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Braves Doomed By Dodgers' Failure

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Juan Uribe was unable to get a bunt down, it was the best thing that happened to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Ur...

Carl Crawford Does It All

Posted 10.07.2013 | Sports

Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford provided a boost on offense early in Game 3 of the NLDS against the Braves with a go-ahead three-run homer. Then he s...

Kershaw K's 12 In NLDS Game 1

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA -- ATLANTA (AP) — Clayton Kershaw finally has his first postseason win. He made sure it was one to remember....

Kershaw Dominates Braves

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA -- ATLANTA (AP) — Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers opened the playoffs looking intent on ending that quarter-century drought sinc...

Cards Blow Out Buccos In Game 1

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran, Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals gave Pittsburgh a quick reality jolt. Beltran's three-run...

NLDS: Pirates vs. Cardinals

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are riding high after their first postseason victory in 21 years. They're confident they can beat anybody, a...

Unexpected Nationals Player Inspires Team

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 12.12.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Hours before Jayson Werth's game-ending homer on a 13-pitch at-bat extended the Washington Nationals' surprising season, before a b...

Cards Blank Nats In D.C.

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 12.10.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Set aside the high-pressure task of postseason pitching that Chris Carpenter routinely masters for the St. Louis Cardinals and thin...

Giants Stave Off Elimination

AP | JOE KAY | Posted 12.09.2012 | Sports

CINCINNATI — Joaquin Arias hit a grounder toward third base and took off, covering those 90 feet in a blink as a full-to-capacity ballpark went ...

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...

Bad News To Reds

AP | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto left his Game 1 start against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night in the first inning because ...

NLDS First Look: Nationals vs. Cardinals

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

A look at the best-of-five National League division series between the Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals: ___ ...

Meet The "Rally Squirrel"

Posted 10.13.2011 | Sports

The St. Louis Cardinals barely reached the playoffs, needing both a terrific winning streak of their own as well as a historic collapse by the Atlanta...

Carpenter Wins Pitchers' Duel

AP | By ROB MAADDI | Posted 12.08.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Chris Carpenter's teammates clutched champagne bottles and eagerly waited for him to enter the clubhouse before popping the cork. The...

Halladay vs. Carpenter: Friendly Pitchers Face Off Must-Win Game 5

AP | By ROB MAADDI | Posted 12.07.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Roy Halladay and Chris Carpenter grew up together with the Toronto Blue Jays, and the BFFs have spent plenty of time competing on golf...

GAME 5 COMING UP

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports

BY R.B. FALLSTROM, Associated Press ST. LOUIS — David Freese homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the St. Louis Cardinals tagged playoff ne...

Squirrel Interrupts Phillies-Cardinals Game

Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports

Throughout the baseball season, hitters have struggled mightily to disrupt the dominance of the Philadelphia Phillies' quartet of aces. During the...

Rookie Hits Grand Slam To Keep D-Backs Alive

AP | BOB BAUM | Posted 12.04.2011 | Sports

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks put one rookie on the mound and another in the No. 5 spot in the batting order in a game they had to win. Bo...

Cardinals Manager Fined For Ripping Umps During Game Broadcast

AP | By R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.04.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said he deserved to be fined for criticizing an umpire in a televised interview during a playoff game. M...

Brewers Bash Their Way To 2-0 NLDS Lead

AP | COLIN FLY | Posted 12.02.2011 | Sports

MILWAUKEE — The biggest momentum swing for the Milwaukee Brewers involved no swing at all. Jonathan Lucroy – "Mr. Squeeze" to his teammat...

ROUND 2

Posted 12.02.2011 | Sports

It took a little longer than expected, but the Philadelphia Phillies exploded late in NLDS Game 1 to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 11-6. Manager Tony L...

Ryan Howard, Phillies Bash Their Way To 11 Runs In Win Over Cardinals

AP | By ROB MAADDI | Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Howard took a mighty cut, dropped his bat and admired the shot. The big slugger didn't go down looking in a clutch spot this tim...

Prince Fielder Lifts Brewers Over Diamondbacks In Game 1

AP | COLIN FLY | Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

MILWAUKEE — Yovani Gallardo could barely see the return tosses from catcher Jonathan Lucroy, losing them in the bright light filtering through t...

2011 World Series Odds: Which Team Will Win It All?

Posted 11.30.2011 | Sports

If the 2011 MLB postseason is even half as entertaining as the unforgettable final night of the regular season, then we're in for a thrilling October....

A Pirates' Fan's Lament: I Feel Your Pain (Kind Of)

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

The economy's in the toilet, your 401(k) is worth as much as Neifi Perez's autograph, and the White Sox are still playing while the Cubs are scheduling tee times in Scottsdale.