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On Michael Wacha and Steve Carlton

Two high-profile 22-year-old pitchers for the St. Louis Cardinals faced the Boston Red Sox in the World Series – 46 years apart.

Losing 20-game winners have not been kind to the Cardinals

While the St. Louis Cardinals have twice experienced the loss of a 20-game winner for the entire next season, neither case turned out well.

Garcia invokes early memories of another “Lefty”

Of course it is early, but Jaime Garcia’s 2010 start matches that of a couple of Hall of Famers, including one named “Lefty.”

The lost art of Cardinals strikeouts

Big strikeout games from St. Louis Cardinals pitchers have become a very rare occurrence, but it wasn’t always that way.