Cards Strike First

I was puzzled by Texas manager Ron Washington's decision to have his pitcher bat in the seventh with two out and two men on. He was about to change pitchers, so any hitter he used would have been one and done, but it was strange. The Rangers were down by one run, and there they remained, dropping the game 3-2.

The players look cold, especially the guys in the dugout. Maybe a little drink would ... oh, never mind.