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A Miserable Season From The Houston Astros Ended With A Glorious Faceplant In The Dirt
deadspin.com Updated Oct 3, 2012
Poor Carlos CorporÃ¡n, who actually had a good game for the 'stros, getting them on the board with a run-scoring single in the first and then grabbing another hit after Houston tied the game in the eighth with a three-run home run. However, a botched hi…Upvote Share Tweet
RBI leader Headley's homer overturned on replayWith the National League's RBI title still up for grabs, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke asked the umpires to take another look at Chase Headley's fifth-inning, two-run home run down the right-field line at Miller Park on Wednesday.Upvote Share TweetGeneral manager Walt Jocketty and the club will be traveling to San Francisco with 28 players to fill 25 spots on the National League Division Series roster.Upvote Share Tweet
Regulars get rest in Cards' regular-season finaleKnowing that the second National League Wild Card is already theirs, the Cardinals took the opportunity to rest their regulars on Wednesday in the final regular-season game against the Reds.Upvote Share Tweet
Reds' Cueto gets nod in Game 1 against GiantsESPN.com Oct 3, 2012Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker confirmed Wednesday that right-hander Johnny Cueto will start the opener of the NL Division Series against San Francisco.Upvote Share Tweet
Cards can once again leapfrog Braves to NLDSIn the byproduct of baseball's successful push for a second Wild Card team in each league, the Braves and Cardinals will jockey for that chance to the advance to the National League Division Series.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Oct 3, 2012Astros set club record for losses in final NL gameUpvote Share Tweet
"What Do You Want Me To Do-Tell You How Bad My Life Is, How Shitty It Is?": Adam Greenberg's Journey Back To The Majorsdeadspin.com Oct 3, 2012In 2005, Adam Greenberg was struck in the head with a fastball in his first major-league at-bat. He's spent the last seven years trying to get back to the majors. Last week, he signed a one-day contract with the Marlins and got his second career at-bat …Upvote Share Tweet
Albert Pujols, Zack Greinke T-shirts available for discount at Missouri thrift shop (Photos)yahoo.com Oct 3, 2012BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - They were princes here once. Albert Pujols finished his formative years practically next door and went to college close by, too, before winning three NL MVP awards with the St. Louis Cardinals on the other side of I-70. No, the CardsUpvote Share Tweet
We're Not Sure Where "Milwaulke" Is, But Perhaps North Of "Chaigoh"deadspin.com Oct 3, 2012This is actually from last week, though provided the opportunity (and being out of town) we're running it today. This is one of the more curious spelling errors, as it's not a simple transposition of letters but the introduction of ones that don't belon…Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals back in (and back into) playoffs with Dodgers lossyahoo.com Oct 3, 2012A season ago, the St. Louis Cardinals qualified for the playoffs as the wild card with the help of an epic collapse by the Atlanta Braves. Late on Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning, the defending World Series champions backed into the postseason tou…Upvote Share Tweetgrantland.com Oct 3, 2012Here, for the paranoiacs and conspiracy theorists in our midst, is a brief peek behind the journalistic curtain: Sometimes those of us in the press ch...Upvote Share Tweet
Jim Bowden on Kyle LohseOct 3Jim Bowden breaks down the pending free agency of St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kyle Lohse.
Braves Blank Pirates In Regular-Season FinaleOct 3Chipper Jones singled in his final regular-season at-bat for Atlanta as the Braves shut out the Pirates 4-0.
Web GemsOct 3Does Cameron Maybin's diving catch to rob hit top Travis Snider climbing wall to rob HR?
NL Wild Card Game PreviewOct 3Cardinals at Braves, Friday 5:07pm ET.
Young defensive backs have made their marksOct 3At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton