NLCS

Travis Ishikawa #45 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after he hits a three-run walk-off home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Ishikawa 3-Run Homer Sends Giants To World Series

Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

10/17/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 15:  Santiago Casilla #46 and Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after getting the final out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Top Cards 6-4, Take 3-1 NLCS Lead

Buster Posey drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of some clunky defense by St. Louis first baseman Matt Adams, beating the Cardinals 6-4.

10/16/2014

Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates in the 10th inning before he scores the game-winning run against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 14, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Beat Cardinals In 10th On Choate Wild Throw

A wild throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series.

10/14/2014

Left: Cardinals celebrate after National League Divison Series win (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) Right: Giants celebrate after National League Wild Card game (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cardinals, Giants Toy With Rosters Ahead Of NLCS

Both the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants have tinkered with their rosters ahead of the National League Championship Series.

10/11/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07:  Trevor Rosenthal #26 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Cardinals Edge Dodgers 3-2, Fly Into Another NLCS

The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams’ go-ahead, three-run homer to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday.

10/08/2014

Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran, right, celebrates with teammate David Freese during the third inning against the Dodgers in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on Oct. 18, 2013 in St Louis, Mo. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Blast Dodgers In Game 6, Win 19th NL Pennant

Carlos Beltran, Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals are going to the World Series — not even Clayton Kershaw could stop them this year.

10/18/2013

Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, right, celebrates in the dugout after hitting an eighth inning home run against the Cardinals in Game 5 of the NLCS on Oct. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Gonzalez Belts 2 Homers, Dodgers Send NLCS Back To St. Louis For Game 6

Adrian Gonzalez homered twice and Zack Greinke gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the clutch performance they needed in a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday that trimmed St. Louis’ lead to 3-2 in the NL championship series.

10/17/2013

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts as he hits an RBI triple in the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kallet: Arrogant, Unlikable Yasiel Puig Plays The Game The Wrong Way

He’s cocky. He’s arrogant. He’s extremely unlikable. And he doesn’t play the great game of baseball the right way, the way it’s supposed to be played. Who am I talking about? You know who. I’m talking about Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig.

10/16/2013

A fan dressed as a bear is escorted out of Dodger Stadium for dancing on the St. Louis Cardinals dugout during Game 3 of the NLCS. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Dodgers ‘Rally Bear’ Makes Case For Best Fake Mascot In A Supporting Role

True story: Dustin Hoffman went to Monday night’s NLCS game in Los Angeles and ended up with great seats to a dance extravaganza featuring baseball’s newest darling — a wannabe mascot in a bear costume.

10/15/2013

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts as he hits an RBI triple in the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Beltran Calls Out Yasiel Puig, Says Rookie Must ‘Act With More Calm’

“As a player, I just think he doesn’t know (about how to act),” the former Met said. “That’s what I think. He really doesn’t know. He must think that he’s still playing somewhere else.”

10/15/2013

Hanley Ramirez of the Los Angeles Dodgers walks to first after being hit by a pitch. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Dodgers Shortstop Hanley Ramirez Is Doubtful For Game 3 Of The NLCS

Shortstop Hanley Ramirez had a CT scan on his left ribs Sunday, and the results were not yet available.

10/13/2013

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

Lance Lynn of the St. Louis Cardinals (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cardinals Right-Hander Lance Lynn To Start Game 4 Of The NLCS

Lance Lynn will start Game 4 of the NL championship series for the St. Louis Cardinals.

10/12/2013

Andre Ethier of the Los Angeles Dodgers  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Dodgers Outfielder Ethier Out Of NLCS Game 2 Lineup Due To Soreness

Andre Ethier is not in the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup for Game 2 of the NLCS due to lingering soreness.

10/12/2013

Carlos Beltran #3 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates hitting the game winning run in the 13th inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during Game One of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 11, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Win NLCS Opener On Beltran Hit In 13th

Well past midnight at Busch Stadium, Carlos Beltran singled into the right-field corner with one out against the Dodgers in the 13th to finish a game that took 4 hours, 47 minutes.

10/12/2013

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