The Cardinals would be dangerous in the playoffs

The Cardinals might make the playoffs. This morning they’re two games behind the Cubs for the division lead, and three games behind the Rockies for the second Wild Card. The Cardinals play the Cubs seven more times, and the Rockies none, which gives the Birdos a lot more control over their fate in the Central race as opposed to the Wild Card. But both paths are real possibilities.

Butting up against the fact that it’s the second week of September and the Cardinals are a contending team, we have the fact that we’ve relentlessly heard …