Rookie Michael Wacha pitched into the seventh inning with zero margin for error and the St. Louis Cardinals silenced the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second straight day, winning 1-0 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the NL championship series.
Don Mattingly announced that Hanley Ramirez’s X-rays came back negative.
Carlos Beltran capped his latest scintillating postseason performance with an RBI single in the 13th inning early Saturday that lifted the St. Louis Cardinals over the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in the NL championship series opener.
Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Andre Ethier, who played sparingly in the division series due to an ankle injury, is in the lineup for Game 1 of the NL championship series.
Magic Johnson won’t return to ESPN as an NBA studio analyst.
Carpets were still drying out from a champagne bath and a few players looked bleary eyed after a workout at Busch Stadium. A day after advancing, there wasn’t much time to rest for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Mark McGwire was back in his element, holding court in St. Louis.
Adam Wainwright sprinted to the mound for the ninth inning, sending a message that he had plenty left. He pretended not to notice when the bullpen got busy, and he avoided eye contact with manager Mike Matheny.
After two days of waiting, the Los Angeles Dodgers found out they will play St. Louis in the National League championship series.
To alleviate major parking problems, the Dodgers announced Wednesday that fans who arrive to the stadium by car with four or more passengers can park for free for the remainder of the team’s postseason run.
As tough as a ticket to the upcoming NLCS, featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers, may be to get, finding a parking space at the stadium may be even more difficult.
The Los Angeles Dodgers earned themselves a three-day break after ousting Atlanta to win the National League division series, and they can use the time off to sort out some issues.
Juan Uribe connected on the clutch home run in the bottom of the eighth to give the Dodgers the winning 4-3 score and a berth in the National League Championship Series.
As the Dodgers inch closer to their goal of winning the National League Pennant and reach the World Series for the first time since 1988, merchandise carriers are seeing an increase in business.
The Dodgers overcame a rough outing by rookie Hyun Jin Ryu to beat the Atlanta Braves 10-4 in Game 3 of the divisional series and are within one win of advancing to the NLCS to compete for the National League Pennant.
Here is a recap of the first week of the MLB Playoffs.