Cardinals manager has choice words following series-clinching win

Manager Mike Shildt (right) of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates in the locker room after his teams 13-1 win over the Atlanta Braves in game five of the National League Division Series at SunTrust Park on October 09, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Credit: Kevin C. Cox

Credit: Kevin C. Cox

Cardinals manager Mike Shildt didn’t mince words in a profanity-laced speech following a 13-1 victory over the Braves in the deciding Game 5 of the National League Division Series Wednesday.

Shildt had choice words for the Braves and the Cardinals opponent in the National League Championship Series, including frequent use of the f-word.

A video of the speech made just after the clinching win and before the locker room was opened circulated on social media following the game. It was taken by outfielder Randy Arozarena and posted on Instagram live.

“What I loved about this series is we played the game hard, we played the game right,” Shildt said. “They started some (expletive). We finished the (expletive). And that’s how we roll. No one (expletives) with us. Ever. Ever. Now I don’t give a (expletive) who we play. We are going to (expletive) them up. We are going to take it to them the whole (expletive) way. We are going to kick their (expletive) (expletive).

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