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Chris Carpenter tossed a three-hitter to outpitch old pal Roy Halladay in a duel for the ages, and the St. Louis Cardinals edged the Philadelphia Phillies, 1-0, on Friday night in the deciding Game 5 of their National League playoff series.

Cardinals’ Thirty-Six Year Old Vet Chris Carpenter Shows Composure in Game 5

Chris Carpenter and the Cards can now look forward to facing a tough Brewers' offense.The Cardinals entered the series at 5/2 odds, and entered game 5 with nearly the same odds at 2/1, yet with Carpenter on the mound, Cards fans and players knew they were being represented by a former Cy Young winner who still has a lot left in the tank, even after logging 231 innings this season...

Carpenter symbol of Cards' strength

PHILADELPHIA Don't count out these St. Louis Cardinals. They don't know when to call it a season. "This club was hit by a lot of stuff the first four months of the season," said manager Tony La Russa. "The guys just decided we were going to play every game like it's Game 7 of the World Series, and they did it every day for six weeks." And they...

Who Predicted a 2011 MLB World Series Sans Yankees, Phillies Or Red Sox?

The answer should be absolutely nobody. But then again, people have been known to lie. The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in a classic pitcher’s duel last night, 1-0. Chris Carpenter was able to make a first inning run hold up as he got the better of Roy Halladay. The Cardinals will now advance to the 2011 NLCS to take on the Milwaukee Brewers...

'Dream' matchup pits Halladay vs. Carpenter

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Roy Halladay and Chris Carpenter grew up together with the Toronto Blue Jays, and the BFFs have spent plenty of time competing on golf courses and fishing boats.The stakes will be much higher when the All-Stars go head-to-head on a mound for the first time Friday night.It'll ...

Carpenter outduels Halladay, Cardinals edge Phils

PHILADELPHIA—Chris Carpenter tossed a three-hitter to outpitch old pal Roy Halladay in a duel for the ages and the St.

The Mighty Have Fallen

As the Yankees couldn't out-hit their pitching issues, even the Phillies' Four Aces couldn't out-pitch their hitting issues or Chris Carpenter in Game 5, sending the Cardinals forward in the postseason they weren't supposed to reach.

Cardinals 1, Phillies 0: Cardinals Advance by Beating Phillies in Game Five

The Cardinals, who led the National League in runs scored, won the fifth game of their division series on Friday because their own ace, Chris Carpenter, beat the Phillies at their own game.

Brewers' Greinke says Cards' Carpenter has 'phony attitude'

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee's Zack Greinke has added some fuel to an already-heated rivalry with St. Louis, saying a day before Game 1 of the NL championship series that the Brewers don't really like Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter because of his "phony attitude."

NL Central Notes: Votto, Cardinals, Carpenter

Let's take a look at a few items out of the National League Central.. Rival executives are getting signals that the Reds won't shop Joey Votto, but the club is fully prepared to listen to offers this winter, tweets Buster Olney of We could see some changes to the Cardinals' coaching staff, writes Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  The Athletics...

Game 5 the newest chapter between Carp, Doc

The longtime friendship between Chris Carpenter and Roy Halladay will be put on hold for at least one day when the former Cy Young Award winners face off Friday night in a tantalizing win-or-go-home Game 5 at Citizens Bank Park.

Tony La Russa Got His Wish

How many times have we heard what a great matchup it would be in game 5 between Chris Carpenter and Roy Halladay? John Gonzalez of CSN Philly brought up a great point-Tony La Russa was talking about a game 5 way back in Philly. I blame Tony La Russa for all this madness. He’s easy to loathe, and I think he willed a Game 5 by employing what must be a proprietary brand of sinister...
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