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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Rain falls as Jon Jay #19 of the St. Louis Cardinals and the rest of the Cardinals dugout watches in the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cardinals Fall In Game 5, Will They Repeat 2012 NLCS Collapse?

The St. Louis Cardinals lost 3 straight in 2012 to get eliminated. Can they avoid the same fate in 2013 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

10/17/2013

Xander Bogaerts (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Xander Bogaerts Should Start Game 5 For Red Sox

The Red Sox need a change in the lineup, and Xander Bogaerts looks to be ready for his chance.

10/16/2013

Victor Martinez and Torii Hunter (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Walkoff: Tigers Jump On Jake Peavy For 7-3 Win In Game 4

The Tigers chased Jake Peavy early on their way to a 7-3 win to even the ALCS at 2-2.

10/16/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers cheer before the start of Game Five of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Dodger Stadium on October 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Dodgers Beat Cardinals 6-4 In NLCS Game 5, St. Louis Up 3-2 In Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers, in their bid to stave off elimination, are up 6-3 over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series.

10/16/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 15: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning of Game Three of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park on October 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Does Beating Verlander in Game 3 Mean Boston Will Win ALCS?

John Lackey out-pitched Justin Verlander — albeit not by much — to help the Red Sox beat the Tigers, 1-0, in Game Three.

10/16/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 14: Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is unable to make a catch on a single hit by David Freese #23 of the St. Louis Cardinals in the fifth inning in Game Three of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium on October 14, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Why the Dodgers Game 3 Win over the Cardinals in NLCS Was Critical

Game Three is always the important game of any seven-game series. By winning it Monday night, the Dodgers stay very much alive in NLCS.

10/15/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 13: The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the Detroit Tigers 6-5 in Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Bullpen Blues Continue As Tigers Waste Early 5-Run Lead

The Detroit Tigers worked hard during the season to shore up their vulnerable bullpen, and despite those efforts, a lack of dependable relief arms took a dramatic toll Sunday.

10/14/2013

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Detroit Tigers Need to Remember their Past in Order to Change their Future

In 2006 and 2012, Detroit swept the ALCS only to wait around for their NL opponent. And then the Tigers lost the World Series.

10/14/2013

BOSTON, MA – OCTOBER 13: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers walks back to the dugout against the Boston Red Sox during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Another Detroit Pitcher Starts Off With Blanks

Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer held the Boston Red Sox hitless for 5 2-3 innings in Game 2 of the AL championship series on Sunday night.

10/14/2013

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