Cincinnati Reds defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 9-8

Somehow we got this all wrong.

In this the so-called Year of the Pitcher with perfect games and microscopic ERAs popping up all over the place like Whack-A-Moles in a video-game arcade, it appears as though the NL Central race will be decided by mighty clubs at 60 paces.

In the span of two muggy days inside steamy Busch Stadium, the division's top two teams have battered each other with unmerciful power displays that would make any lover of the long ball tickled to deat...