Florida Marlins defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 5-1

It’s Thursday, and we can see the weekend from here … As regular visitors and frequent browsers know, I’ve been a fan of sabermetrics for several years.

But sometimes it’s easy for me to put the numbers aside and go with what I’m seeing. And right now, I don’t need stats to tell me (or you) that the Cardinals are leaky on defense. Middle infielders aren’t getting to ground balls. Too many errors are being made. It’s glaring. And these lapses are forcing Cardinals’ pitch...