| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:04 PM
ATLANTA — The farewell tour is over for Chipper Jones.
It's time that we begin another one — this time for the concept of six-man crews in the playoffs. They have to go, as Sam Holbrook demonstrated in the first game of the 2012 postseason....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 10:44 PM
ATLANTA — Talk about a wild card.
This one was just plain wild.
Chipper Jones played his final game. The Atlanta fans turned Turner Field into a trash heap after a disputed infield fly. And the St. Louis Cardinals did what they always seem...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 7:25 PM
Rookies in the postseason, the Washington Nationals played like poised veterans.
The Nationals escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning, Tyler Moore blooped a two-out, two-run single in the eighth and Washington beat the defending World Series...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:33 PM
WASHINGTON DC (KPLR) – Chris Carpenter was determined to return in 2012. Nobody thought it was likely but Carpenter made sure he was back from surgery in time for another October run. And it was Carpenter on the mound as the Cardinals beat the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:47 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Marco Scutaro bounced back from Matt Holliday's hard slide by delivering a big hit of his own that helped the San Francisco Giants get their first home win this postseason, 7-1 over St. Louis on Monday night that tied the NL...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:52 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer after subbing for an injured Carlos Beltran and the St. Louis Cardinals chased Matt Cain before a 3 1/2-hour rain delay in the seventh inning of a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:03 PM
ST. LOUIS — If Jamie Moyer was watching Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Friday night, he must be planning his next comeback.
On the biggest stage of his roller-coaster career, Barry Zito pitched in a way that showed why some...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:58 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — This is the time of year when baseball executives sift through the discard bin, looking for useful, inexpensive pieces that add needed inventory.
They might bear down a little more than usual this week, as Ryan Vogelsong...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 1:42 PM
No baseball fans loved their guy more than Cardinal Nation loved Albert Pujols this time last year. But one October later, he has become the civic punch line.
While Cardinal-for-life Stan Musial is treated like the pope in Vatican City, Pujols...
| Oct 23, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO — Sometimes you really do have to see it to believe it.
When Hunter Pence shot a line drive at Pete Kozma on Monday night, the ball started to Kozma's right and took a hard turn to the right about halfway to the infield dirt. It...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:35 AM
The rain was driving down on the diamond as Sergio Romo took the mound Monday night in San Francisco.
Up 9-0, St. Louis Cardinals batter Matt Holliday was all that separated the Brawley native and his Giants from going to their second World Series in...