Clayton Kershaw (0-1, 0.00) vs. Michael Wacha (1-0, 0.00)
So...what's left to say? Zack Greinke and the suddenly-powerful bats bought us one more game. We know Kershaw's ready. We know Ethier's...something. If the bats from Game 5 made the trip to St. Louis, then maybe we can keep this crazy show running.
There is the little matter of this:
Hanley Ramirez out of the #Dodgers lineup today. Nick Punto at shortstop.— Dylan Hernandez (@dylanohernandez) October 18, 2013
Then again, it's been pretty clear from the last two games that Hanley just can't go. If he saves all of his mojo for one key AB, that might be the best use for him now.
Clench your butts, grab your drinks, and enjoy your anxiety, everyone, because...