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 an off-day Thursday, the Cardinals are back home tonight to host the Cubs in the first of a four-game series. Shelby Miller opposes Chicago's Kyle Hendricks on the hill. The teams will play a day-night doubleheader tomorrow and a single game on Sunday afternoon.