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  • Power rankings: No. 3 Rangers

    Power rankings: No. 3 Rangers
    No. 3 Rangers: 28th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Yankees. One pitch away from a World Series parade in October. Tens of thousands to go in February, and that doesn't count those thrown on the back fields and in the batting cages....
  • Whispers

    Albert Pujols' tremendous second half has restored his value and his determination to match the $27.5 million per year the Yankees gave Alex Rodriguez. … Don't be surprised if Ryan Braun steals some bases in the playoffs. He has been running well...
  • The Phillies Open Playoff Journey With Game 1 Victory Over St. Louis

    PHILADELPHIA -- Kyle Lohse couldn't beat Roy Halladay twice in two weeks. Unhittable for a few innings, Lohse ran out of gas in the sixth and the St. Louis Cardinals blew an early lead against Halladay, losing 11-6 to the Philadelphia Phillies on...
  • Where will Francona manage next season?

    Where the next curse is Dom Amore Hartford Courant The Cubs are bedeviled by the most hideous curse in sports, so what do they need? A manager who has proven he can break such things. There are only two out there who have proven then can win with...
  • Nowhere to go but downhill

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Mike Matheny had just answered a reporter's question about the challenges of being a first-year manager when an unexpected situation presented itself. The visiting Cardinals were under the impression that the National...
  • Cardenales 4, Marlins 1; San Luis estropea fiesta de Miami

    Cardenales 4, Marlins 1; San Luis estropea fiesta de Miami
    La afición que llenó el nuevo estadio de los Marlins de Miami rugió durante la presentación de los titulares de su equipo, acompañados por mujeres vestidas como vedettes. También aplaudieron cuando Muhamad Alí se encargó del primero lanzamiento. Acto...
  • Local star goes from little league to major league world series

    Local star goes from little league to major league world series
    Lance Lynn, of Brownsburg, is pitching on baseball’s biggest stage as a relief pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals for the first time in his career.  Fox 59’s Kent Erdahl spoke to Lynn’s high school baseball coach, who said Lynn has been...
  • Virginia Tech, UVa coaches handle second-guessing well

    Virginia Tech, UVa coaches handle second-guessing well
    With the possible exception of tailgate gluttony, sports fans' most sacred, unalienable right is second-guessing strategy. No coach or manager is immune, witness the present World Series roasting of the St. Louis Cardinals' Tony La Russa, a future Hall...
  • Bullpen phone miscommunication cost Cardinals series

    Bullpen phone miscommunication cost Cardinals series
    How do the Cardinals explain what happened against the Rangers in Game 5 of the World Series? No we're not talking just about their 4-2 loss on Monday, Oct. 23. Instead, St. Louis is blaming its bizarre pitching sequence on miscommunication between the...
  • Will World Series go 7 games, and who wins?

    Cardinals in 7 Peter Schmuck Baltimore Sun History tells us that the World Series team that wins Game 5 to take a 3-2 advantage goes on to win the title 66 percent of the time. All Texas has to do is win one of the next two games against the team...
  • Quade's done, right? Uh, not so fast

    Quade's done, right? Uh, not so fast
    There are times when you can out-think yourself. There are episodes where you try to divine a situation and what you are being told begins to sound crazy and idiotic while also believable. But enough about Tony La Russa. In this case, I mean Mike Quade...