| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:06 PM
ST. LOUIS – In the ninth inning, the manager called for a pinch-runner.
The pinch-runner was playing in his first World Series. He took first base. He took his lead.
And, with all of America watching him for the first time in his life, he was...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Novak Djokovic remains the man to beat on indoor courts.
The defending champion made quick work of top-ranked Rafael Nadal, 6-3, 6-4, to win the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Monday, extending his winning streak to 22 matches and claiming the elite...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:10 AM
All-Star outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury will jump from the Boston Red Sox to bitter rival New York Yankees after agreeing to a seven-year deal worth around $153 million Tuesday night, according to multiple media sources.
The move came on the same day that...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $45-million, three-year contract, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
The agreement was subject to a physical, according to people who spoke to the...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Commissioner Bud Selig told the Oakland Athletics six months ago that they would not be allowed to move to San Jose, attorneys for Major League Baseball said in a court filing Friday.
The formal notification letter was not included in the filing, but...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:42 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — For a general manager heading into what could be his walk-the-plank year, Jerry Dipoto appears calm and assured. His contract guarantees him nothing beyond next season, and the playoffs have gone on without the Angels...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Momentum is a one-game deal in the playoffs, and as high as the Dodgers were feeling Monday, they were as low after Tuesday.
The Dodgers fell, 4-2, to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, leaving them down...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:16 PM
PITTSBURGH — Michael Wacha says the biggest game he had pitched before joining the St. Louis Cardinals was two years ago when he held Florida State to three hits, sending Texas A&M to the College World Series.
“It was an elimination game,&...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:19 PM
ST. LOUIS -- Sometimes all it takes is one at-bat to make a game — and a season.
On Friday night, that at-bat belonged to Matt Carpenter of the St. Louis Cardinals.
With Game 6 of the National League Championship Series scoreless in the bottom...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:33 PM
Columnists and reporters from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch have shared their views with Times readers during the National League Championship Series.
Reality-TV America might not have liked it much, but the St. Louis Cardinals sent Mickey Mouse, the...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 4:03 PM
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Season record: 97-65, National League Central champions.
How they got here: Beat Pittsburgh Pirates in five games in division series; beat Dodgers in six games in Championship Series.
Last World Series: Beat Texas Rangers in...