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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

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, Dodgers Can’t Get Past Cardinals Yet Again

The Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: 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

Kolten Wong #16 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with Jose Oquendo #11 after Wong hits a two-run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers 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)

Lackey, Long Balls Lift Cards Over Dodgers 3-1

Kolten Wong hit a two-run homer to snap a seventh-inning tie, Matt Carpenter went deep for the third straight game and John Lackey pitched the St. Louis Cardinals past the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Monday night to give the Cardinals a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five NL Division Series.

10/07/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 in eleven innings in Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend Action

All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.

10/04/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with fans following the Dodgers' 9-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants to win the National League West Division Championship at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: High Payrolls Reign Supreme In National League Playoffs

The National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

Arismendy Alcantara hits a run-scoring double in the 3rd inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Dodgers Beat Cubs, 8-5

Matt Kemp homered and had four RBIs, while Yasiel Puig scored a career-high four times.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2014

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Coghlan HR Leads Cubs Over Dodgers, 8-7

Chris Coghlan hit two homers, including the go-ahead two-run drive off Brian Wilson in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Saturday.

09/20/2014

Edwin Jackson. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Edwin Jackson Returns To Cubs Rotation

Edwin Jackson faces Clayton Kershaw on Friday at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

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5 Classic Photos Of The Great Vin Scully

By Adam W. Bloom As a native Los Angelino, I had the incredible good fortune to grow up listening to Vin Scully call Dodger games.  I have argued with many that he is the very […]

08/04/2014

Edwin Jackson. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Coghlan’s HR Leads Cubs To 7-3 Win Over Dodgers

Edwin Jackson pitched six innings for his first victory in six weeks and Chris Coghlan hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.

08/03/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates his two run homerun with Hanley Ramirez #13 and Scott Van Slyke #33, in front of Welington Castillo #5 of the Chicago Cubs, to take a 2-1 lead during the fourth inning at Dodger Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Dodgers Beat Cubs 5-2 On Ramirez’s 3-Run HR

On a night when the Dodgers used home run threats Adrian Gonzalez, Andre Ethier and Yasiel Puig as pinch-hitters late in the game, Hanley Ramirez came through at the end.

08/03/2014

Starlin Castro. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Dodgers 8-2

The last time Kyle Hendricks pitched at Dodger Stadium he was in high school and there were a couple hundred people in the stands.

08/02/2014

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Top 5 Starting Rotations If The Playoffs Started Today

By Jordan Tracy The trade deadline has come and gone. All that is left is possibly waiver wire trades that could include someone like Cliff Lee being dealt but major moves have been made before […]

07/31/2014

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5 MLB Players Who Could Make It In The WWE

By Adam W. Bloom Have you ever found yourself wondering if certain athletes could excel in other professions?  After recently watching a WWE match and a baseball game  – I found myself asking that very […]

07/24/2014

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Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.

07/21/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

Don Zimmer. (Ezra Shaw/Allsport/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Don Zimmer Was One Of Us

“I don’t want no day,” Zimmer once said. “I want friends, to live my life the way I wanna live it.”

CBS Chicago–06/05/2014

Pitcher John Danks #50 of the Chicago White Sox leaves the game in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on June 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Danks And White Sox Shut Down Dodgers 2-1

John Danks may have solved his problems away from home. The left-hander and three relievers combined on a two-hitter, Leury Garcia hit his first major league home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.

06/05/2014

Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox hits a two run home run in the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on June 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Abreu Homers Again, White Sox Top Dodgers 4-1

Jose Abreu homered for the second straight game after coming off the disabled list, and Tyler Flowers also went deep to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night.

06/04/2014

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