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.
With both the Cardinals and Brewers off yesterday, St. Louis remains a game-and-a-half behind Milwaukee for first place in the NL Central. The Cardinals and Brewers still play each other seven times this season. At 71-and-61, the Cards currently hold one of the two NL wild card spots.