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The Cardinals and Red Sox pitchers are throwing hard cheese

If you are familiar with the fun commentary of Dennis Eckersley, you know that I’m talking about the heat that was generated by the pitchers in Game 2. There was one number that blew me away: 75% of the Cardinals pitches 95+ mph were for strikes. This post is loaded with valuable info.

Michael Wacha wins, but the Sox know the key

I’m incredibly impressed with Michael Wacha. On a night when he didn’t have his superlative stuff, he was just outstanding. But the Red Sox know they know how to beat him, yet they still couldn’t. Take a look at the key for Boston.