I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.
After a day off on Thursday, the Cardinals are back in action tonight in Philadelphia. They play the Phillies in the first of a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park. Shelby Miller is slated to start for St. Louis, while Philadelphia counters with 5-and-11 Kyle Kendrick.