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It’s the ‘Cardinals’ way’ versus the ‘Dodgers’ pay,’ according …

It’s the ‘Cardinals’ way’ versus the ‘Dodgers’ pay,’ according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

yahoo.com Updated Oct 11, 2013
The St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers employed vastly different philosophies on their way to the NLCS. Yahoo's Jeff Passan put those differences into clear perspective in an excellent piece written on Thursday. If you haven’t checked that out …
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  • Dodgers shift to righty-heavy 'pen for NLCS roster

    Dodgers shift to righty-heavy 'pen for NLCS roster

    MLB.com CNNSI.com Oct 11, 2013
    Right-handed pitchers Carlos Marmol and Edinson Volquez were added and left-handers Paco Rodriguez and Chris Capuano were removed from the 25-man roster submitted Friday, as the Dodgers addressed bullpen concerns for the NLCS against the Cardinals. L.A.…
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  • Lineup breakdown: Dodgers-Cardinals, Game 1

    Lineup breakdown: Dodgers-Cardinals, Game 1

    MLB.com ESPN.com Oct 11, 2013
    A look at Friday's starting lineups for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series between the Dodgers and the Cardinals.
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  • Ethier returns to starting lineup for NLCS opener

    Ethier returns to starting lineup for NLCS opener

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2013
    Dodgers center fielder Andre Ethier, limited to a pinch-hitter role during the National League Division Series because of a lower left leg injury, was in the starting lineup for Friday's Game 1 of the NL Championship Series against the Cardinals.
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  • The Los Angeles Dodgers Are Just A Group Of Hard-Nosed Overachi…

    The Los Angeles Dodgers Are Just A Group Of Hard-Nosed Overachievers

    deadspin.com Oct 11, 2013
    Without characters and storylines, baseball is just a bunch of idiots running around wielding sticks, so of course baseball writers were going to contrive a narrative for a seven-game series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the St. Louis Cardinals th…
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  • Kershaw receives his second Spahn Award

    Kershaw receives his second Spahn Award

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2013
    As his Dodgers prepared to open the National League Championship Series against the Cardinals on Friday, left-hander Clayton Kershaw was announced as the recipient of the 2013 Warren Spahn Award.
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  • ALCS preview: Tigers' pitching gives them edge on Red Sox

    ALCS preview: Tigers' pitching gives them edge on Red Sox

    CNNSI.com Oct 11, 2013
    The Red Sox had the majors' best offense. The Tigers are led by their pitchers. Who will win the ALCS?
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  • Dodgers coach Mark McGwire still proud of Cardinals hitters in …

    Dodgers coach Mark McGwire still proud of Cardinals hitters in return to St. Louis

    yahoo.com Oct 11, 2013
    ST. LOUIS — The Los Angeles Dodgers came to Busch Stadium in August to play a four-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals, so Mark McGwire already has been through the "What's it like coming back here?" wringer. Still, at least two things…
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  • Video - Beltran Lifts Cardinals In Game 1 03:06

    Beltran Lifts Cardinals In Game 1

    Oct 11
    SC Highlight of the Night: Carlos Beltran drove in all three Cardinals runs, including the game winner in the 13th inning, to help St. Louis beat Los Angeles 3-2 in Game 1 of the NLCS.
  • Video - Carlos Beltran Talks After Cardinals' Win 01:02

    Carlos Beltran Talks After Cardinals' Win

    Oct 11
    Carlos Beltran's walk-off hit in the bottom of the 13th inning lifted the Cardinals to the Game 1 win over the Dodgers in the NLCS.

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