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It's All Down To This

It's All Down To This

CNNSI.com Updated Oct 12, 2012
After winning a thrilling Game 4, the Nationals are back in Game 5 to try and end the reign of the defending champion Cardinals. Jay Jaffe breaks down what to expect in Washington.
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  • Cards reach NLCS with stunning ninth-inning rally

    Cards reach NLCS with stunning ninth-inning rally

    CNNSI.com Oct 12, 2012
    Down 6-0 early and twice down to their last strike, the Cardinals scored four runs in the ninth on a pair of two-run singles from Daniel Descalso and Pete Kozma to stun the Nationals 9-7.
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  • Lynn to start NLCS opener should Cards advance

    Lynn to start NLCS opener should Cards advance

    MLB.com Oct 12, 2012
    The Cardinals will not use Lance Lynn out of the bullpen on Friday in order to preserve him for a start in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series, should they advance.
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  • Garcia likely to have exploratory surgery

    Garcia likely to have exploratory surgery

    MLB.com Oct 12, 2012
    Though Jaime Garcia plans to seek out a third opinion on his ailing left shoulder, the Cardinals are expecting the left-hander to undergo exploratory shoulder surgery by the end of the month.
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  • Johnson prefers his righty relievers vs. Cards

    Johnson prefers his righty relievers vs. Cards

    MLB.com Oct 12, 2012
    Manager Davey Johnson called upon Jordan Zimmermann to bridge the gap between starter Ross Detwiler and setup man Tyler Clippard in Thursday night's Game 4 win over the Cardinals.
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  • Your Orioles-Yankees And Nationals-Cardinals Open Thread

    Your Orioles-Yankees And Nationals-Cardinals Open Thread

    deadspin.com Oct 12, 2012
    Get excited! We've got two elimination games slated for today, as both series have come down to a Game 5. Will the Orioles continue their unlikely run through the postseason? Will Natitude prevail? Will Alex Rodriguez overdose on sleeping pills in the d…
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  • Bud Selig's New, Random Postseason Knows The Soul Of Baseball B…

    Bud Selig's New, Random Postseason Knows The Soul Of Baseball Better Than You Think

    deadspin.com Oct 12, 2012
    Out of the 22 playoff games in the first two rounds of the MLB playoffs, 12 have featured at least one team on the brink of elimination, and six of those will have been sudden death for both teams. Bud Selig's new postseason format puts a lot more weigh…
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  • Jayson Werth in cupcake form? Yes, please

    Jayson Werth in cupcake form? Yes, please

    yahoo.com CNNSI.com Oct 12, 2012
    It's usually an insult to figuratively describe any athlete as a "cupcake," but it has become a literal honor for Jayson Werth. No, really. As DC Sports Bog reports, the likeness of the bearded Washington Nationals slugger - who won Thursday's NLDS Game
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  • Video - Highlight Of The Night 03:33

    Highlight Of The Night

    Oct 12
    Cardinals reach NLCS with huge comeback against Nationals
  • Video - Cardinals Reach NLCS With Huge Comeback 01:31

    Cardinals Reach NLCS With Huge Comeback

    Oct 12
    Cardinals score four runs in the top of the ninth to complete comeback against the Nationals.
  • Video - Kozma On Cardinals' Epic Rally 01:01

    Kozma On Cardinals' Epic Rally

    Oct 12
    Pete Kozma's two-run single with two outs in the ninth the difference in Cardinals' 9-7 win over Nationals.

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