| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Veteran A.J. Pierzynski will start behind the plate for the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series in place of injured catcher Yadier Molina.
Molina left Game 2 on Sunday night in St. Louis against the San...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:14 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Yadier Molina swung, then he winced. Pain shot through his left side.
"That was the worst feeling of my career," he said. "That was the worst pain I ever feel."
And what did it feel like?
"Like someone nailed you with a knife,"...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 6:14 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals plan to keep catcher Yadier Molina on their active roster, at least for now, despite the strained left oblique muscle he suffered in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series on Sunday.
If Molina is removed from the...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:56 AM
ST. LOUIS — Yadier Molina's availability for the remainder of the postseason was in doubt Sunday night when he suffered a strained left oblique.
Molina, the St. Louis Cardinals' All-Star catcher, bent over in pain in the sixth inning of Game 2...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:04 PM
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'...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 11:52 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:35 PM
A look at the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals:
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.
| Oct 11, 2014
| 9:57 PM
This is not the postseason of the ace.
If pitching wins in October, the best pitching ought to win the most. Not this October.
Clayton Kershaw, the best pitcher on the planet? Two tries, no wins. Jon Lester and Stephen Strasburg? One try for each,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Two days after the Dodgers were eliminated from the playoffs, Manager Don Mattingly said he would be "surprised" if the team didn't retain General Manager Ned Colletti, whose future was becoming a source of widespread speculation.
"We came in today...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:03 PM
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...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:38 PM
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams hit the ball and threw up his arms as soon as he left the batter's box.
Meanwhile, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw crouched in despair as the ball, and his team's postseason hopes, sailed...