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Dodgers Yasiel Puig 0 for 10 with 6 strikeouts in NLCS

Dodgers Yasiel Puig 0 for 10 with 6 strikeouts in NLCS

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…
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  • Jay bounces back to provide Game 2 lift

    Jay bounces back to provide Game 2 lift

    MLB.com Oct 12, 2013
    Jon 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.
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  • Cardinals, Wacha flock to LA with 2-0 NLCS lead

    Cardinals, Wacha flock to LA with 2-0 NLCS lead

    MLB.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Oct 12, 2013
    After 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…
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  • Hanley to have CT scan on ribs after X-rays negative

    Hanley to have CT scan on ribs after X-rays negative

    MLB.com Oct 12, 2013
    Dodgers 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…
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  • A.J. Ellis passed ball proves costly in Dodgers’ Game 2 loss

    A.J. Ellis passed ball proves costly in Dodgers’ Game 2 loss

    yahoo.com Oct 12, 2013
    It'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…
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  • Hanley Ramirez and Andre Ethier out of Dodgers lineup for NLCS …

    Hanley Ramirez and Andre Ethier out of Dodgers lineup for NLCS Game 2

    yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Oct 12, 2013
    ST. 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…
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  • Live: Kershaw, Dodgers take on Wacha, Cards in Game 2

    Live: Kershaw, Dodgers take on Wacha, Cards in Game 2

    CNNSI.com MLB.com Oct 12, 2013
    Michael Wacha shut out the Dodgers for 6 and 2/3 innings. Now that he's out, can L.A. capitalize late in Game 2?
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  • Lineup breakdown: Dodgers-Cardinals, Game 2

    Lineup breakdown: Dodgers-Cardinals, Game 2

    MLB.com Oct 12, 2013
    A look at Saturday's starting lineups for Game 2 of the National League Championship Series between the Dodgers and the Cardinals
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  • Cardinals win NLCS Game 1 vs. Dodgers on 13th inning Carlos Bel…

    Cardinals win NLCS Game 1 vs. Dodgers on 13th inning Carlos Beltran walk off

    CNNSI.com MLB.com yahoo.com Oct 12, 2013
    St. Louis took Game 1 of the NLCS 3-2 thanks to Carlos Beltran and a doubly costly L.A. miscalculation.
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  • Hanley bruises rib to add to laundry list of injuries

    Hanley bruises rib to add to laundry list of injuries

    MLB.com Oct 12, 2013
    Hanley 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-…
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  • Cardinals and Dodgers led by young pitching, a blueprint Mets s…

    Cardinals and Dodgers led by young pitching, a blueprint Mets should copy

    nydailynews.com Oct 12, 2013
    In 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.
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  • Cardinals walk off in 13, thanks to more Car-Bel

    Cardinals walk off in 13, thanks to more Car-Bel

    MLB.com Oct 12, 2013
    Having 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 …
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  • Video - Wacha's Gem Guides Cardinals To Game 2 Win 02:06

    Wacha's Gem Guides Cardinals To Game 2 Win

    Oct 12
    Michael Wacha struck out eight batters over 6 2/3 innings to help the Cardinals to a 1-0 win over the Dodgers.
  • Video - Michael Wacha On Unbelievable Game 01:24

    Michael Wacha On Unbelievable Game

    Oct 12
    Michael Wacha talks with Tim Kurkjian following the Cardinals' Game 2 win over the Dodgers.