Figuring out baseball is like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube while wearing a blindfold. It can’t be done. The St. Louis Cardinals scored 10 runs in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves in the deciding game of the National League Division Series.
CINCINNATI — As the 2019 baseball season commenced, optimism on the banks of the Ohio River was at flood level. The Cincinnati Reds seemed poised to finally be relevant after four straight last-place finishes in the National League Central. At the very least, a .500 season seemed attainable.