St. Louis Cardinals defeat Atlanta Braves, 10-4

As David Freese made the long walk across the room from the private lounge post-game feast to the gathering in front of his corner locker stall in the Cardinals clubhouse on Thursday afternoon, the hero of the day sheepishly waded through the media in an un-hero like fashion.

The rookie third baseman took just one look at the three-deep wave of TV cameras, microphones and scruffy inquisitors who lurked around his normally quiet corner and chuckled.

"Is this for me?" ...