Travis is a 2002 graduate of Purdue University with a B.A. in Communications and minors in Creative Writing and History. He founded the Purdue college sports blog 'Off the Tracks' before moving to SB Nation's umbrella and renaming the blog Hammer & Rails. Travis coordinates SB Nation Indiana's college and high school football coverage. Yes, even the Indiana University coverage (though it pains him to do so). Travis can be barked at on Twitter by IU and Purdue fans alike at @HammerAndRails
Lance Lynn has only given up one walk through three innings
St. Louis is very close to returning to the postseason to defend its tile.
The Cardinals are on the verge of returning to the playoffs.
Turf Show Times believes that Sam Bradford and the Rams turned a corner on Sunday.
The return of Chris Carpenter could be a huge postseason boost for St. Louis.
The Cardinals are fighting to defend their 2011 World Championship.
The Cardinals drop their second game of the weekend to Milwaukee.
St. Louis failed to separate itself in the wild card race.
The Cardinals fell two games behind Pittsburgh for the final Wild Card spot on Sunday.