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A scary scene played out at AT&T Park on Saturday afternoon during what should have a quiet and laid back batting practice session for the San Francisco Giants as they prepare for Game 1 of the NLCS against the St. Louis Cardinals. According to seve…
Share TweetThe Giants say they have every reason to believe left-hander Madison Bumgarner is on track to set a positive tone in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series against the Cardinals on Sunday.
Whirlwind 24 hours brings Cards to San FranciscoUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetCardinals players and staff gathered briefly at AT&T Park on Saturday afternoon, but after landing in San Francisco around sunrise, they did not hold an organized on-field workout.Share TweetManager Mike Matheny announced on Saturday that the Cardinals' 25-man roster will remain unchanged as the club moves on to the National League Championship Series against the Giants.
Embrace the greatness of LCS players, teamsUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetFrom individual stars like Justin Verlander and CC Sabathia to amazing teams like the Cardinals and Giants, the League Championship Series promise to be classic confrontations.Share TweetThis is the first time in the history of the League Championship Series that the last two World Series champions have met to battle for either league's pennant. In fact, it's the last time the last two World Series champions have met this late in the se…
Tom Verducci: Cardinals latest miracle rally more methodical than magicalUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetThe Cardinals and Giants overcame long odds to reach the NLCS. Tom Verducci examines just how they did it, plus touches on A-Rod, clutch hitting and Carlos Beltran in his Five Cuts.Source: CNNSI.com
Here’s the Cardinals comeback in graph formUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetIf you work for a national outlet, part of the challenge of covering Friday night's classic NLDS Game 5 was deciding just how much the Washington Nationals choked, how much the St. Louis Cardinals mounted a valiant comeback and how to frame the story. I…
MLB Notebook: Cards thrive with backs against wallUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetThe Cardinals rallied from six runs down in Game 5 of the NLDS to upend the Nationals and advance to the NLCS. The Cards have won six straight winner-take-all games, tied for the most in postseason history.
Giants team plane waits on tarmac for Cardinals-Nationals resultsUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetAnyone watching Game 5 of the Nationals-Cardinals NLDS had to be on the edge of his or her seat waiting for the outcome. Turns out the San Francisco Giants were just like the rest of us, watching for their next opponent - only their seats had to be upriShare TweetDown to their last strike, the Cardinals scored four runs in the ninth to shock the Nationals 9-7 and reach the NLCS. The names have changed, but the resolve remains, writes Ben Reiter.Source: CNNSI.com
Mozeliak watches proudly as Cards' pieces produceUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetLast winter, Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak was given the unenviable task of constructing a club capable of an encore. He'd have to do it, too, without a legendary manager and without the greatest hitter of the generation.
Cardinals have perfected the art of the comebackUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetThe Cardinals became the first team in Major League postseason history to come back from a six-run deficit and win a sudden-death game. No team had come back from more than a four-run deficit in a do-or-die contest.Share TweetDoesn't matter how bad things look for the St. Louis Cardinals. Trailing by a bunch, down to their last strike, they simply stay calm and do what it takes to win.Share TweetScore and situation: The St. Louis Cardinals world championship defense continues after they rallied from a 6-0 deficit to defeat the Washington Nationals on Friday night. Washington put on an offensive clinic early on, scoring six of their runs in the …