nytimes.com Oct 22 (4 days ago)Bret Saberhagen was just 21 years old when the Kansas City Royals were last in the World Series. He pitched a Game 7 shutout to beat the St. Louis Cardinals.Upvote Share Tweet
Despite NLCS loss, Cards happy to be in 'Final Four'MLB.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)Based solely on the endpoint, the Cardinals essentially did as most expected them to in 2014, a year in which they entered as overwhelming favorites to repeat as National League Central champions.Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals prioritize upgrading bench, bullpenMLB.com Oct 20 (5 days ago)Describing the organization's offseason strategy as opportunistic, general manager John Mozeliak is expected to seek bullpen and bench depth this offseason while relying on returning players to fill the rotation and starting position player spots.Upvote Share TweetYour browser does not support iframes. After San Francisco Giants left fielder Travis Ishikawa connected for a historic three-run walk-off home run in the ninth inning of NLCS Game 5, not everybody at AT&T Park knew where the ball ended up. They jus…Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals proud of fourth straight NLCS appearanceMLB.com Oct 17By their nature, long baseball seasons always end abruptly for the good teams that play their way into October, and for more than 100 years, when the final pitch has been thrown and the clubhouse disappointment is heavy, the manager gathers his players …Upvote Share Tweet
Neshek leads list of Cards' five free agentsMLB.com Oct 17While general manager John Mozeliak won't let the winter pass without trying to fill some holes, the Cardinals are fortunate in that they won't have many of them. Just three players on their postseason roster (Pat Neshek, A.J. Pierzynski and Mark Ellis)…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 16The San Francisco Giants are headed to their third World Series in five seasons thanks to an exhilarating 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series. Travis Ishikawa, who earlier in the game misjudged a…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants among men: SF walks off to win NL pennantTurning an embarrassing performance into an excellent one, Travis Ishikawa drilled a three-run homer to break a ninth-inning tie and lift the Giants to a 6-3 triumph over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series. The …Upvote Share Tweet
Giants 6, Cardinals 3: Shot Brings Echo of ’51: Giants Win the Pennantnytimes.com Oct 16The Giants advanced to the World Series thanks to three home runs against the Cardinals, including a ninth-inning homer by Travis Ishikawa that brought to mind Bobby Thomson’s famous blast.Upvote Share TweetCatcher Tony Cruz is in the St. Louis lineup for Game 5 of the NL Championship Series on Thursday night with the Cardinals facing elimination by the San Francisco Giants.Upvote Share TweetThe Cardinals face the Giants' ace in a win-or-go-home situation tonight in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series, as left-hander Madison Bumgarner tries to pitch San Francisco to its third World Series appearance in five years.Upvote Share Tweet
Essay: Cardinals Pitcher Marco Gonzales Gives Family an October Surprisenytimes.com Oct 16It has been a surreal October for Gina Gonzales, whose son, a 22-year-old rookie, has emerged as a key player for St. Louis in the playoffs.Upvote Share Tweet
Statcast: Perez's sprint home sparks Giants' comebackWith one out in the sixth inning Wednesday, Giants outfielder Juan Perez stood at third base, representing the potential tying run in Game 4 of the NLCS. Gregor Blanco stepped into the box against Cardinals reliever Marco Gonzales and chopped a pitch to…Upvote Share Tweet
Cards' early-inning momentum halted by double playsWhile it's difficult to gripe about the Cardinals' early-inning performance, they certainly could have had more against Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong. In hindsight, two double plays off the bat of Jhonny Peralta in the first and third frames are tough t…Upvote Share TweetTwo years ago in the National League Championship Series, the Cardinals had a 3-1 lead over the Giants after four games, only to squander it away with losses in the final three games of the series. The Giants went on to win the World Series. Reminded of…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 16SAN FRANCISCO — Before we delve any further into the San Francisco Giants' 6-4 win Wednesday night that brought them within one win of another World Series, let's consider these three facts about the St. Louis Cardinals postseason run of 2014: • The Car…Upvote Share TweetThe Cardinals as a whole were reliable defensively during the regular season, trailing only the Reds in defensive runs saved. But Adams' missteps were not the first instance in Game 4, or in the series, of the Cardinals' typically stout defense letting …Upvote Share TweetBuster Posey drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of some clunky defense by St. Louis first baseman Matt Adams, beating the Cardinals 6-4 on Wednesday night to move within one victory of the World Series.Upvote Share TweetStarter Shelby Miller, making his second career playoff start, allowed three runs in 3 2/3 innings in his shortest outing since June 24 and let the Giants right back into Game 4 of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park.Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals-Giants, NLCS Game 4: Did you know?San Francisco rode six innings of shutout relief and a three-run sixth inning to win, 6-4, on Wednesday night and take a commanding 3-1 series lead over St. Louis. Here's what you need to know about the Giants' victory.Upvote Share Tweet
Bochy Talks NLCS WinOct 16Giants manager Bruce Bochy comments on his team's 6-3 victory over the Cardinals to win the NLCS.
Ishikawa's Walk-Off HR Sends Giants To World SeriesOct 16Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Travis Ishikawa's walk-off home run closed out the NLCS against the Cardinals and sent the Giants to the World Series to face the Royals.
Matheny Explains Wacha DecisionOct 16Cardinals manager Mike Matheny explains the decision to have Michael Wacha pitch in the ninth inning of the team's 6-3 loss to the Giants in the deciding game of the NLCS.
Ishikawa Homers Giants To World SeriesOct 16Travis Ishikawa discusses his three-run walk-off home run to give the Giants a 6-3 win over the Cardinals in Game 5 of the NLCS.
Football for BreakfastOct 24I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are wondering about it. “I am as curious as…
Week 8: Percy Harvin Goes GreenOct 23The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
NBA: Steve Nash's contract continues to cost Los Angeles LakersOct 23With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and GoalOct 23John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.