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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 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 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 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 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 Game 2 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 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 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 Beltran walk off 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 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 should copy 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 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.