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  • St. Louis' Michael Wacha in bullpen, Mark Ellis not activated

    Former Dodger Mark Ellis was left off the St. Louis Cardinals’ postseason roster while right-hander Michael Wacha, who beat the Dodgers twice in last fall’s National League Championship Series, will pitch out of the bullpen, Manager Mike...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 4, Cardinals 3 (10 innings)

    Tuesday's recap: Cubs 4, Cardinals 3 (10 innings)
    The summary The Cubs, hoping to post a winning record at Wrigley Field for the first time since 2009, blew a 3-0 lead but rallied in the 10th. Anthony Rizzo double with one out to set up Welington Castillo's game-winning hit off reliever Pat Neshek with...
  • Timely redemption for Cubs' Rosscup, Castillo

    Timely redemption for Cubs' Rosscup, Castillo
    The sweetest redemption for rookie left-hander Zac Rosscup and catcher Welington Castillo surfaced at an ideal time for the Chicago Cubs. After blowing a 3-0 lead against National League Central leader St. Louis, Rosscup and Castillo each played...
  • With chance to sweep St. Louis Cardinals, Orioles struggle in 8-3 loss Sunday

    With chance to sweep St. Louis Cardinals, Orioles struggle in 8-3 loss Sunday
    Buck Showalter has been frustrated by the ambiguity of baseball’s new replay review system, so when a call was overturned against the Orioles in the seventh inning of the club’s 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon, the...
  • Wednesday's recap: Cubs 3, Cardinals 1

     Wednesday's recap: Cubs 3, Cardinals 1
    The summary The Cubs tossed autographed baseballs to selected fans before finishing with a 41-40 record at Wrigley Field, their first home winning record since 2009. Jake Arrieta led the way with seven innings of two-hit ball in which he struck out 10...
  • Monster August re-affirms Yelich's future as middle of the order bat

    The Marlins got nine games and 35 at-bats out of projected leadoff hitter Rafael Furcal. They found a replacement in Christian Yelich. In turning himself into one of the league's most productive table-setters, Yelich merely re-affirmed what the Marlins...
  • Sunday's recap: Cardinals 9, Cubs 6

    Sunday's recap: Cardinals 9, Cubs 6
    The summary The Cardinals bounced back from an early five-run deficit to move into a first-place tie with the Brewers in the NL Central with a 9-6 victory. With runners on the corners and one out in a 6-6 tie in the eighth, manager Rick Renteria ordered...
  • Stanton's two homers power Marlins over Cardinals

    Stanton's two homers power Marlins over Cardinals
    Giancarlo Stanton was robbed of a two-homer game Sunday in Cincinnati when Jay Bruce reached over the wall to grab his deep drive in the eighth inning. There was no denying Stanton on Monday as the slugging right fielder became the Marlins’ all-...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Bill Shaikin ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. OAKLAND: Jon Lester’s last 204 starts with Red Sox: one shutout. Lester’s first two starts with A’s: one...
  • Left-hander Joe Saunders among Orioles' possible September call-ups

    Left-hander Joe Saunders among Orioles' possible September call-ups
    Manager Buck Showalter said he has had preliminary discussions with his coaching staff and the Orioles player development staff this week about potential call-ups when rosters expand Sept. 1. The Orioles’ 40-man roster is currently full, so the...
  • Third baseman David Freese looks to bring Cardinal virtues to Angels

    Third baseman David Freese looks to bring Cardinal virtues to Angels
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels hope for great things from David Freese, their new third baseman. What they cannot hope for are the best days of Freese's baseball life. He already had them. In 2011, he saved the St. Louis Cardinals from extinction...