With the Cardinals win last night, they get to advance to the NLCS and face the Giants on Saturday. It’s a great time to be a Cardinals’ fan!
Quick Interesting Fact: The use of science to improve parts of baseball is nothing new, but some teams are taking it to new heights. Check this out for an interesting take on using neuroscience to improve hitting. Considering there were 540 pitches thrown at Cardinals’ batters during the division series, it’s no wonder that some teams are looking at how to improve hitting percentages by looking at reaction times. Is it working? Well, the jury is still out. The Cardinals seem to be doing just fine, and they haven’t signed onto this sort of training…yet?