Posted by GameSetMatch on October 8th, 2009
Chris Carpenter had always found the Dodgers to be easy prey.
Six times the St. Louis righthander had gone against the NL West Division champs, and he was 5-0 with a 2.20 earned run average. In his last 32 innings against the Boys in Blue, the Cy Young Award contender had held them to three runs.
And the way the Dodgers staggered into the playoffs, moving to the cusp of an epic collapse, it stood to reason that Carpenter would help himself to another healthy portion in last night’s first game of the NL division series at Dodger Stadium.
Click here to read the full article – By Ray Parrillo of philly.com