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  • Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

    Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

    Posted 8:09 PM 10/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams' go-ahead, three-run homer to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday and a fourth consecutive trip to the NL Championship Series.

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  • Lackey, long balls lift Cards over Dodgers 3-1

    Lackey, long balls lift Cards over Dodgers 3-1

    Posted 12:09 AM 10/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - 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 lived up to his big-game reputation as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five (More)

  • Royals beat Angels 8-3 to finish off ALDS sweep

    Royals beat Angels 8-3 to finish off ALDS sweep

    Posted 10:44 PM 10/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Royals waited nearly three decades to return to the postseason. Now that they're here, they want to stick around for a while.

    Alex Gordon hit a bases-clearing double in the first inning, Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas each homered and the wild-card Royals (More)

  • Kemp's HR lifts Dodgers over Cards, NLDS tied at 1

    Kemp's HR lifts Dodgers over Cards, NLDS tied at 1

    Posted 12:45 AM 10/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Matt Kemp hit a go-ahead home run leading off the eighth inning, lifting Los Angeles to a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night and evening their NL Division Series at a game apiece.

    Kemp practically skipped down the first base line, appearing to coax (More)

  • Royals beat Angels 4-1 in 11, lead ALDS 2-0

    Royals beat Angels 4-1 in 11, lead ALDS 2-0

    Posted 12:53 AM 10/4/2014 by The Associated Press

    ANAHEIM, California (AP) - Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, and the surprising Kansas City Royals took a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.

    Alex Gordon had an early run-scoring single and Salvador Perez (More)

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  • Cardinals beat Dodgers 10-9 after Kershaw wilts

    Cardinals beat Dodgers 10-9 after Kershaw wilts

    Posted 11:48 PM 10/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Matt Carpenter dug in against Clayton Kershaw, fouling off pitches and fighting an 0-2 count. He finally broke through, smacking a go-ahead three-run double that rallied the St. Louis Cardinals to victory.

    Carpenter's hit highlighted an eight-run seventh inning, and the (More)

  • Moustakas' HR in 11th puts Royals past Angels, 3-2

    Moustakas' HR in 11th puts Royals past Angels, 3-2

    Posted 8:52 AM 10/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    ANAHEIM, California (AP) - Mike Moustakas homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Kansas City Royals kept rolling in their first postseason in 29 years with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in the AL Division Series opener Thursday night.

    Moustakas hit the first extra-inning (More)

  • Cardinals announce roster for NL Division Series

    Cardinals announce roster for NL Division Series

    Posted 4:57 PM 10/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Veterans Jason Motte, Mark Ellis and A.J. Pierzynski have been left off the St. Louis Cardinals' 25-player roster for the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    The team announced its roster Thursday, when the Cardinals worked out in 95-degree heat at Dodger (More)

  • Wacha in bullpen to start NL division series

    Wacha in bullpen to start NL division series

    Posted 2:10 PM 10/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Wacha, who starred in the postseason as a rookie last fall, will be in the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen for the start of the NL division series.

    Manager Mike Matheny said Wednesday he'll go with Adam Wainwright, Lance Lynn, John Lackey and Shelby Miller the first (More)

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  • Royals fans elated after 9-8 win over Athletics

    Posted 1:22 PM 10/1/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - After nearly three decades of waiting, Royals fans celebrated Tuesday as the team secured a spot in the American League Division Series. The Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 9-8 in the American League wild-card game.

    Longtime Royals fan Sean Wille said he and his (More)

  • Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

    Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

    Posted 1:32 AM 10/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren't going down without a fight.

    Salvador Perez singled down the left-field line with two outs in the 12th inning, allowing Christian Colon to score from second base and giving the long-suffering (More)

  • Athletics, Royals set rosters for AL wild-card

    Athletics, Royals set rosters for AL wild-card

    Posted 2:19 PM 9/30/2014 by The Associated Press and KOMU Digital Staff

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Royals manager Ned Yost went with a nine-man pitching staff and Oakland counterpart Bob Melvin (More)

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