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The World Series Umpires Should Be Applauded For Making The Right Call In Game 3

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Let us get one thing straight: Intent does not matter in MLB obstruction. In the first ever playoff game in MLB history to be decided by obstruction, the umpires actually got the call correct. The Boston Red Sox complained after their 5-4 loss, but the truth was they deserved to lose Game 3.

WATCH: Red Sox Stunned, Stumbling

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Boston Red Sox keep stumbling. Forget about getting in the path of opponents, they can't even stay out of their own way. ...

Obstruction Call Gives Cardinals Edge In World Series

Posted 10.27.2013 | Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Cardinals rushed to the plate to congratulate Allen Craig. The Red Sox stormed home to argue with the umpires. T...

Cards Beat Down Nats To Tie Series

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.08.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Three hits and an excruciating loss one day, double-digit runs and a laugher the next. The St. Louis Cardinals have been that type o...

WATCH: Home Run-Saving Catch By Cardinals Outfielder

Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

The Cardinals seized control of Game 7 of the 2011 World Series in the bottom of the fifth, stretching a 3-2 lead to a 5-2 margin by way of walks, hit...

Trump Cards: St. Louis Defeats Rangers To Win World Series

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Pushed to the brink, the St. Louis Cardinals saved themselves. A frantic rush to reach the postseason on the final day. A nifty pair...

Cardinals Force Game 7 With Wild Walk-Off Win

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 12.27.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- Hours after David Freese's home run plunked down on the grass patch beyond the center field wall, long after the ballpark emptied, a mess...

Tony La Russa's Game Of Telephone

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.24.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Cardinals couldn't get any key hits. Then again, they hardly got much right in a World Series game that turned slapstick ...

Cardinals Defeat Rangers In Game 1 Of World Series

Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

Depending on the time frame one uses for perspective on last night's opening game of the World Series, the St. Louis Cardinals' 3-2 win over the Texa...

Breaking Down Each Move Of Cardinals Manager

Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

By BEN WALKER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS -- Sometimes, it seems Tony La Russa wishes he could put a dozen more players in his dugout. Just imagine...

Pinch-Hero Leads Cardinals To Win In World Series Opener

Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

BY Ben Walker, Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Pinch-hitter Allen Craig singled in the go-ahead run off reliever Alexi Ogando in the sixth inning wi...

Literary Twitter: @TortyCraig

Aaron Belz | Posted 10.19.2011 | Sports
Aaron Belz

Craig already is a superior bench guy and has the potential to be an above-average MLB regular. Yet, in a move of inexplicable weirdness, he has chosen to write a Twitter feed from the perspective of his imaginary pet tortoise, Torty.