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Catcher Yadier Molina #4 and Pat Neshek #37 of the St. Louis Cardinals react while taking on the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Lackey, Long Balls Help Cardinals Grab Series Edge Over Dodgers

John Lackey lived up to his big-game reputation as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five NL Division Series.

10/07/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 03:  Randal Grichuk #15 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with third base coach José Oquendo after hitting a homerun to score in the first inning of Game One of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Cards Edge Dodgers 10-9 Thanks To 8-Run Seventh Inning

Matt Carpenter hit a go-ahead, three-run double off a wilting Clayton Kershaw in an eight-run seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied for a 10-9 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

10/03/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers stands on deck in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Third Base

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at third base for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/06/2014

PEORIA, AZ - MARCH 05: Robinson Cano #22 of the Seattle Mariners hits a RBI single against the Colorado Rockies during the fifth inning of the spring training game at Peoria Stadium on March 5, 2014 in Peoria, Arizona.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Second Base

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at second base for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/04/2014

John Lackey #41 of the Boston Red Sox is pulled from the game in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 2 of the 2013 World Series. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kallas: What Happened To The Red Sox In The 7th Inning Of Game 2?

In Game 2 of the 2013 World Series, the Red Sox took a page out of the Cardinals’ defensive Game 1 nightmare and allowed the Cardinals to get out of Boston with a split.

10/25/2013

Carlos Beltran #3 of the St. Louis Cardinals answers questions during 2013 World Series Media Day at Fenway Park on October 22, 2013. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Silverman: Fixing The World Series Must Be MLB’s Priority

It seems that the World Series has shrunk and shriveled over the years to the point where it is a folksy little event to all except those associated with the two teams participating.

10/23/2013

Matt Carpenter, Jon Jay, Daniel Descalso and Pete Kozma of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrate their 1 to 0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cardinals Win Game 2 Squeaker To Gain 2-0 NLCS Advantage Over Dodgers

Led by superb rookie starter Michael Wacha, the St. Louis Cardinals have taken a 2-0 NLCS advantage over the Los Angeles Dodgers by taking Game 2.

10/12/2013