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Power propels Cardinals to within win of Fall Classic

Power propels Cardinals to within win of Fall Classic

MLB.com Updated Oct 15, 2013
With his two-run homer to cap a three-run third, Matt Holliday helped move the Cardinals to the precipice of earning their fourth World Series appearance in the past decade. A 4-2 win in Game 4 on Tuesday night puts the Cardinals ahead, 3-1, in the best…
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  • Oct. 15 Mike Matheny postgame interview

    Oct. 15 Mike Matheny postgame interview

    MLB.com Oct 15, 2013
    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny discussed the Cardinals being one win away from the World Series.
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  • Holliday, Cards push Dodgers to brink

    Holliday, Cards push Dodgers to brink

    ESPN.com Oct 15, 2013
    Matt Holliday and pinch hitter Shane Robinson hit the first home runs of the NL Championship Series, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven matchup.
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  • NLCS Game 4: Cardinals bounce back with 4-2 victory to get one …

    NLCS Game 4: Cardinals bounce back with 4-2 victory to get one step from World Series

    yahoo.com Oct 15, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. In what counts in recent history as an offensive explosion, the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Tuesday night to win Game 4 of the National League Championship Series. One more victory, and …
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  • Cardinals top Dodgers to take 3-1 lead in NLCS

    Cardinals top Dodgers to take 3-1 lead in NLCS

    CNNSI.com MLB.com yahoo.com Oct 15, 2013
    In a series devoid of home runs, Matt Holliday and Shane Robinson carried the Cardinals with key dingers.
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  • Streak ends, but Cards' bullpen still a strength

    Streak ends, but Cards' bullpen still a strength

    MLB.com Oct 15, 2013
    Though a non-factor in the outcome of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series, the Cardinals' bullpen had its string of 11 2/3 scoreless innings snapped with the Dodgers' eighth-inning run on Monday. St. Louis' bullpen had not allowed a run si…
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  • Pujols' lawyer discounts talk of lie-detector test

    Pujols' lawyer discounts talk of lie-detector test

    ESPN.com Oct 15, 2013
    An attorney for Albert Pujols has discounted another lawyer's suggestion that Pujols and former Cardinals slugger Jack Clark take lie-detector tests to settle Pujols' defamation lawsuit over Clark's claim that Pujols used steroids.
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  • Why Don't The St. Louis Cardinals Respect The Game?

    Why Don't The St. Louis Cardinals Respect The Game?

    deadspin.com Oct 15, 2013
    After last night's loss to the Dodgers in Game 3 of the NLCS, a few Cardinals players expressed dismay at some of the exuberance that was displayed by a few Dodgers players. "Mickey Mouse stuff," one called it. We at Deadspin share the Cardina…
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  • Overpowering postseason pitching recalls dominance of Deadball …

    Overpowering postseason pitching recalls dominance of Deadball Era

    CNNSI.com Oct 15, 2013
    Bats have been so quiet and pitchers so tough that it's starting to look like the pre-Live Ball Era.
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  • Dodgers fan in a bear costume ejected after dancing on the Card…

    Dodgers fan in a bear costume ejected after dancing on the Cardinals dugout

    yahoo.com Oct 15, 2013
    "Wait," you might be saying. "I didn't know the the Los Angeles Dodgers had a mascot. And why is it a bear?" Both valid questions from anyone who saw the dancing, cheering bear in a Dodgers jersey at Monday night's NLCS Game 3. The b…
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  • Offensive skid catches up to Cardinals

    Offensive skid catches up to Cardinals

    MLB.com Oct 15, 2013
    St. Louis dispatched Pittsburgh in the National League Division Series and opened the NLCS with a 2-1 lead despite posting some of histories lowest postseason numbers on offense.
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  • Game 3 victory gives Dodgers needed confidence boost

    Game 3 victory gives Dodgers needed confidence boost

    MLB.com Oct 15, 2013
    No strangers to wild ups and downs this season, the Dodgers rebounded from losses in Games 1 and 2 to get back in the National League Championship Series with a 3-0 victory over the Cardinals in Game 3 on Monday night.
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  • Cardinals take issue with Dodgers' celebrations

    Cardinals take issue with Dodgers' celebrations

    MLB.com Oct 15, 2013
    The Cardinals and Dodgers exchanged verbal barbs through the media following Game 3 on Monday night, which was won by Los Angeles, 3-0. St. Louis leads the series 2-1, with Game 4 set for Tuesday (7 p.m. CT on TBS).
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  • Ryu man group: Lefty leads Dodgers to Game 3 win

    Ryu man group: Lefty leads Dodgers to Game 3 win

    MLB.com Oct 15, 2013
    Hanley Ramirez and Andre Ethier played with fractured bones while starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu looked plenty healthy, outdueling Adam Wainwright on Monday night in the Dodgers' 3-0 win over the Cardinals in Game 3 of the best-of-seven National League C…
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  • Hanley heals Dodgers' lineup despite fractured rib

    Hanley heals Dodgers' lineup despite fractured rib

    MLB.com Oct 15, 2013
    Playing with a hairline fracture in one of his left ribs, Hanley Ramirez returned to the Dodgers for Game 3 and contributed two hits, including an RBI single in the eight inning, to help lead Los Angeles to a 3-0 win over the Cardinals in the National L…
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  • Solid Waino lacks support from Cards' bats, gloves

    Solid Waino lacks support from Cards' bats, gloves

    MLB.com Oct 15, 2013
    While there would be no official error charged in the Dodgers' 3-0 win over the Cardinals in Game 3 on Monday night, it was a pair of mental errors by St. Louis that helped Los Angeles climb right back into this best-of-seven National League Championshi…
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  • Yasiel Puig's triple energizes Dodgers in Game 3 win over Cardi…

    Yasiel Puig's triple energizes Dodgers in Game 3 win over Cardinals

    CNNSI.com Oct 15, 2013
    Yasiel Puig ignited the Dodgers with a thrilling triple in a needed 3-0 win in Game 3 of the NLCS.
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  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Rapid Reactions 03:24

    SweetSpot TV: Rapid Reactions

    Oct 15
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield take a look at both MLB League Championship Series with another edition of rapid fire.
  • Video - Beltran Irked By Puig's Antics 02:02

    Beltran Irked By Puig's Antics

    Oct 15
    Nomar Garciaparra discusses Cardinals OF Carlos Beltran's reaction to Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig's exuberant celebrations during Game 3 of the NLCS.
  • Video - BBTN Instant Analysis - Dodgers Desperation 01:32

    BBTN Instant Analysis - Dodgers Desperation

    Oct 15
    The Dodgers' backs are against the wall - What can they do?
  • Video - Cardinals-Dodgers Game 5 Preview 01:40

    Cardinals-Dodgers Game 5 Preview

    Oct 15
    The "Baseball Tonight" crew previews the Game 5 matchup between the Cardinals and Dodgers in the NLCS.

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    Oct 15
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    Oct 15
    Joseph Fauria has had plenty of time to practice his dance skills this season, with five of the rookie tight end’s seven receptions going for touchdowns. (Matt Sullivan/Getty Images) Receiving touchdowns this season: Joseph Fauria, tight end, Detroit: 5…