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Trevor Bauer: Why didn't St. Louis Cardinals have to play Detroit doubleheader Monday?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the 2020 MLB season 30-28, in second place in the National League Central and the No. 5 seed in the postseason.

The Cincinnati Reds finished 31-29, in third place in the division and the No. 7 playoff seed.

Reds starting pitcher Trevor Bauer wanted to know Sunday night: Why didn't the Cardinals have to play the doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers on Monday that MLB said would be played "if necessary?"

MLB announced that the Cardinals would play one or two games in Detroit at Comerica Park on Monday if they would determine a postseason berth for the St.