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Oops: Nationals fans received information about buying World Series tickets on Saturday morningQ: 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…Upvote Share Tweet
After One Of The Most Excruciating Losses In Postseason History, The Nationals Sent Their Fans A Ticket Presale Notice For The Wdeadspin.com Updated Oct 13, 2012Want 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.…Upvote Share Tweet
Here’s the Cardinals comeback in graph formIf 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…Upvote Share Tweet
MLB Notebook: Cards thrive with backs against wallThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Drew Storen wilts with NLDS on the lineBefore 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Giants team plane waits on tarmac for Cardinals-Nationals resultsAnyone 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 upriUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Oct 13, 2012Down 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.Upvote Share Tweet
'Pen runs out of ink at critical junctureClosers 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.Upvote 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 …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Oct 13, 2012Twice 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.Upvote Share 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.Upvote Share Tweet