LOS ANGELES -- As the prior two words would lead you to believe, the weather leading up to Game 3 of the NLCS between the Cardinals and Dodgers can be described as "stupidly perfect." Here's some photographic evidence:
Contrary to appearances, that, fellow travelers, is not a Sherwin Williams color swatch. In point of fact, that's the actual, real-life sky above Dodger Stadium right about now. It is the very color that God intended the sky to be, which is to say it is the color of no fewer than 11 of Vin Scully's tailored dinner jackets (note: possibly not true).
As for a perhaps more illuminating glimpse, there's this ...
Per CBS Los Angeles, it's presently 79 degrees, and the hourly forecast calls for nothing but clear skies.
Play ball they shall.