ST. LOUIS — Sunday night's bizarre ending necessitated a pep talk to rookie Kolten Wong from St. Louis Cardinals veterans.
The chat was to make sure Wong didn't put the weight of the Cardinals' 4-2 loss to the Boston Red Sox in Game 4 of the World Series on himself after getting picked off first base to end the game.
"The message most importantly being that was not the reason we lost the game," said Matt Carpenter. "That's how the game ended, but it certainly was not the reason we lost. There were a lot of other factors that were in play."
The second consecutive bizarre ending has tested the mettle of both teams....