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  • Bullpen committee closes out Cardinals' 2-1 win

    The Sports Xchange By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange Bullpen committee closes out Cardinals' 2-1 win ST. LOUIS -- In St. Louis, the ninth inning usually belongs to Trevor Rosenthal. On Friday night, it was a group grope that pushed the Cardinals...
  • Pirates clinch second consecutive postseason berth

    ATLANTA The Pirates took care of one half of the equation Tuesday night. Gerrit Cole dealt, Travis Snider homered and Andrew McCutchen filled in the blanks. They beat the Atlanta Braves, 3-2, at Turner Field, but they needed help. And with the Cincinnati...
  • Wainwright claims 20th win, Cardinals stay in front in win over Cubs

    CHICAGO If there is a nice, round number that allows Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright to look back on those dogged days of August when even games he won felt awry and see how far he's come as October approaches, it happened Monday. Hindsight is 20. With...
  • Cardinals' lead shrinks after 10-inning loss to Cubs

    Cardinals' lead shrinks after 10-inning loss to Cubs CHICAGO -- The normally boisterous visitors' clubhouse was subdued Tuesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals seemed to realize their National League Central lead might be in danger with just four games...
  • Preview: Reds at Cardinals

    Lance Lynn is giving the St. Louis Cardinals a chance to win every time he takes the mound, but his teammates are not making it easy for the right-hander. Lynn goes for his 16th win of the season and a potential postseason-clinching victory when the...
  • Preview: Brewers at Pirates

    A September swoon drastically diminished the Milwaukee Brewers™ odds of playing in October, but they managed to keep their dim hopes alive in their last time out. The Brewers look to cut their deficit for the National League™s second wild-card to 2½ games...
  • Preview: Cardinals at Cubs

    With a pair of last-place clubs comprising their final six games, the St. Louis Cardinals had to like their chances of winning a second straight division title. The Chicago Cubs showed the visiting Cardinals the path will not be easy with a walk-off win...
  • Cardinals secure playoff spot but fall to Reds 7-2

    ST. LOUIS Lance Lynn struck out nine in six innings of work, but he gave up two home runs and three runs as the Cardinals dropped their final regular-season home game 7-2 to the Reds on Sunday night. The Cardinals were assured of a playoff spot earlier...
  • How Major League Baseball could determine control of Congress

    WASHINGTON For most of the country, this October's television airwaves are filled with two things: baseball and politics and the two rarely mix. But the mid-autumn climax of Major League Baseball could impact the Senate playing field in key states...
  • Pirates 7, Cubs 3

    (Updated: CORRECTS spelling of Milwaukee, first sentence, second graph. UPDATES games behind St. Louis, first sentence, second graph.) Pirates 7, Cubs 3: Neil Walker homered among three hits, scored twice and knocked in two as host Pittsburgh clinched...
  • Triple play helps Pirates rally to beat Cubs

    Triple play helps Pirates rally to beat Cubs PITTSBURGH -- Neal Walker was part of two historical moments Sunday afternoon then smiled when asked which was bigger. "Regardless, it was a pretty cool day," the Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman said....