Cubs, Cardinals Hopeful Cooler Heads PrevailThe Cubs and Cardinals exchanged bean balls on Friday.
Grote: Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny Recalls Terrors Of His Concussions“You’ve only got one chance at this with your brain, so let’s be smart,” Matheny says.
Cardinals, Baseball Try To Cope With Stunning Death Of Young Oscar Taveras"We loved Oscar, and he loved us," Cardinals manager Mike Matheny says.
Baffoe: Baseball's Fun Police ProblemTo progress, baseball can't fear change and deny game and player evolution.
Baffoe: Ryan Freel & The Hurt Of HustleWhen you see one of these great hustle plays from now on just know what you’re clapping it up for.
Cubs Get 1st Shutout In St. Louis In 16 Years With a small sample size from which to choose, Chris Rusin can easily pick his best performances. His latest ranks toward the top.
Bernstein: Time To Ban The Home Plate CollisionMike Matheny is the ideal champion of a noble cause, and he has decided to take up the fight.
Beltran, Freese Hit 2-Run HRs, Cards Beat GiantsBoosted by two-run homers from proven postseason stars Carlos Beltran and David Freese, and 5 1-3 innings from a steady bullpen, the wild, wild-card St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series.
Soriano's RBI In 10th Gives Cubs 3-2 Win Over CardsThe Cubs ended the St. Louis Cardinals’ run of 13 consecutive wins Tuesday night, in a dramatic walkoff to secure their first series victory of the season.
Lohse, Cards Spoil Marlins' Debut In New Ballpark, 4-1The sellout crowd in the Miami Marlins' new ballpark cheered the introduction of their starters, who were accompanied by women dressed as Latin showgirls. There was another roar for Muhammad Ali, who delivered the first pitch. Then Kyle Lohse and the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals went to work, and the place grew quiet.