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  • 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'...
  • There's enough blame to go around for this Dodgers debacle

    There's enough blame to go around for this Dodgers debacle
    The failure ended with baseball's best pitcher turning his back to home plate, dropping his hands to his knees and his head toward the ground, shadowed by a Gateway Arch that hovers over the Dodgers like a pendulum over a pit. The failure happened here,...
  • Matt Kemp a swing shifter for Dodgers in 3-2 win over Cardinals

    Matt Kemp a swing shifter for Dodgers in 3-2 win over Cardinals
    At this stage of the season last year, Matt Kemp was on crutches, calling himself the Dodgers' head cheerleader. In the wake of the Dodgers' 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 2 of their National League division series, Kemp can call...
  • 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...