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.
The Cardinals and Pirates play the finale of their three-game series today at PNC Park. Adam Wainwright goes after win number-16 as he opposes Pittsburgh's Jeff Locke, who is 5-and-3. First pitch is at 11:35 a.m. After today, the Cards come home to host the Cubs on Friday.