in the late spring. They weren't romps, but the Cards proved to be competent, competitive batters in many of those games. Not in the NLCS. This was an NLCMess. When the only saving grace is that they actually scored a quartet of runs in Game 4, you know it was a terrible series. “I think I still will go back to what I said when we hired him originally — this was a long-term play,” Mozeliak said. “It wasn't simply about getting quick results and then patting people on the back. It is about developing a process and over-arching strategy that,

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