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ST. LOUIS — Yasiel Puig did not appear to appreciate the questions from reporters about why he is 0 for 10 with six strikeouts through two games of the National League Championship Series. Are you pressing at the plate? Why aren't you hitting like you d…Upvote Share Tweet
Jay bounces back to provide Game 2 liftJon Jay's fifth-inning sacrifice fly supplied the only run in the Cardinals' Game 2 win over the Dodgers, the first time that had happened in a postseason game since St. Louis beat the Giants in Game 6 of the 1987 National League Championship Series.Upvote Share TweetAfter helping St. Louis stave off elimination in the National League Division Series, Michael Wacha pitched the Cardinals to a 2-0 advantage in the NLCS by silencing the Dodgers' offense and outdueling arguably the game's top pitcher. With Jon Jay's sac…Upvote Share Tweet
Hanley to have CT scan on ribs after X-rays negativeDodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez had X-rays taken on his ribs during Game 2's 1-0 loss to the Cardinals in the National League Championship Series on Saturday, and they came back negative, but he said he will undergo a CT scan on Sunday because of the p…Upvote Share Tweet
A.J. Ellis passed ball proves costly in Dodgers’ Game 2 lossyahoo.com Updated Oct 12, 2013It's cliche, but it's especially true when the calendar flips to October. It's the little things — sometimes simple and seemingly routine — that instantly change the outlook of a playoff game, and often times separate the winners from the losers. All it…Upvote Share TweetST. LOUIS — The Los Angeles Dodgers lineup is hurting going into Game 2 of the National League Championship Series.Mounting injuries, particularly the bruised ribs he suffered a day ago, won't allow Hanley Ramirez to be in the starting lineup Saturday a…Upvote Share TweetMichael Wacha shut out the Dodgers for 6 and 2/3 innings. Now that he's out, can L.A. capitalize late in Game 2?Upvote Share TweetA look at Saturday's starting lineups for Game 2 of the National League Championship Series between the Dodgers and the CardinalsUpvote Share TweetSt. Louis took Game 1 of the NLCS 3-2 thanks to Carlos Beltran and a doubly costly L.A. miscalculation.Upvote Share Tweet
Hanley bruises rib to add to laundry list of injuriesHanley Ramirez was drilled in the ribs by a 95-mph Joe Kelly fastball in the first inning of Game 1 of the National League Championship Series. But no bones were sticking through the skin, so the Dodgers shortstop played the remaining 12 innings of a 3-…Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Updated Oct 12, 2013In a baseball post-season that so far has been defined largely by young, power pitching, the Cardinals won Game 1 of the NLCS against the Dodgers here by using seven pitchers, five of whom are age 26 or younger.Upvote Share TweetHaving already delivered the game-tying hit and having already made the tie-preserving throw, Carlos Beltran -- Mr. October 2.0 -- put the finishing touches on a 3-2 Cardinals win over the Dodgers in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series by …Upvote Share Tweet
Wacha's Gem Guides Cardinals To Game 2 WinOct 12Michael Wacha struck out eight batters over 6 2/3 innings to help the Cardinals to a 1-0 win over the Dodgers.
Michael Wacha On Unbelievable GameOct 12Michael Wacha talks with Tim Kurkjian following the Cardinals' Game 2 win over the Dodgers.