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Giants coach Roberto Kelly struck by line drive during batting …

Giants coach Roberto Kelly struck by line drive during batting practice, suffers head injury

yahoo.com Updated Oct 13, 2012
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…
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  • Bumgarner seeks rebound in NLCS Game 1

    Bumgarner seeks rebound in NLCS Game 1

    MLB.com Oct 13, 2012
    The 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.
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  • Whirlwind 24 hours brings Cards to San Francisco

    Whirlwind 24 hours brings Cards to San Francisco

    MLB.com Oct 13, 2012
    Cardinals 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.
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  • Cardinals don't make any roster changes for NLCS

    Cardinals don't make any roster changes for NLCS

    MLB.com ESPN.com Oct 13, 2012
    Manager 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.
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  • Embrace the greatness of LCS players, teams

    Embrace the greatness of LCS players, teams

    MLB.com Oct 13, 2012
    From 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.
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  • Look for Cardinals to reach World Series

    Look for Cardinals to reach World Series

    CNNSI.com nytimes.com Oct 13, 2012
    This 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…
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  • Tom Verducci: Cardinals latest miracle rally more methodical th…

    Tom Verducci: Cardinals latest miracle rally more methodical than magical

    CNNSI.com Oct 13, 2012
    The 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.
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  • Here’s the Cardinals comeback in graph form

    Here’s the Cardinals comeback in graph form

    yahoo.com Oct 13, 2012
    If 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…
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  • MLB Notebook: Cards thrive with backs against wall

    MLB Notebook: Cards thrive with backs against wall

    MLB.com Oct 13, 2012
    The 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.
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  • Giants team plane waits on tarmac for Cardinals-Nationals resul…

    Giants team plane waits on tarmac for Cardinals-Nationals results

    yahoo.com Oct 13, 2012
    Anyone 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 upri
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  • New names, but resolve is still in the Cards

    New names, but resolve is still in the Cards

    CNNSI.com Oct 13, 2012
    Down 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.
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  • Mozeliak watches proudly as Cards' pieces produce

    Mozeliak watches proudly as Cards' pieces produce

    MLB.com Oct 13, 2012
    Last 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.
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  • Cardinals have perfected the art of the comeback

    Cardinals have perfected the art of the comeback

    MLB.com Oct 13, 2012
    The 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.
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  • Cards reach NLCS with improbable comeback

    Cards reach NLCS with improbable comeback

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Oct 13, 2012
    Doesn'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.
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  • NLDS Game 5: Cardinals overcome 6-0 deficit to defeat Nationals…

    NLDS Game 5: Cardinals overcome 6-0 deficit to defeat Nationals, advance to NLCS

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Oct 13, 2012
    Score 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 …
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