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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…Share Tweet
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny discussed the Cardinals being one win away from the World Series.Share TweetESPN.com Oct 15, 2013Matt 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.Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 15, 2013Your 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 …Share TweetIn a series devoid of home runs, Matt Holliday and Shane Robinson carried the Cardinals with key dingers.Share TweetThough 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…Share Tweet
Pujols' lawyer discounts talk of lie-detector testESPN.com Oct 15, 2013An 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.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Oct 15, 2013After 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…Share Tweet
Overpowering postseason pitching recalls dominance of Deadball EraCNNSI.com Oct 15, 2013Bats have been so quiet and pitchers so tough that it's starting to look like the pre-Live Ball Era.Share Tweet
Dodgers fan in a bear costume ejected after dancing on the Cardinals dugoutyahoo.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…Share Tweet
Offensive skid catches up to CardinalsSt. 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.Share TweetNo 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.Share TweetThe 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).Share Tweet
Ryu man group: Lefty leads Dodgers to Game 3 winHanley 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…Share TweetPlaying 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…Share Tweet
Solid Waino lacks support from Cards' bats, glovesWhile 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…Share TweetCNNSI.com Oct 15, 2013Yasiel Puig ignited the Dodgers with a thrilling triple in a needed 3-0 win in Game 3 of the NLCS.Share Tweet
SweetSpot TV: Rapid ReactionsOct 15Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield take a look at both MLB League Championship Series with another edition of rapid fire.
Beltran Irked By Puig's AnticsOct 15Nomar Garciaparra discusses Cardinals OF Carlos Beltran's reaction to Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig's exuberant celebrations during Game 3 of the NLCS.
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