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Oops: Nationals fans received information about buying World Series tickets on Saturday morningUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetQ: What's the only thing worse than heading to bed after your favorite team just suffered the indignity of losing the biggest lead in a postseason elimination game in baseball history? A: Waking up to find that, due to a "stunningly stupid" er…
After One Of The Most Excruciating Losses In Postseason History, The Nationals Sent Their Fans A Ticket Presale Notice For The WUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetWant Nationals World Series tickets? That is too bad, because they lost their series with the Cardinals in objectively horrifying fashion last night, and you can't even get NLCS tickets, or any tickets, because there are no more games for the Nationals.…Source: deadspin.com
Here’s the Cardinals comeback in graph formUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetIf you work for a national outlet, part of the challenge of covering Friday night's classic NLDS Game 5 was deciding just how much the Washington Nationals choked, how much the St. Louis Cardinals mounted a valiant comeback and how to frame the story. I…
MLB Notebook: Cards thrive with backs against wallUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetThe Cardinals rallied from six runs down in Game 5 of the NLDS to upend the Nationals and advance to the NLCS. The Cards have won six straight winner-take-all games, tied for the most in postseason history.
Drew Storen wilts with NLDS on the lineUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetBefore Friday night, it would have been hard to pinpoint how Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen was best known around the baseball world. Was it for the 43 saves he made for the Nats in 2011 before hurting his arm? The Batmobile he drives? Heading …
Giants team plane waits on tarmac for Cardinals-Nationals resultsUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetAnyone watching Game 5 of the Nationals-Cardinals NLDS had to be on the edge of his or her seat waiting for the outcome. Turns out the San Francisco Giants were just like the rest of us, watching for their next opponent - only their seats had to be upriShare TweetDown to their last strike, the Cardinals scored four runs in the ninth to shock the Nationals 9-7 and reach the NLCS. The names have changed, but the resolve remains, writes Ben Reiter.Source: CNNSI.com
'Pen runs out of ink at critical junctureUpdated Oct 13, 2012 Share TweetClosers dream of the situation that Drew Storen faced in the ninth inning on Friday, his Nationals leading by two runs in the ninth inning. But after Storen followed Carlos Beltran's leadoff double with two quick outs, the game began unraveling.Share TweetScore and situation: The St. Louis Cardinals world championship defense continues after they rallied from a 6-0 deficit to defeat the Washington Nationals on Friday night. Washington put on an offensive clinic early on, scoring six of their runs in the …Share TweetTwice down to their last strike, the Cards scored four runs in the ninth on a pair of two-run singles from Daniel Descalso and Pete Kozma to stun the Nationals 9-7 and reach the NLCS.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe Cardinals stunned the Nationals with a four-run ninth inning to cap a comeback that was as improbable as the one this team had in an elimination game against the Rangers last October.