This is the October 17, 2013 news archive. View today's Cardinals rumors and news.
MLB.com Updated Oct 17, 2013
The Cardinals and the Dodgers represent two different aspects of baseball culture. And the cultural differences here have nothing to do with ethnicity, race, or any of the arbitrary compartments into which humanity can be divided.Share Tweet
Don Mattingly said shortstop Hanley Ramirez and center fielder Andre Ethier would be back in the starting lineup for Game 6 of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.Share Tweet
A resurgent Adams could spark Cards' offenseMatt Adams is hitting .237 with one homer this postseason, and his struggles at the plate have mirrored the Cardinals' offensive woes in the NLCS.Share Tweet
In familiar place, Cards embracing sense of urgencyThey play for a manager that preaches the importance of the moment, and perhaps there has never been a more appropriate time for the Cardinals to resist looking back.Share TweetWith the Cardinals' decision not to hold a workout at Busch Stadium on Thursday, Allen Craig will wait until Friday to face live pitching for the first time since suffering a left foot injury on Sept. 4.Share Tweet
Brass ring may finally be in reach for BeltranSeven times, Carlos Beltran has played a game in which a win meant a trip to the World Series. Seven times, his team has lost, including the Cardinals' 6-4 loss to the Dodgers in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday.Share Tweet
NLCS, ALCS are tight, which is becoming the norm in the postseasonCNNSI.com Oct 17, 2013The ALCS and NLCS have both been tight and both are going at least to Game 6. Get used to it.Share Tweet
LA Beat ReportOct 17Mark Saxon recaps the Dodgers' Game 5 win and looks ahead as the series shifts back to St. Louis for Game 6.
The Heir ApparentOct 17The Heir Apparent
NBA -- LeBron James on the topic of loyaltyOct 17LeBron James feels like Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce owe Ray Allen an apology. Is he right?
Don Banks: NFL Week 7 picksOct 17Some weeks you can just smell the upsets brewing. There are very few comfortable picks to be had in Week 7, and it wouldn't shock me at all if the Jets knocked off the hobbled Patriots, the Jaguars stunned the Chargers, and yep, the Colts ended the Bron…
Biggest NFL games of Week 7 -- John Clayton's First and 10Oct 17John Clayton's First and 10: Aaron Rodgers and Matt Ryan are among the star QBs coping with injury-depleted receiving corps.