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NL Postseason Predictions: Could It Be Déjà Vu All Over Again?

While the American League keeps playing meaningful games on the final weekend of the regular season, things in the NL are a little more settled. The five teams know who they are, and the only question being asked is, will the Dodgers and Mets open in New York. But knowing who is going to play whom and knowing how it is going to turn out are two entirely different things.
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2014 MLB World Series Matchup Preview And Predictions

[caption id="attachment_32174" align="alignnone" width="400"] Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images[/caption] As they always say in baseball, the postseason is a whole different animal, a new leaf, a fresh beginning.  Nothing that happened in the last six months matters, its about who is better now.  On-paper predictions are falsified and the favorites go home.  This has never been more true than in 2014, as the two teams facing off on the biggest
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MLB Playoffs: Madison Bumgarner, the Road Warrior

[caption id="attachment_31971" align="alignnone" width="400"] Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images[/caption] With his latest shutdown gem against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the NLCS, the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner continues to prove that he welcomes crowd hostility with open arms.  In fact, go ahead and boo him Cardinals fans, it’ll only make him better. Though just 25-years old, the man they call MadBum has two World Series rings (2010 and 2012),
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MLB: Indians On Hot Streak, Pennant and Wild Card Races Heating Up

The last month of baseball can feature surprises, drama, and more heat for the rivalries. Some teams are almost mathematically eliminated already while others are licking their chops sensing a trip the 2014 postseason is under way. A few teams that were not even in the discussion to make the playoffs last week are all of the sudden becoming the big talk of baseball. One interesting close race to watch
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2013 World Series : Red Sox Beat Cards In Six, Claim Eighth Title

BOSTON – For the first time since 1918, the Boston Red Sox clinched a World Series at home, a 6-1 win over the St Louis Cardinals. Inspired by the tragic bombing at the Boston Marathon and a sense of unity, the Red Sox would go from being the sixth-worst team in baseball to finish 97-65 and overcome one of the most controversial calls in post-season history in Game three to claim their third World
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2013 World Series : Thanks to Jim Joyce’s Obstruction Call, Cards Steal Game Three From Red Sox

ST. LOUIS – Thanks to a controversial obstruction call, umpire Jim Joyce finds himself in the middle of another media firestorm, except this time, it gave the St Louis Cardinals a 2-1 lead in the 2013 World Series. Joyce, who has had a history of blowing and making controversial calls, most recently Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga’s near-perfect game vs Cleveland in 2010, was once again at the center of a
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2013 World Series : After A Comedy of Errors in Boston, Can the Cards Seize Momentum At Home In Game 3?

ST LOUIS – After committing a comedy of errors in a 8-1 blowout loss, the St Louis Cardinals would tie the 2013 World Series at 1-1, with a 4-2 win, thanks to solid pitching and timely hitting. Now at home, the Cardinals have a chance to take a two games to one lead with Joe Kelly facing off against Jake Peavy on the banks of the mighty Mississippi. Kelly, 25, is 10-5 with
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2013 World Series : Victorino Slams Tigers, Red Sox Back in Fall Classic, Face Cardinals

BOSTON – Thanks to a grand slam by Shane Victorino, the Boston Red Sox are back in the World Series. Down 2-1 in the seventh inning, Victorino would hit an 0-2 pitch off of Jose Vera over the Green Monster in left field and set up a rematch with the St Louis Cardinals, whom they swept in 2004 to end their storied 86-year drought. Boston would outlast 21-game winner Max Scherzer, 5-2
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St. Louis Cardinals Rookie Michael Wacha Nearly No-Hits The Washington Nationals

It didn't take too long for rookie right-handed starting pitcher Michael Wacha to make his mark in the St. Louis Cardinals rotation as he came one out away from no hitting the Washington Nationals. Wacha the sixth ranked prospect in the Cardinals organization at the start of the 2013 season nearly got the chance to make the starting rotation out of spring training and instead wound up with 15 starts for the Memphis Redbirds. He went 5-3 with a 2.65
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St Louis Cardinals : Look At What The Carpenter Is Building Now

Look back and think about the 2013 baseball season. What comes to mind? Maybe you think of Miguel Cabrera putting up the best offensive season since Albert Pujols in 2009. Or maybe you think of Mike Trout, and his second consecutive bewildering WAR. It’s possible you think of Matt Harvey, and his sensational season on the mound. Whatever you think of, it is very possible that one very important player’s