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Cardinals and Braves are both lucky to have made it to Game 5 with cold bats
  • Baseball ST. LOUIS — On one hand, both the Cardinals and Braves have shown tremendous amounts of resolve and gumption in the NLDS, battling toward a winner-take-all Game 5 on Wednesday in Atlanta.In Game 1, the Cardinals trailed by two runs heading into the eighth inning before rallying for the victory. The Braves went into Game 2 trailing in the series and facing the daunting prospect of trying to solve Jack Flaherty, who had a 0.93 ERA in his final 16 starts, but they scored three times and won that one. And in Game 3, the Braves were down to their last out before scoring three runs to pull off a dramatic win. And then in Game 4, the Cardinals trailed by a run heading into the eighth (sound familiar?) before tying the game in that inning and winning it in the 10th, both RBIs courtesy of Yadier Molina. MORE: Molina's heroics add to complicated Hall of Fame resumeCompelling stuff. The never-say-die attitude is strong in this series. Makes for wonderful headlines and column fodder. But there’s another side to this series, too. If they’re being honest, fans of both teams have to be wondering how their favorite squad is still alive in October, just based on the two offenses. BravesLet’s start here: Freddie Freeman, franchise icon and 2019 NL MVP candidate, hasn’t had a hit since Game 1. He’s 0 for 12 in the past three games, with one walk and four strikeouts. In the two contests in St. Louis, Freeman came to the pl[......]

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