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Cards score early, hold on to win NLCS Game 1 Updated Oct 14, 2012
Carlos Beltran, David Freese and the St. Louis Cardinals took a six-run lead -- and held onto it, barely. Beltran and Freese hit two-run homers and these wild, wild-card Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the NLCS.
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  • Carpenter has high praise for batterymate Molina Oct 14, 2012
    As if this National League Championship Series did not come preloaded with enough praise for the Cardinals' and Giants' sensational starting catchers, St. Louis pitcher Chris Carpenter heaped some more on Yadier Molina on Sunday.
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  • If it ain't broke: Matheny riding postseason lineup Oct 14, 2012
    The Cardinals' rookie manager, Mike Matheny, employed 122 different starting lineups during the 162-game regular season. In seven postseason games, Matheny has employed only one.
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  • Jeter-less Yankees And McCarver Doing "Who's On First" By Himself: Your Championship Series Open Thread Oct 14, 2012
    It's the Tigers in the Bronx again at 4:00 p.m. on TBS, in a series that has so far been essentially bereft of story lines, and robbed of any dramatic potential. Oh here's a story line-why are there so many fat guys on the Tigers? The Cardinals play the
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  • Joe Buck Will Work Both Giants Games In San Francisco Today Oct 14, 2012
    Joe Buck is a lot of things, but lazy does not appear to be one of them. He will work both the San Francisco 49ers-New York Giants game at 4:25 p.m. and the San Francisco Giants-St. Louis Cardinals game at 8:15 p.m. (both times eastern). More »
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  • NLCS Preview: Giants vs. Cardinals Oct 14, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO - Hey, would you look at that? It's the past two World Series champions meeting in the NLCS. And both, in their own ways, took surprising routes to get here. The St. Louis Cardinals didn't finish first in their division. They had to end a
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  • Video - Cardinals' Formula Working Again 02:23

    Cardinals' Formula Working Again

    Oct 14
    Baseball Tonight breaks down David Freese's approach at the plate and the St. Louis Cardinals bullpen.
  • Video - NLCS Game 2 Preview 01:54

    NLCS Game 2 Preview

    Oct 14
    Baseball Tonight previews Game 2 of the NLCS as Chris Carpenter takes the mound against Ryan Vogelsong.
  • Video - Cardinals Fend Off Giants To Take Game 1 01:28

    Cardinals Fend Off Giants To Take Game 1

    Oct 14
    David Freese and Carlos Beltran both hit two-run homers to help the Cardinals jump out to an early lead and take Game 1 of the NLCS.
  • Video - Beltran Comes Up Clutch 01:12

    Beltran Comes Up Clutch

    Oct 14
    Carlos Beltran talks about the importance of taking Game 1 on the road against the Giants, and coming through with another big home run.