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Police: No Charges In Fight

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 10.02.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH -- PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police didn't dispute Twitter claims by the wife of Cincinnati Reds pitcher Mat Latos that she was punche...

Reds Flop Again In Postseason

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 12.02.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have learned how to reach the postseason. Winning once they get there, however, remains elusive. ...

Pirates Take Down Reds

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 12.01.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH — PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates went 21 years between playoff games. The wait will be significantly shorter this time ar...

NL Wild Card: Rivals Battle Again

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.01.2013 | Sports

If familiarity truly breeds contempt then the 2013 NL Wild Card Game should be full of ill will. After finishing the regular season by facing off i...

Pirates Hoping For More Than Cameo In Playoffs

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 10.01.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH -- Where most saw misery and chaos, Clint Hurdle saw something else entirely. The day Hurdle took over as the Pittsburgh Pirates manager i...

Latest MLB Playoff Picture

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.26.2013 | Sports

Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers won their third straight AL Central title and the St. Louis Cardinals clinched a tie for their first NL Central ...

Braves Bow Out Amidst Controversy

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 12.05.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — Just like last year, the Braves lost out on a spot in the NL division series to the St. Louis Cardinals. Only this time, Atlanta was k...

LIVE: Cardinals vs. Braves

Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

National League Wild Card Game Atlanta Braves (94-68) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (88-74) Turner Field, Atlanta 5:07 p.m. EST TBS For the seco...

Is Revamped MLB Playoff Format Unfair?

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

-- By sometime Friday night, either Chipper Jones will be out of baseball or the defending World Series champion Cardinals will be out of the playoff...

NL Wild Card Game Preview

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.04.2012 | Sports

A look at the National League wild-card playoff between the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves: ___ Schedule: Friday...

Eliminated

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 12.02.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — A must-win game turned into a job the Los Angeles Dodgers couldn't get done. They were eliminated from playoff contention, their ...

Defending Champs Clinch Wild Card Bert

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.02.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Once again, the St. Louis Cardinals gazed at the big-screen TVs, hoping for a little help. Unlike the previous night, there weren't ...

MLB Playoff Picture

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.02.2012 | Sports

Here's how the pennant races look with two days to go: _ FIVE ALIVE: A muddled mess only days ago, the American League playoff picture is clearing up...

MLB Postseason Scenarios

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

Baseball's postseason scenarios with two days left in the regular season: ___...

Walk-Off Win Keeps Dodgers In Playoff Hunt

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Elian Herrera singled in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 victory over the ...

Cards Guarantee Tie For 2nd Wild Card

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Mat Latos won his fourth straight decision to finish the regular season and Scott Rolen homered off Chris Carpenter, helping the Cin...

Extra Wild Card Spices Up September

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 09.22.2012 | Sports

When Major League Baseball added a second wild card to the playoff format, the idea was to capture the emotion and intensity of that brilliant final d...

Slumping Cardinals Lose Again

AP | Posted 11.12.2012 | Sports

SAN DIEGO — Clayton Richard pitched seven strong innings and rookie Yasmani Grandal singled home the go-ahead run to lift the San Diego Padres o...

Braves Post Second Straight 1-0 Win

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 11.06.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — A routine part of the game, something every pitcher from Little League to the big leagues does without even thinking. Throw the pitch...

Braves Complete Colossal Collapse

AP | By PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA -- Dan Uggla crawled on his knees near second base. Freddie Freeman buckled over down the right-field line, burying his head in his hands. In...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 11.28.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Congratulations are in order for the Atlanta Braves. They've matched the Red Sox collapse. The Braves lead over St. Louis was 10 1/2 games in late August, and now its all been frittered away.

Braves, Cardinals Tied Heading Into Final Day

AP | By PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA -- Tim Hudson relishes the chance to pitch in such an important game. His team would've preferred it didn't come down to this....

Braves Routed In Philly As Cardinals Catch Up In Standings

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Dan Uggla drop-kicked his bat after striking out on three pitches. Chipper Jones slammed his bat into the dirt after popping up. Derek...

Truth In Advertising: MLB WILD Card Races Coming Down To Wire

AP | By HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.26.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Never in the long history of Major League Baseball has any team held a lead in September of eight games or more for a postseason berth a...

Braves Skid Continues

AP | By STEVEN WINE | Posted 11.22.2011 | Sports

MIAMI -- Chipper Jones hurried back from Atlanta after attending to a family matter, arrived at the stadium in the second inning and came off the benc...