It starts with MVP-candidate Alex Gordon
Run support, not who would pitch in the ace's place, could be the key to St. Louis's success.
Washington lost, and while a lot of focus is on the pitching and managerial decisions, you simply cannot ignore how little offense the team generated.
The Giants got 20 called strikes outside the typical strike zone. The Nationals got just 10.
27.8 percent of teams that started 0-2 and made it to 1-2, as the Nationals did, advanced to the next round.
Holland's first strikeout of the ALDS was a hard slider
Ryan Zimmerman is batting .176 in his career against leftie Madison Bumgarner.
The biggest weakness of the Giants' offense -- plate discipline and home runs -- is perhaps the biggest strength of the Nationals’ starting pitchers.
Stephen Strasburg's change-up and Clayton Kershaw's slider are just filthy.