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When celebrating, Cardinals represent the old school

When celebrating, Cardinals represent the old school

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.
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  • Dodgers to start Ramirez, Ethier in Game 6

    Dodgers to start Ramirez, Ethier in Game 6

    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.
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  • A resurgent Adams could spark Cards' offense

    A resurgent Adams could spark Cards' offense

    MLB.com Oct 17, 2013
    Matt Adams is hitting .237 with one homer this postseason, and his struggles at the plate have mirrored the Cardinals' offensive woes in the NLCS.
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  • In familiar place, Cards embracing sense of urgency

    In familiar place, Cards embracing sense of urgency

    MLB.com Oct 17, 2013
    They 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.
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  • Craig to face live pitching on Friday in St. Louis

    Craig to face live pitching on Friday in St. Louis

    MLB.com Oct 17, 2013
    With 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.
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  • Brass ring may finally be in reach for Beltran

    Brass ring may finally be in reach for Beltran

    MLB.com Oct 17, 2013
    Seven 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.
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  • NLCS, ALCS are tight, which is becoming the norm in the postsea…

    NLCS, ALCS are tight, which is becoming the norm in the postseason

    CNNSI.com Oct 17, 2013
    The ALCS and NLCS have both been tight and both are going at least to Game 6. Get used to it.
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  • Video - LA Beat Report 04:06

    LA Beat Report

    Oct 17
    Mark Saxon recaps the Dodgers' Game 5 win and looks ahead as the series shifts back to St. Louis for Game 6.

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