Potential rallies collapse as Scherzer, Nationals send Cardinals home with 1-0 shutout – HEDGE accordingly
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

WASHINGTON — As long as the Cardinals continue to put him in the lineup and give him chances to snap loose from a persisting funk, the game insists on finding Matt Carpenter. Deep into another nine-inning quest for runs, the Cardinals had something percolating in the chilly, windy evening Wednesday at Nationals Park. Nolan Arenado earned a two-out walk, and that was followed by a single and another walk to load the bases for … Carpenter. One of the best hitters in baseball history with the bases loaded, Carpenter has not been at his best. He got a ball in the air, saw it sag in the wind, and f…

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HEDGE accordingly