NLDS

The Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter, right, tags the Dodgers’ Andre during the sixth inning of Game 4 of the NLDS at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Oct. 7, 2014.. Ethier was originally called safe but the play was challenged, resulting in an out and the end of the inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Kallas: Analyzing A Key Play In Game 4 Of Dodgers-Cardinals NLDS

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.

10/09/2014

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

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals 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)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

The Giants’ Jake Peavy pitches during Game 1 of the NLDS against the Nationals at Nationals Park on Oct. 3, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Peavy, Giants Hang On To Edge Nationals In Game 1 Of NLDS

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.

10/03/2014

Chipper Jones throws out the first pitch before Game 1 of the National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Turner Field on October 3, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Report: Unhappy Braves Boycotted Chipper Jones’ 1st Pitch

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?

10/08/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07:  Ryan Zimmerman #11 and Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals celebrate after defeating the St Louis Cardinals during Game One of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Nationals Rally Past Cardinals 3-2, Take 1-0 Lead In NLDS

The Nationals overcame a wild start by 21-game winner Gio Gonzalez, then watched their bullpen shut down St. Louis in the late innings.

10/07/2012

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

New MLB Playoff Format Could Hurt Top Teams On The Field, In The Pocket

Regardless of where you stand on the new MLB playoff schedule, one thing is for sure: The new format could hurt the teams with the best records, both on the field and in the pocket

10/04/2012

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Cardinals Rally To Even Series With Phillies

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

WFAN–10/03/2011

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Brewers Take 2-0 Lead In NLDS

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 […]

WFAN–10/02/2011

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Howard Powers Phillies To 11-6 Win Over Cards

Howard shook off his season-ending strikeout last October to hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in a five-run sixth inning,

10/01/2011

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Yovani Gallardo, Brewers Beat Diamondbacks 4-1

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.

WFAN–10/01/2011

Manager Bobby Cox #6 of the Atlanta Braves waves to the crowd after the Braves were defeated by the San Francisco Giants 3-2 during Game Four of the NLDS of the 2010 MLB Playoffs on October 11, 2010 at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Giants Send Braves’ Bobby Cox Into Retirement

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.

WFAN–10/12/2010

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Young Reds Make Quick Exit From Playoffs

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.

WFAN–10/11/2010

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Error Gives Giants 3-2 Win Over Braves

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.

WFAN–10/10/2010

Florida Marlins v Atlanta Braves

Braves Wait And See On Wagner’s Status

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.

WFAN–10/09/2010

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