St. Louis Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter (13) slides past the plate and has to scramble back to touch it to score past San Francisco Giants catcher Hector Sanchez (29) on a fifth inning RBI single during Game 4 in their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in St. Louis, Missouri, October 18, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress
Matthew Pouliot, NBC Sports
Is everyone all geared up to see the NLÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s fifth best team and the ALÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s seventh best team square off in the World Series?
Of course, the Cardinals and Tigers have genuinely looked like baseballÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s best teams during October. And if some would prefer neither had reached the postseason because they werenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t all that good in the regular season, well, thatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s just too bad.
This article was written by John Gress