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  • Cardinals don't blame Kolten Wong for World Series Game 4 loss

    Cardinals don't blame Kolten Wong for World Series Game 4 loss
    ST. LOUIS — Sunday night's bizarre ending necessitated a pep talk to rookie Kolten Wong from St. Louis Cardinals veterans. The chat was to make sure Wong didn't put the weight of the Cardinals' 4-2 loss to the Boston Red Sox in Game 4 of the World...
  • Pirates defeat Cardinals, 7-1, to even series

    Pirates defeat Cardinals, 7-1, to even series
    ST. LOUIS — Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans. Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the...
  • Dodgers see it slip away in 13th, drop opener to Cardinals, 3-2

    Dodgers see it slip away in 13th, drop opener to Cardinals, 3-2
    It was taunt and tense. It was a sweaty, nervous little game. And ultimately, one extremely frustrating game for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers lost the opener of the National League Championship Series, 3-2 in 13 innings, on Friday night when...
  • Dodgers' offense remains in hiding, Cards win 1-0 on unearned run

    Dodgers' offense remains in hiding, Cards win 1-0 on unearned run
    It should be clear to the Dodgers by now, the only way they win a game in the National League Championship Series is if their starter throws a shutout. After Zack Greinke struck out 10 and gave up only two runs in eight innings in the opener and lost,...
  • Dodgers shut down by Cardinals again, 1-0

    Dodgers shut down by Cardinals again, 1-0
    ST. LOUISĀ — As the Dodgers' dreams of a World Series title turned into something that would require a miracle to be realized, all Hanley Ramirez could do was watch. Clayton Kershaw was pitching a masterpiece Saturday, but Ramirez couldn't help...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu leads Dodgers to 3-0 victory over Cardinals in Game 3

    Hyun-Jin Ryu leads Dodgers to 3-0 victory over Cardinals in Game 3
    Truth is, the Dodgers could not be certain what to expect when Hyun-Jin Ryu took the mound to start Game 3. Not after his disastrous previous outing in the playoffs, and then there was the concern he was hiding an injury. They just knew they needed a...
  • Jon Jay's defensive lapses prove costly for Cardinals in 3-0 loss to Dodgers

    Jon Jay's defensive lapses prove costly for Cardinals in 3-0 loss to Dodgers
    Jon Jay was the last Cardinals player out of the shower Monday, which is understandable because there were a lot of things he needed to wash away. Like the memories of Mark Ellis' fourth-inning fly ball that he let drop for a double, setting up a two-...
  • Dodgers face elimination after Cardinals win Game 4 of NLCS, 4-2

    Dodgers face elimination after Cardinals win Game 4 of NLCS, 4-2
    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. LouisĀ Cardinals in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, leaving them down...
  • There are no miracles for Dodgers on this night in crucial loss

    There are no miracles for Dodgers on this night in crucial loss
    In a year of the improbable, the impossible may have to wait. On the 25th anniversary of Kirk Gibson's home run Tuesday night, the only fists pumps belonged to the St. Louis Cardinals, and the only brake lights applied were to the Dodgers' journey to...
  • Dodgers take the solo route to stay alive with 6-4 Game 5 victory

    Dodgers take the solo route to stay alive with 6-4 Game 5 victory
    Seems the Dodgers want to keep playing. Using the sudden power of the solo home run and a terrific turnaround pitching performance from Zack Greinke, the Dodgers lived to fight another day with their 6-4 victory Wednesday afternoon over the Cardinals in...
  • MLB All-Star game to include Trout, Kershaw, maybe Puig, Gonzalez

    MLB All-Star game to include Trout, Kershaw, maybe Puig, Gonzalez
    Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second. And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first. Puig, who has played...