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Kolten Wong of the St. Louis Cardinals reacts to being tagged out at first bast to end Game 4 of the 2013 World Series. The Boston Red Sox won 4-2. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Another Strange Finish As Pickoff Ends Game 4 Of World Series

One day after the Cardinals walked off (tripped off?) with a win on an obstruction call, Game 4 ended with St. Louis rookie pinch-runner Kolten Wong caught leaning.

10/28/2013

Rapper Lil Wayne (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rare World Series Obstruction Call Captures Nationwide Attention

Allen Craig’s wild trip over Boston third baseman Will Middlebrooks likely made for the most crazy, chaotic October finish of all-time.

10/27/2013

Joe Kelly celebrates as Matt Adams of the St. Louis Cardinals rounds the bases. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cardinals Feel They Have The Edge As World Series Shifts To St. Louis

“Well, we love playing here at Busch Stadium. Like I said, it’s a sea of red,” pitcher Joe Kelly said as the World Series shifts to St. Louis.

10/26/2013

The St. Louis Cardinals work out during 2013 World Series Media Day at Fenway Park on October 22, 2013. The Red Sox host the Cardinals in Game 1 on October 23, 2013. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Random Thoughts Ahead Of The World Series

Check out the managers in this year’s Fall Classic. It shows you that the day-to-day grumbling about managers isn’t that big a deal in the end.

10/23/2013

Adam Wainwright #50 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)

It’s On! 5 Things To Know About The Red Sox-Cardinals World Series

Weather permitting, the World Series is set to start Wednesday night at Fenway Park with the Boston Red Sox hosting the St. Louis Cardinals.

10/23/2013

David Ross #3 of the Boston Red Sox is out at home by Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers in the second inning of Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Report: MLB Will Likely Ban Home-Plate Collisions

“At this point, I don’t know who would argue to keep it, or what their argument would be,” one team official said. “There is no reasoned argument to keep it (in the game).”

10/21/2013

R.A. Dickey (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

R.A. Dickey Becomes First To 18 Wins As Mets Top Cardinals In Series Finale

R.A. Dickey became the first pitcher in the Majors to win 18 games this season and Ike Davis hit a three-run homer as the Mets topped the Cardinals, 6-2, on Wednesday.

09/05/2012

Manager Tony La Russa  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Hartnett: La Russa Is Sucking The Fun Out Of The All-Star Game

Tony La Russa has dropped the ball by not starting fan-favorite knuckleballer R.A. Dickey at the 2012 MLB All-Star Game.

07/09/2012

John Franco (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Boy John Franco Inducted Into Mets’ Hall Of Fame

There’s always been something about John Franco that made him the quintessential New Yorker. Now, the feisty little lefty from Brooklyn is a member of the Mets’ Hall of Fame.

06/04/2012

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Niese Fans Career-High 10, Amazin’ Mets In Virtual Tie For NL East Lead

Don’t look now, Terry Collins’ club has pulled into a virtual three-way tie with Miami and Washington atop the NL East.

06/04/2012