First things first for Cardinals
Offense gets on the board early -- again -- and bullpen finishes it for 2-1 NLCS lead
ST. LOUIS -- He's been leading off in the big leagues for 12 years now. And along the way, Rafael Furcal has come to notice something:
"When you score in the first inning," he said Wednesday night, "you've got a better chance to win the game."
All right, so we'll grant you that might not be one of those advanced sabermetric concepts that took a team of MIT graduates a decade of number-crunching to compute. But the bottom line is, Rafael Furcal is onto something here.
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