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Check out this bizarre start to Game 6 of the NLCS as Scott Van Slyke and Joe Kelly have a standoff. This standoff was no joke to either Van Slyke or Kelly. Both guys stood their ground until the second leading up to the game. It wasn’t until the angry and annoyed Head Umpire, Greg [...]
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Clayton Kershaw was long gone. Michael Wacha kept Dodgers hitters down, ignoring the surprisingly big lead and pitching as if the opposing ace was still dealing.
The rookie left no doubt in a 9-0 rout Friday night that put the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series for the second time in three years and kicked Los Angeles' high-dollar roster to the curb.
A starter who still seeks to find some way to contribute to the Cardinals’ postseason run rookie Shelby Miller captured the odd contradiction of his current role standing outside of the team’s dugout before Game 6 of the National League championship series.
“Hopefully” Miller said “they don’t have to use me.”
He got the wish he didn’t want.
The Cardinals completed...
Cardinals rookie right-hander Michael Wacha put together arguably the greatest National League Championship Series ever by a rookie pitcher and he was named the NLCS Most Valuable Player Award winner after leading the Cards to the World Series with yet another sterling postseason performance in Friday night's 9-0 blanking of the Dodgers in Game 6.
Wacha held the Dodgers to two...
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) Cardinals cleanup hitter Allen Craig says he's recovered from a foot injury and ready to be put on St. Louis' World Series roster.
Craig, who hasn't played since Sept. 4 because a left mid-foot sprain, said Sunday he anticipates being the designated hitter in Wednesday night's Series opener at Boston.
Craig batted a major league-best .454 during...
The Los Angeles Dodgers crashed and burned on Friday night as the St. Louis Cardinals eliminated them from the postseason with a 9-0 drubbing in Game 6 of the NLCS. Less than an hour after the Dodgers' promising season was over manager Don Mattingly had strong words for his right fielder indicating that polarizing figure Yasiel Puig has plenty of growing up to do.
The Los Angeles Dodgers offered what was essentially a lifetime contract to pitcher Clayton Kershaw earlier this season for a deal in the range of $300 million -- "an A-Rod deal" according to one source with knowledge of the scope and structure.
Alex Rodriguez could make $305 million if he achieves all of the incentives in his deal with the Yankees.
The two sides were...
It was an easy choice for St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Mathney as he announced that Adam Wainwright would start Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday night.
The ace of the Cardinals staff has not pitched since Game 3 of the National League Championship. He is expected to be followed by Michael Wacha in Game 2.
Wainwright holds a 2-1 record a 1.57 ERA, 0.78 WHIP...
The Los Angeles Dodgers are trying to sign pitcher Clayton Kershaw to an extension. Reports have the Dodgers offering the left hander a contract worth $300 million.
Kershaw’s next deal is expected to be the largest ever for a pitcher topping the seven-year $175 million that Felix Hernandez and the seven-year $180 million deal that was given to Justin Verlander earlier...
Friday October 18th
While the St. Louis Cardinals were busy clinching the National League Pennant, a few Cards’ minor leaguers were busy in the Arizona Fall League. On Friday, the Salt River Rafters were at home facing the Peoria Javelinas. Stephen Piscotty got the start in right and was the clean-up hitter, while Jacob Wilson started at second and hit 8th. Sam Gaviglio made his...
As St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha threw seven shutout innings at the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday night, allowing just two hits and a walk, while striking out five, he not only helped eliminate the Dodgers, he put his name in the record books as well.
Among Wacha’s milestones, according to the Elias Sports Bureau:
The right-hander became the first rookie to record two...
I knew this series was over when Joe Kelly hit Hanley Ramirez in the rib during the first inning of game one. Gotta give the Cardinals credit, seams like they are always around come World Series time.-TOYasiel Puig Triple Bagger Bat FlipDodgers Non Mascot Gets Arrested
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The St. Louis Cardinals didn't just beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of the NLCS Friday night--they destroyed them!
The Cardinals bats beat up on Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw early with four runs in the third. They would get five more in the fifth (final score 9-0), but Kershaw was pulled after getting tagged with three hits and another run in the fifth.
After 170 baseball games and over 1500 innings the stage has been set for the 2013 World Series between the St.Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox. Both teams finished with an identical record and led their respective league in victories and last met in the World Series in 2004 with the Red Sox being victorious. The Red Sox swept the 2004 Classic led by David Ortiz and series...
According to a report via Buster Olney of ESPN, the Los Angeles Dodgers are so serious about retaining the services of this season’s probable NL CY Young winner Clayton Kershaw, that they offered him the largest contract a pitcher has ever gotten, earlier this year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers offered left-hander Clayton Kershaw essentially a lifetime contract in the range of...