THE WORLD SERIES BEGINS TONIGHT IN ST. LOUIS with C.J. Wilson of the Rangers against Chris Carpenter of the Cardinals. Coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. on WFXR (Fox).
-Longtime readers of this blog are probably sick of me writing about Wilson’s days with the Pulaski Rangers, but if you’re new here or missed any of that, here it is.
-Wilson isn’t the only player in the Fall Classic who has local ties. So does Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday, who played for Salem in 2000 and 2001 when he was a Colorado Rockies farmhand. Holliday is one of the biggest keys to this series, in my opinion. The reason: He typically bats behind Albert Pujols, and I just don’t see how Pujols is going to see anything to hit after he whacked .478-2-9 with four
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