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  • Jake Peavy still pushing for postseason breakthrough

    ST. LOUIS — This would've been as good a time as any for Jake Peavy to prove he's a big-game pitcher. With free agency beckoning and a second straight chance under the October spotlight, the Giants right-hander went into Game 2 of the National...
  • Cardinals' Wong evens NLCS with walk-off homer

    The Sports Xchange By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange Cardinals' Wong evens NLCS with walk-off homer ST. LOUIS -- On a foggy, sometimes drizzly Sunday night that seemed more suited for AT&T Park than Busch Stadium, another ongoing postseason incongruity...
  • Cardinals beat Giants on walk-off homer, even series

    ST. LOUIS Might beat fight at Busch Stadium on Sunday night. The San Francisco Giants scratched across runs on a ground out, two singles and a wild pitch. The Cardinals countered with four homers, the final one a Kolten Wong walk-off in the bottom of the...
  • Postseason power burst gives Cardinals the edge

    ST LOUIS (Reuters) - For a team that says they are not focused on hitting home runs, the St. Louis Cardinals are hitting them in bunches in the postseason. In Game Two of their National League Champions Series against San Francisco on Sunday, the...
  • Cardinals even up series with Kolten Wong's walkoff HR

    Cardinals even up series with Kolten Wong's walkoff HR
    ST. LOUIS -- On a night when they might have lost their perennial All-Star catcher, the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to tie the National League Championship Series. Second baseman Kolten Wong led off the bottom of the ninth Sunday with St. Louis'...
  • Kolten Wong's walk-off home run lifts Cardinals past Giants, 5-4

    Silence fell over Busch Stadium, ominous in its omnipresence. The best fans in baseball, as they like to call themselves, sensed that they might be seeing their last home game this year. It was bad enough that the St. Louis Cardinals had needed only two...
  • Cardinals await news on Molina, hope to carry on without him

    ST. LOUIS — Yadier Molina's availability for the remainder of the postseason was in doubt Sunday night when he suffered a strained left oblique. Molina, the St. Louis Cardinals' All-Star catcher, bent over in pain in the sixth inning of Game 2...
  • Giants expose Cards' weakness, take 1-0 lead with shutout

    ST. LOUIS After the St. Louis Cardinals got the upper hand on them for several weeks, the flaws that spent all summer hounding the team finally resurfaced in October. A game laced with familiarity left them with one new uncertainty. The Cardinals who...
  • Cardinals need Game 2 lift from improving Lynn

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- Trailing a postseason series for the first time this October, St. Louis is turning to Lance Lynn for an equalizing response in Game 2 of the NLCS against San...
  • Cardinals add A.J. Pierzynski to NLCS roster

    ST. LOUIS Looking to add some depth to the bench, the Cardinals have added veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski to the 25-man roster for the National League Championship Series. They will go with one less lefty in the bullpen, removing Sam Freeman. "This...
  • 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...