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On big stage of NLCS, Dodgers starter Zack Greinke proves he ca…

On big stage of NLCS, Dodgers starter Zack Greinke proves he can be a control pitcher 

nydailynews.com yahoo.com Updated Oct 16, 2013
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.”
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  • Tomorrowland: Adrian Gonzalez helps keep Dodgers alive in NLCS

    Tomorrowland: Adrian Gonzalez helps keep Dodgers alive in NLCS

    CNNSI.com Oct 16, 2013
    Adrian Gonzalez is keeping the Dodgers' season alive with his sweet swing and a sudden show of emotion.
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  • Dodgers turn on power to stay alive in NLCS

    Dodgers turn on power to stay alive in NLCS

    Adrian 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.
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  • Adrian Gonzalez Makes Mickey Mouse Ears After Homering

    Adrian Gonzalez Makes Mickey Mouse Ears After Homering

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Oct 16, 2013
    While 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…
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  • Will Ferrell Introduces The Dodgers Before Game 5 Of The NLCS

    Will Ferrell Introduces The Dodgers Before Game 5 Of The NLCS

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Oct 16, 2013
    For 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...
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  • Dodgers SS Ramirez back in Game 5 lineup

    Dodgers SS Ramirez back in Game 5 lineup

    ESPN.com yahoo.com MLB.com Oct 16, 2013
    Los 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.
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  • The Basepaths Are Where Nick Punto's Scrappiness Goes To Die

    The Basepaths Are Where Nick Punto's Scrappiness Goes To Die

    deadspin.com Oct 16, 2013
    Your 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…
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  • Matheny, Cardinals in a familiar spot: one win from World Serie…

    Matheny, Cardinals in a familiar spot: one win from World Series

    CNNSI.com Oct 16, 2013
    Can Mike Matheny and the Cardinals avoid another NLCS collapse? If so, it will have a big impact.
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  • Pressure of Game 5 not a big deal for Kelly

    Pressure of Game 5 not a big deal for Kelly

    MLB.com Oct 16, 2013
    With 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…
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  • Young Cards arms feed off each other in bullpen

    Young Cards arms feed off each other in bullpen

    MLB.com Oct 16, 2013
    Trevor 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).
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  • St. Louis Cardinals skip the Yasiel Puig antics and are teachin…

    St. Louis Cardinals skip the Yasiel Puig antics and are teaching the Dodgers a lesson on the field

    nydailynews.com Oct 16, 2013
    This 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 …
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  • Dodgers' cold bats have postseason on the brink

    Dodgers' cold bats have postseason on the brink

    MLB.com Oct 16, 2013
    The 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.
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  • About Last Night: Time Running Out for Dodgers

    About Last Night: Time Running Out for Dodgers

    grantland.com Oct 16, 2013
    In 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...
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  • Video - A.J. Ellis Talks Big Win 01:17

    A.J. Ellis Talks Big Win

    Oct 16
    A.J. Ellis comments on the Dodgers' 6-4 win over the Cardinals in Game 5 of the NLCS.
  • Video - Adrian Gonzalez Talks Game 5 Win 01:09

    Adrian Gonzalez Talks Game 5 Win

    Oct 16
    Adrian Gonzalez discusses his performance in the Dodgers' 6-4 win over the Cardinals in Game 5 of the NLCS.
  • Video - Dodgers Avoid Elimination 03:45

    Dodgers Avoid Elimination

    Oct 16
    Baseball 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.

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