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When the Cardinals loaded the bases with no outs in the first inning against Zack Greinke, you could practically hear the commentary all around baseball, to say nothing of Dodger Stadium: “Told you Greinke can’t handle the pressure.”Share Tweet
CNNSI.com Oct 16, 2013Adrian Gonzalez is keeping the Dodgers' season alive with his sweet swing and a sudden show of emotion.Share TweetAdrian Gonzalez homered twice and Zack Greinke gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the clutch performance they needed in a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday that trimmed St. Louis' lead to 3-2 in the NL championship series.Share TweetWhile jogging back to the dugout after his third-inning home run to give the Dodgers the lead, Adrian Gonzalez threw up a pair of Mickey Mouse ears—a reference to Adam Wainwright's comments after Monday's game. Baseball is so stupid sometimes and it's g…Share TweetFor what could be their final home game of the season, the Dodgers pulled out all the stops and had Will Ferrell handle today's player introductions. As one might expect, it was very Will Ferrell-y.Read more...Share TweetLos Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was back in the lineup for Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday and will face Joe Kelly, the pitcher who broke one of his ribs with a pitch.Share Tweet
The Basepaths Are Where Nick Punto's Scrappiness Goes To Diedeadspin.com Oct 16, 2013Your browser does not support iframes.Last night, Nick Punto killed the last shot the Dodgers had at rallying back for a Game 4 win when he got caught leaning and was picked off at second base the seventh inning. It was precisely the kind of blunder tha…Share Tweet
Matheny, Cardinals in a familiar spot: one win from World SeriesCNNSI.com Oct 16, 2013Can Mike Matheny and the Cardinals avoid another NLCS collapse? If so, it will have a big impact.Share TweetWith fewer than two full seasons in the big leagues, Joe Kelly is still considered a young pitcher, but the Cardinals right-hander is already a veteran of sorts in the postseason. Kelly will take on the Dodgers in Game 5 of the NLCS on Wednesday at Dodg…Share TweetTrevor Rosenthal followed fellow rookies Seth Maness, 25, and Carlos Martinez, 22, in shutting out the Dodgers over the final 3 2/3 innings of the Cardinals' Game 4 win. Game 5 is Wednesday (3 p.m. CT on TBS).Share Tweet
St. Louis Cardinals skip the Yasiel Puig antics and are teaching the Dodgers a lesson on the fieldnydailynews.com Oct 16, 2013This isn’t quite Catholics vs. Convicts, the famously nicknamed college football rivalry between Notre Dame and Miami back in the 1980s. But for baseball teams the contrast in styles and personality between the Dodgers and Cardinals is as extreme as it …Share Tweet
Dodgers' cold bats have postseason on the brinkThe Dodgers are not hitting homers, which is one reason why they have scored seven runs over four NLCS games, but they are also not doing so many of the other things necessary to string together consistent offense.Share Tweetgrantland.com Oct 16, 2013In case you were busy remembering when Kirk Gibson made the impossible happen in the year of the improbable, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesd...Share Tweet
A.J. Ellis Talks Big WinOct 16A.J. Ellis comments on the Dodgers' 6-4 win over the Cardinals in Game 5 of the NLCS.
Adrian Gonzalez Talks Game 5 WinOct 16Adrian Gonzalez discusses his performance in the Dodgers' 6-4 win over the Cardinals in Game 5 of the NLCS.
Dodgers Avoid EliminationOct 16Baseball Tonight Spotlight: The Dodgers hit four home runs, including two from Adrian Gonzalez, to defeat the Cardinals 6-4 and stay alive in the NLCS.