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SAN FRANCISCO -- Carlos Beltran is used to having success in the postseason. Just don't expect him to know why. Beltran's 14th home run in 29 career playoff games was the key to the St. Louis Cardinals beating the San Francisco Giants 6-4 in Sunday's Game 1 of the best-of-seven National League Championship Series. "It's hard for me to explain," said Beltran, whose two-strike shot capped a four-run rally in the fourth inning to give the Cardinals a 6-0 lead. "I don't feel pressure, I don't feel the need to try to do something special. I just relax and try to have fun. If I go out there and play the game the right way, good things happen." While Beltran sparked the offense, the St. Louis bullpen shared the spotlight thanks to its superb work. Jason Motte, the last of seven Cardinals pitchers, earned the save. St. Louis relievers retired 14 of 15 batters before Angel Pagan reached with a two-out single in the ninth inning. "That ...
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14. Carlos Beltran hit his 14th career postseason home run yesterday. St. Louis held on to a 6-4 win over the Giants.
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San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro left Game 2 of the NL championship series after five innings because of an injured left hip, the result of an earlier hard slide by Matt Holliday.
The Giants said Scutaro was undergoing X-rays Tuesday night.
Holliday singled in the first inning for the St. Louis Cardinals and then barreled into Scutaro while breaking up a double...
Carlos Beltran has had a rough second half of the season. It is well documented. The switch-hitting right fielder has struggled at the plate with his timing and also, partly because of his legs.
Beltran has been limited, but Beltran's limited is still pretty good.
In Friday night's dramatic 9-7 comeback victory over the Washington Nationals in Game Five of the National...
San Francisco Giants first base coach Roberto Kelly is
expected to make a full recover after being struck in the back of the head by a line drive during batting practice Saturday.
It was confirmed that Kelly suffered a concussion Saturday.
While he’s expected to eventually return for San Francisco, he’s been advised
to stay off the field for the first two games of the...
The National League Championship series features a pair of teams that within the last few days were both on the brink of elimination and were fighting for their postseason lives. This round only ones teams magical season will continue.
The odds slightly favor the Giants (primarily because of home field advantage if this goes seven games) but I am expecting just about anything...
Marco Scutaro answered Matt Holliday's hard takeout with a big hit of his own to help the San Francisco Giants end their home slide.
Scutaro hit a two-run single in San Francisco's four-run fourth inning to help the Giants get their first home win this postseason, 7-1 over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night that tied the NL championship series at one game apiece.
San Francisco Giants reliever Sergio Romo dropped an epic photobomb on Erin Andrews during last night's NLCS Game One. It's not the first time the heavily-bearded closer has made his presence felt on camera in the playoffs either. Yes, the fun-loving right-hander appears to be a photobombing master.Romo also crashed the scene on Tom Verducci during the NLDS back on October...
Giants reliever Sergio Romo is a huge fan of photobombs, and he had one of his best pieces of work on Erin Andrews who was making her first appearance on FOX’s baseball coverage on Sunday night. Erin Andrews vows revenge, and we will let you know if she follows through.
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Just like the Major League Baseball season is long, a seven game playoff series is also long. There is time to lose, time to regroup, and time to recover and win. But... all the evidence suggests the National League Championship Series just got shorter for the San Francisco Giants with their 6-4 loss to St. Louis in the opening game.You can point to the Giants' NL Division Series...
Joe Buck is going to have a very busy day in San Francisco on Sunday. - (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
It is a busy day of sports on Sunday as the NFL has a full slate of games and the Major League Baseball playoffs continue.
It will not only be a busy day for fans slumping on their couches, pounding adult beverages and bags of potato chips, it will be a busy day for announcers too...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Chris Carpenter had to figure there might be a hitch at some point along the way in his remarkable return.
The St. Louis Cardinals' longtime postseason ace came back from a complicated operation that removed a rib and two neck muscles just to get on the mound again this October for the reigning World Series champions.
His recent run of spectacular playoff...
Down 7-5 in the top of the 9th against the Nationals last night, St. Louis Cardinal Carlos Beltran lead off with a double, moved to third on a ground out, and stood there as Allen Craig struck out....
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After the Washington Nationals epic collapse against the St. Louis Cardinals in game five of the National League Division Series, many fans in the D.C. area weren't exactly happy.However, Wizards rookie Bradley Beal who grew up in St. Louis decided to celebrate on Twitter with the below tweet:As you would figure many Washington sports fans weren't exactly kind to Beal after...
There was only one pick yesterday and since it included the St. Louis Cardinals, of course it was wrong. Chris Carpenter still looked mean, but he couldn't get the job done as the Giants scored four runs against him (yes, two were unearned) and the Giants won easily. This is a series where the unlikeliest World Series champ of 2010 meets the unlikeliest WS champ of 2011. So...