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Matt Carpenter

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  • Clayton Kershaw's next Dodgers playoff start still up in the air

    Clayton Kershaw's next Dodgers playoff start still up in the air
    Clayton Kershaw didn't set foot on a mound at the Dodgers' voluntary workout Sunday at Busch Stadium, choosing to play catch with Dan Haren on flat ground instead of throwing a bullpen session. Considering Kershaw typically throws off a mound three days...
  • Matt Kemp pulls Dodgers out of a ditch in 3-2 win over Cardinals

    Matt Kemp pulls Dodgers out of a ditch in 3-2 win over Cardinals
    It was a swing for the memories. It was a swing for their lives. Moments after another dreadful Dodgers pitching collapse against the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday night, Matt Kemp lifted all of Dodger Stadium at the end of a stick with an eighth-...
  • NLCS: How the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals match up

    NLCS: How the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals match up
    A look at the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals: SCHEDULE Game 1: Saturday, 5 p.m. San Francisco (Bumgarner 18-10, 2.98) at St. Louis (Wainwright 20-9, 2.38) Game 2: Sunday, 5 p.m. San...
  • NLCS: Cardinals, Giants make a mockery of parity, with regularity

    NLCS: Cardinals, Giants make a mockery of parity, with regularity
    ST. LOUIS — This is the last postseason under the reign of baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, who loves to talk about how the hundreds of millions of dollars rich teams annually share with poor teams has given fans of every team hope and faith. That...
  • Cardenales y Gigantes, dos equipos aburridos, pero ganadores

     Cardenales y Gigantes, dos equipos aburridos, pero ganadores
    Previo al partido de wild card entre los Gigantes de San Francisco y Piratas de Pittsburgh un buen amigo se interesó por mi pronóstico de aquel juego de muerte súbita. Mi respuesta fue tan cortante como errada: "Nunca me han gustado los Gigantes. Son un...
  • Five takeaways from Dodgers' 3-2 loss to Cardinals in Game 4

    Five takeaways from Dodgers' 3-2 loss to Cardinals in Game 4
    The final takeaways. No more looks at pitching matchups. No more keys to the next game. No more next game. Eulogies are never fun, but here are five takeaways to take from the Dodgers’ season-ending 3-2 loss to the Cardinals in Game 4 of their...
  • Yasiel Puig benched, Andre Ethier to start for Dodgers in Game 4

    Yasiel Puig benched, Andre Ethier to start for Dodgers in Game 4
    Now manager Don Mattingly makes the move. Not back in the middle of September when Yasiel Puig had hit .209 without a home run since July 31. Right now, Game 4 of the National League division series and the Dodgers' season on the line. If it feels a tad...
  • Dodgers haunted by same issues in 3-1 loss to Cardinals in Game 3

    Dodgers haunted by same issues in 3-1 loss to Cardinals in Game 3
    Old stories, just old painful stories for the Dodgers. Matt Carpenter homers, bullpen implodes, Dodgers lose. One more like that, and they can call it a season. The Dodgers just can’t call rewrite, can’t figure out a new script to their...
  • Wong's homer gives Cardinals 2-1 series lead over Dodgers

    ST. LOUIS -- Kolten Wong now has a much better postseason memory to keep him awake at night. The St. Louis second baseman cracked a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning Monday, lifting the Cardinals to a 3-1 win over the Los...
  • Dodgers-Cardinals Game 1 was a tale of two emotions for winners

    Dodgers-Cardinals Game 1 was a tale of two emotions for winners
    If you ask the St. Louis Cardinals, there were two at-bats in the first game of their National League division series with the Dodgers that defined their team. One carried with it a note of caution, the other they wore like a badge of honor following...
  • Matt Kemp makes Dodgers' pain go away with game-winning homer, 3-2

    Matt Kemp makes Dodgers' pain go away with game-winning homer, 3-2
    Maybe there are only so many heartbreaks a team is allowed, so many times they can appear to have a game safely in hand just to be kicked in the gut so hard all they can do is fall to the ground in disbelief. The Dodgers saw their two-run lead evaporate...