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CNNSI.com Oct 12, 2012Down 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.Share TweetThe 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.Share Tweet
Garcia likely to have exploratory surgeryThough 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.Share Tweet
Johnson prefers his righty relievers vs. CardsManager 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.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Oct 12, 2012Get 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…Share Tweet
Bud Selig's New, Random Postseason Knows The Soul Of Baseball Better Than You Thinkdeadspin.com Oct 12, 2012Out 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…Share TweetIt'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 GameShare Tweet
Highlight Of The NightOct 12Cardinals reach NLCS with huge comeback against Nationals
Cardinals Reach NLCS With Huge ComebackOct 12Cardinals score four runs in the top of the ninth to complete comeback against the Nationals.
Kozma On Cardinals' Epic RallyOct 12Pete Kozma's two-run single with two outs in the ninth the difference in Cardinals' 9-7 win over Nationals.