St. Louis Cardinals
Oct 23, 2012 — The San Francisco Giants came back to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game 7 of the National League championship series Monday. They face the Detroit Tigers in the World Series.
Oct 1, 2012 — It wasn't clear whether the Nationals' Michael Morse had hit a grand slam. When the umps decided he had, they made him go back to home plate and pretend he'd done it again. See the video.
Oct 31, 2011 — The baseball team's skipper won his third World Series title on Friday. A sure-fire Hall of Famer, he has the third-most wins in Major League history.
Oct 29, 2011 — The team that in late summer didn't look like it would even make the playoffs came from behind again to defeat the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7. For the Cardinals, it's the team's 11th World Series title. Texas is still looking for its first.
Oct 28, 2011 — There's a new name in the long list of World Series heroes. David Freese. The Cardinals third baseman sent the game into extra innings and then won it in the 11th with a solo home run. St. Louis beat Texas 10-9. Game 7 is tonight.
Oct 26, 2011 — Rain is falling in St. Louis. Game 7, if it's necessary, would be set for Friday. The Rangers lead the Series 3 games to 2.
Oct 26, 2011 — Umpires sometimes make bad calls. Should we find better ways to call plays in baseball? For example, should we adopt instant replay more widely? The view from philosophy.
Oct 25, 2011 — Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa told his bullpen to get Jason Motte ready to pitch. A coach misheard him. So the wrong pitcher stayed in the game. And Rangers' star Mike Napoli got the game-winning hit.
Oct 24, 2011 — Pitcher Derek Holland gave up just two hits over 8 1/3 innings and catcher Mike Napoli hit a three-run home run as the Texas Rangers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0. Game five of the World Series is tonight.
Oct 23, 2011 — The Cardinals' star hit three home runs — joining Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson as the only players to do that in one World Series game. His team beat the Texas Rangers 16-7. Game four is tonight.