While everyone knows by now that the biggest play in the Cardinals’ clinching victory over the Dodgers was that three-run homer by Matt Adams, the second most important play seemed to slip through the cracks from an analysis standpoint.
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.
Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.
Jake Peavy took a no-hitter into the fifth inning to outpitch playoff rookie Stephen Strasburg, and the San Francisco Giants won their ninth consecutive postseason game by beating the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Friday.
Jones threw out the first pitch in Atlanta prior to Game 1 of the NLDS, but didn’t get to uncork it to a player. Instead he delivered to the Braves’ mascot behind home plate. Why?
The Nationals overcame a wild start by 21-game winner Gio Gonzalez, then watched their bullpen shut down St. Louis in the late innings.
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Albert Pujols hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning after Cliff Lee blew a four-run lead, and the Cardinals rallied past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy drove in the go-ahead run with a squeeze and the Milwaukee Brewers showed they could bunt as well as bash, breaking away from the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-4 Sunday to take […]
Howard shook off his season-ending strikeout last October to hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in a five-run sixth inning,
Yovani Gallardo emerged from the shadows, outpitching Arizona ace Ian Kennedy as the Milwaukee Brewers kept winning at Miller Park, beating the Diamondbacks 4-1 in their NL division series opener on Saturday.
Bobby Cox’s first moments in retirement were no different than his 29 years as a major league manager. As always, his team came first.
Scott Rolen ended it with a swing and a miss that was as fitting as it was frustrating. Three games, a whole lot of nothing.
The Braves were within one out of taking control of the NL division series, but a 30-year-old journeyman infielder who wouldn’t have been playing if not for season-ending injuries to Chipper Jones and Martin Prado simply couldn’t catch the ball Sunday.
The Atlanta Braves are holding off on a decision on closer Billy Wagner, who was injured in the dramatic Game 2 victory over the San Francisco Giants.