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Carpenter, Suppan ready to deliver

Originally Published: October 23, 2006
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- The champagne went down awfully easy when St. Louis beat the New York Mets for the National League pennant. But since the series lasted a full seven games, the ramifications figured to outlast the Cardinals' team hangover.

For starters, St. Louis manager Tony La Russa had to pitch rookie Anthony Reyes and Jeff Weaver in the first two World Series games in Detroit and wouldn't be able to call on his two best pitchers, Chris Carpenter and Jeff Suppan, until the action shifted to ...

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