St. Louis Cardinals

Jeff Roberson/APCardinals slugger Matt Adams celebrates hitting a three-run home run against the Dodgers in the seventh inning of Game 4 in the NL Division Series. The Cardinals won

Dodgers eliminated from playoffs by Cardinals

ST. LOUIS -- Matt Adams could barely contain his enthusiasm â€" and…

Jeff Roberson/APCardinals slugger Matt Adams celebrates hitting a three-run home run against the Dodgers in the seventh inning of Game 4 in the NL Division Series. The Cardinals won
Jeff Roberson/APThe Cardinals' Kolten Wong slugs his go-ahead

Wong's homer gives Cardinals 2-1 NLDS lead over Dodgers

ST. LOUIS -- John Lackey was just as advertised for the St.…

Jeff Roberson/APThe Cardinals' Kolten Wong slugs his go-ahead
John F. Rhodes/AP file photoJosh Donaldson

A's enter final day of season battling for playoff spot

Going to Game 162, and still no telling where or when Felix…

John F. Rhodes/AP file photoJosh Donaldson
Eric Risberg/APThe Giants' Michael Morse walks back to the dugout after striking out swinging against Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright in the seventh inning.

Cardinals ace Wainwright overpowers struggling Giants lineup

Adam Wainwright allowed four hits over 7 2-3 innings, Matt Carpenter continued…

Eric Risberg/APThe Giants' Michael Morse walks back to the dugout after striking out swinging against Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright in the seventh inning.
Eric Risberg/APThe Giants' Buster Posey

Giants’ struggles continue in 7-2 loss to Cardinals

Jhonny Peralta hit a two-run homer among his two hits and Carlos…

Eric Risberg/APThe Giants' Buster Posey
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Lincecum throws another gem as Giants blank Cardinals

Tim Lincecum followed his second career no-hitter with another vintage performance, pitching…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Morse, Sandoval homer as Giants hold off Cardinals

ST. LOUIS -- Michael Morse rewarded his manager for giving him a…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
AP Photo/John RaouxTony La Russa answers questions at a news conference after it was announced the retired manager was unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame at the MLB winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista

Ex-A’s manager La Russa headed to Hall of Fame

Tony La Russa noticed a change between his first game as a…

AP Photo/John RaouxTony La Russa answers questions at a news conference after it was announced the retired manager was unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame at the MLB winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista
Jared Wickerham/Getty ImagesDavid Ortiz and the Red Sox will be looking to wrap up the World Series in Game 6 at Fenway Park tonight.

Red Sox look to close out World Series in Game 6

BOSTON -- Generations of New Englanders are preparing. Practically no one alive…

Jared Wickerham/Getty ImagesDavid Ortiz and the Red Sox will be looking to wrap up the World Series in Game 6 at Fenway Park tonight.
Jeff Roberson/APThe Red Sox’s Jonny Gomes celebrates his three-run homer off Cardinals relief pitcher Seth Maness

Jonny Gomes' HR helps Red Sox even World Series

ST. LOUIS -- There's no telling how these wacky World Series games will…

Jeff Roberson/APThe Red Sox’s Jonny Gomes celebrates his three-run homer off Cardinals relief pitcher Seth Maness
Matt Slocum/APHome plate umpire Dana DeMuthm

Obstruction call gives Cards win in Game 3 of World Series

ST. LOUIS -- Allen Craig slid home and it sure looked as…

Matt Slocum/APHome plate umpire Dana DeMuthm
Charlie Riedel/APThe Cardinals’ Carlos Beltran (3) played through bruised ribs and delivered a key RBI single in the seventh inning Thursday.

Cardinals answer right back to even World Series

BOSTON -- Just when it seemed Michael Wacha had cracked, the St.…

Charlie Riedel/APThe Cardinals’ Carlos Beltran (3) played through bruised ribs and delivered a key RBI single in the seventh inning Thursday.
Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY SportsRed Sox slugger David Ortiz watches his two-run homer in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday.

Red Sox come out swinging to take Game 1 of World Series

BOSTON -- Given a bit of help by the umpires and a…

Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY SportsRed Sox slugger David Ortiz watches his two-run homer in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday.
Stephen Dunn/Getty Images file photoThe Cardinals' Adam Wainwright will start Game 1 of the World Series for the NL champions tonight.

Red Sox, Cardinals renew Fall Classic rivalry

BOSTON -- Lance Lynn squeezed through a door leading into the Green…

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images file photoThe Cardinals' Adam Wainwright will start Game 1 of the World Series for the NL champions tonight.
Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images file photoWith Allen Craig back from an injured foot

Cardinals lineup to get a boost in World Series with return of Craig

Cardinals cleanup hitter Allen Craig says he’s recovered from a foot injury…

Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images file photoWith Allen Craig back from an injured foot
Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.

Pair of HRs from Gonzalez keep Dodgers alive in NLCS

Adrian Gonzalez homered twice and Zack Greinke gave the Los Angeles Dodgers…

Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.
Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.

Cardinals seize commanding 3-1 NLCS lead over Dodgers

Matt Holliday and pinch-hitter Shane Robinson connected for the first home runs…

Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.
Charles Rex Arbogast/AP File PhotoA South Florida businessman pleaded guilty Tuesday

Dodgers top Cardinals 3-0, cut NLCS deficit to 2-1

Led by a pair of precocious rookies, the Los Angeles Dodgers got…

Charles Rex Arbogast/AP File PhotoA South Florida businessman pleaded guilty Tuesday
Dilip Vishwanat/Getty ImagesStarter Lance Lynn #31 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches against the Chicago Cubs in the third inning at Busch Stadium on September 27

Cardinals will go with Lynn in Game 2

Lynn to go in Game 2: Right-hander Lance Lynn, who won his…

Dilip Vishwanat/Getty ImagesStarter Lance Lynn #31 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches against the Chicago Cubs in the third inning at Busch Stadium on September 27
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

All-Star candidate Donaldson sparks A's to victory

OAKLAND — Josh Donaldson is pushing for a spot on the American…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.