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  • Dodgers see it slip away in 13th, drop opener to Cardinals, 3-2

    Dodgers see it slip away in 13th, drop opener to Cardinals, 3-2
    It was taunt and tense. It was a sweaty, nervous little game. And ultimately, one extremely frustrating game for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers lost the opener of the National League Championship Series, 3-2 in 13 innings, on Friday night when...
  • Dodgers' offense remains in hiding, Cards win 1-0 on unearned run

    Dodgers' offense remains in hiding, Cards win 1-0 on unearned run
    It should be clear to the Dodgers by now, the only way they win a game in the National League Championship Series is if their starter throws a shutout. After Zack Greinke struck out 10 and gave up only two runs in eight innings in the opener and lost,...
  • Dodgers shut down by Cardinals again, 1-0

    Dodgers shut down by Cardinals again, 1-0
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  • Jon Jay's defensive lapses prove costly for Cardinals in 3-0 loss to Dodgers

    Jon Jay's defensive lapses prove costly for Cardinals in 3-0 loss to Dodgers
    Jon Jay was the last Cardinals player out of the shower Monday, which is understandable because there were a lot of things he needed to wash away. Like the memories of Mark Ellis' fourth-inning fly ball that he let drop for a double, setting up a two-...
  • Dodgers take the solo route to stay alive with 6-4 Game 5 victory

    Dodgers take the solo route to stay alive with 6-4 Game 5 victory
    Seems the Dodgers want to keep playing. Using the sudden power of the solo home run and a terrific turnaround pitching performance from Zack Greinke, the Dodgers lived to fight another day with their 6-4 victory Wednesday afternoon over the Cardinals in...
  • Dodgers' season ends in 9-0 loss to Cardinals in Game 6 of NLCS

    Dodgers' season ends in 9-0 loss to Cardinals in Game 6 of NLCS
    The Dodgers could have imagined a lot of scenarios for their Game 6 Friday night and never come up with the one that actually unfolded. Not in the wildest dreams or darkest nightmares. Clayton Kershaw almost melting. Their defense unable to make a play....
  • Cardinals rookie Kolten Wong begins life after the pickoff

    Cardinals rookie Kolten Wong begins life after the pickoff
    ST. LOUIS – In the ninth inning, the manager called for a pinch-runner. The pinch-runner was playing in his first World Series. He took first base. He took his lead. And, with all of America watching him for the first time in his life, he was...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    While managers have different preferences about using "small ball," it strikes me that the White Sox rarely use sacrifice bunts in games where one run can make the difference. Is this a strategical decision or are they just bad bunters? -- Bob Dunn;...
  • Breaks not going in favor of Marco Estrada

    Breaks not going in favor of Marco Estrada
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) starting pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers: Even when he’s not battling injuries, Estrada still can’t seem to catch a break on the...
  • Spring Training 2014: 10 games worth catching this spring

    Spring Training 2014: 10 games worth catching this spring
    The unfamiliar and unwanted chill in the Florida air will soon subside, and that means one thing -- it's time for spring training baseball in the Sunshine State.  Pitchers and catchers begin reporting for Grapefruit League teams in the second week of...
  • Major League Update: McCarthy, Bell encounter rough mound appearances

    Major League Update: McCarthy, Bell encounter rough mound appearances
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher: After the Diamondbacks returned from opening their season against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in Australia, they turned to...