Clearly, the midwest doesn't know how to handle its rain.
In the Northwest, a storm moves in, you know it's going to rain for a few days, maybe a week, sometimes longer. Here in St. Louis, they had a thunderstorm this afternoon that looked and sounded like the end of the planet.
The hotel televisions all died at once. Lights flickered and the lightning - and I'm not making this up - was going sideways across the sky.
An hour later, the Cardinals were taking batting practice on a field drenched in sunshine.
Clearly, these Missouri folks haven't trained their rain.
And now, a lineup vs. Jeff Suppan:
- Ichiro Suzuki, RF
- Chone Figgins, 2B
- Franklin Gutierrez, CF
- Jose Lopez, 3B
- Milton Bradley, LF
- Josh Wilson, SS
- Casey Kotchman, 1B
- Rob Johnson, C
- Ryan Rowland-Smith, P