St. Louis Cardinals

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants breaks his bat in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB Postseason

The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?

10/13/2014

Santiago Casilla #46 and Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate their 3 to 0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game One of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 11, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Giants Take Game One In NLCS; Beat St. Louis Cardinals 3-0

Madison Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 Saturday night in the NL Championship Series opener.

10/11/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 11:  Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates the final out of the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game One of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 11, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Pitches 7 Scoreless Innings; Sets MLB Postseason Record

San Francisco Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner set a major league record for pitching the most consecutive scoreless innings on the road in postseason play, extending his string to 24 on Saturday night.

10/11/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a three run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive Group

The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.

10/11/2014

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

While Watching Giants V. Cardinals, Don’t Forget To Hate Matt Holliday

It may have been a few years and a World Series championship in the past but the ire for Cardinals Matt Holliday is still fresh.

10/10/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 02: Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants completes a double play over Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning at AT&T Park on July 2, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: La Russa Sees ‘Coin Flip’ Series Between His Former Team, Giants

The Giants meet the Cardinals in St. Louis Saturday in the first game of the National League Championship Series.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/10/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Spending Less Money To Win In MLB Playoffs

The Royals have the smallest payroll of the remaining MLB playoff teams. The Cardinals, Giants and Orioles all started the season with payrolls exceeding $100 million.

10/10/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 07: Santiago Casilla #46 and Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after the final out of their 3 to 2 win over the Washington Nationals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants Eliminate Nationals With Three One-Run Wins

The San Francisco Giants advanced, beating the Washington Nationals in the NLDS in three close games. But are the upsets really a surprise?

10/09/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Adam Wainright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with teammates after the Cardinals defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 to win game 4 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Kershaw And Dodgers Can’t Get Past Cardinals Yet Again

The Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year. They will face the Giants, who topped the Nationals.

10/08/2014

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

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 56,720 other followers