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Jayson Werth robs Cardinals with great catch at fence (Video)

Jayson Werth robs Cardinals with great catch at fence (Video)

yahoo.com Updated Oct 7, 2012
A half-inning before, Jayson Werth lost a Battle of the Megabeards, striking out with the bases loaded against Lance Lynn, a fellow fur face. But he would get a chance to redeem himself in Game 1 of the NLDS. With the Washington Nationals trailing the S…
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  • NLDS Game 1: Tyler Moore delivers in the clutch, helps National…

    NLDS Game 1: Tyler Moore delivers in the clutch, helps Nationals take down Cardinals

    yahoo.com MLB.com Oct 7, 2012
    Score and situation: The Washington Nationals stole Game 1 from the defending World Champion St. Louis Cardinals with a dramatic 3-2 win at Busch Stadium. Leading lads: Pinch-hitter Tyler Moore came through with a two-run single off Marc Rzepczynski in …
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  • Twitter Lets Bud Selig Know That The Teams With Better Records …

    Twitter Lets Bud Selig Know That The Teams With Better Records Are Getting Screwed

    deadspin.com Oct 7, 2012
    SI's Jay Jaffe had it pretty much pegged in August: the MLB's Division Series format this year makes just about no sense, and as a result, we're seeing teams with superior records (and more exciting stories, like the upstart A's) wading into unfriendly …
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  • Nats, Cards square off in Game 1 of NLDS

    Nats, Cards square off in Game 1 of NLDS

    The Cardinals led for most of the game before Tyler Moore's two-run, pinch-hit single in the eighth inning gave the Nationals a lead they would not relinquish in winning 3-2 in Game 1.
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  • Division Series Yak-Athon: Your MLB Playoffs Open Thread

    Division Series Yak-Athon: Your MLB Playoffs Open Thread

    deadspin.com Oct 7, 2012
    All day October baseball! At 12:07, the A's-who took a punch from the Tigers in chilly Detroit last night-have a chance to even the series. At 3:07, the Nationals get their first look at the postseason since the franchise was-holy shit, since 1981?
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  • Video - Moore Hero For Nationals Sunday 00:46

    Moore Hero For Nationals Sunday

    Oct 7
    Tyler Moore's pinch hit two-run single lifts Nationals to Game 1 win over Cardinals.
  • Video - NLDS Recap 01:16

    NLDS Recap

    Oct 7
    Gio Gonzalez and Bronso Arroyo's performances on the mound key to the National League games Sunday.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Broncos were prepared mentally, but not physically, for Patriot…

    Oct 7
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- After another loss to New England was in the books -- their third in the span of 10 games, including last season's playoffs -- Champ Bailey and the rest of his Broncos teammates found the repetition of it all a little wearing.
  • Don Banks: No shortage of heroes in Colts' inspiring tribute win; more Sna…

    Oct 7
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of an offensively sloppy but memorable Week 5 in the NFL....