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St. Louis Cardinals' March To World Series Crown Delayed Somewh…

St. Louis Cardinals' March To World Series Crown Delayed Somewhat

deadspin.com Updated Oct 16, 2013
In what is surely a mere bump on the way to the third World Series title for St. Louis in the past seven years, the Cardinals did not beat the team they were playing Wednesday.Read more...
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  • Tomorrowland: Adrian Gonzalez helps keep Dodgers alive in NLCS

    Tomorrowland: Adrian Gonzalez helps keep Dodgers alive in NLCS

    CNNSI.com Oct 16, 2013
    Adrian Gonzalez is keeping the Dodgers' season alive with his sweet swing and a sudden show of emotion.
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  • Dodgers turn on power to stay alive in NLCS

    Dodgers turn on power to stay alive in NLCS

    Adrian Gonzalez homered twice and Zack Greinke gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the clutch performance they needed in a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday that trimmed St. Louis' lead to 3-2 in the NL championship series.
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  • Will Ferrell hilariously reads the Dodgers’ starting lineup bef…

    Will Ferrell hilariously reads the Dodgers’ starting lineup before Game 5 of the NLCS

    yahoo.com Oct 16, 2013
    The Dodgers didn't bring back the "Rally Bear" for Wednesday's do-or-die Game 5 of the NLCS against the St. Louis Cardinals. But they did invite actor/comedian Will Ferrell to read the team's lineup before the game.Those of us watching at home…
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  • Hanley Ramirez in the starting lineup for NLCS Game 5 — facing …

    Hanley Ramirez in the starting lineup for NLCS Game 5 — facing the pitcher who broke his rib

    yahoo.com MLB.com Oct 16, 2013
    The fate of the Los Angeles Dodgers' 2013 season rests with Wednesday's Game 5 at Dodger Stadium. It's been an down-and-up season for the Dodgers, followed by an up-down-up-down postseason. Facing a 3-1 deficit in their National League Championship Seri…
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  • Matheny, Cardinals in a familiar spot: one win from World Serie…

    Matheny, Cardinals in a familiar spot: one win from World Series

    CNNSI.com Oct 16, 2013
    Can Mike Matheny and the Cardinals avoid another NLCS collapse? If so, it will have a big impact.
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  • Road to the World Series: Oct. 16, 2013

    Road to the World Series: Oct. 16, 2013

    MLB.com Oct 16, 2013
    As the League Championship Series round takes us into the second half of October, one win is all that separates the Cardinals from the World Series bid they were so close to taking a year ago as they seek their 19th National League title in franchise hi…
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  • Pressure of Game 5 not a big deal for Kelly

    Pressure of Game 5 not a big deal for Kelly

    MLB.com Oct 16, 2013
    With fewer than two full seasons in the big leagues, Joe Kelly is still considered a young pitcher, but the Cardinals right-hander is already a veteran of sorts in the postseason. Kelly will take on the Dodgers in Game 5 of the NLCS on Wednesday at Dodg…
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  • Young Cards arms feed off each other in bullpen

    Young Cards arms feed off each other in bullpen

    MLB.com Oct 16, 2013
    Trevor Rosenthal followed fellow rookies Seth Maness, 25, and Carlos Martinez, 22, in shutting out the Dodgers over the final 3 2/3 innings of the Cardinals' Game 4 win. Game 5 is Wednesday (3 p.m. CT on TBS).
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  • Diminutive reserve Robinson delivers big homer

    Diminutive reserve Robinson delivers big homer

    MLB.com Oct 16, 2013
    On the 25th anniversary of Kirk Gibson's iconic home run sailing into the night air at Dodger Stadium in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series, 5-foot-9 Cardinals reserve Shane Robinson came off the opposite bench to hit a homer that will take its own small p…
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  • St. Louis Cardinals skip the Yasiel Puig antics and are teachin…

    St. Louis Cardinals skip the Yasiel Puig antics and are teaching the Dodgers a lesson on the field

    nydailynews.com Oct 16, 2013
    This isn’t quite Catholics vs. Convicts, the famously nicknamed college football rivalry between Notre Dame and Miami back in the 1980s. But for baseball teams the contrast in styles and personality between the Dodgers and Cardinals is as extreme as it …
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  • Video - Dodgers Avoid Elimination 03:45

    Dodgers Avoid Elimination

    Oct 16
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: The Dodgers hit four home runs, including two from Adrian Gonzalez, to defeat the Cardinals 6-4 and stay alive in the NLCS.

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