10:36 PM EDT, Tue August 23, 2016
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Cardinals news and notes: Oh, Moss, and the Phillies

And an important reminder that baseball mortality comes at you fast. The 2011 Philadelphia Phillies are one of the most dominant baseball teams I can remember. Statistically, this isn’t true—they were a good team, winning 102 games and carrying home-field advantage into the playoffs, but in retrospect they weren’t quite enough of a run-scoring juggernaut to be reasonably considered “dominant” on a grand scale—but they felt like inevitable 2011 World Series champions. The Phillies were led first and foremost by an unimpeachable trio of starting pitchers: Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee,...