Another pennant race, another squirrel on the field that sparks a Cardinals rally
For six innings, the Cardinals-Tigers matchup on Sunday was a pitchers' duel. And then an old friend stopped by to help the Cardinals pull out a 5-2 victory:
A squirrel scurrying around the field and apparently casting a hex on the opposing team during a close game in the midst of a pennant race? Yes, that's right: The Rally Squirrel has returned.
The Rally Squirrel is back! ❤️️ pic.twitter.com/MqPwSY0Dpc— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) September 9, 2018
Of course St. Louis took the lead in the top of the seventh, and of course it did it on a ball that didn't even leave the infield:
Adjust your postseason predictions accordingly.