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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates as Mark Ellis #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers strikes out as the Cardinals defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-0 in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

World Series Preview Part 2: Stats Don’t Lie; St. Louis Earned Their Spot In The Series

In this second installment of a three-part sequence previewing the 2013 World Series, a look at the St. Louis Cardinals and their consistent success.

10/22/2013

Jon Lester (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Lester To Start Game 1 Of World Series For Red Sox

John Farrell didn’t have much to announce at his Monday press conference at Fenway Park, but the Red Sox manager did announce his starter for Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday.

10/21/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 19: David Ortiz #34 and manager John Farrell #53 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with the trophy after defeating the Detroit Tigers in Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox defeated the Tigers 5-2 to clinch the ALCS in six games.

World Series Preview Part 1: What Went Wrong In Boston And What Went Right

In this first installment of a three-part sequence previewing the 2013 World Series, a look at the Boston Red Sox and their extraordinary season.

10/21/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 19: Jonny Gomes #5 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates after defeating the Detroit Tigers in Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox defeated the Tigers 5-2 to clinch the ALCS in six games. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Detroit Bullpen Falters Again, Hands Boston ALCS

The Boston Red Sox advanced to the World Series with a Game Six win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night, marking the second time in the matchup that the Detroit bullpen couldn’t hold a late-inning lead at Fenway Park.

10/20/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Jason Motte #30 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates after the Cardinals defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-0 in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Blast Dodgers En Route To Fourth World Series In Ten Years

The St. Louis Cardinals truly have established themselves as the model National League franchise, with their fourth league pennant since 2004, and they’ll shoot for their third World Series title in that time frame next week.

10/19/2013

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Boston, St. Louis On The Verge Of World Series Rematch

Both the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals hold 3-2 edges in their respective League Championship Series, and both have Game Six — and Game Seven, if necessary — at home. If the Red Sox and the Cardinals advance, it would be a rematch of the 2004 World Series, which Boston won in four straight.

10/18/2013

Koji Uehara #19 and Mike Napoli #12 of the Boston Red Sox celebrate their 4 to 3 win over the Detroit Tigers during Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Like Cards, Red Sox Head Back To Home Up 3-2 On Tigers

Miguel Cabrera hobbled through a stop sign, gently colliding with the catcher for an easy out at home.

10/17/2013

Mike Napoli (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

The Walkoff: Mike Napoli’s Early Offense Powers Red Sox To 4-3 Win In Game 5

By the second inning of Game 5, the Sox turned the tables on the Tigers, on their way to a 4-3 win to take a 3-2 series lead in the ALCS.

10/17/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers v Florida Marlins

Dodgers Feeling Confident Heading Into Kershaw’s Game 6 In NLCS

Wacha outpitched NL Cy Young front-runner Clayton Kershaw in Game 2 and the Cardinals won 1-0 on an unearned run to take a 2-0 series lead. They’re matched again in Game 6 Friday night.

10/17/2013

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